Grand Knight Mike Karpus presents a $500 check from K of C St. Charles Council 2084 to Fr. Jim Wyse to help the parish purchase new chairs for the St. Charles Activities Building. The chairs were first used at the March 11 fish fry.
From left to right, St. Charles sixth-grader Lainy Stoddard, St. Charles principal Margaret Karpus, St. Charles fifth-grader Marissa Lyon, and Council 2084 Grand Knight Michael Karpus at the Essexville Knights of Columbus Hall before the start of the Knights of Columbus State Spelling Bee championship on Saturday, March 12. The two girls finished first and second in the local council bee’s 4th through 6th grade division, then finished first and second in the Grand Rapids diocese bee, earning their way to the state event. At the championship, Lainy finished 10th and Marissa placed fifth in the state. Congratulations to these highly intelligent young ladies.