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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Coats for Kids Council 12246


St. Benedict Council 12246 in Phoenix, Arizona, collected over 145 coats for the Coats for Kids program. The council coordinated the effort with two domestic violence shelters to obtain an exact size for each of the children and delivered the coats personalized for each child wrapped in festive Christmas packages.

 

 


Members of the Knights of Columbus, St. Benedict Council #12246 passing out Coats for Kids at the Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Members of the Knights of Columbus, St. Benedict Council #12246 passing out Coats for Kids at the Chicanos Por La Causa De Colores Domestic Violence Shelter.

 


Members of the Knights of Columbus, St. Benedict Council #12246 that helped collect and distribute  over 145 Coats for Kids

L to R: Jay Iole, Alfred Gomez, Patrick Tacderan, Isauro Amaro, Ed Giovannucci and Ron Ellenberger (not pictured, James Chavez)

 


The Coats for Kids wrapped and waiting for the children at Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter in Phoenix, Arizona

 

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Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Thanksgiving Bash at Davis Monthan AFB

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SKs Bill Neer, Randy Hannon and Alex Wright from Don Hughes Assembly, #2392, with the Chairman of the Tucson Military Affairs Council, Ellen Jiminez at the Annual Thanksgiving Bash at Davis Monthan AFB.

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Sir Knights from the Hughes Assembly helped feed 400 airmen at Davis Monthan AFB Thanksgiving Dinner. The Hughes Assembly also donated $500 worth of Honey Baked Hams to this effort.

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SKs Wright and Randy Hannon help wrap plastic ware and napkins in preparation for the Annual Thanksgiving Bash at Davis Monthan AFB.



Vet's photo

Fr. Anthony Rey, Assembly 3617 Sir Knights, father and son Bill and Billy Barrett (center) joined Gercke Assembly 16, the mother of Tucson Assemblies, in the Tucson Veterans' Day parade color guard.
   Gercke Assembly also provided a riding trailer for those Sir Knights and their families which could not march.

Fiesta de Tumacacori

#1 Ten Sir Knights, from five Assemblies, celebrated the 51st Fiesta de Tumacacori December 2, escorting Bishop Gerald Kicanas in the procession to Mass at the Tumacacori Mission.

#2 FN Dan Doyle, Duval Assembly 19 in Nogales, has attended all 51 Fiesta de Tumacacori processions as a Knight.
Pictures taken by Marilyn Luehrmann, of the Green Valley photographers club