The Knights of Columbus Council #2296 surpassed their annual giving to The Arc of Butler this year by more than $200.
Grand Knight Chris Hoffman presented the check for $2,344.80 to The Arc of Butler Board of Trustees last week.
Money was collected from the Knights annual Tootsie Roll Drive and will assist The Arc of Butler in program operation.
Programs The Arc provide include a Special Olympics team that participates in six sports or seasons with the state Special Olympics organization, a tennis team called Arc Tennis, Friday Fun Nights for teens and young adults held in Andover and Circle of Friends groups in 15 Butler County Schools. The Arc of Butler also hosts seasonal parties for school aged friends with special needs and Circle of Friends groups throughout Butler County. Informational meetings and workshops are offered for families, caregivers and guardians.
For more information on The Arc of Butler County and programming, contact The Arc of Butler County through their Web site at www.arcofbutlerks.org or by calling (316) 680-4240 or e-mailing Director Jennifer Stanyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organizations like the Knights of Columbus Council #2296 make it possible to provide programs and services to the developmentally disabled. Those who would like to assist with this mission can contact The Arc of Butler County at 316-680-4240.