May 2013 News Updates (28)

Ramirez will “Go Over the Edge” Again to Benefit Special Olympics Iowa - Donate Today

For the second year in a row, State Deputy Joe Ramirez will “Go Over the Edge” in downtown Des Moines on 18 September 2013 to benefit Special Olympics Iowa. He has a fundraising goal of $1000.…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 31, 2013 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Order Mourns the Passing of Former Deputy Supreme Knight, A Native of Iowa

Members of the Order were saddened by the news of the passing of Former Deputy Supreme Knight Ellis Flinn, who passed away on April 6 in Charlottesville, Va. He was 78.…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 29, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Ankeny’s Council 15603 Receives its Charter on Pentecost

Father Larry Hoffmann, right, Pastor of Saint Luke the Evangelist and Chaplain of Father Richard E. Gubbels Council 15603, bless the Charter and Brother Knights of Council 15603 during the Presentation of Charter Ceremony on 19 May 2013 in Ankeny.

Father Richard E. Gubbels Council 15603 in Ankeny received their Charter during the…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 27, 2013 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Ankeny and Iowa Knights Financially Support Miracle League Field

Play is one of the greatest gifts that children can receive and it is critical to their growth and development. Children deserve the opportunity to experience playground equipment and feel the ping of the bat and the wind on their faces as they move from base to base during a ball game.

More than 3,500 children with special needs between…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 27, 2013 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Legislature Adjourns, May 23, 2013

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

The Iowa legislature adjourned "sine die" earlier today, ending the 2013 session of the 85th General Assembly. During the past couple of days, the legislature completed work on the state budget and several other policy items of interest.

House File 625, which includes an increase in the school tuition organization tax credits to $12 million, passed the Senate last night 49-0 and the House today 96-0. HF 625 makes it…

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Added by Tom Chapman on May 23, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Knight of Columbus move up on FORTUNE1000 List in 2013

The Knights of Columbus moved up to number 909 on Fortune magazine’s recently released 2013 ranking of America’s top 1,000 companies.…

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Added by Shawn Still on May 22, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Still Agency April 2013 Agent of the Month - Barry McNulty

Added by Shawn Still on May 22, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

New Field Agent Gian Martinez Joins Still Agency

Due to the tremendous growth of the Knights of Columbus Insurance, the Still Agency is proud to announce our new professional Field Agent, Gian Martinez. Effective June 1 2013, Gian will be servicing the Councils of Ottumwa #888,…

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Added by Shawn Still on May 22, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Iowans for LIFE Annual Dinner with Bobby Schindler

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Laake Raising Funds to Benefit Special Olympics Iowa - Donate Today

Immediate Past State Deputy Michael Laake plans to “Go Over the Edge” of the Principal building in downtown Des Moines on 18 September 2013 to benefit Special Olympics Iowa. As a board member of Special Olympics Iowa, he has a fundraising…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 22, 2013 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Last Minute Action Alerts, Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, May 19, 2013

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

This week might be your last chance to contact your Iowa legislator on some key issues. Here are the action alerts we have at www.capwiz.com/iowanasccd:

  • Protect the poor and vulnerable, by encouraging further restrictions on government funding of abortions and an increase in the state Earned Income Tax Credit;
  • Improve access to health insurance for low-income…
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Added by Tom Chapman on May 19, 2013 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Algona Council Assists Retired Priest

When retired priest Father Cecil Friedmann needed some help with a tree on his property, Algona Council 952 launched a Helping Hands activity on 11 May 2013. With many hands and the proper equipment, the…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 17, 2013 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Bishop’s Catholic Charities Golf Classic

26 August 2013 | Echo Valley Country Club - Norwalk | 11:30 AM Lunch | 1 PM Shotgun Start

Businesses, parish groups and individuals are all welcome to reserve a tee time for this fast-paced, fun-spirited tournament that raises funds for Catholic Charities programs and services.…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 17, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments

State Deputy’s Message: Memorial Day - 27 May 2013

Since the first shots fired at Lexington and Concord, numerous Americans have placed our Nation’s safety before their own. These brave patriots have defended our Nation’s security and protected our founding principles of democracy and equal justice under law while serving with honor and distinction.

On Memorial Day, let us proudly honor and…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 15, 2013 at 8:53pm — No Comments

State Deputy’s Message: Armed Forces Day - 18 May 2013

On Armed Forces Day, 1961, President John F. Kennedy, a fellow Sir Knight, connected civic engagement and our Nation’s security. He stated: the strength of our armed forces rests not alone upon their active and reserve members, our industrial productivity, and our human resources, but also upon the understanding and support of an informed American people.…

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Added by Publicity Director on May 15, 2013 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter - May 12, 2013

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

While the Iowa…

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Added by Tom Chapman on May 12, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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