Exemplification in Southgate

By: Raymond Bilyk - Tue, Nov 21, 2023 3:44 PM

Posted For: Council #3956

Monday, November 20th was a beautiful night to exemplify 3 Brother Knights to the Third Degree of our Order! Thank you to Bernard P. O'Brien Council 3956 for hosting this event at St. Pius X Parish in Southgate!


The Top Row is the Exemplification Team from left to right:

David Kudla - Worthy Deputy Grand Knight from Bernard P. O'Brien Council 3956
Mark Slagle - Worthy Warden from Riverview Council 13980
Mark Lauer - Financial Secretary from Riverview Council 13980
Ray Bilyk - SDRR Detroit-West
Mark Garcellano - Grand Knight from Bernard P. O'Brien Council 3956
Bottom Row (New Members) from left to right:
David Dyjach - Riverview Council 13980
Martin Musso - Robert Jones Council 3078
Elvin Reed - Robert Jones Council 3078

Ray J. Bilyk

State Deputy Regional Representative - Archdiocese of Detroit - West

St Edith Council receives Star Council Award

By: District Deputy 129 - Sun, Nov 19, 2023 11:08 AM

Posted For: Council #13645

Congratulations to St Edith Council #13645 of Livonia on their accomplishment of Star Council for the 2022-23 Fraternal Year.
Pictured is: Grand Knight Raymond J. Busuttil Sr. and District Deputy #129 Gregory Zawalski.


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.
Thank you to everyone who donated time and treasure to this wonderful cause!
Julian Rios
Grand Knight - Council #1266


Awards Night in District 103

By: Paul Thorn - Wed, Nov 15, 2023 12:08 PM

Posted For: District #

On November 13, I traveled to St. Christopher Catholic Church in Marysville for an awards presentation during the business meeting for Marysville Council #9526.
District Deputy 103 David Kelley II presented Grand Knight Scott Heim with both the Columbian and Founders Awards for the 2022/2023 Fraternal Year.
I presented DD Kelley with the Star District Award for 2022/2023.
Congratulations to DD Kelley, Council 9526, and the other Councils of District 103!
Paul Thorn
State Deputy Regional Representative
Detroit Archdiocese East


November 14th Exemplification Welcomes Four New Members to District 112

By: District Deputy 112 - Wed, Nov 15, 2023 6:10 AM

Posted For: Council #11811

On Tuesday, November 14th, Holy Family Council #11811 in Novi conducted an Exemplification of Charity, Unity, and Fraternity. Four new members were exemplified as 3rd Degree Brother Knights; one from St. Fabian Council 13362 (Farmington Hills) and three from Holy Family Council 11811.
Pictured is the Exemplification team along with the four new Brother Knights
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From Left to Right: James Sypitowski (St. Fabian), Victor Centeno, Francisco Herrera, & Keith Siopes (Holy Family)
Congratulations and welcome to our new Brother Knights!
Gary Mallia, DD112


Council 3292 receives their Star Council Award

By: Richard Shelt - Tue, Nov 14, 2023 6:07 PM

Posted For: Council #3292

On Monday, November 13th, Fr. Victor J. Renaud Council #3292 in Plymouth was presented with their 2022/2023 Star Council Award.
Pictured L-R: DD114 Dan Timmerman , Grand Knight Mike Driscoll, State Membership Director Richard Shelt, and Council Membership Director Kevin McGovern.
Congratulations to the members at Renaud Council #3292 for a job well done. Keep up the great work!
Richard Shelt
State Membership Director


Awards night at Council 3257 in Warren

By: Paul Thorn - Mon, Nov 13, 2023 7:59 AM

Posted For: Council #3257

On November 6th, Grand Knight Dennis Thomas and the Brother Knights of Bishop William F Murphy Council #3257 in Warren were presented with both the Double Star Award for FY 2022-2023 and the Council of the Month award for August 2023.
Congratulations Brothers!


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.


Awards night at Council 14642 and District 306

By: Martin Brown - Mon, Nov 13, 2023 7:32 AM

Posted For: Council #14642

On Thursday November 9th, District Deputy #306 John Veneklase presented the 2022/2023 Double Star Council award to Deputy Grand Knight Tom Van Northwick of St Sebastian Council #14642 in Byron Center, MI.
Soon afterward, SDRR Marty Brown presented the 2022/2023 Star District Award to District Deputy John Veneklase.
A great night for Council 14642 and District 306!
Faith & Family First
Martin Brown
State Deputy Regional Representative