Saturday, October 5th – Our annual work day for Renovation Alliance will be held on Saturday, October 5. We will be working on a Veterans home in Floyd County rebuilding a small front porch and steps. We will meet at Hardies on Brambleton at 8AM. Please consider volunteering a few hours for this worthwhile and patriotic project. Contact Roger Vest for details (See Newsletter for contact information)
Monday, October 7th – Business Meeting Meal begins at 6:30 PM “Mexican Lasagna” with Spanish rice, salad, and desert.
Meeting begins at 7:30 PM
Monday, October 21st – Social Meeting
Grand Knight requests that members attend First Degree ceremony being held at Salem Council. (OLPH Church)
Tuesday, October 29th –
Fr. James O’Reilly will be giving a talk at the Knights of Columbus hall on Oct. 29th on the topic of “conscience”. The talk begins at 7:00 PM and the KoC bar will be open. Please come out and enjoy this talk on the topic of “conscience” and how it effects our decision making. Hope to see you there!
Saturday, November 16th – 2nd and 3rd Degree scheduled at Council Home
Monday, November 18th – Memorial Mass at Council Home.
On April 11, 2019; Harry Cheney passed away. He was Grand Knight of Council 562 from 1996 to 1998. For several years he was manager of the Olympic Park Swim Club, and was a fixture at pool after his retirement.
Harry was predeceased by his wife Michele and two brothers. He is survived by his daughters, Amy Cheney, Tricia Cheney, Nikki Aikens and husband Tim; 8 Grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild, as well as one brother Thomas J. Cheney and wife Peg.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Knights of Columbus Kovar, c/o Jeffrey Befumo, Treasurer, 16933 Four Seasons Drive, Dumfries, Virginia 22025 in his memory.
Funeral Mass will be held Saturday April 27, 2019 at 2:00pm in Our Lady of Nazareth Catholic Church. Internment will be private. Family will receive friends Friday April 26, 2019 from 5:00-8:00pm at Simpson Funeral Home.
Knight are reminded that this coming Friday, April Fifth, from Five PM to Seven Thirty PM at the Council Home we will have the last Fish Fry. Cost is $8 Adults, $5 children under 12. Please come and enjoy our menu of grill cod, seasoned baked tilapia, coleslaw, fries, and seasoned green beans.
Brother James Sullivan, a long time member of the Roanoke Council and the Roanoke Hibernians, passed away on Sunday February Tenth. He was a Past Grand Knight of this council serving from 1990-1991. Recently he was known for running the Wednesday Family Night at Olympic Park Pool, and served on the Pool Committee.