GOOSE CREEK—Knights of Columbus Council 11991 donated $11,900 in South Carolina Columbus HOPE Foundation grants recently.
Council members delivered a $4,760 check to Berkeley Citizens Inc. in Moncks Corner on Jan. 12. Grand Knight Lenny Tittle, Deputy Grand Knight Jim Kelly and Columbus HOPE Foundation Chairman Larry Rocco were met by Alice Shook, executive director.
Berkeley Citizens is a not-for-profit agency that serves area residents who have a lifelong disability. The agency employs over 280 staff who provide services to the citizens of Berkeley County of all ages in the areas of Residential Services, Adult Sheltered Workshop Services, Supported Employment, Early Intervention, Summer Services and Family Support Services.
On Jan. 13, council members delivered a $7,140 check to Brandy Cutrell, co-director of Special Olympics Area 6. She was met by Tittle, Rocco and Treasurer Steve Ekhaml at Immaculate Conception Church. Special Olympics is dedicated to increasing the self-reliance of challenged citizens and providing them with the tools and resources necessary to lead independent and productive lives.
Top photo: Pictured left to right are Larry Rocco, CHF chairman; Lenny Tittle, Grand Knight; Alice Shook, executive director of Berkeley Citizens Inc.; and Jim Kelly, deputy Grand Knight.
Below: Left to right are Rocco; Steve Ekhaml, treasurer; Brandy Cutrell, Special Olympics Area 6 co-director; and Tittle.