The Knights of Columbus Council 13341 from Lakewood Ranch, FL presented check to a worthy charity chosen for our Annual Tootsie Roll Drive, spearheaded by Brother Paul Browne. During a recent Bowling Event, Christopher Treston, a council member who is also our Florida State Knights of Columbus Special Olympics Chairman presented a check for $4000.00 to our designated charity Special Olympics of Manatee County. This donation will help fund their trip to Orlando for the State Bowling Championship.
About Special Olympics
The first Special Olympics games were created in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her husband, Brother Knight Sargent Shriver. Knights of Columbus members have been active and devoted supporters. Our support has been over $600 million with Councils from all over the USA.