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Iowa KofC Program Director's News Updates (30)

2017-2018 Candidates for State Elected Office

Candidates declare themselves for state elected office

Part of the 116th Annual Meeting of the Iowa State Council, Knights of Columbus will be the election of the state officers for the 2017-2018 fraternal year. 

Click on the name of the candidates below to read their nomination documents. …

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 23, 2017 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Iowa Knights of Columbus Name Award Winners prior to 2017 State Convention

The Iowa Knights of Columbus have announced the winners for some of the numerous awards presented every year at their annual State Convention. The 2017 State Convention of the Iowa Knights of Columbus will be held April 7-9, 2017 at the Grand River Center in…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 20, 2017 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Proposed Resolutions for 116th Annual Meeting of Iowa State Council, Knights of Columbus

The 2017 State Convention and Annual Meeting of the Iowa State Council, Knights of Columbus is rapidly approaching. We will gathering April 7-9 on the banks of the Mississippi River in historic Dubuque, the birthplace of Iowa and home of the first Knights of Columbus Council 510. 

The Executive Committee recently met and considered the…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 20, 2017 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Iowa Knights of Columbus night with the Iowa Energy NBA basketball team- April 1, 2017

Bring your family and friends to join in the Iowa Knights of Columbus for a night of fun with the Iowa Energy, located at the Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines! The Iowa Knights of Columbus state…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on February 28, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

2017 Iowa Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition is heating up!

Boys and girls ages 9-14 will be participating in the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship across the state! Contact your your council or shoot an e-mail to freethrow@iowakofc.org for more information.…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on January 13, 2017 at 11:03am — 1 Comment

State Announces Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest winners

The judges’ results are in!  Here are the winners of the 2016 “Keep Christ in Christmas” Poster Contest. The winners received $100 and their posters have been entered in the International Knights of Columbus Keep Christ in Christmas Poster contest. 

 5-7 Age Group Winner…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on December 30, 2016 at 8:36am — 2 Comments

2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge results

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus state Soccer Challenge

Girls – 9 years…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on November 2, 2016 at 8:49am — 1 Comment

Two Iowans received international KofC scholarships

Two Iowa youth were most recently informed of their selection of a scholarship from the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus!

James Lamansky was selected to receive…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on July 8, 2016 at 8:25pm — No Comments

2015-2016 Outstanding Council Programs

2015-2016 Outstanding Council Programs

It is the privilege of the Iowa State Council to announce the recipients of the Outstanding Council Surge with Service program for the 2015-2016 fraternal year. These Councils were recognized during the 2016 State Convention of the Iowa Knights of Columbus, held April 15-17, 2016.

Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on April 17, 2016 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Bishop Nickless blesses new ultrasound machine financed by Siouxland KofC councils

A new and improved ultrasound machine is now in use at Mary’s Choice in Sioux City.

Bishop Walker Nickless blessed the device at the pregnancy resource center on Feb. 6, surrounded by staff,…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 29, 2016 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Announcing the 2015-2016 Individual Merit Awards

Congratulations to the following individuals who were selected to receive one of the 2015-2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus Individual Merit Awards!

Each recipient will be recognized during the 2016 State Convention to be held April 16, 2016 at the majestic Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Tickets for the banquet are available through…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 28, 2016 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Results of the 2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus State Spelling Bee

The 2016 Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee was held at St. Cecilia Church in Ames on Sunday, March 6. State Youth Director Richard Jacoby, Jr. was present to congratulate the participants and award a $50 check to the state champion of each grade.…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 8, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

The importance of the SP-7 form

Why is the SP-7 form important?

After discussing with a number of council Grand Knights and Program Directors, here are few reasons they say the SP-7  is important-…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on March 4, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Columbian Award ideas

One of the questions I hear often is, "I don't know what to put on the Columbian Award application?", or "We don't do enough stuff in that category". Often times the answer is not that you don't do enough, rather you don't know how to put your items down. …

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on February 2, 2016 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Building the Domestic Church webinar- February 20

Come one- come all!

All state officers, district deputies and council officers are encouraged to participate in this webinar.  Please feel free to share this invitation with others, as the Supreme Council may not have a full and complete list of fraternal leader email addresses.



This session will be geared toward Building the…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on January 28, 2016 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Holy Family Icon program support materials released

As announced at the most recent Supreme Convention, a new Icon has been introduced as part of the traveling Icon Prayer Program. Our newest icon features the Holy Family- Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.

Just released are the official prayer card and…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on November 4, 2015 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Family Matters: Mission of Love Adult Conference in Waterloo on November 7

Join us for the Archdiocese of Dubuque Adult Conference focused on the family! This will be a conference to inspire, equip, and empower families for their mission of love.

The conference is Saturday, Nov 7 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo.

Featured presenters include Jon Leonetti, Joel and Lisa Schmidt, and John Angotti. In…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on September 1, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Two Iowan Families selected as Supreme Council "Family of the Month"

The Knights of Columbus Supreme Council has selected two families from Iowa as awardees of the July "Family of the Month"!…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on August 31, 2015 at 8:32am — No Comments

Iowan Youth receives International KofC Scholarship

The Iowa State Council and Council #952 in Algona, IA, are proud to announce that Kaitlyn Fogarty has been awarded the Knights of Columbus John W. McDevitt Scholarship. 

This scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors whose…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on July 31, 2015 at 9:27am — 1 Comment

2015 Running of the Silver Rose- June 28- July 19

The 2015 Running of the Silver Rose will begin Sunday, June 28 as the Rose is presented from the Wisconsin State Council. It will conclude during a send-off ceremony on Sunday, July 19 as it is passed to the Illinois State Council.…

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Added by Iowa KofC Program Director on June 24, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

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