2015

2015

November 25, 2015 - The Washington Post ran a large feature story about the annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Edward Douglass White Council 2473 in Arlington. Link to the story HERE.

November 21, 2015 - E.D. White Council 2473 hosted a huge "Family Fun Day," part of a day-long fundraising effort on behalf of the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation, which supports neonatal and post natal care for the less fortunate in the Arlington area. The council raised more than $100,000 for the charity.  Read more about the event HERE.

August 5, 2015 - Pope Leo XIII Council 10814 once again provided major volunteer support to the annual Rodgers Family Kids Fishing Day in Virginia Beach. A record 193 children participated, and between they caught 519 fish!  More on the story HERE.

January 22, 2015 - For the third consecutive year, the six councils from the Petersburg area got together to provide a rest break and a hearty meal to more than 300 teens on their way back home to Mississippi following the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. More information and photos HERE.

January 22, 2015 - At least a quarter of a million pro-lifers from all around the United States gathered for the 2015 March for Life on January 22, and as usual, Virginia Knights were there at marshals to help make sure that things ran smoothly. View photographs and read more details HERE.

The second year for the Virginia Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest brought a huge increase in contestants - more than 120.  See the full story, and some of the posters submitted, HERE.

January 20, 2015 - Fr. Frank J. Ready, who had been Associate Chaplain for the Virginia Knights of Columbus for a decade, died on January 20, 2015 after an extended illness.  He was 85 years old. Just a few days before his death, he was given the Robert D. Neary Award by the Virginia Knights of Columbus at the midyear meeting in Arlington. More HERE.

January 17, 2015 - Grand Knights and other officers from throughout the Commonwealth packed the council home at Edward Douglass White Council 2473 during the weekend of January 17-18, 2015 for the state council's midyear meeting. More photos and information HERE.

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