LOCAL CHURCH ORGANIZATION HOLDS SPECIAL CHRISTMAS DINNER TO HONOR
AREA FIRST RESPONDERS
Knights of Columbus Assembly 1072 in Columbia will be holding a special Christmas Dinner in honor of “First Responders” from the City of Columbia and Richland County recognition and awards dinner, which will be held on Wednesday, December 21st at the Knights of Columbus Assembly headquarters located located at 1623 Marion Street, will begin at 6:30 p.m, The dinner will be preceded by a time for guests and honorees to socialize.
Attending the event with the honorees and their guests will be various elected officials and leaders from Richland County and the City of Columbia. These dignitaries include Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and City of Columbia Fire Chief, Aubrey Jenkins, as well as other city and county leaders.
The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic Charitable fraternity established by Father Micheal J. McGiveney in 1882, and operates off the four guiding tenets of “Charity,” “Fraternity” (Brotherhood), “Unity,” and “Patriotism.” The organization is one of the largest and most active “Faith Based” layperson organizations in the world. The Fourth Degree Assembly of “Sir Knights” are made up of a group of men from all walks of life that are leaders in the organization, community, and church.