Exemplification of Charity, Unity & Fraternity

By: Gary Merritt - Mon, Jan 31, 2022 9:09 AM

Posted For: Council #2667

Richmond Council #2667 hosted an Exemplification at St. Augustine on Saturday Janurary 22 initiating three gentlemen into the Knights.

Front row from left to right...  Joe Cannon, new member Robert Smith (Emmett Council 7918), new member Tom Ballor Jr. (Richmond Council 2667), new member Tim Ballor (Richmond Council 2667), Chris Ballor.

Middle row... left to right, DGK Shaun Rapske, Matt Sobkowski, PGK Bryan Eisen, District Deputy John Vermeesch, Insurance Rep. Bob Bovenshen. 

Extreme rear... GK Tom Ballor Sr. and Deacon Richard Klienmann.


12258 Pro Life donation

By: Gary Merritt - Wed, Jan 19, 2022 6:34 PM

Posted For: Council #12258

HELP Pregnancy Aid in Grand Rapids is in the midst of a Capital Campaign to raise funds for an expansion of their facility.

With that in mind St. Isidore Council #12258 hosted a parish breakfast at their parish with the proceeds to be donated to HELP.

Grand Knight Mike Bertram and his wife Fran presented a check of $1,000.00 to the effort.

Amy Oatley, Social Media Assoc./Volunteer Liaison for the center accepted the check and Director Paula Veneklase thanked them for the council's support.

CUF Exemplification

By: Gary Merritt - Mon, Jan 17, 2022 8:32 AM

Posted For: Council #8118

Congratulations to the 2 new Brother Knights who became members of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral Council 8118 in Detroit on Sunday, January 16,2022 by attending the Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity in the Cathedral.

 Members of the Council did a good job performing the ceremony for the first time. I was proud to be a part of the team as the Presenter!

 Paul Thorn - State Deputy Regional Representative Detroit Archdiocese West.