Military & Veteran

South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Hold Annual Luncheon for Veterans


SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus 4th degree Assembly #2147 held a luncheon on June 13th for over 50 Veterans from the Menlo Park Veterans Home and the Lyons Hospital who served in Work War II, the Korean, Vietnam and the Middle East War’s.

 Every year the Knights celebrate all that the Veterans have given back to the United States for our undying freedom, so the Knights celebrated this year with the Veterans on Flag Day.

 The Veterans were served a gourmet meal of Filet Mignon steaks for each Vet, baked potatoes and fresh asparagus and fresh baked desserts. After dinner the Knights played Bingo with the Veterans and gave away many prizes which were donated by a fellow Knights of Columbus member.

 Organizer of the event was 4th degree Faithful Navigator Joe Scrudato, who would like to thank the following Knights for the help in making this a very special day for our veterans. Joe McGeehan who cooked all of the food and servers: Charlie Butrico, Lenny Kleczkowski, Bob Sanko, Bill Butrico, Tom Walsh, Don Alexa, Steve Belanger, Rich Durso, Tom Frantz, and the world’s best bingo called Phil Thomas.

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