The torch has been passed.....Chris Herrick elected Grand Knight of the George C. Shields Council # 420 for Fraternal Year 2018-2019
In June, the George C. Shields Council # 420 conducted its annual election of officers for the upcoming Fraternal Year, We are happy to announce that Christopher Herrick has been elected as the Grand Knight effective July 1st. The other officers elected can be seen on the About Us tab. Below is a photo of current GK Chris Goldner, on the right, handing the gavel to incoming GK Chris Herrick on the left. Thank You Immediate Past Grand Knight Chris Goldner for your dedication and service to our council and St. Mary's Parish.
The George C. Shields Council # 420 won the 2018 State KofC Community Service Award at the State Convention in Hyannis on May 20th.
The KofC George C. Shields Council # 420 is proud to offer a $500 College Scholarship again this year. The Scholarship is open to St. Mary's parishioners both male & female who are graduating seniors in High School and progressing on to his/her 1st year of study at a 2 or 4 year College or University. The scholarship will be awarded based on the pillars of charity, unity, and discipleship. Interested applicants should obtain the application from their Guidance Office, complete it and send it in. The application must be postmarked/timestamped or handed in on or before April 2nd. If you have a gmail account, the scholarship application may also be found at the link below:
Above is a word document version of the application.
Scholarship Chairman is Glenn Loiselle his email is: GFLoiselle@gmail.com
In Fraternal Year 2016-2017, the George C. Shields KofC Council # 420 achieved Star Council by being awarded the Columbian Award for all their council activities and for reaching both their new membership goal and their insurance member goal. In the photo above Massachusetts State Deputy Paul O'Sullivan (on the left) made a special trip to come to present the prestigious Star Council plaque in person during the December council meeting to Grand Knight Chris Goldner (on the right). CONGRATULATIONS to all members of council # 420 for your hard work in achieving this wonderful recognition !
Brother Knights - Below please find the KofC volunteer template which you can use as you guide to let Chris Crowley know your volunteer activities and hours. Then send the completed excel spreadsheet file to Brother Chris Crowley at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please stop by the front entrance of St. Mary's Church this weekend to purchase a pie or two for Thanksgiving. As well, if you wish, you can donate a pie to North Cottage. Feel free to print the form below and complete it and bring it with you to Mass this weekend or just complete a form after Mass this weekend.
Attached below are photos from the 2017 State Charity Ball in which Mansfield Council # 420 had two tables. The funds raised from this Charity Ball are used to help support children and young adults with special needs.
Thanks to all the Brothers and their children that helped spruce up the section of St. Mary's Cemetery around the Crucifixion Monument this evening. It was a lot of fun and it looks great ! Below are some photos from the event.
On Sunday May 21, 2017 the George C. Shields Council # 420 was awarded the "Council Activity Award" for Fraternal Year 2016-2017 at the Annual MA KofC Convention down in Hyannis, MA. They were given this award as a result of all their work and effort at St. Mary's Parish Annual Septemberfest and for hosting their Annual Soccer Shootout during this wonderful parish event. Above is MA State Deputy Paul O'Sullivan presenting the Council Activity Award to Council # 420's Grand Knight Chris Goldner and to Council # 420's current District Deputy and the council's Past Grand Knight Chuck McPherson. In the photo on the right are other Council # 420 officers who were in attendance at the MA State Convention: (LtoR) FS Dan Kiley; DGK Chris Herrick; DD & State Asst Warden (check out the arm band) Chuck McPherson; Trustee Brian Healy and GK Chris Goldner.
Congratulations to Emily Gaumond, the daughter of Council # 420 PGK Bruce Gaumond, on winning the Massachusetts State KofC Scholarship. She was awarded her scholarship this weekend at the the Annual KofC State Convention down in Hyannis, MA. Emily is a graduating Senior at Mansfield High School and will be attending St. Anselm College in the Fall. Emily is in the photo above being handed the scholarship by Massachusetts KofC State Deputy Paul O'Sullivan. In the other photo they were joined on stage by Emily's parents Katie and Bruce Gaumond.