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District Deputy Larry Cannon Presents Columbian Service Award to Grand Knight Mike Wehby
District Deputy Larry Cannon Presents Columbian Service Award to Grand Knight Mike Wehby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus has recognized St. Patrick Knights of Columbus Council 10567 as a winner of the prestigious Columbian Award for the 2015 – 2016 fraternal year.

The award is presented to the Council for excellence in the sponsorship of major involvement programs for Church activities, Community activities, Council activities, Family activities, Pro-Life activities and Youth activities.

The announcement of the award came from the Knights of Columbus international headquarters in New Haven, Connecticut.

In a letter to the Council, Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson said, “On behalf of my fellow Supreme Officers and Board of Directors, please accept my sincere congratulations upon attaining this prestigious award. The dedication to the principles and aims of the Order shown by your officers and members is exemplified by the high standards of excellence you have achieved.”

“May this award be a reminder and an inspiration to the members of your Council to continue to promote the ideals of Columbianism for the good of the Church, your Community and the Order. I encourage you to carry forward your enthusiasm to meet the challenges that will face the Knights of Columbus in the future.”

Council 10567 was led in the 2015 – 2016 fraternal year by Grand Knight William Boone.

Knights of Columbus Council 10567 currently has 181 members. It was founded on March 17, 1991 and recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic lay organization. We are celebrated for standing in solidarity with our priests and bishops and for our unwavering support for life. We provide members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families, and young people. With more than 1.9 million members in more than 15,000 Councils around the world, the Knights of Columbus annually donates more than $175 million and 70 million hours of service to charitable causes.

For more information on becoming a Knight, send an e-mail to knights@saintpatrickcc.com.