March for Life President Jeanne Monahan speaks to the packed crowd at E.D. White Council in Arlington
State Deputy Steve Burnley
Bishop Paul Loverde, State Chaplain, delivered his greetings in person at the mid-year meeting
2015 Convention Chairman Ed Polich previews this year's annual gathering
General Agent Harry Canter, one of three GAs serving Virginia Knights, spoke during the afternoon session
KOVAR President Dennis Godfrey
Youth Activities Chairman Frank Guest
The Bishop of Arlington, Rev. Paul Loverde
Supreme Council Membership and Program Consultant J.P. McCusker
Past State Deputy Jack Michalski, Vice President of Virginia Knights of Columbus Charities, Inc.
District Deputy Dan Turgeon raises a point for discussion during the afternoon session
State Program Director Dave Crew
District Deputy Peter Bouffard
Director of Community Activities and Outreach Programs Vincent Cannava
Virginia Columbian Squires/Roses Chairman Bill Gaynord
State Treasurer Mike Gasper
Bishop Loverde and Supreme Director Tommy Harger share a good laugh
Culture of Life Chairman Andy Altman
Scouting Chairman Tom Schirra
Midyear Meeting at E.D.W. Council in Arlington
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. It was the first time in 50 years that EDW Council has hosted a state meeting, and everyone in attendance agreed that the council did a first-class job hosting the event.
State Deputy Steve Burnley added some special speakers to the opening session while spouses were in attendance, including March for Life Chairman Jeanne Monahan, Maddie Sutherland, a Fredericksburg high school student who fought for - and won - the right to start a pro-life club at her high school, and Special Olympics Ambassador David Eagan.
Virginia Chaplain Rev. Paul Loverde, the Bishop of Arlington, made a personal visit to the meeting in the afternoon.
The day-long meeting was folllowed by a Mass and dinner-dance, and a meeting of District Deputies on Sunday morning.
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