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, Operation Red Nose, food kitchen breakfasts,
   "Keep Christ in  Christmas" buttons, and Christmas Nativity scene display, assistance with
   Christmas Feast or food hampers, Lenten rosary, assistance to Knights, serving on various
   parish administration committees, 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, 2020
                                   ICCD Major Draw: April, 2020.
                   
The 2018 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.

 

2019-20 EVENTS CALENDAR
     updated 2019 October 1

 July - August  Provide ministry assistance at masses
September - February
September 17, 2019
September 28, 2019
Sale of ICCD tickets; proceeds for charitable works
Regular Council meeting (moved due to provincial election on Sep 10)
Parish yard maintenance
October 1, 2019
October 3, 2019
October 5, 2019
October 8, 2019
October, 2019
Membership drive begins
Council Trustees first meeting - Guy Hall KC Clubroom 4:00 p.m.
Bro. Don Zaharia Funeral - OLSH Cathedral
Regular Council meeting
Coats for Kids & Food For Families donations made
November 11, 2019
November 12, 2019
Remembrance Day Service
Regular Council meeting & anniversary dinner
December 2, 2019
Dec
ember 7, 2019
December 10, 2019
91st Anniversary of Charlebois Council
Set up of Nativity scene at the Cathedral
Regular Council meeting
January 11, 2020
January 14, 2020
January ?, 2020
January ??, 2020
Work bee to take down Christmas nativity display
Regular Council meeting
Council Trustees 2nd meeting - Guy Hall KC Clubroom, 4:00 pm.
ICCD Early Bird Draw:
February 11, 2020
February ??, 2020
Regular Council meeting
St. Paul's Personal Care Home birthday party
March, 2020
March , 2020
March 10, 2020
March 29, 2020
Meals on Wheels delivery
Lenten Way of the Cross begin on Fridays
Regular Council Meeting
Founder's Day - 135th anniversary of the Knights of Columbus
April 1, 2020
April 11, 12, 2020
April 14, 2020
April ??, 2020
April ??, 2020
April 28?, 2020
Deadline for Mb State Post-Secondary Bursary
Easter bread sharing
Regular Council meeting
First Communicants - rosary distribution (tentative)
ICCD Major Draw:
11th Annual RPS Challenge at Scott Bateman Middle School
May ?, 2020
May 10, 2020  
May 12, 2020
May 16, 2020
May 29-31, 2020
Council Trustees 3rd meeting - Guy Hall KC Clubroom, 4:00 p.m.
Rose Sunday - Mother's Day
Regular Council meeting;  budget report; 2020-21 officer nominations
Parish yard clean up
Annual Manitoba State Conference - Winnipeg
June 5, 2020
June 9, 2020
Planting flowers at KC monument.
Regular Council meeting; Election of Officers for 2020-21
   

   PROJECTS 2004-2020
   Charlebois Council's projects since 2004 (recent/current year items highlighted) are:

    Indoor 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, 2017, 2018, .
    Trappers' Festival Pancake Breakfasts - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,
    2015, 2016, 2017.     
    Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival - 2009, 2010, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019 sponsorships.
    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/Hampers - 2008-2011, 2017, 2018, 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, 2018, 2019, .
    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, 2018, 2019,
     - rosaries given

    Diocese Yard Spring/Fall Cleanup - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, .
    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: 2007 Hymn Books grant $400, 2009 donations to office exterior
    repainting; booklet production; 2010 donation of 2 hearing units for cathedral sound system;
    cash grants: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,
    2017, 2018, 2019.
    OLSH Cathedral ceiling repairs: $23,000 total donation over 2015 - 2017.
    OLSH Cathedral flooring replacement: 2017 a $10,000 donation.
    OLSH Easter Bread sharing; 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, .
    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, 2018, 2019,  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; Crucifix refurbishment.
    and grounds cleanup 2017-19
    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, 2017, 2018, .
    Good of the Order Donations: 2x$100, 2x$250 donations to families in need; $50 to a new
    Council, masses said for deceased members or their families; fruit baskets to ailing members;
    $500 to Inuit training;  masses for former members, widow; supply wheelchair for aged member.
    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 For Families donations: $600 donations in 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, & 2018-19.
    RCMP Foundation: 2014 a $200 donation to "Fund for Fallen RCMP Members" of Moncton, NB.
    Youth Group Support: 2015 provided a pancake breakfast; 2018 NET Team support,
    2019 pizza party
    KRC Community Disc Golf: 2016 a $500 donation to initiate the project; $75 for tournament.
    KCS: Grant to replace music instruments: 2016 a $2,000 donation to an early years school.
    Guy Hall custodial support: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
    Coats for Kids: 2016 a $520 donation; in 2017 a $523 donation; in 2018 a $185.00 donation.  
    Uptown Day Care: 2017 a $1,000 donation towards a new van.

    Diocese Study Days: 2016, 2017, 2018 prepared/served or sponsored a meal to participants .
    Christian Refugee Relief: 2017 donation.
    Serena Manitoba Inc.: 2017 donation.
    CWL Diocesan Convention breakfast: 2005, 2006, 2017
    Community Outdoor Skating Rink: 2017 a $2,000 donation.
    The Pas Handivan: $200 donation in 2018 to operating fund
    Support to clergy: $750 donation in 2018 towards vestments for new Deacon, cash gift to
    departing Council Chaplain
    Community Wellness Challenge 2019: $250 sponsorship.


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