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2014-2015 Degree Schedule

Sept. 6th-Latham Colonie Council conducts Youth Soccer Challenge

Latham Colonie Council 3394 will conduct its second annual youth Soccer Challenge  on Saturday September 6. The contest is open to boys and girls ages 9 to 14 who compete in category by gender and age. It will be held at the North Colonie Soccer Complex on Boght Rd. off of Rt. 9. Trophies and medals will be awarded to top finishers. The contest involves penalty kicks into a sectioned goal. There is no charge however participants are asked to bring food items  for donation to a local food pantry. Usable soccer items would also be welcome. The initial shoot out for all ages will be held from 11 A M to 3:30 PM. The tie breaking round will take place at 4 P M after which awards will be made. Assistance is needed before and during the contest  so please volunteer. To pre –register or for more information please contact the Challenge Chairman Brother Knight Rene Mullen at mullenwrm@nycap.rr.com

Sept. 7th-Waterford Buffet & Omlet Station

Waterford - Knights of Columbus will  be hosting an  " All You Can Eat"  Breakfast Buffet  on Sunday, Sept 7th  from 8:30 - 11:30 am at the Council, 76 Grace St. in Waterford ( Northside), Public Invited. 
Breakfast includes Omelet Station, Scrambled Eggs, Homefries, French Toast,  Bacon, Sausages, Toast, Pastry, Coffee, Juice and Milk.
Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children under age 12 years of age. Children under age 5 years are Free. Free drawing for a Breakfast Buffet
 For more information call 237- 9330.

Sept. 28th-Columbiettes to Install Officers

On Sunday September 28th, 2014 Capital District Chapter  Columbiettes will host the Installation of Officers and Chapter Meeting followed by Dinner. Installation and Meeting will be held at Latham-Colonie Council beginning at noon. The dinner will be Stuffed Pork Loin w/Gravy, Roasted Red Potatoes,  Vegetable, Salad, Rolls and Dessert at a cost of $10 per person.Please reply toJjeanne Marshall @ jmarie@nycap.rr.com or 518 786 1967

October 19th-Conference Semi-Annual Meeting

Conference Chair, Tony Zibella announced that the semi-annual conference meeting will be held on Sunday, October 19th at 2:00 pm in the Knights Chapel in the Church of Christ the King, 20 Sumter Ave, Albany, NY 12203. This will be the meeting at which time the conference officers will be elected for the next year. Each Council has 2 votes at this meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.

October 21st-Council Officer Training

Council Officer training will be held in the Waterford Council on Oct. 21st @6:00pm. There will be food available .
The training will be for all GK's , FS's  and other officers and any one else that would like to attend. The trainers will be from the state and supreme offices.
Please let Tony Zibella Conference Chairman know how many will be attending from the council's so that they can order enough food. Please direct questions to tonyz316@verizon.net or 518-828-5082

September 19th-Council 6439, Our Lady of Knock in East Durham celebrates its 40th Anniversary.

2015-Columbette's Cruise Brochure. For more information, contact Kathy Majer.
Special Olympics-Any Council who particiapted in the Special Olympics by making a donation or volunteered time or service, should complete the Partnership Profile Report with Special Olumpics, Form 4584 that is available on the K of C Supreme website.
How to Send Forms and Followup with Issues regarding Forms
Seminarian Support Program
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*Program Guideline

Contact Information for Supreme, State and Conference
NYS Council's Address to send in C & B Books and money:
NYS Council Knights of Columbus
PO Box 640789
Oakland Garden Station
Oakland Garden NY 11364-0789





Knights in Action

Albany Council 173 Announces Winner of the Drug and Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest
The Coxsackie Knights of Columbus Council # 548 and the Coxsackie Columbiettes co-sponsored a breakfast, free to any resident of Bethany Village Apartments in Coxsackie, N.Y.
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Congratulations to RPI Council 13635. They won the NYS Circle of Honor Award.
Glenville Council 10013 announces Katherine Quinn as the winner of the $2,000 Clarence "Fritz" Neumann College Tuition Assistance Award.
OLV Council 14164 in Troy donates to Our Lady of Victory Parish
Awards presented at the May 4, 2014 Conference Meeting
Guilderland Council 3357 donates Cookware to the Needy
Albany Council 173 hosts Drug or Alcohol Abuse Awareness Poster Contest
Clifton Park Council 11064 and Corpus Christi Council 10869 Regional and State Soccer Challenge Champions
Clifton Park Council 11064 awards $1,800 to the St. Edward's Youth Ministry
Operation Ultrasound Update
Thanks to our councils hard work and generosity the goal has been reached for providing an ultrasound machine to the Alpha Pregnancy Center.  Application is being made to Supreme for the matching funds and when received the purchase can be made.  It is important to note that any excess funds will remain on deposit exclusively for the Conference's use for pro-life activities, the most important work we can do: saving lives.
Albany Council 173 makes $6,000 Gift to Catholic Education
Brothers in St. Joseph the Worker Parish in West Winfield/Richfied Springs participated in a benefit for a young women in the parish who is pregnant, the child has spinal bifida and the Mother will undergo risky prenatal surgery to hopefully improve the baby's condition. The benefit raised $350.00 to help with the medical expenses.
Photographs from the 2013 Auriesville Pilgrimage

Registration Stations of the Cross Lector1 Lector 2

Seminarians Praying the Rosary Fr. Quinn

Bishop Hubbard and State Deputy

Glens Falls Council 194 donates $5,000 to the Ultrasound Project
C & B 2013 Winners
Center for Disability Services Telethon, Jan. 26th
Albany Council 173 prepare Food Bags for the Hungry
Albany Council 173 donates Coats for Kids
Albany Council 173 supports Seminarian
Clifton Park Council 11064 awards $3,500 to Shenendehowa Dollars for Scholars


Counci 7746, Northern Rensselaer County cooks Pancake Breakfast for Parents and Grandparents of Sunday School children
Fr. Robert A. Nugent Council 11160 in So. Glens Falls, celebrated its 20th anniversary as a Knights of Columbus council. The members of the council attended the 4pm Mass, at which they were escorted in by the 4th degree color guard, and had a buffet dinner afterward with entertainment by one of our own knights. It was a fun evening enjoyed by all. Photo 1. Photo 2. Photo 3.
Coxsackie Knights of Columbus, Council # 548 donate for St. Mary's Organ Repairs.
Saturday, Nov. 2nd Glens Falls Council 194, completed a "40 Days for Life" prayer vigil, next door to the local Planned Parenthood building.   The event was organized by two Brother Knights from our Council, Sean Sullivan and Tom Clohosey, pictured on the ends of the attached photo.   The photo contains Brothers from the First, Second, Third & Fourth Degree of our Order.   This program was held in conjunction with our area Open Arms Pregnancy Center who donated the use of their building which is located next door to Planned Parenthood. Photo
Council 5419 in Worcester receives the Double Star Award
Knights host a Priest Appreciation Bar-B-Que for the clergy in Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties
2013 Capital District Conference Service Award Winners