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Msgr. Bishop Council 2112 and Msgr. Bishop Assembly, both in Orlando, took to the streets to register citizens to vote. With the U.S. presidential election coming in November, Knights are helping the community participate in the democratic process.

Members of Barney Gonyea Council 7109 in Safety Harbor and their families attended a minor league baseball game as part of Knights of Columbus Family Month. Espiritu Santo Assembly presented colors at the game.

Archbishop Joseph P. Hurley Council 11069 in Jacksonville hosted a "One Rose, One Life" prayer service when the Knights of Columbus Silver Rose visited Blessed Trinity Church. Holy Trinity Assembly provided an honor guard for the rose's arrival and for dignitaries who attended the event. The ceremony also included a rosary in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Tagalog, followed by other prayers and a council-sponsored reception.

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Bishop Gross Council 1019 and Bishop Gross Assembly, both in Columbus, co-hosted a dinner to benefit seminarian education. Approximately 180 people purchased tickets for the event, which raised more than $8,000. Six seminarians also attended the event.

Henry T. Ross Council 1939 and Henry T. Ross Assembly, both in Brunswick, co-hosted a ceremony at the Church of St. Francis Xavier when the Knights of Columbus Silver Rose passed through the area. Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer of Savannah celebrated Mass at the event.

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Blue Grass Assembly in Lexington awarded $500 scholarships to Michael Rupinen and Suzanne Miller, both of whom will attend Lexington Catholic High School in the fall.

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Pateros Council 4340 and Santa Maria Assembly provided free soup to about 200 people who were affected by floods in central Luzon.

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St. Quentin Assembly sold barbecue chicken dinners at one of the biggest Western festivals in all of Canada. Knights prepared and sold more than 1,750 dinners at the event, raising $19,000 for charity.

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Father John Cassidy Assembly in Mantua provided an honor guard for a Knights of Columbus Family Month Mass at St. Joseph Church. At the Mass, married couples were invited to renew their vows. Following the ceremony, Mantua Council 3766 sponsored a breakfast for those in attendance.

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Bishop Ryan Assembly, Father Sean P. O'Sullivan Assembly and Bishop John Farrell Assembly, all in Hamilton, provided an honor guard for the dedication of the Our Lady of Hope Mausoleum in Ancaster.

Canadian Martyrs Assembly in Renfrew provided an honor guard for the 150th anniversary of Emmanuel Anglican Church in Arnprior. The Diocese of Pembroke granted permission for the Knights to provide an honor guard at the ceremony, which was overseen by Archbishop Frederick Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.

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World War II veterans pose for a picture at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., during an Honor Flight trip that was partially funded by Archbishop Ireland Assembly in Eugene. Knights teamed with other patriotic organizations to help send 25 veterans on a trip to the nation's capital. Honor Flight is an organization that transports surviving veterans of World War II to see the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. The trips include complimentary flights for veterans who otherwise may not be able to visit the memorial in their lifetime.

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Pope Pius XII Assembly in Easton hosted a night out at a minor league baseball game for assembly members and their families.

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Msgr. John M. Brown Assembly in Rutland provided an honor guard for the feast of the Assumption Aug. 15. The Mass was followed by a brief Marian procession. The assembly also provided an honor guard for a Mass celebrating the 120th anniversary of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish.

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Fourth Degree Knights from throughout Visayas provided an honor guard for a Mass that was held in opposition to the Reproductive Health Bill that is being considered by the Philippine government.

Bishop Casimiro Lladoc Assembly in Bacolod City provided an honor guard for a celebration commemorating the 29th death anniversary of Benigno Simeon Aquino Jr., considered by many to be a modern martyr and hero of the Philippines. Aquino, who was assassinated in 1983, led the opposition to the Marcos Regime in the Philippines in the 1970s.

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