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.
Congratulations to Juliana DeSimone who was awarded the George C. Shields Council # 420 College Scholarship. Juliana is a graduating Senior at Bishop Feehan High School. She will be attending Hamilton College in Clinton, NY in the Fall. Juliana is the daughter of Brother Dan DeSimone and his wife Lisa.
Below please find the George C. Shields KofC Council # 420 2017 College Scholarship application:
The George C. Shields Council # 420 in Mansfield, MA welcomes their newest member to the rank of "Brother Knight": Tom DeRosa. Tom made both his Admission and Formation Degrees this evening at the Cardinal Spellman Council # 347 up in Whitman, MA. So if you see Tom around the parish or town this week please congratulate him. At 18 yrs. and 1 month Tom is our youngest member. Pictured above up in Whitman after the ceremony from L to R are: PGK Charlie Spath, the New Member Tom DeRosa, GK Bruce Gaumond and Warden Cameron Symonds.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Riley & Tom DeRosa both winners of KofC scholarships who also were awarded a number of additional awards at the Senior Awards Ceremony on Tuesday evening 5/31 at Bishop Feehan High School. In the Fall Elizabeth will be attending Stonehill College and Tom will be attending Mount St. Mary's in Maryland. Thank you to Brother Glenn Loiselle for helping to coordinate our attendance and for his participation in the awards ceremony. Pictured above L to R are: PGK Charlie Spath, Graduate and KofC Member-elect Tom DeRosa, Graduate Elizabeth Riley (Brother Jim Riley's daughter) and GK Bruce Gaumond.
On 5/22, at the Annual Massachusetts State KofC Convention down in Hyannis, MA the George C. Shields Council # 420 of Mansfield, MA was awarded the Culture of Life Service award for all the hard work and effort to raise the funds for the purchase of an Ultra Sound device installed at the Abundant Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Attleboro. Pictured above L to R is:
PGK Chris Herrick, GK Bruce Gaumond and PGK Charlie Spath
On Sunday 5/22, Elizabeth Riley was awarded a $1,000 Scholarship from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts KofC Scholarship Foundation. Elizabeth will be attending Stonehill College in the Fall. Pictured above L to R as Elizabeth is awarded the check is PGK & DD Elect Chuck McPherson, GK Bruce Gaumond, Theresa Riley, Joanne Riley, the recipient Elizabeth Riley, PGK Jim Riley, the current DD Frank Simpson, PGK Chris Herrick and PGK Charlie Spath