Father O’Hanlon Council #4678

State College, PA


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The General Council meeting will be held Wednesday Dec 14th  at 7:30 PM. Rosary will be prayed at 7:15. refreshments provided after the meeting. Because of the Christmas season this will replace the meeting normally held the fourth week of the month.

Knights of Columbus Scholarship Programs.  The Knights of Columbus will be awarding scholarships to High School Seniors.  The state program awards $3000 to a winner in the Diocese of children of Knights of Columbus members. Our local council also offers one $750 scholarship to a child or grandchild of a member of the local council. To receive an application, or if you have questions about the scholarship program, please contact Mark Thorwart at 238-0266 (email: mthorwart@comcast.net).  Forms must be completed and returned to Mark by December 15th 2016.

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Latest News:

Grand Knight Ed Hughes received a community service award from the district deputy on behalf at the council at the May council meeting. The award was announced at the State Convention held in Erie PA and recognizes the exceptional community service provided by the members of council 4678

The Knights of Columbus held its Annual Baby Bottle Campaign to benefit the Gabriel Project. Bottles were distributed  starting Mother’s Day Weekend. Proceeds from this year’s campaign will support 28 babies and mothers. The Gabriel Project is a local pro-life movement offering parish-based pastoral care to women in a crisis pregnancy.

Council 4678 provided much of the volunteers for the aquatics competition at the PA Special Olympics held June 3rd and 4th on the Penn State campus. Each year Knights and their families help at the two-day event.

The Council/Red Cross blood drive collected 42 units of blood in April. Great job!

The Knights of Columbus held their Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 26, at 10:00am at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

The Council held an outreach dinner for people in our community on Sunday February 7.   Meals on Wheels, Mount Nittany Residence, and an outreach group at Calvary Baptist Church partnered with us to provide more than 80 free meals to people in the community. 

The membership committee attended the OLV church ministries fair this month. The council’s works of charity and unity and the benefits of membership were highlighted.  Visit the membership and what we do tab above for more information about the council and how to join the K of C.

Alex Geidroc was our Honoree at the First Degree class on September 7th.  Alex is a PGK and former Club President. Alex turned 85 on that date and we presented him a gift of appreciation.  We welcomed four new members.