Stories tagged with: Knights of Columbus

April 14, 2011 - 8:06pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

Some local adults got the chance to feel like kids again this evening. The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville hosted a corporate pinewood derby race at the Knights of Columbus, Sunrise Center. The event served as a fundraiser to support Kiwanis's child-oriented programs.

"It's a homerun." said event chairman Kevin Pinson. "It's a great evening, people are having a great time, and we are generating almost $4,000 dollars for our projects.

There were 15 entries in the double-...

January 9, 2011 - 8:40pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

Kids across Southeast Ohio showcase their talent today as they hoop it up on the court.

The community came together today for the annual Dresden Basketball Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The event was open to all children ages 10 to 14. To change things up this year , the Dresden Knights of Columbus provided their own local youth shoot out for kids who did not make the age requirements. Financial Secretary Roy McCarty says one 6-year-old was quite the superstar...

January 24, 2010 - 6:27pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

Just twelve days after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, a local organization is working to help relief efforts.

The Zanesville Knights of Columbus held a brunch Sunday morning open to anyone in the community to raise money for relief efforts.

"It is something we put together, real quick starting last Thursday and it came out to this...the money, most of it, as a matter of fact all of it, is going to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund," tells...

January 24, 2010 - 6:20pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

Local children Sunday were shooting for nothing but net.

Around 15 kids participated in the annual Knights Of Columbus Free Throw Contest. The Knights Of Columbus have held the contest for more than 30 years and it is open to any boy or girl in the community.

"It is to bring the children out, boys and girls out, ages 10 through 14, to be able to get out of the outside and come inside and get together and associate with each other and get a chance to advance through our...

January 20, 2010 - 7:20pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

As the aftershocks continue in the poverty-stricken country of Haiti, locally one group is organizing a fundraiser to help.

The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a brunch this weekend to benefit those suffering in Haiti.

"We're going to have a Haiti relief brunch," said Grand Knight Chris Kerby. "It will have breakfast and lunch. This money will go to the American Red Cross. We will also have a can set up for the Catholic Relief Services. All this money will go...

January 10, 2010 - 10:06pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

Local kids hit the hardwood Sunday afternoon at Tri-Valley High School for the annual Knights of Columbus free throw championship.

Close to 20 children, ages 10-14, competed at the local level to gain a spot at the district championship in Granville.

"We had eight winners that are going to the district in Granville and we hope to have some people even go to regional and even state, we have a very good following from this council that goes all the way,"...

November 25, 2009 - 3:02pm
5 years 44 weeks ago

An area school beat their own goal of collecting 1,000 items for a local organization.

The Bishop Fenwick School in Zanesville collected 1,200 cans of food, toiletries and other items to be donated to the Eastside Community Ministry.

"It's wonderful. The thing that i told the children this morning that i really commend them for is that there was no reward at the end for them. they simply gave for the sake of giving. it was community service. truly community service.said...

November 8, 2009 - 11:45pm
5 years 47 weeks ago

Zanesville Fire Department Assistant Chief Kevin Thomas says the cause of a shed fire in the Sunrise Center is arson.

Thomas says the fire was intentionally set because the source of the fire originated from the outside of the shed.

It broke out around 8:30 p.m. behind the Knights of Columbus building.

Zanesville Police Department Lieutenant Tony Courey says a driver on Interstate 70 notified authorities about the blaze.

The fire was contained to the shed, which...

October 11, 2009 - 6:38pm
5 years 51 weeks ago

The sun was shining off the hoods of more than 100 classic cars this Sunday.

The 11th annual Knights of Columbus Council #505 Cruise-In and Rib Roast brought big crowds to eat pulled pork sandwiches and check out the classic cars.

"Last time I checked we set a new record last year.  We set a record with 113 cars, this year last I checked there was about 116 or 117 so it is going to be another record year," says Mike Hutchinson, a Knights of Columbus...

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