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Knights of Columbus Calendars now available

Friday, January 13, 2012

LeRoy Rupp (far left) and Mike Robinson (far right) of the Cherokee Knights of Columbus with representatives of this year's of the Knights' Money Calendar proceeds, Greg Stieneke (next to Rupp), representing the C.A.P., and Rick Mongan (next to Robinson), representing the Cherokee Little League. Photo by Mike Leckband.
The Cherokee Knights of Columbus calendars are now on sale - marking the 20th year that the KC has been selling these calendars.

The Calendars, which sell for $20 each, may be purchased from one of the Knights, and they are also available at Robinson's Floor Covering and Letsche's Bike Shop and Radio Shack in Cherokee.

Proceeds from calendar sales always go to a worthy local cause, and this year the proceeds will be distributed to the Christian Action Program (CAP) Food Pantry for the Needy and the Cherokee Youth Summer Ball Association (CYSBA). Five $200 scholarships to area High School seniors to put towards their post-secondary education are also given annually from the calendar proceeds.

In addition, the first of 60 drawings for $50 will take place on March 5, and drawings will take place six days a week for 10 weeks. At the conclusion of the 60 $50 drawings, there will be two additional drawings, with the winners each receiving $500.

Winners of all drawings will be listed in the Chronicle Times and announced on KCHE radio, and winners may pick up their checks at Robinson's Floor Covering.

Past recipients of the proceeds from calendar sales include Western Iowa Tech Community College, the Cherokee Public Library, Cherokee Depot Restoration, Cherokee Hospice, the Outreach Program at the MHI, the Wellness Center, the Cherokee County Parks and Receation Department, the Cherokee D.A.R.E. Program, the Cherokee Veterans Memorial, Bright Beginnings Day Care, the Bacon Aquatic Center, Gillette Park, Cherokee Community Center, Aurelia Community Center, the Martin's Access Land Acquistion Project, CADA, the WHS Booster Club, the Weekend Back Pack program for students, the Cherokee Police Department, and C.A.P.

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