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Knights of Columbus
Pavia Council #48, Bethel, Connecticut, Founded 1888

Pavia Council Awards Gallery

Pavia Council has garnered many awards during its long history.  We're beginning a project to image the awards that we can locate; those images will be posted to this hall of fame as they become available.

Star Council - The Star Council Award is the Order's top honor.  The Star Council Award recognizes excellence in volunteer fraternal and charitable activities, membership recruitment and insurance promotion.  To qualify as a Star Council, a Council must meet the requirements of the Columbian Award, Father McGivney Award and Founder's Award.

Columbian Award - The Columbian Award is presented for excellence in volunteer fraternal and charitable activities.  To qualify, a Council must conduct at least 20 different volunteer charitable and fraternal programs four each in the five categories of Church, Community, Council, Family and Youth activities.

Father McGivney Award - the Father McGivney Award is presented to Councils that meet their membership quota as set by the Supreme Council office.

Founders' Award - the Founders' Award is presented to Councils that meet their insurance member quota as set by the Supreme Council office.

Click on any award thumbnail for a full view.

Columbian Award
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Columbian Award

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Columbian Award
Father McGivney Award

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Founders' Award

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Father McGivney Award

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Father McGivney Award

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Founders Award
Father McGivney Award

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CT Council of the Year

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Youth Activity Award

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Centennial Celebration - 1988

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Plaque issued by CT State Council November 14, 1988; awarded by CT State Deputy Peter L. Balestracci

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Certificate issued by Supreme Council November 14, 1988; signed by Supreme Knight Virgil C. Dechant

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First Selectman Clifford J. Hurgin proclaims November 11, 1988 "Pavia Council No. 48 Day".  The proclamation is witnessed by J. Philip Gallagher.


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