Knights of Columbus holding food drive

From Herald Staff Reports

The Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus (Council 13504) and the Christ the King Parish Knights of Columbus (Council 14555) will be having a food drive to help support local food pantries during the upcoming Forest Park and Heritage Hills boys high school basketball game on Feb. 14.

The items collected will be given to both the North Spencer Community Action Center in Dale and to the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry at Christ The King Parish. The items most in need by the local food pantries consist of household goods such as toilet paper, paper towels and plates, breakfast cereal, boxed food items (pasta, hamburger helper, pop tarts etc) as well as personal hygiene items such as deodorant, toothpaste, shampoo and soap. Canned food is also welcome.

Members of the Knights of Columbus from both councils will be at the main entrances to the gym to collect the donated items. If you are unable to bring items to donate, monetary donations will be accepted at the doors that will be given to local charities of both communities. The food drive is part of the part of the Knights of Columbus Faith in Action program that is to help alleviate hunger and help those most in need in our communities. Donations will be greatly appareciated.

If you have any questions or do not plan on attending the game but still want to make a donation, please contact Ed Hagedorn with the Holy Trinity Council at (812) 449-2865 or Steve Grundhoefer, with the Christ the King Council at (812) 639-1217.

Patoka Lake Bowhunters will host a 30 Target 3-D Archery Shoot on Feb. 16 at Patoka Lake Archery Range near Wickcliffe. Participants should use the Main Entrance at Patoka Lake off State Road 164.

Registration is from Daylight - Noon. Shooting fees are $10 for nonmembers, and $5 for youth (ages 11-17), Cubs 10 and under along with Active Military will shoot for for free. For more information, call 812-309-9373.

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