Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest

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The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a poster contest for all children between the ages of 5 through 14. The theme of the poster will be  “Keep Christ in Christmas”, that is, to remind everyone that Jesus is the reason for the Season.  Prizes will be awarded for winning posters.  Entries due Dec 8, 2014.

Council level winners will advance through district and regional and state competitions to the international level. The winning entries will serve as the basis for a series of international “Keep Christ in Christmas with creative credit going to the artists.

Official Rules

  • Poster must reflect the theme of Keep Christ in Christmas
  • Each poster should be the original work (including concept, layout, slogan and any visual images)
  • Poster must be 11×17 inches in size. If pastels, chalk or charcoal are used the poster must be laminated or covered with clear plastic.
  • Each poster must be submitted with the Knights of Columbus “Keep Christ in Christmas” Poster contest entry form. Entry forms will also be available at the parish/school offices. Make sure your council number is included
    (St. Simon # 15437)
  •  The name and age of the entrant should be printed on the reverse side of the poster in case the poster and entry form get seperated.
  • All entries become property of the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council. Posters will not be returned.
  • Submit all entries to the Parish office or your faith formation teacher by December 8, 2014.
  • Judging will use the following criteria
    • Slogan 30 points: How clearly is the them presented
    • Visuals 30 points: How clearly do the visuals convey the message
    • Overall Impact 40 points.  How effective is the poster at capturing attention and causing reflection on the topic at hand.
  • For additional details or questions, please contact John Breitsch or David Basile

November Pancake Breakfast

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Pancake Breakfasts

The Knights of Columbus pancake breakfasts are back!  Join fellow parishioners for a pancake breakfast on Sunday, November 9, 2014.

Breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. and runs until after the 11 a.m. mass.

Menu Includes: Pancakes, Eggs, Bacon, Sausage & Fruit.

Cost: Free Will Donation

Proceeds benefit charities sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Trunk or Treat

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The St. Simon Knights of Columbus invite all families to our fun filled Trunk or Treat event on the evening of October 25th.

Festivities start at the conclusion of Saturday evening Mass. For those not in the know – this event happens in the St.
Simon parking lot and kids in costume go from car to car trick or treating.

The Knights will be grilling hot dogs, and there also will be a bonfire for roasting marshmallows and making
s’mores. Be sure to mark your calendars for this BOO-tastic event.

Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge

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Knights of Columbus Soccer ChallengeWe are inviting all boys and girls (ages 9 to 14) to “bend it like Beckham” The event is scheduled for Sunday, September 21 from 2-4 p.m. in the fields behind St. Simon.

This competition is designed for players to demonstrate the most basic soccer skill — the penalty kick.  Each player will be allowed 15 shots at goal from the penalty line.  (12 yards from the goal). Winners progress to the district, regional, state and international levels.

Note: Players age will be determined by their age as of September 1.
Please bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.

For more information please contact John Brietsch or David Basile.

 

Knight of the Year

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Grand Knight John Breitsch & Andy Baase

Grand Knight John Breitsch & Andy Baase

Congratulations to Sir Knight Andy Baase who was selected as the 2014 St. Simon the Apostle Council’s Knight of the Year!

Andy is always available and the first to volunteer for Knights projects and activities as well as doing whatever needs done to help out the parish.  From general maintenance in the church and school buildings to even answering the phones in the parish office, Andy is the “go to guy”.

He was nominated by several members of the council as being worthy of this recognition.

Thanks for all you do Andy!