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Ankeny Knights Share Stories of Giving Thanks

November is here, and with it is the time of the year when we can all pause to catch our breaths and think about what we are thankful for in our lives. Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season give all of us a perfect opportunity to try to slow down, even if only for a moment, and reflect on what we are truly grateful for this year. Whether it’s a new job, new baby, overcoming a medical challenge or hitting a…

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Added by Jason Follett on November 21, 2014 at 10:05pm — No Comments

State Deputy Revives Published Edition of "The Knight Today"

State Deputy Dan Werner has revived The Knight Today with the first new edition published November 2014. A printed copy of this edition was mailed to each Knight of Columbus in Iowa. CLICK HERE to read an electronic copy.

Added by Jason Follett on November 21, 2014 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Mason City Knights Help Save Cancelled Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Meal

The Mason City Knights of Columbus, Diamond Jo Casino, The Dimensional Group, Cent Credit Union and Martin Brothers have teamed up to make sure Mason City seniors have their annual Thanksgiving dinner. CLICK HERE to read the full story in the Mason City…

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Added by Jason Follett on November 21, 2014 at 9:25pm — No Comments

NW Iowa Home to Newest Columbian Squires Circle

NOTE: The following appeared in the November 6, 2014 edition of The Catholic Globe, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Sioux City.…

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Added by Jason Follett on November 8, 2014 at 3:18pm — 1 Comment

KofC Invited to Participate in 2014 Holiday Caroling Festivities in the Heartland

Greetings! You’re extended a special invitation to support, promote, and participate in a series of Holiday Caroling Festivities in the Heartland including Denison on December 11th, Omaha on December 14th and Dunlap on December 18th.

Overall Mission: In conjunction with a…

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Added by Jason Follett on November 7, 2014 at 8:48pm — No Comments

InnerVisions HealthCare Fundraiser Hosted by the Central Iowa KofC on November 22nd

This dinner dance fundraiser for InnerVisions HealthCare is hosted by the Central Iowa Knights of Columbus and will be held at Saints John & Paul Parish Hall (1401 1st Avenue South) in Altoona. Full details and online RSVP can be found at:…

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Added by Jason Follett on November 4, 2014 at 10:41pm — No Comments

How to Develop a Vocations Poster and Bulletin Insert

The following was provided by Don Hauser, Past Grand Knight and current Publicity Director, for Saint Augustin Council 10558 in Des Moines. For more information, you can contact Don via email at dg-rlh@q.com…

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Added by Jason Follett on October 27, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

2014 Iowa KofC Soccer Challenge Finals Held

The Iowa Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge Finals were held at the Pella Soccer Complex on October 18, 2014. The finals were the culmination of a four-tier competition that began in early September at the local Council level in each contestant’s home area. The youngsters aged 9 to 14 competed with others their age and gender. Winners from the local contest faced competition from ever increasing areas at the District and…

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Added by Jason Follett on October 24, 2014 at 9:03pm — No Comments

UNI & Drake Councils Recognized as Star Councils during KofC College Conference

At the Knights of Columbus College Conference being held 26-28 September 2014, College Councils for the first time were recognized for having earned the distinction of Star Council. The Star Council Award is the highest distinction any Council can achieve. It takes into consideration a Council’s membership and insurance growth, as well as programming activities reported in each of six program categories, which are the…

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Added by Jason Follett on September 27, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments

August 2014 Iowa Knight and Family of the Month Announced

Iowa Knights of Columbus Family Director Joe Pollpeter announced the August 2014 Knight and Family of the Month for the Iowa…

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Added by Jason Follett on September 17, 2014 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Remember September 11th: Give Blood and Support Our Troops

Added by Jason Follett on September 16, 2014 at 9:48pm — No Comments

KofC Launches “Building the Domestic Church: The Family Fully Alive”

In October 2014, the Knights of Columbus launched “Building the Domestic Church: The Family Fully Alive” to help both our families and parishes grow in the faith.

This program will help Knights and their families prepare for the 8th World Meeting of Families to be held next year in Philadelphia, while also offering opportunities for daily…

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Added by Jason Follett on September 13, 2014 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Join Bishop Pates at Kickoff Year of Marriage and Family Celebration

Added by Jason Follett on September 13, 2014 at 2:58pm — No Comments

State Advocate To Retire; Candidates Sought For April 2015 Election

State Advocate Brian W. Thul of Whittemore has announced that he will retire from the position at the end of his current term on 30 June 2015.

“Due to…

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Added by Jason Follett on September 1, 2014 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Getting Our Message Across - State Deputy Seeks Out A Publicity Director

Members of the Iowa Knight of Columbus are continually searching for new ways to enhance our Order’s mission and contributions to the Church, community, and fellowman. Publicity can be a very useful communications tool, advancing Knights of Columbus…

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Added by Jason Follett on September 1, 2014 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Iowa KofC CPID Fund Supports Renovation at Easter Seals of Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside

For the past several years, Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 of the Knights of Columbus based in Ankeny has been supporting the mission of their neighbor Easter Seals Iowa and its Camp Sunnyside. As a result of this partnership, Council 5038 and Easter…

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Added by Jason Follett on August 16, 2014 at 8:06pm — No Comments

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