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Saint Patrick's Basilica
Council 12158

281 Nepean Street
Ottawa, ON, K1R 5G2
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Awards

AWARDS WON BY SAINT PATRICK’S BASILICA COUNCIL 12158 

 BEST OVERALL COUNCIL AWARD - Award for Best Overall Council in the Province of Ontario 2004-2005

STAR AWARD – A Star Council must meet the following goals:

  1. Achieve the McGivney Award – increase membership by 5 per cent
  2. Achieve the Founders Award – increase in insurance members of 2.5 per cent
  3. Achieve the Columbian Award – sponsoring four events in each of the following activity areas: Council, Family, Youth, Church, and Community
  4. Personnel Service Report Form and the Fraternal Survey have to be on file at Supreme Headquarters.

We have won the Star Council Award in each of the following years

  1. 1998-1999
  2. 1999-2000
  3. 2000-2001
  4. 2001-2002
  5. 2002-2003
  6. 2003-2004
  7. 2004-2005
  8. 2005-2006
  9. 2006-2007

 

 

TRILLIUM AWARD – To achieve the Trillium Award, Councils located in the Province of Ontario must participate in a range of family, council, pro-life, community and membership activities established by the Ontario State Council.

We have won the Trillium Award for each of the following years

  • 1998-1999
  • 1999-2000
  • 2000-2001
  • 2002-2003
  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2005
  • 2005-2006

 

BEST CHURCH PROJECT 2004-05

Our Council won the Best Church Project for 2004-05 in division three
for the Monthly Knights' Mass, Rosary and Hospitality. We also received
Honourable Mention for this across the Province of Ontario.

AWARD FOR MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT 2004-05

Our Council won the Award for Membership Recruitment in our Division for 2004-05 by exceeding our quota with a total membership increase of over 400 per cent. Roger Richard, our membership director and chancellor, received recognition for recruiting ten new candidates.

INDIVIDUAL COUNCIL AWARDS 2004-05

KNIGHT OF THE YEAR

No ImageØ Dalton McIntyre

CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION

Ø Msgr. Robert Martineau and Father Lindsay Harrison
Ø Roger Richard - for his role in membership recruitment and establishing a new council at Notre Dame Cathedral
Ø Brendan Hennigan - for the operation of the monthly knights' masses and rosary and hospitality for the parish
Ø John Konkal - for his ongoing maintenance and support of the Council website
Ø Certificates for Charter Members of Notre Dame Cathedral Council

FAMILY OF THE YEAR

Ø Soraya and Khaled Hashem & Family

BEST COUNCIL PROJECT – 2003-04

In 2003-04, our Council won the award for Best Council Project in our Division for our Christmas Cake and Cookie Sales. We were runners-up across the province of Ontario in this category.

INDIVIDUAL COUNCIL AWARDS 2003-04

KNIGHT OF THE YEAR

No ImageØ Robert J. O’Neill

CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION

Ø Joe Prince – for his leadership, vision and teamwork as Grand Knight from 2002-04
Ø Rachel Prince (for Council Events Program)
Ø Gerald Windle (for Council Events Program)
Ø Maggie Van Draanen (for Council Events Program)
Ø James Callaghan (for establishing the First Degree Team at Saint Patrick’s Basilica)

FAMILY OF THE YEAR

Ø Karen and Kevin Saville and Family

LONGEST-SERVING MEMBER OF THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

Ø Harry Lamorre – 54 years of service

CERTIFICATES HONOURING COUPLES MARRIED 50 YEARS OR MORE

  1. Pat and Hugh Braceland (60 Years)
  2. Alice and Peter Heenan
  3. Ethna and Doug Ford
  4. Elizabeth and Omer Lowden
  5. Edith and Dalton McIntyre
  6. Jane and Maurie Breen
  7. Margaret and Stan Harrison
  8. Theresa and John Duffy
  9. Pauline and Harry Lamorre
  10. Louisa and Bill Zlepnig
  11. Mollly and Gerald Angers

INDIVIDUAL COUNCIL AWARDS 2002-03


CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION

Ø John Konkal (Webmaster)

Ø Barry Keane (Director of the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Project)

SHINING ARMOUR AWARD (BEST NEW KNIGHT)

Ø Charles Gauthier

FAMILY OF THE YEAR

Ø Stan and Margaret Harrison and Family

PAST GRAND KNIGHT CERTIFICATES OF SERVICE

Ø Michael O’Neill – 1998-2000

Ø Michael Ferrigan – 2000-2002

COUNCIL CHAPLAIN CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

Ø Rev. Msgr. Robert Martineau