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Have you ever wondered how your council can make a difference in your community? Well, if you attended the State Convention you heard of some marvelous and innovative ideas. Of course, there was the Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities, the Wheelchair program and then there was helping at parish...Read More »


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Program Director

George Stragand Wife Libby

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State Community Director

Brian Thidedeaux

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Intellectual Disabilities Chairman

Steve Stank

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Intellectual Disabled Chairman

Global Wheelchair Initiative Chairman

Jerome Sundee

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Global Wheelchair Initiative Chairman

Community Activities

Purpose
To increase awareness within the community of the impact that Catholic families have in promoting positive objectives; to assist members of the community less fortunate than us; and to support the special members of our community who live with mental and physical disabilities.

Summary of Surge With Service Sample Programs
– Volunteerism, Human Needs, Civic Involvement, Environment, Public Safety, Health Services, Honor Columbus

State Focus Areas
The State Service Activity Program recommends that each Council participate in the following activities
– Intellectual Disabilities Program
o Goal: Each Council promote and participate in the Intellectual Disabilities Program raising money for the for persons with Intellectual Disabilities – Earn Administrative Points
– Special Olympics Challenge
o Goal: Each Council promote and participate as volunteers in their local area Special Olympics programs – Earn Administrative Points
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– Food for Families
o Goal: Each Council promote and participate in the Food for Families project creating and or supporting local church and area food banks and programs – Earn Administrative Points

Resources
The Council appointed Community Activities Director is the primary focal point for all Council Community Activities. The Council Community Activities Director can look for support from his Council Program Director.

The State has a Community Activities Director to support the Council Community Activities Director. Help can be in the form of answering questions, helping obtain program materials, and general guidance for organizing and executing any programs.

Support Material
Support Materials listed in Appendix A
– Community Activities Participation Report

On-Line Support Materials
– www.kofc.org/service and click on the Community Activities Link
– www.coloradokofc.org and click on the Programs link