On May 13th just before our Monthly Council Meeting the State Advocate Bob Schwarz came to St. Mary's in Mansfield to award Dan Dulaski and Scott Handren the prestigious Shinning Knight Award because they completed the five tasks needed as new KofC members to achieve this award. Congratulations Dan and Scott and thank you State Advocate Bob Schwarz for presenting them this award.
This weekend at the Annual Massachusetts State KofC Convention the George C. Shields Council 420 was presented with a number of awards. Under the Programs Award, we were presented the Life Award for our support of the Cultural of Life activities within our community. We also received the Percentage Membership Gain Award for achieving 112.5% of our membership goal. In addition, DD & PGK Charlie Spath and his family received the Family of the Year Award. Congratulations to GK Chris Herrick and his council members ! Below are photos from this weekend's awards.
Congratulations to DD & PGK Chuck McPherson on Being Elected to Represent the State of Massachusetts at the Supreme Convention in August
At the 2019 KofC State Convention in Bedford, MA along with his fellow 3rd year DDs, our PGK and current District Deputy Chuck McPherson was elected to represent the the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the Supreme KofC Convention in Minneapolis, MN. In the photo below on the extreme left is Chuck along with his fellow 3rd year DDs at the convention. The other photo is Chuck and fellow DD Charlie Spath relaxing in Chuck's "Kentucky Derby" (hence all the hats) Hospitality Room at the State Convention on May 4-5th.
If you see Frank DiTaranto please congratulate him and welcome him to the George C. Shields Council 420 because Frank completed both his Admission and Formation Degrees on Tuesday 4/30/19. In the photo below, taken after the ceremony, from L to R are: DD & PGK Chuck McPherson, the Council's GK Chris Herrick, new Knight Frank DiTaranto and DD & PGK Charlie Spath,
On Saturday 4/27 Members of the KofC Council 420 joined other Mansfield residents to pick-up trash throughout Mansfield to keep it clean and make it a better place to live. The photos below show the teams that participated.
Another fun and successful Pancake Breakfast this morning in the Rose Garden. Thank You to all the folks who came to our event to help support Seminarians John Garabedian and Tom Palanza, Jr. Here are a few photos from today's breakfast.
Congratulations to Ava Aquino who became the Massachusetts State Champion for 9 year old girls at the Massachusetts State KofC Basketball Free Throw Contest held this morning at the Conte Forum at Boston College. Way to go Ava !!! Below are a couple of photos from this morning's contest. One showing Ava accepting her first place trophy from the Massachusetts KofC State Deputy Paul Flanagan. The other photo is of all the participants sitting in front of the Massachusetts State Knights of Columbus Officers.
Earlier today Scott Handren attended the Formation Degree Ceremony and both Scott & Dave Hunter attended the Knighting Degree Ceremony at the Needham Council. So if you see them out and about congratulate them on being full fledged Knights. In the photo below L to R is Brian Healy Council Chancellor, Dave Hunter & Scott Handren.
Congratulations to Ava Aquino of Mansfield who won First Place in the Southern Region KofC Basketball Free Throw Contest this morning down in Kingston MA. Ava competed in the 9 year old Girls Group. After having won the Council Contest, then the District Contest she qualified to then move on to the Southern Region Contest and won. Now she moves on to compete in the KofC State Championship Contest to be held at Boston College. The photo below is of Ava accepting her First Place Trophy and Winner's Certificate from MA KofC State Advocate Bob Schwarz.