Knights Of Columbus And Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Church Sponsor Fish Fries During Lenten

Thursday, February 07, 2013

The Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council 6099 and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church will sponsor a benefit Fish Fry every Friday during the Lenten season, Feb. 15 through March 22. The community is invited enjoy a hot, fried fish dinner and all the trimmings, including fries, coleslaw and hushpuppies. 

Feast on all-you-can-eat fish for just $6. To-go orders are also available. The first event will be on Friday, Feb.15, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church at the corner of Moore Road and North Terrace in East Ridge. This event will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the OLPH Parish Life Center.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the OLPH School Home and School Association and Knights of Columbus Seminarian Support Fund. Members of Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council 6099 contributed to more than 21,000 volunteer hours and $50,000 to the community last year to support local churches and seminarians, help organizations that serve the developmentally challenged, promote pro-life causes, sponsor youth development programs, and encourage stronger families.  

For more information, please visit www.kofc6099.org

The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.8 million members in over 15,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated more than 70 million volunteer hours and $150 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, communities, councils, families and youth. For more information, please visit www.kofc.org


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