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The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana State K of C awards presented to Boehm family, I00lint A faro ily and a teenager from the Jasper Deanery have both receiw.,d awards from the Indi- ana State Council of the Knights of Columbus. The Boehm family of Ireland has been named the Indiana State Family of" the Year, and Klint Schwenk of Jasper has received the outstanding youth award. Both were sponsored by the Annunciation Council 5.581 in Ireland. "This year's Famdy of the Year award is undoubtedly what you would call a "model family' in today's society," said Dennis Green. K of C state thmily activ- ities director. Members include Sylvester and Virginia Boehm. and their six children, Patty Hausenour, Herb 13oehm, Charlie Boehm, Marilyn Wolf, Earl Boehm and Fred Boehm. Sylvester is a 47-year mem- ber of his K of C council; he has served as financial secretary for 22 years. Both Sylvester and Virginia have served on the parish council at St. Mary Church, Ireland. All four of their sons are K of C members, with a total of 67 years of membership. This year's winner of the state K of.C youth award is Klint Schwenk, a seventeen-year-old senior at Jasper High School. He is active in church, school, 4-H, sports and his community. "The list is too long to go into detail, but just a few of the activ- ities include youth prayer group, server at Mass, and fellowship of Christian athletes. "His leadership roles are impressive. This young man has his life together and his priori- ties in line." .......... {{ Klint Schwenk, center, receives the Knights of Columbus Indiana State Council Youth of ii  i :i the Year award from ( Stemle, Grand Knight. Parents pitch in at St. Matthew By MARY ANN HUGHES Message staff writer On the heels of some very bad news at St. Matthew School, Mount Vernon, there was some very good news, according to Benedictine Sister Christine Kempf, principal. Recently, the school custodi- an, Chris McCarty, was serious- ly injured when he was hit by a car while walking to work. "It was a hit-and-run driver," reports Sister Kempf, who said that McCarty spent several days in intensive care. When news of his injuries spread throughout the parish community, school parents began coming to the school to help out. "They said, 'We will cover for him.' They just pitched in. They cleaned the ,, tied the trash. , The vol unteers. time, and even summer really worked Sister volunteer efforts St. Matthex they just They just came McCarty s Have you had difficulty qualifying for standard lfe The Boehm Family receives the Knights of Columbus Indi- ana State Council Family of the Year award. Members include Virginia and Syivester Boehm, and their children Fred Boehm, Marilyn Wolf, Charlie Boehm, Herb Boehm, Earl Boehm and Patty Hausenour. Catholic Foundation Board names new member, officer The Catholic Foundation of Southwestern Indiana, Inc., has a new member on its board of directors, and new officers. Ronald Hollander, a parish- loner at Resurrection Church. Evansville, has been elected to the board. Rita Eykamp has been elected chairperson of the board. Bernard Niehaus is vice-pres- ident, James Thyen is treasur- er. and John Chappeli is secre- tary. The Catholic Foundation was established in 1999. to adminis- ter parish, school and other Catholic organization endow- ments within the Diocese of Evansville. 4 ). ,,,, .,.,, A.:'..'  ' "" " ..? RrrA  RONALD HOIXANDER Catholic Knights of Ame introduces BENEVOLENT Graded Death Benefit  "-0 OO/o 60% I 3oo, o Annual Premiums beginning as low as $50 * Unlike some issue" policieS, begins at issue and annually for coverage up to Annual for each $I,000 MAL] Age 50 44.59 Age 60 71.46 Age 70 119.42 Available ages i et lrl For information call our National Office. at I (   "ey h{. more orour area represenative,: . qa. sre yo , ....... .... | Franc00s Schutte ! Box 20 * En le diana 47618 Ig'l-e.ningl-o. P.O. g field, In (8121 867-6342 ii i ii I I