Saturday, October 1, 2011

Irmo Knights of Columbus have another fundraiser to benefit mentally challenged

IRMO- Our Lady of the Hills' Knights of Columbus Council 6892 will hold another  community wide Operation H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Everyday)  breakfast for its Council's 2010-2011 Operation H.O.P.E. fund raising efforts, on Saturday October  29, 2011.   The family and community oriented fund raising breakfast will be held at Fatz Cafe,located at 7420 Broad River Road in Irmo,and will be from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.   Operation H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Everyday) is a nation wide Knights of Columbus campaign, that benefits various charities that work to assist and enhance the lives of physically and mentally Challenged citizens, and 85 percent of all proceeds stay within the community in which they are raised.  All of the proceeds for Operation H.O.P.E fund raisers put on by Irmo Council 6892, at Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church, go to support Special Olympics and Pendergrass Fairwold School in Columbia.   Over the past several years, Knights of Columbus 6892 Council has actively assisted, and continues to assist  these organizations, and their clients.  The entire public's participation in raising funds for the essential and heart warming services that benefit participants  at the South Carolina Special Olympics, and the students at Pendergrass Fairwold School provide would be greatly appreciated.  Tickets are $7.00, and may be purchased in advance or at the Broad River Rd. Fatz Cafe, on the day of the event.  For more information on this October 29th Community fund raising event sponsored by the Irmo Knights of Columbus Council, or to make a donation,  interested persons may contact Doug Mader, Operation Hope Chairman, at 803-240-4733. They may also contact Keith H. Seymour, Knights of Columbus 6892 Volunteer Community and Public Relations person at 803-960-8785