State Deputy Steve Raschke presents the 2016 Culture of Life Activity Award to Grand Knight William Rockwell during the awards program at the annual covention banquet

2016 Culture of Life Activity Award

Culture of Life Weekend

Mother Teresa of Calcutta Council 12117 held its Culture of Life Weekend January 23-24, a weekend marked by wintry weather.  The council conducted a Baby Bottle campaign following all masses during the weekend.  Despite the lower turnout due to the bad weather, the council collected $291, only $11 dollars less than the previous year’s total.

 

In addition to the Baby Bottle campaign, the council co-sponsored the annual spaghetti dinner with Parish Ways & Means Committee, and the Ladies Auxiliary.  An amazing turnout resulted in the council earning an additional $1,096 making the weekend’s total $1,387 – a record collection for the second year in a row.

 

The council has designated $500 for Hampton Roads K of C Ultrasound Initiatives, $300 to local Catholic Charities office, and $500 to Hope4Life, a Virginia Beach-based mobile ultrasound equipped RV.

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