Council 14372 grilling 350 burgers for B.U.I.L.D. (Building a United Inter-Faith Lexington Through Direct-Action). Boy Scout Troop 282 helped with event setup.
Every fourth Saturday of the month, Fr. Kehoe Council #1764 in Ludlow, together with the Ludlow Vets, work with Isaiah Ministries of Northern Kentucky in the distribution of food to the needy in the surrounding communities. The food is made available by Isaiah Ministries free of charge. These food items include: bread, canned goods fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, potatoes, soup, rice, flour, bakery items, pasta, macaroni and cheese, cleaning supplies, etc.
On May 30th, approximately 175 families were given baskets of food items.
Fr. Kehoe Council offers the use of its parking lot and facilities to make this happen. In the last picture Grand Knight Fred Porciello (in scooter) welcomes the people and passes out K of C donuts to those in line.
Bishop Soenneker Council 10725 received an award from the Diocese of Owensboro, the award was for Charitable Works in the Diocese, only 5 such awards were given out for the entire Diocese and our council was one of the winners. I have attached a picture of the award, I have also attached pictures of some of the activities that helped us win that award. Picture 2 is from members of the council doing a fish fry for St Stephens Cathedral during lent, picture 3 awarding money to Puzzle Pieces an Owensboro origination that works with the mentally challenged of the area. We also put up Billboards for life at Precious Blood Catholic Church and St Martins Catholic Church in the Owensboro area.
Council 13917 St. Leo in Versailles holds a Texas Hold’em to raise funds for the parish.
Tom Musser presented a check for $1850.00 to Rayma Dayberry. This represents the 2nd quarter net profit for the new John Paul II school project. To date Council #1367, Uniontown, has donated $6650.00 to this worthy project. During the summer months the Uniontown Volunteer Fire Department will be their designated charity.
The May 2015 issue of the State Newsletter can be downloaded below.