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Full Text of HR0498  100th General Assembly

HR0498 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to recognize the 65th anniversary of
4Knights of Columbus, Lansing Council #3540; and
 
5    WHEREAS, The world's largest Catholic fraternal service
6organization, the Knights of Columbus, was founded in the
7United States in 1882; it was named in honor of Christopher
8Columbus and supports four principles: charity, unity,
9fraternity, and patriotism; and
 
10    WHEREAS, Knights of Columbus, Lansing Council #3540 was
11formed on June 22, 1952 by the men of St. Ann Catholic Parish
12in Lansing; it serves that parish, along with St. James the
13Greater Catholic Church in Sauk Village and Our Lady of Knock
14Catholic Church in Calumet City; and
 
15    WHEREAS, Knights of Columbus, Lansing Council #3540
16carries out the work for the good of the community by promoting
17Catholic education, supporting its athletes on the Special
18Olympics swim team, and supporting the children at the St.
19Joseph's Carmelite Home; and
 
20    WHEREAS, The solid foundation laid by those who were
21instrumental in founding Knights of Columbus, Lansing Council

 

 

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1#3540 has continued through 46 Grand Knights and officers;
2these 65 years have made the Council what it is today; the
3Council has seen a steady growth in membership to where it
4numbers are in excess of 480 members; and
 
5    WHEREAS, To commemorate the 65th anniversary of Knights of
6Columbus, Lansing Council #3540 there will be a anniversary
7celebration gala on June 23, 2017 from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at
8Kacey's Banquet Hall Restaurant and Lounge in Lansing;
9therefore, be it
 
10    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
11HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we
12recognize the 65th anniversary of Knights of Columbus, Lansing
13Council #3540 and we wish the members many more wonderful
14years; and be it further
 
15    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
16presented to the members of Knights of Columbus, Lansing
17Council #3540 as a symbol of our respect and esteem.