The Council held it’s annual awards ceremony on Saturday, April 22nd. The following awards were presented:
Al Salviti Among other things, Al was recognized for his work with the Breaking for Bread program at St. Rose, which delivers day old bread from local bakeries to different food pantries. He also helps manage the Coats for Kids collection for St. Rose.
Tim Lescoe Tim was presented the Special Service Award for continuing to do an outstanding job as our Council’s treasurer. Tim handles the job with professionalism, humor, and patience. With the increasing use of electronic payments, the job has become increasingly complex, and Tim continues to do an outstanding job.
Family of the Year
Jim and Cathy Roberts The Roberts family contributes to the parish in so many ways. Jim has headed up the Into the Breach bible study and prayer group. Cathy has served on the pastoral council, and the ladies auxiliary. They are both eucharistic ministers and their children are each in Catholic schools.
Knight of the Year
Anthony does so much to help our Council and the parish. He helps decorate the sanctuary for Christmas and Easter, he heads up the Rose and Rosary program, he managed the Coats for Kids collection for Corpus Christi, the Free Throw competition and he directs the DeKalb Pike Roadside Cleanup project. He is also a lector, and a member of the choir, and a Past Grand Knight.
Ladies Auxiliary. Cheryl Flannery accepted recognition on behalf of the Auxiliary was honored for its many projects that support the parish: Collecting School Supplies for BVBM in Kensington, the Holiday Giving Tree, Stations of the Cross, Easter Egg Hunt, Pasta Nights, Annual Church Picnic, and assisting with the Pancake Breakfasts.