Second and Third Degree exemplifications were held in Smithers on 1 June 2014, hosted by Fr. Callaly Council 7973.
Congratulations to Tony Salabe, Mac Mac, Dennis Gonia, Juan Alvarado, Alexandre Bussmann, George Comeau, Rohitha Fernando,Ciril Habjan, and Joey Talon – new brother Knights all!
The council thanks Edward Shawchuk, State Deputy, Michael Yeo, Past State Deputy, Frank Visentin, District Deputy (16), and Mark Pan, Grand Knight, 9846 Port Moody, for making the trip to Smithers to lead in the ceremony
After the exemplification, Council 7973 presented Brother Frank Visentin, and his wife Susan with scroll saw art work, by artist Brother Dave Hemenway, in appreciation for their inspiration and dedication to the Knights of Columbus!
In addition, Brother Rohitha Fernando was presented with the Shining Armor Award by Grand Knight James Schwab.
Awarded for service to the Order with distinction during the first year of membership, the “Shining Armor Award” is given to those men who exemplify what a true Knight of Columbus is. Congratulations Brother Rohitha!