Nassau Chapter Committees

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Calendar and Appointments

Chairman – Robert Guida, PGK

The Chapter is always looking for
Councils to host the monthly chapter
meeting. If your council is willing to
do so, please contact Robert Guida.

Chapter Directory

Chairman – Rich Laws PGK, FDD

Each year the Nassau Chapter produces its Chapter Directory, which lists contact information for all Chapter & Conference Officers along with the Councils and Grand Knights in Nassau County. The book also includes a calendar for keeping track of appointments and meetings. Each Council receives 4 free books, and additional books can be purchased for $5 each. The cost of printing the books is defrayed by income from ads that can be placed in the book. To purchase a book, or to place an ad, please contact Rich Laws.

Chapter Gear

Chairman – Steve Connolly, PCP

The Nassau Chapter has a number of items available so that you can show your pride in, and support the Nassau Chapter. These include: Patches; Car Magnets: Indoor Magnets; Commemorative Pins; American Flag Pins; Logo Pins; T-Shirts; Keep Christ in Christmas T-Shirts; and Easter Magnets. Items are available for purchase at each Chapter Meeting or contact Steve Connolly.

Columbian Squires

Chairman – Michael Galgano, PGK, FDD, PFN

The Columbian Squires are the official youth organization of the Knights of Columbus. Squires are young men between 10 and 18 years of age. A Squires Circle can be sponsored by a Knights of Columbus Council or 4th Degree Assembly. A minimum of 10 Squires is needed to start or reactivate a Circle. For more information or assistance contact Mike Galgano.

Eyeglasses

Chairman – Robert Eifler Jr. PGK

Used eyeglasses can be turned in at each Chapter meeting to Robert Eifler Jr. These glasses are then forwarded to the Missions for use by individuals in underdeveloped countries who might not otherwise have access to them. For more information contact Robert Eifler Jr. at 516-483-1990.

Fraternal Assistance

Chairman – Michael Murtha, PGK, DD

This program was established to provide assistance to members of the Nassau Chapter Knights of Columbus, Columbiettes, Ladies Auxiliary, or their Spouses, Squires, or Squirettes. Fraternal Assistance is available and cannot exceed $750 in an six month period. Repeat requests can be made in subsequent six month periods, with a lifetime limit of $2,500. All requests for assistance are held in the strictest of confidence. To apply for assistance contact Michael Murtha.

Pro-Life Mass

Chairman – Steve Tommony, PGK, FDD, PCP

Each January, to mark the Supreme Court’s decision in the Roe v Wade case, the Knights of Columbus in New York State gather at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC for the annual Pro-Life Mass. The Chapter, in conjunction with Floral Park Council, sponsors a bus to the Cathedral. A small fee is charged for a seat on the bus and includes a continental breakfast at Floral Park Council prior to departure. For more information or to reserve a seat contact Steve Tommony.

Veterans Affairs

Chairman – Richard Brazenor, PGK, PFN, DD

Those Brother Knights interested in assisting our Veterans should reach out to me for information relative to our program for driving veterans to the VA Hospital in Northport. In addition, there are numerous other programs and medical entitlements available at Northport and other VA facilities for Brother Knights and Sister Columbiettes who served our country. In keeping with our call to Patriotism, service to our men and women of the military should be one of our primary calls to Charity! For more information and forms contact Richard Brazenor.

Fraternal Assistance

Chairman – Michael Murtha, PGK, DD

This program was established to provide assistance to members of the Nassau Chapter Knights of Columbus, Columbiettes, Ladies Auxiliary, or their Spouses, Squires, or Squirettes. Fraternal Assistance is available and cannot exceed $750 in an six month period. Repeat requests can be made in subsequent six month periods, with a lifetime limit of $2,500. All requests for assistance are held in the strictest of confidence. To apply for assistance contact Michael Murtha.