On 14 November 2015, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 490 in Des Moines and Chapter 1102 in Ames hosted Celebrate America with our Veterans at the Vittoria Lodge in Ankeny. During the first music intermission, PFN Jason Follett and PFN Lee…Continue
Youth from across Iowa competed in the 2015-2016 Iowa Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge in Pella on October 17, 2015.
The Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge is a competition designed for players to demonstrate the most basic soccer skill - the penalty kick. Open to all boys and girls ages 9-14, each player at the state competition is…Continue
On 20 October 2015, Easter Seals Iowa, at their annual celebration, awarded Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 in Ankeny with the 2015 Mark Melton Volunteer of the Year Award for spearheading the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza at Camp Sunnyside.
The area at Camp Sunnyside renovated into the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza was…Continue
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Easter Seals Iowa formally dedicated the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza at Camp Sunnyside with a ribbon cutting on 29 July 2015.
Spearheaded by Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 in Ankeny, the area renovated was flattened to allow for a beautiful cement plaza that is fully accessible for individuals who utilize wheelchairs, walkers,…Continue
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Vice Supreme Master William G. Baalmann announced on 29 May 2015 that Father Paul F. Hans Assembly 3265 was selected as the winner of the To Be A Patriot Award for the Father Juan Padilla Province for their project Fallen Soldier Memorial Plaza at Somersby Park.
“The project truly demonstrates the dedication and exemplification of your…Continue
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The Western Iowa of KofC James & Judy Chambers Memorial Camporee will be held in Storm Lake on 12-14 June 2015.
Those interested in attending are asked to call the City of Storm Lake campgrounds to make your reservations. The phone number is 712-732-8023.…Continue
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With the current fraternal year about to close, council officers need to Finish Strong and transition for a Quick Start to the new fraternal year.
All fraternal leaders are invited to register and attend this one hour presentation. This webinar will discuss the importance of finishing the…Continue
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Special Olympics Iowa has been selected as one of the top 200 causes (out of about 4,000 entries) to move forward to the voting phase for the State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant program. If they are among to top 40 at the end of the voting, they will win a $25,000 grant to support Unified Sports throughout Iowa!
You have 10 votes per day…Continue
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Click Here to read a great article from The Catholic Messenger, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Davenport, on the Iowa Knights of Columbus' plan for a stronger Culture of Life.
The 2015 Iowa Knights of Columbus Softball Tournament will be held in Cascade on July 18th-19th. Watch this space for more information as it becomes available.
UPDATE May 6, 2015: Chairman is Fred Fischer and can be contacted via phone 563-852-3917.
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Theresa Schlueter, wife of PSD, FDM, FVSM, and current State Treasurer Francis Schlueter, had successful hip replacement surgery 22 April 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Well wishes can be sent via Theresa’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/theresa.schlueter.9) or via mail (452 NW 70th Pl | Ankeny, IA 50023-9536).
The 47th International Knights of Columbus Camporee
IOWA…Join the Scene in 2015
Walnut Acres Campgrounds | Monticello, Iowa…Continue
March 29th had special significance in 2015. First, it was Palm Sunday. Second, it was Knights of Columbus Founder’s Day, celebrating the legacy of Venerable Servant of God Father Michael J. McGivney and the contributions of Knights since 1882. Finally, it was when Iowa held its 2014-2015 finals for the Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Championship.…Continue
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The 20th Annual Eastern Iowa KofC Campout will be held at the Walnut Acres Campgrounds in Monticello on 28-30 August 2015. Join us for a weekend of camping like you are in Hawaii.
Registration will be open Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.
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