News & Announcements

2018 Scholarship Applications Available

2018 Scholarship Application

The McHenry Knights of Columbus will award a $1,000 scholarship to a total of 2 high school seniors that are a member of the Church of Holy Apostles or St. Mary's based on their application information and a personal interview granted to applicants selected to be finalists. This interview will be conducted in May (times and locations to be announced). The scholarship will be paid directly to the school to be applied towards tuition, fees, etc, and will be paid in two installments of $500 each; the second installment contingent on the student completing their first semester's courses with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (a "B" average).


Please click the above link to download the application and submission instructions. Applications are due by 11:59 PM Sunday, April 29th, 2018.

2nd Annual Golf Outing / Sponsors Needed

Sponsorship Request Letter

The second annual Council 1288 Golf Outing will take place at Boone Creek Golf Course on June 11th. Registration is from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, with a shotgun start at 1:00 PM. There will be prizes, raffles and dinner afterwards catered by the Crystal Lake Rib House.

Our outing is a bargain at $60 per golfer for golf, dinner and entertainment! If you don't have four golfers, you can sign up and we'll pair you with other golfers.

The outing is open to all interested golfers. Please fill out the above registration form and mail it in with your payment, or visit our Council store at to register.  Please register by Sunday, June 5th, 2016.

If you don't golf and would like to join us for dinner, or if your spouse or friend would like to come for dinner, they may also attend for $20. Please fill out the registration form and note "dinner only".

The registration form is available by clicking here.  If you or someone you know can sponsor the event, please click above to download the Sponsorship Request letter and present it to them on behalf of our Council.

2018 Flower Sale Details and Order Form

2018 Flower Sale Order Form

Once again it’s time for the Knights of Columbus annual flower sale. The 2018 KOC Flower Sale is now in progress. As in years past a wide variety of plants are available including: bedding plants and other annuals, flower pouches, hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs, perennials, hostas, and grasses. The best way to make sure of getting what you want is to order your plants before the sale. Orders are due May 7th and will be available for pick-up the day of the sale. The sale will be held May 19th from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. in the Church of Holy Apostles church parking lot. Additional flowers will be available the day of the sale. All proceeds from the sale support the charitable work of the Knights of Columbus McHenry Council 1288.

If you have any questions, please contact Wayne Miczek at 815.814.3885. Important dates: May 7th – pre sale orders are due; May 19th – order pick up and sale. To download a copy of the pre-sale order form please click here. Thank you for your support.