Knights of Columbus

Charlebois Council 2704
   • P.O. Box 158 • The Pas, MB, R9A 1K4 • Ph: (204) 623-2938 •Fax: (204) 623-2364 •  

  

   
   Regular meetings are held once a month, September to June, on the 2nd Tuesday,
   at 7:30 pm
in the KC Clubroom, Guy Hall basement, 28 First Street West in The Pas,
   MB.
Our Council is involved in various projects. 

   See a graph of Charlebois Council's volunteer hours (2003-10, 2013-15) here.
   See the names of Knight of the Month Award recipients here.
   See a slideshow of Charlebois Council projects here.


   Monthly activities:
   Assistance with church services as readers, greeters, Eucharist ministry, taking up the
   collection, church and hall maintenance and cleaning, lay ministry, etc.

   Annual activities:
   First Communion and Confirmation appreciation, bar tending assistance to the
   Parish Social Committee, Operation Red Nose, pancake breakfasts,
   "Keep Christ in  Christmas" sign, contest and Christmas Nativity scene display,
   assistance at the Friendship Centre Christmas Feast, Lenten rosary, assistance to
   Knights, serving on the administration committees of two parishes, etc.
   A periodic electronic newsletter, Charlebois Chatter and this web site keep our members
   and others informed about our Council's activities.

  
State Activities:  ICCD Early Bird Draw,  January , 2017
                                  ICCD Major Draw: April 29, 2017 at 9:00 p.m.
                   
The 2016 ICCD draw winners are listed HERE.                                 

   Service Program Personnel:
   See the list of programs and directors here.

   Charlebois Council Foundation Fund
   
The Council operates a Foundation to fund its projects. Details are available here.

 

2016-17 EVENTS CALENDAR
     updated 2017 May 11

August 31, 2015 Tree pruning at OLSH cathedral.
September - February
September 13, 2016
September 17, 2016
Sale of ICCD tickets; proceeds for charitable works
Regular Council meeting
Fall Seminar for District 5 (The Pas - 11:00 a.m. at the Guy Hall)
October 1, 2016
October 2, 2015
October 12, 2016
October 12, 2016
Membership drive begins
Assist with Parish Fall supper
Trustees meeting - 5:30 p.m.
Regular Council meeting
November 9, 2016
November 11, 2016
Regular Council meeting & Installation of Officer, Council Birthday Dinner
Remembrance Day Service
December 2, 2016
December  1 - 31, 2016
December 4, 2016
December 14, 2016
December 15, 2016
December 25, 2016
87th Anniversary of Charlebois Council
Operation Red Nose
Set up Nativity scene at the Cathedral
Regular Council meeting NOTE date changed
Coats for Kids donations made
Volunteer service at the Friendship Centre Christmas Feast
January  10, 2017
January 12, 2017
January 14, 2017
January , 2017
Regular Council meeting
Trustees meeting - Guy Hall Clubroom
Work bee to take down Christmas displays
ICCD Early Bird Draw
February 14, 2017
February 17-18, 2017

February 23, 2017
Regular Council meeting
NMTF pancake breakfasts (served 7:00 am - 11:00 am)
St. Paul's Personal Care Home birthday party
March, 2017
March  2017
March 21, 2017
March 29, 2017
Meals on Wheels delivery
Lenten Way of the Cross on Fridays
Regular Council Meeting NOTE: moved back a week due to bad weather
Founder's Day - 134th anniversary of the Knights of Columbus
April 1, 2017
April 6, 2017
April 11, 2017
April 15, 16, 2017
April 21, 22, 23, 2017
April 26 , 2017
April 29, 2017
Deadline for Mb State Post-Secondary Bursary
Trustees meeting - Guy Hall Clubroom, p.m.
Regular Council meeting
Easter bread sharing
93rd Annual Manitoba State Conference - Winnipeg (new date/location)
7th Annual RPS Challenge at Scott Bateman Middle School
ICCD Major Draw
May 9, 2017
May 13, 2017
May 14, 2017  
Regular Council meeting;  budget report; 2017-18 nominations
Parish yard clean up
Rose Sunday - Mothers' Day
June  10, 2016
June 13, 2017
Planting flowers at KC monument.
Regular Council meeting; Election of Officers for 2017-18
   

   PROJECTS 2004-2017
   Charlebois Council's projects since 2004 (recent/current year items highlighted) are:

    Planter  - for St. Paul's Personal Care Home
    Memorial to Children  - Monument, walk and bench at OLSH Cathedral
    Charlebois Log Chapel Preservation   Phases 1, 2, 3 and Framed Photo donation
    Habitat for Humanity - donation & participants
    Special Wheel Chair - donated for KC member or public use at St. Paul's Care Home
    Wheelchair Foundation - donation for a wheelchair- 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,
    2015, 2016,
    Trappers' Festival Pancake Breakfasts - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,
    2015, 2016, 2017     
    Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival - 2009, 2010, 2014, 2017 - Parade sponsorship
    Guy Hall Refurbishment - donated funds to refinish wood flooring
    Christmas Nativity Set - 2008  donated funds to assist purchase  
       
    Liver Transplant Support - 2008 donation
    St. Maria Gorretti Parish - 2008 donation
    Riverside Catholic Cemetery Cleanup - 2008
    Friendship Centre Christmas Day Feast - 2008-2011 donations
    Northern Pregnancy Care Centre - 2008 donation
    NAPH Foster Care Christmas Dinner - 2008 donation
    St. Paul's Care Home February Birthday Party: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,
    2016, 2017
    Youth Mass Servers & Religious Education assistants - gift certificates 2009, 2010, 2011
    World Vision - 2009 donation at community event
    1st Communion & Confirmation:  2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 - rosaries given

    Diocese Yard Spring Cleanup - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017
    The Pas 2012 Centennial - 2009 donation to fund organizing committee; rep on planning
    Guy Hall Refurbishment - 2009 donation to replace rectangular tables
    Sacred Heart Parish: 2009 donations to office exterior repainting; booklet production;
    2010 donation- 2 hearing units for cathedral sound system; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 -
    OLSH Cathedral ceiling repairs: $23,000 to date
    OLSH Easter Bread sharing; 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    OLSH Parish Children's Christmas Party: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 
    Philippines Disaster Relief: 2009, 2013 donations made
    Ukraine Medical Aid:  2014 $100 donation 
    RPS Challenge at Scott Bateman Middle School: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,
    2016, 2017 with certificates, cash awards, and plaques.

    Cathedral West Wall Restoration Project: 2012 fundraiser
    Riverside Catholic Cemetery Perpetual Care Trust Fund: $20,700 since 2011
    Riverside Catholic Cemetery Fencing 2012-13 $4,000; 2013 $1,500
    Subscription for Seminarian: 2011-14
    Sacred Heart Parish/School 2012 Reunion: Grant for historical displays
    St. Anthony's Hospital: 2012 Grant for historical story boards about founding Grey Nuns
    Remembrance Day Wreath: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
    Good of the Order Donations: $100, $250, $250 to families in need; $50 to a new Council,
    masses said for deceased members; fruit baskets to ailing members; $500 to Inuit training;  
    Litter cleanup of First St. W. recycle drop off site: 2013   
    Automatic External Defibrillator  2013 (AED) for OLSH cathedral

    High school hovercraft team 2014 $250 sponsorship in provincial competition
    Food kitchen donations:  $600 in 2014-15, $600 in 2015-16, $600 in 2016-17
    RCMP Foundation: 2014 a $200 donation to "Fund for Fallen RCMP Members" of Moncton, NB
    Youth Group Support: 2015 provided a pancake breakfast.
    KRC Community Disc Golf: 2016 a $500 donation to initiate the project.
    KCS: Grant to replace music instruments: 2016 a $2000 donation
    Guy Hall custodial support: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    Coats for Kids: 2016 a $520 donation
    OLSH Cathedral: ceiling replacement: $23,000; flooring replacement $5,000
    Uptown Day Care: 2017 a $1,000 donation towards a new van.

    Diocese Study Days: 2016 prepared and served a meal to participants
    Christian Refugee Relief: 2017 donation
    Serena Manitoba Inc.: 2017 donation
 
   Check the Gallery for photos.
  See our Bulletin for details.
 

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