The Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 has been presented the Columbian Award for 2012-13 fraternal year, which is presented for excellence in the sponsorship of programs that serve the church, community, families, pro-life, youth and council members.
Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson, president of the international organization, said in recognizing the Mingo Knights of Columbus of Monsignor Joseph F. Dooley Council 4361, "Please accept my sincere congratulations on attaining this prestigious award."
In accepting it, Grand Knight Shawn Zarych, head of the Mingo Knights, said "Receiving this award is quite an honor. We're very pleased with this accomplishment."
AWARD — Shawn Zarych, left, grand knight of the Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361, accepts on behalf of the council the 2012-13 Columbian Award from Erol Hosdil, district deputy No. 48.