Jeremy Blanchard, son of Dale and Jane Blanchard, has been elected to a second term as Chief Squire of Columbian Squires Circle 4481.
Jeremy's leadership during the 2006 - 2007 fraternal year resulted in many activities, making the St. Patrick Squires one of the most active Circles in the state of Alabama. The two major events undertaken by the Squires last year were the Soccer Tournament for the Exceptional Foundation and a first-ever Golf Tournament.
Othere officers elected for the 2007 - 2008 fraternal year are: Matt Smith, Deputy Chief Squire; Jeff Blanchard, Bursar; Jeremiah Johnson, Notary; Mike Smith, Pole Captain; Robert M. Smith, Arm Captain; Justin Richerzhagen, Sentry; and Patrick Milko, Marshall.
Council 10567 Youth Director Doug Blanchard will continue to serve as Squires Counselor.
Membership in the Columbian Squires is open to all young Catholic boys ages 10 to 18. The program was developed to enhance a young man's opportunities in life -- a chance to receive the leadership training and moral guidance needed to succeed. The Columbian Squires is a Catholic organization designed to build character and develop leadership.