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Council 5043 Places First at Winter Games Chili Cook Off

   The votes were tallied even before the Iowa Caucuses began, and the winner of the 2016 University of Okoboji Winter Games Chili Cook Off Nonprofit Division was the Iowa Great Lakes Knights of Columbus Council 5043, with ingredients by Fareway, Spirit Lake.

    The last weekend in January…

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Added by Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 on February 4, 2016 at 9:55am — 1 Comment

Sauerkraut Chili??

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Council 5043 served up an exquisite blend of sauerkraut chili at the Okoboji Winter Games Chili Cook Off. The group placed first in the non-profit division, and will participate in the 2016 annual competition.

Added by Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 on January 19, 2016 at 10:38am — No Comments

Council 5043 Donates to Mary's Choice

The Iowa Great Lakes Knights of Columbus Council 5043 has had a number of fundraising activities in the past 12 months, including omelet, pancake, and coffee and doughnut community events, as well as its heavily-attended Soup and Pie Supper in November.

During its Valentine’s Social Friday, the Spirit Lake Council presented Mike Skaggs, Mary’s Choice Executive Director, a check toward Mary’s Choice, a crisis pregnancy help center in Sioux City. The funds will help Mary’s…

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Added by Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 on January 19, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Council 5043 Builds Wheelchair Ramp for Parishioner

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    The Iowa Great Lakes Knights of Columbus Council 5043 put charity into action when it built a wheelchair ramp for a former organist at St. Mary’s Parish. The ramp, on Hill Avenue near the church, will allow Karen Arnold access…

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Added by Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 on January 19, 2016 at 10:21am — No Comments

Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 Recognizes Altar Servers

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Lakes area boys and girls from St. Mary’s Catholic Church were treated to a bowling and pizza recognition event over the Christmas holiday break this year.

Nearly 20 middle school and high school kids…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 15, 2016 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Programming Council Success Fraternal Training Session Webinar Recording

Information about the webinar: http://iowakofc.org/events/programming-council-success-fraternal-training-session

This webcast is now on-demand, should you like to view it again.

Use the link below to enter the webcast at any…

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Added by Decorah Knights on October 8, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

Welcome to a new fraternal year

Welcome to a new fraternal year!  Each July, there are changes in the team of officers, yet the mission of our order and our council remains constant.  Since May 6, 1956, the day that Council 4208 received its charter from the Supreme Council, we have embraced the call to continue the work that Venerable Father McGivney envisioned.

During the coming year, we will continue with a number of established projects, such as the…

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Added by Decorah Knights on July 18, 2015 at 7:55pm — 1 Comment

Decorah Knights Council 4208 thanks all who participated in the 2015 Spring Dinner

The Decorah Knights of Columbus Council 4208 thanks all who participated in the annual Spring Dinner fundraiser today in Saint Benedict's parish hall, Sunday 22 March 2015.  Brother Knights prepared, served, and tore down after the meal, and they had plenty of help from family and friends.  Members of Saint Benedict's parish as well as friends from…

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Added by Decorah Knights on March 22, 2015 at 6:13pm — 1 Comment

Decorah Knights Council 4208 members attend travel gavel meeting in Waukon on 10 Feb 2015. Three members of northeast Iowa KofC insurance team in attendance.

Several members of the Decorah Knights attended the Travel Gavel meeting in Waukon on Tue 10 Feb 2015.  In addition to the regular members, three members of the northeast Iowa Knights of Columbus insurance team were in attendance:  Mike Bormann, Dan Conlon, and new field agent Wally Witt.  They provided inspirational and helpful information.

Added by Decorah Knights on February 11, 2015 at 5:14pm — 1 Comment

Supreme Offering Grand Knight and Fraternal Council Leadership Webinar 17 January 2015

This presentation, at 1 PM on 17 January 2015, will provide fraternal leaders with tips and techniques to build strong councils as well as provide helpful suggestions to make the Knights of Columbus the most effective charitable service organization in their parish and community.

In this one hour presentation, topic covered…

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Added by Jason Follett on January 9, 2015 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

NOW IS THE TIME TO SHOOT FOR THE STARS!

For the fraternal year 2013-14 ending on June 30th, 2014, we have the following Star Council Incentives:

  • Star Council: Council will receive 4,000 VIP points
  • Double Star Council: Council will receive 8,000 VIP…
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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on April 7, 2014 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 to Hold Spelling Bee

Area boys and girls in grades 4, 5, 6 and 7 are welcome to compete in the 2014 Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee. Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 is sponsoring the always-entertaining contest February 11 at the Spirit Lake Middle School music room. On-site registration – requiring a parent’s signature – will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the hallway outside the Music Room at Spirit Lake Middle School.

Fourth graders will begin competing promptly at 4 p.m., with other grade levels to follow. The…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 15, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments

Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 Inducts Officers

The Knights of Columbus Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 inducted officers this summer for the 2013-2014 fiscal year following Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Officers for 2013-2014 include

Jim Miller – Grand Knight

Bill Sackett – Advocate   

Rev. Brian Hughes – Chaplain…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Spirit Lake K of C Crowns Youth Free Throw Champions

SPIRIT LAKE – Thirty girls and boys ages 9 to 14 participated in the 2014 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship last weekend, and six earned the right to compete at the regional level. Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 in Spirit Lake sponsored the local competition at Spirit Lake High School.

The nine-year-old winner in the boys’ division was Riley Reynolds and in the girls’ division the champion was Victoria Zemler. Dionte Fliss won the 10-year-old boys’ division and Brooke Smith…

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Added by Paul Katzfey on January 14, 2014 at 3:42pm — No Comments

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