NORWALK, Conn. -- Members of the Knights of Columbus St. Matthew Council #14360 recently hitched up their work boots, grabbed their rakes and wheelbarrows and went to work at All Saints Catholic School.
The group spent Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Norwalk school spreading 80 yards of mulch in the park/playground area. It was a large job made much easier by a big turnout from the Knights, who assisted some parents and students, according to a press release.
In addition, resident council carpenters Tim Horne and Jack Consiglio installed an air conditioner in one of the classrooms.
Grand Knight Scott Criscuolo praised his brothers for their efforts: “It was a fantastic effort by the Brothers of Council 14360. We enjoy working with the parents and students of this great school. It is projects like this they make me proud of being Grand Knight of our council."
Council #14360 has established a relationship with the school throughout the years by assisting with various maintenance and upkeep projects, as well as giving out scholarships yearly to graduating eighth-grade students attending a Catholic High School, said the press release.
The goals of the Knights of Columbus Council at Saint Matthew Church in Norwalk is to perform acts of charity, providing those in need with a range of support from financial to tactical help in dealing with a wide variety of challenges. Council members work together to foster the founding principles of its order -- charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism.
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