"Charity is the foremost principle
of the Knights of Columbus"
Belmont Race Track Outing, Hosted by Friends of Columbus
Friday June 21, 2013 12:30 PM
Open to the first paid 45
who are attending.
$50.00PP ~ Bus, Beer, Sandwiches
Meet at Columbus Council #126 3051 Nostrand Avenue @ 12:30
Bus leaves Columbus Council #126 @ 1:00 PM SHARP!!!
Post time 3:00 PM
payments & to reserve a seat on the bus, please contact Tom Farr or Kevin Ryan @ Columbus Council #126 718-336-8117
June 29th, 2013 11:45 AM
Columbus Council #126 members
meet @ 13th Ave & 71st @ 11:45 AM, we will be marching with our council banner & Pipes & Drums band.
USO SHOW TO CAP KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PARADE!
Memories of Bob Hope and the Andrews Sisters will fill the hall of Archbishop John Hughes Council
#481 at the conclusion of the Long Island Assembly #703, 4th Degree, Knights of Columbus Independence Day Parade
on Saturday, June 29th, 2013. Marchers in the parade will be entertained by the USO Show Troupe, The Liberty Belles,
who will recall the era of camp shows out in the field and aboard ship during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and as recently
as today’s hostilities in Iraq and Afghanistan. Their appearance will mark another ‘first’ for this year’s
parade! They are Broadway and Off-Broadway professionals who entertain at VA hospitals and deployment and homecoming ceremonies.
The 108th Annual Independence Day Parade will step off at Noon on Saturday,
June 29th, and march up 13th Avenue from 71st Street to 86th Street. A number
of bands, classic cars, various Councils of the Knights of Columbus and community and youth groups will once again celebrate
our nation’s heritage, led by Color Guards from all the military services.
brief awards ceremony and program, featuring the presentation of the Order’s “Pro Patria Award” to Msgr.
Jamie Gigantiello, Vicar for Development of the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens, Pastor of St. Bernard’s Parish in Mill
Basin, Brooklyn, Chaplain for the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission and the Columbian Association of New York, and
the Host of a cooking show on the NET Diocesan Cable Television Channel will follow.
Parade Grand Marshal is Sir Knight Richard T. (Rick) Kenney a member of Lexington Council #293 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn since
1967. He is a Past Grand Knight, Former District Deputy and Former New York State Pro-Life Chairman. A Marine Corps Veteran,
he spent a life in public service as a civilian with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard. He has also served as Executive
Director of the New York Council of the Navy League and as a Consultant with the Xavier Society for the Blind.
For Information: Parade Chairman Frank Strauch at (718) 631-5395 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A message from member Jim Donovan,
about Sandy housing recovery related updates, including details about our recent approval for Sandy recovery funding:
NYC Hurricane Sandy Aid Plan is Approved...
On May 10, 2013, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved the City's partial Action Plan ("Action
Plan A") http://on.nyc.gov/10m7jTn. The plan details how we will use the first round of $1.77 billion of federal funding to help New Yorkers rebuild their homes,
businesses and communities. Registration begins in June. http://on.nyc.gov/18z3uxP
Are you a New York City resident whose primary home or building was damaged during Hurricane Sandy?
will be available as detailed in the City’s CDBG-DR Action Plan A (see above). You may be eligible for assistance. Registration
for the program will begin in June, but there are steps you can take right now to start preparing: http://on.nyc.gov/13mUkCc
Interested in working with the Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery?
We are actively seeking Housing Recovery
Case Management Services and developers for NYC Houses Reconstruction. See the following link for more information. http://on.nyc.gov/14hTmWA.See More
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