Monroe Council 1266 Awards 102 year old member as Knight of the Month

By: GK 1266 - Sun, May 12, 2024 8:09 PM

Posted For: Council #1266


Monroe Council #1266 proudly recognizes Brother Eugene Poupard as their Knight of the Month for May 2024. At 102 years young, Brother Eugene may very well be the oldest Knight in Michigan! He became a member of the 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus on March 1, 1946, and later joined the 4th Degree Assembly #0488 on February 1, 1961.
 
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(Brother Eugene is pictured here with Grand Knight Julian Rios)
 
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(This is Brother Eugene when he was a Columbian Squire in 1939)
 
In addition to his impressive tenure with the Knights of Columbus, Brother Eugene holds the esteemed title of being the grandfather of Council #1266 Financial Secretary Michael Cochran's wife, Adriann.
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Congratulations and thanks to Brother Eugene for his 78 years of dedication and commitment to the Knights of Columbus!
 
VIVAT JESUS!
Julian Rios
Grand Knight
Monroe Council #1266

April Exemplification for Monroe Council was held on April 10th

By: GK 1266 - Mon, Apr 15, 2024 8:40 AM

Posted For: Council #1266


Monroe Knights of Columbus Council #1266 held an Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity on Wednesday April 10, 2024. Two councils were represented. FIve new brothers were welcomed into Council #1266 council and Tree were guests into the Rockwood Council #5446.
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Vivat Jesus,
Julian Rios
Grand Knight: Council #1266

 

Monroe Council 1266 welcomes six new Brother Knights

By: GK 1266 - Fri, Feb 9, 2024 6:56 AM

Posted For: Council #1266


On Wednesday February 07, 2024 Monroe Council 1266 had an exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity. We welcomed 6 new brothers into the council. They are Thomas Jay, Robert Oetjens, Todd Sachs, Thomas Boggs, Garret Diehl, and Gregory Scott Ferrier, Jr. Some of their families were in attendance to witness the ceremony.
 
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Also in the picture are Wardens, DD Ernie Renaud, and Jim Christensen. Council Exemplification team, DGK Dr. Jeff Couturier, Dennis Miller, Bob Morley, GK Julian Rios, and David Heilman.
 
Vivat Jesus,
Julian Rios
Grand Knight: Council #1266

 

Monroe Council Coats for Kids

By: GK 1266 - Sun, Nov 19, 2023 8:49 AM

Posted For: Council #1266


On November 18th, Monroe Knights of Columbus Council #1266 held another successful Coats for Kids Drive. Nearly 300 brand new warm winter coats were distributed to the families of our community.
 
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Thank you to everyone who donated time and treasure to this wonderful cause!
 
VIVAT JESUS!
 
Julian Rios
Grand Knight - Council #1266

 

Monroe Council 1266 recieves 2022-2023 Star Council Award

By: GK 1266 - Mon, Nov 13, 2023 7:46 AM

Posted For: Council #1266


Congratulations to all the Brother Knights of Monroe Council #1266 for receiving the Star Council Award for the 2022-2023 Fraternal Year. The award was presented at the 3rd Degree meeting on Wednesday November 8th, 2023
 
Pictured are GK Julian Rios and DD 131 Ernie Renaud.
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VIVAT JESUS!

 

Four new members join in recent Exemplification

By: Ken Warzybok - Tue, Aug 15, 2023 7:05 PM

Posted For: Council #1266


Monroe Council 1266 hosted an exemplification of Charity, Unity, and Fraternity on Wednesday August 9th, 2023. Two councils were represented, and brought in 4 new members into the Knights of Columbus, Monroe 1266 (1) and council 5446 (3) Our Lady of Victory, Rockwood Mi.

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Vivat Jesus,

Julian Rios

Grand Knight: Council #1266

 

Council 1266 receives their Council of the Month Award

By: Richard Shelt - Thu, Aug 10, 2023 6:52 AM

Posted For: Council #1266


Wednesday, August 9th, Monroe Council 1266 was presented with their Council of the Month Award for July 2023.

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Left to right: Jeff Burden DPD, Richard Shelt SDRR Detroit West, and Grand Knight Julian Rios