New Jersey Knights of Columbus
"Welcome To The New Jersey Knights Of Columbus Motorcycle Ministry"
We are a group of Catholic gentlemen who enjoy motorcycling and who exist to aid those in need. Our mission is simple: To serve the community by helping others however, whenever, wherever we can with our brothers in faith as motorcycle enthusiasts and adhering to the Knights of Columbus principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.
Here you will find a calendar of events as well as photos of our activities. If you are interested in joining us, you will find an application in the "Join Us" area. Our only requirement for membership is that you are an active member of the Knights of Columbus "in good standing".
If you are not a Knight of Columbus as of yet, you can fill out an application on the NJ Knights of Columbus website.
As many of you know, during the summer months, my wife and I attend many charity rides, usually one per weekend. This was by far one of the best, well ran events!
My hat is off to each and everyone of you for what you have accomplished and I am proud to have been a small part of it and to know you all!!
Thank you for the good things that you and the KOC MM do!
(about the 2014 NJKofCMM Special Olympics Run)
(about the 2014 NJKofCMM Special Olympics Run)
At the 2014 NJ State Knights of Columbus Convention held on May 16-17 in Wildwood, we were presented with the highest state award, The State Deputy Award. We should be very proud of ourselves that the work we do as Knights of Columbus on motorcycles is recognized by a lot of people all the way to the State Deputy. We would like to thank our State Deputy Andy Lipenta for this award. Below are 3 pictures. One of our table with the award displayed at the convention, one of the award and one of myself and North Chapter President Ed Eismont proudly displaying the award.
Vinnie Covino, FDD
From our Worthy State Warden and Past NJKofCMM President Jim Stoever
I received the mid year report on the programs offered by the State Council. You can imagine my pride when I read the following report on the MM. Congratulations and let us continue to build on our accomplishments.
Last year the MM was awarded the State Deputy's award for all the work they did. Needless to say they have not slowed down one bit. They continue to do rides to fund Special projects, and helping the needy, laying flags at veteran's grave sites, and coming to take Vets to Mass at their Veterans hospitals. This group of men are second to none."
Enjoy the day,
I just got off the phone with the director of the "Ride for the Animals" some of us participated in last Sunday up in Pattenburg. She told me that the comments she received about the ride were that this was the best ride they've ever had because the blockers knew what they were doing and did an outstanding job. In previous years the pack was broken up because of cars coming in at lights and stop signs, but this year everyone remained together and there was a blocker at each intersection. She practically begged me to make sure the Ministry takes part again next year.
Outstanding job gentlemen, I love to hear things like this.
We would like to welcome Motorcycle House and Viking Bags for donating 2 leather vests to be raffled off at our 2015 Special Olympics Motorcycle Run on July 19th. They are 2 new sponsors for our event. Below and on our "LINKS" page are the links to their website. Please patronize our new sponsors for this event. We would like to thank them for their donations to the Special Olympics of New Jersey (SONJ).
Meetings, Rides and Upcoming Events
Yellow - Runs and Events
Blue - State and Chapter Meetings
Others - Special advisements and/or Holidays
POLL ***Kelly Ribero Lymphoma Ride - Sunday, August 30 - Newark, NJ - Registration 8:30-10:30 AM (Events Calendar & Flyer)***
***Labor Day - September 7***
POLL ***5th Annual Wounded Warrior Run - Saturday, September 12 - Marlboro H.S., Marlboro, NJ - Registration 8:30-10:00AM; KSU 10:30AM (Events Calendar & Flyer)***
***St. Anthony's Pancake Breakfast - Sunday, September 13 - Northvale, NJ - 8:30 AM 'til 1:00 PM (Events Calendar & Flyer)***
POLL ***16th Annual Andiamo Run - Sunday, September 13 - Haworth, NJ - 9:00 AM (Events Calendar & Flyer)***
POLL ***Fill-A-Need Bike Run for Autism - Saturday, September 19 - East Rutherford, NJ - Registration 7:00-10:30 AM KSU 11:00 AM (Events Calendar & Flyer)***
POLL ***6th Annual Ride for Avi - Sunday, September 20 - Summit, NJ - 10:00 - 11:00 AM Registration (Events Calendar & Flyer)***
***Southern Chapter Meeting - Monday, September 21 - Mary Queen of the Knights Council - Neptune, NJ - 7:00 PM (Events Calendar)***
POLL PENDING ***1st Annual "Discovery House" Ride - Sunday, October 4 - Mt. Ephraim, NJ- Registration 8:00 - 10:30 AM KSU 11:00 AM (Events Calendar & Flyer)***
INFO PENDING ***Toy Run in Manahawkin, NJ - Sunday, October 4***
***Columbus Day - October 12***
***Combined North & South State NJKofCMM Meeting - Monday, October 19 - Mary Queen of the Knights Council - Neptune, NJ - 7:00 PM (Events Calendar)***
Check the "Meetings and Events Calendar" for Details of the Upcoming Events or "Click Here".
***All rides and events are listed on the calendar***
***All Flyers are listed below the calendar***
LINKS TO RELATED WEBSITES
Supreme Knights of Columbus Website - www.kofc.org
New Jersey State Knights of Columbus Website - www.njkofc.org
Site Last Updated: August 25, 2015
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