Brother Knights:

Councils are asked to participate in the Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest.  Information on this program can be accessed on the Supreme web site,  Completed essays should be sent to me by December 15.  If there is more than one council participating in a district, you will need to hold a district competition.  Please send your winning essays to the following address:

Mark Tyler

Youth Director

Arkansas State Council

602 East Drillling Street

Morrilton, Arkansas72110



The State Soccer Challenge will be held at Burns Park in North Little Rock on Sunday, November 18 at 1:00 pm.   The event will be held on Field 13.  Jacksonville Council 11604 will be the host council.  Any volunteer help will be appreciated.  District level champions should bring their completed score sheets to the competition.  Contestants should be accompanied by an adult.  If you have any questions you can call me at 501-652-6864 or Gregory Deen at 501-231-9391.


It is time to make plans for the Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest.  Information can be found at  Go the the Programs tab and hit the Family tab.  The Poster Contest Guidebook and kit is available.  Keep in mind the following dates:

September/October  -  Order the kit and Guidebook

December 31  -  Deadline for Council contest

February 15  -  Deadline for State Contest

Local winners should be mailed to the State Youth Director by February 15.  Please send to the following address:

Mark Tyler, Youth Director

Arkansas State Council

Knights of Columbus

602 East Drilling Street

Morrilton, Arkansas  72110


I look forward to seeing your posters over the holiday season.


Vivat Jesu

Mark Tyler