State Council Send a Hero Home Yankee Game

The following was approved and sent by State Deputy Vincent Tavormina.

The Knights and the New York Yankees – two winning teams – have teamed up for the “Help Send a Hero Home for the Holidays”.

Join us at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 21 at 1:05 PM as the Yankees take on the Colorado Rockies.

Approximately $18.00 of each ticket sold goes to the Send a Hero Home program.  Send a Hero Home helps sending Enlisted (E3 and below) service personnel serving in New Jersey home for the Christmas season by providing transportation costs so they can spend time with their loved ones.

Bring your family and friends!  Pick your section, pick your seat – Seats available in Section 131 at $75.00 or Section 232B at $55.00

Also, the first 200 tickets purchased will receive a Yankee cap with the Knight of Columbus emblem.

Ticket delivery and cap pickup are explained on the ticket purchase website.  A picture of the cap with the emblem of the Order is on the website.


The link to purchase tickets:




31st Annual Federation Golf Outing

The date has been announced for the Bergen Federation’s 31st Annual Golf Outing – Friday, September 13, 2019.

The outing will be held at River Vale Country Club – foursomes will tee off starting at 10 AM.

Dinner will be at 6 PM at St. John, Council 1345, Dumont/Bergenfield.

There will be prizes for:  Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, 50/50, and a Prize Table

Cost:  $150.00 per golfer.

Questions:  Jim Stiff ( or 201/639-9079.

Since this is the only fundraiser for the Federation, your help is truly needed so that we can continue the good works done on your behalf.  Donations to the State Scholarship Fund, donations to various charities that feed the hungry, take care of the homeless and take sick children to Lourdes, (among others) and it also pays for our expenses incurred for Grand Knight and Financial Secretary training sessions during each summer.

Click here for the flyer.

Archdiocesan Spelling Bee

Date:  Sunday, March 11, 2018

Registration:  1:30 PM – Bee Starts:  2:00 PM

Host Council:  Mary Immaculate, Council 12769, Secaucus, Immaculate Conception Church Auditorium (Lower Hall).  Parking & Entrance behind the Church – 760 Post Place, Secaucus.

The FIRST PLACE winner of your council’s Bee, who must be an 8th Grade student, is expected to be your local representative.

IMPORTANT:  Spellers may come from Catholic Schools, Charter Schools, Private Schools and Public Schools. Home-Schooled spellers who have participated in a Bee may also compete. We will accept ALL Spellers that meet the requirements listed in the Grand Knights Manual.  Please check your Grand Knight’s drive or the Supreme or State Websites for additional rules and information.

Our four (4) top 8th Grade students will represent the Archdiocese of Newark at The New Jersey State Council Spelling Bee.

The top four (4) spellers from our BEE will earn cash cards worth $100.00, $85.00, $65.00, and $50.00 which have been sponsored by the Archdiocesan Chapters and Federations

They will also have earned the expectation to attend, and the honor to represent the Archdiocese at the State Council Spelling Bee, scheduled for April 8, 2018 in Brick.