Monthly Archives: November 2017

Halifax Council 1097 and December 6th 1917 Explosion

Brother Knights

100 Year Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion Memorial service.
Read the attach document from GK Paul MacNeil

Please visit Halifax website for up to date info:
KofC Council 1097 members were quick and within 2 hours supporting over 150 surviving children from Halifax Explosion, December 6th 1917, at KofC Columbus Hall, (former Keith Hall) on 63 Hollis St.  This year mark the 100th Anniversary of Halifax Explosion on Wednesday December 6th 2017.
Please plan to attend this year 2017 Wednesday December 6th and honour their memories and to all who help those in their time of need!

As we mark the 100th Anniversary of the Explosion, we present a few items of interest, drawn from the Archival holdings of the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth, and other sources.

Coats for Kids “New Glasgow”

The Knights of Columbus Council 1667 New Glasgow recently donated 48 coats as part of the Coats for Kids campaign. The Department of Community Services, the United Way and Sobeys Head Office are accepting coat donations until Nov. 6. Distribution is at the New Glasgow Fire Hall from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Nov. 7. Pictured from left to right are Shaunlee MacDougall, who works for child welfare, Harold MacDonnell with Knights of Columbus, Aleeta Cowan, John Gillis, and Anna Marie Galvin.

Coats for Kids “Sydney River”

L-R John O’Neil KOC, Michelle Finigan, St. Vincent de Paul, and Wayne Aucoin Grand Knight of the Moses M. Coady Council KOC 9476 displaying the Coats for Kids sponsored by the
Knight of Columbus Sydney River. The coats will be distributed through the St. Vincent De Paul society.