Our Council held it's Annual Italian Dinner on February 11th. Over 200 people attended and had a great meal and lively entertainment by Anthony Barcola.
On January 23, our Council welcomed Father Anthony Pilli into the Knights of Columbus. The First Degree Ceremony was held by our Council at St. Jude's Religious Education Center. Father Anthony is the 5th priest from India that we have welcomed to the ranks of the Knights of Columbus. After the Exemplification a few of our members took Father Anthony out for pizza as shown below. Welcome Father Anthony!
Our annual Breakfast with Santa was held on December 16, 2016. As usual the jolly old man (aka JJ) made his appearance to the delight of the Parishioners having a good breakfast. Shown below are a few of the pictures from that event.
euring the summer of 2016 our Council imitated a project to purchase a new ultrasound machine for the Sussex Pregnancy Center in Georgetown. On December 16, 2016 we presented the Center with a symbolic check the enabled the Center to purchase a new machine. Thanks to all who participated in this worthy event. Below is a picture of the "check" presentation.
Our Council held it annual Breakfast at the Manger on Sunday, December, 20, 2015. There was a special gust appearance of Santa. Shown below are some of the Knights that helped serve the breakfast along with the guy in the big red suit.
Our Council held its Annual Polish Dinner on October 17th. As in the past, the dinner was a huge success as the picture below shows.
Our Council celebrated its end of year with a joint social with the Columbiettes. Recognition of Knight of the Year and Family of the Year as well as some special certificates took place along with the "changing of officers" for the new Fraternal Year. Blow are some pictures from the social.
Our Council held it annual Christmas Party at the Irish Eyes in Lewes on December 10, 2014. Several recognitions were presented after the dinner. Shown below receiving a Certificate of Appreciation for their effort in Father Mark's Reception from Grand Knight Tom Hinderliter are Paula Corso, Antonio Mastrangelo and Giuseppe Mastrangelo. Also shown below is the Grand Knight presenting the Star Council Award to Past Grand Knight Robert Doyle.
As we have for the past several years, our Council is participating in the Salvation Army Bell Ringing program. We've "adopted" all day Tuesday throughout the ringing season. Pictured below is Knight Pio Gazzelli getting into the season.
As we have done for the past 10 years, our Council did the cooking of the hamburgers and hot dogs for St. Jude's Annual Parish Picnic. Show below are some of the "cooks."
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