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2016 Maryland State Polar Bear Plunge Registration

From the Maryland State Council, Special Olumpics Chairman: Below is the registration for the Saturday Polar Bear Plunge.  Any Knights registering can select “Knights of Columbus” and we’ll make sure to place them in the right locations. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016PlungeVols If you think people may be interested in volunteering at the other plunges, let me know and […]

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Council helping with Chase Partnership House to provide for the Rockville community

St. Elizabeth Council is encouraging its members and families to help our local homeless shelter, Chase Partnership House, this March. Details below: Helping Our Local Homeless Shelter March 14/15 Annual Collection of Paper Goods & Men’s Toiletries Chase Partnership House is a 36-bed shelter for homeless men on East Gude Drive in Rockville. The Shelter […]

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Council awards 2014 Teacher of the Year to local educator

St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus presented Mrs. Bausch the 2014 Teacher of the Year Award, which includes a $100 gift. The letter reads as follows:   Dear Mrs. Bausch: On behalf of the St. Elizabeth Council of the Knights of Columbus, I am very pleased to enclose a gift of $100 in recognition of your […]

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St. Elizabeth Knights support Habitat for Humanity – October 2014

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, the St. Elizabeth Knights, Council 12796, banded together to help the final cleanup at the Habitat for Humanity Maple Hill project before homeowner walk-throughs began that Monday. In addition to donating $500 to Habitat to Humanity, 7 Knights and 1 Lady volunteered nearly 8 hours each to tasks ranging from […]

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Council donates to Maryland State Special Olympics Program

In support of the State-wide initiative this month to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics,  St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus council 12796 has raised and sent $100 to our Worthy State Deputy Stephen J. Adamczyk. The link to the letter we’re sending with the payment is below: 2014 Special Olympics Donation Letter from St. […]

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Information about our upcoming Habitat for Humanity day

Our council will be volunteering (up to 10 people) on Saturday, October 26th from 8:30am-3:30pm. We’re looking for volunteers (council members given preferred status) who can commit to the entire 7 hours. We’re tentatively scheduled (as of early Sept) on interior framing on one house, but that may change as the date gets closer. I’m […]

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Council Accomplishments and Notes for January and February

Since we have to play catch-up on news, rather than have a different article for each activity, we’ll be covering some of our notable recent accomplishments and words from our Grand Knight Joe Stewart here: Council We were able to get our Quarterly Program Reports, Council Semi-Annual Audit and Survey of Fraternal Activity all completed […]

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Switching from Rebuilding Together to Habitat for Humanity this year

In 2010 and 2011, the St. Elizabeth Knights led the financing for and coordination of two Rebuilding Together projects. We were ready to sponsor yet another project this year, but after some research, the council, especially our “House Captain”/Grand Knight, decided that we needed a break from the project management and fundraising tasks and wanted […]

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St. Elizabeth Knights hosts seminars for Resume Writing and Job Searching

Brother Elli moved to the DC area and immediately joined the Knights. While trying to find a job in the area, he found how difficult it was to go through interviews, resumes, etc., especially with English as a second language. He participated in a number of job groups and seminars, and in the process, decided […]

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2011 Annual Tootsie Roll Fundraiser Success

After 2 Saturdays of collecting at Giant Supermarket on Hungerford Drive (aka Rockville Pike north of Town Center), we’ve collected roughly $660. Last year, we collected $1080, but that included 6 mass collections which I chose not to do so we could focus on other activities within our council. We had some double-booking issues on […]

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Rebuilding Together 2011 was a big success!

To all the Knights, parishioners and friends of the St, Elizabeth Church community, I want to extend my sincerest thanks to all who participated both physically and financially to this year’s Rebuilding Together project day. If you were involved last year, or in prior years, you know this house was a far cry from washing […]

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Rebuilding Together Update 1

The Knights of Columbus and St. Elizabeth’s Parish teamed up with Rebuilding Together to take on a home renovation project in Montgomery County. Through the charity of brother Knights, as well as members of the parish community, we obtained the $2500 required to sponsor a house. Any additional donations are still appreciated as only materials […]

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Knights of Columbus Job Search Seminar Moved to April 28th

Past Grand Knight (PGK) of St. Elizabeth’s Knights of Columbus Brian Hoffman will be conducting a seminar on resume writing, job search techniques and ideas on helping to find new opportunities. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, April 28th in the St. Elizabeth School “All Purpose Room” (Cafeteria) in Rockville, MD. Everyone is invited […]

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Knights of Columbus Job Search Seminar March 24th (postponed)

NOTE: This resume workshop has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 28th. Past Grand Knight (PGK) of St. Elizabeth’s Knights of Columbus Brian Hoffman will be conducting a seminar on resume writing, job search techniques and ideas on helping to find new opportunities. The seminar will be held on March 24th in the St. Elizabeth Church […]

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