Bishop Fenwick Assembly 100 honored by the Supreme with Civic Award for promoting Patriotism and assisting our Veterans

 

NORWALK, Conn. – Knights of Columbus’ Bishop Fenwick 4th Assembly #100 has been awarded the Supreme Council’s Civic Award. The Assembly is comprised of Fourth Degree Knights from various councils in Norwalk, Wilton and Westport.

The Assembly was presented with the award by Connecticut District Master Allyn Temple at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Waterbury.

 

The Supreme Civic Award is presented as a tribute to the spirit of patriotism and national pride exemplified in the patriotic activities conducted by all 4th Degree Assemblies. “Our #1 goal as an Assembly is to promote patriotism, support our veterans and defend our Catholic faith,” said Faithful Navigator George Ribellino, Jr.  Assembly 100 is very active in such events as Columbus Day festivities, raising money for Veterans organizations including Homes for the Brave, American Legion and Fisher House CT and paying tribute to those men and women who have and still protect our freedoms in the United States.

Knights of Columbus Bishop Fenwick Assembly 100 is hosting its Third Annual Patriot Dinner on Saturday May 11, 2018 at 7p to benefit the Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes in Bridgeport.  The fundraiser dinner will take place at the Knights Hall at St. Ann Club on 16 Hendricks Ave in Norwalk. Female Soldiers: Forgotten Heroes (FS: FH) is Connecticut’s first and only community-based transitional home exclusively for homeless female Veterans and their young children. Housed at the Nicholas A. Madaras Home, FS: FH provides ten beds for female Veterans and five beds, when available, for their young children.  Since opening in 2011, the program helps female Veterans by meeting their needs for a safe, secure home and adequate food, and by empowering residents to move forward with their long-term goals: obtaining permanent housing, achieving financial stability, and working toward greater self-determination. Each resident works with a Case Manager to develop personal, housing, and employment goals. ABRI vocational staff coach residents in the job search process, including resume writing, interview techniques, computer training, and other life skills For those interested in attending this fundraiser dinner, please go to Assembly100.org/payments to make reservations.  No walk-ins, reservations required.

In addition, the Assembly assists the youth in the city of Norwalk by making a donation to the Norwalk Public Safety Cadets since they assist with the serving, set up and clean up for the Patriot Dinner.

“I am so excited for our third annual Patriot Dinner fundraiser to help our Veterans who have defended our freedom and way of life.  If you are interested sign up quickly since limited seating is available,” said Ribellino.

Articke on Diocese of  Bridgeport website

https://www.bridgeportdiocese.org/13818-2/

Article in Norwalk Patch

https://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/norwalk-4th-degree-knights-columbus-honored-civic-award

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