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199 River Road New Milford, NJ 07646, United States
St Joseph Council #3814 of the Knights of Columbus was founded in 1954. Our council hosts many activities throughout the year for the church, youth, family and our community. St. Joseph Council supports St. Joseph Parish in Oradell and Ascension Church in New Milford Our Council is located on 199 River Road, next to the Ambulance Corps, in New Milford, NJ.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Knights of Columbus Hosts Community Awards

St. Joseph's Council #3814 held its annual Community Award Night on Friday June 28, 2013.  Eight individuals who have demonstrated exceptional service to our community as a member of the Police Department, Fire Department or Ambulance Corps were honored.  The senior officer of their respective service organization recommended them for the award.  John Klochan, Grand Knight of St. Joseph's Council presented the recipients with Certificates of Appreciation for their Community Service.  Our Council also honored our 8th Grade Scholarship winners.
 
Shield Award Winners:
New Milford Police Department Lt. John O'Malley
New Milford Police Department Police Officer George Herrero
New Milford Police Department Police Officer Justin Pisano
New Milford Fire Department Fireman William Drew, Company #1
New Milford Fire Department Fireman Theodore Reighard, Company #2
Oradell Police Department Police Officer Richard Liguori
Oradell Fire Department Fireman William S. Spranz
New Milford/Oradell Ambulance Corps Member 1st Lt. Andrew Flannery
 
William S. Spranz, William Drew, John Klochan, Andrew Flannery, John O'Malley
(not pictured due to scheduling issues: George Herrero, Justin Pisano, Theodore Reighard and Richard Liguori)
 
8th Grade Scholarship Winners
St. Joseph's Council awarded $ 500 Scholarships to Joseph Carrier and Gian Paolo Pernicone of St. Joseph's School, Oradell, NJ.  Applicants had to be 8th Graders registered at St. Joseph's Church in Oradell or Ascension Parish in New Milford and planning to attend a Catholic High School in the fall. Applicants were ranked using criteria that included charitable and volunteer activities, awards and school honors, school activities, leadership positions and an essay on one of the Knights of Columbus principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.  Joseph plans to attend Don Bosco Prep High School and Gian Paolo plans to attend Bergen Catholic High School.
 
Joseph Carrier, John Klochan, Gian Paolo Pernicone