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NEW YORK COURT AIDS HOSPICE
Georgia Pendleton, right, regent, Court Blessed Trinity #2488,
Wolcott/Red Creek, New York, presents a check on behalf of the
court to Anne Cook of Laurel House. Laurel House is a new comfort
care (hospice) home supporting those wishing to spend their final
days in a home-like setting while being close to families and friends.
LOUISIANA COURT HELPS SEMINARIANS
Regent Elsie Campbell and Vice Regent Marlene Sawrie of Court
Notre Dame #1452, Alexandria, Louisiana, present the court's
annual check for the Diocesan Seminarian Fund to Most Rev. David
P. Talley, Bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria. Court Notre Dame
members hold fundraisers such as bake sales and the Pennies for
Seminarians Fund Drive to donate to the seminarians as part of
their church and community projects.
NEW JERSEY COURT SUPPORTS
TEXAS DISTRICT HELPS TORNADO VICTIMS
Texas courts represented by District 28 made a donation to St.
John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Emory, Texas, which was
completely destroyed by a tornado in April. Regent Dorothy
Bodle, Court Queen of Angels #1538, Wallis, Texas, presented
a check for $1,000.00 to Pastor Rev. Victor Hernandez to help
rebuild church facilities. In the photo, left to right, Ladies Guild
President, Sherry Badalick; Father Hernandez; Dorothy Bodle;
and Maggie Conder, secretary.
SHARE * FALL 2017
Court Our Lady of Mercy #1655, Sea Isle City, New Jersey, hosted
an ice cream social and pizza night to raise funds for the young
people residing at Covenant House in Atlantic City, New Jersey,
(Covenant House helps young people, according to its website, by
"Knowing the challenges homeless teens face, supporting them
every step of the way and uniting in a movement to help them off
the streets.") The ice cream and pizza events yielded over $3000
in cash and gift cards and nine bags of new clothing that were
delivered to Covenant House. In the photo are the court members
who participated. Special thanks to Rita Collins (second from
right) who coordinates all Covenant House events.