The Knights of Columbus Family of Man Council has been hosting local blood drives with the American Red Cross for many years. These periodic events conducted at St. John Neumann on a Saturday and supported by local parishioners and Brother Knights is an important contribution to the local community and helps promote a worthy cause that help save millions of lives each year.
On August 16th, the Family of Man Council had the honor of officially welcoming new Knights into our Council by conducting a First Degree Exemplification ceremony for three new Brothers.
Pictured (from left to right) are Brothers Ed Rafferty, Steve Quammen and Andy Hintiw. Our new brothers were invited to join our Council through the worthy efforts of our Council’s Warden, SK Chris Gallagher and Treasurer and PGK Keith George.
On Sunday, June 5, the Knights of Columbus will host their last Pancake Breakfast of the school year in the BrownMcCarthy Auditorium from 8:30 - 11:00am. As we begin to shift into the warmer summer months, we say “so long” to this tradition. The beneficiary of this event is Several Sources Shelters (http://www.severalsourcesfd.org). Over 20,000 babies have been saved through their efforts since Founder Kathy DiFiore took into her own home her first pregnant teenager in 1981. Kathy says that she started with the Prayer of St.
On the weekend of March 12th, Family of Man Council held their annual KOVAR charity drive, collecting over $2,000 that will go toward grants and home loans to tax exempt organizations providing training and assistance to citizens with intellectual disabilities. KOVAR (http://www.kovarva.org) is a Virginia Knights of Columbus Charity established in 1971 to provide financial assistance through grants and home loans to tax exempt organizations providing training and assistance to citizens with intellectual disabilities.