Bee News
May 18, 1924

To raise $150,000 for KC Center

Catholic Community Center Will Cost $45,000, Exclusive of Ground

    A campaign, joined by every Catholic parish in Omaha, has been launched by the Knights of Columbus to raise $150,000 in addition to the Knights of Columbus building fund of $340,000 subscribed eighteen months ago.
    Committees of the Knights of Columbus club began working last week.  They will be joined this week by the Catholic Daughters of America who will also have headquarters in the building.
    The proposed building will be six stories high, with the three upper floors used as living quarters.  It will be erected at the southeast corner of Twentieth and Dodge Streets.  The ground and all grading and improving have been paid for.
    Following is a list of twenty-eight parishes, in which work is headed by a member of the club:
    Assumption parish, F.W.Heil;  Blessed Sacrament, W.P. Archibald;  Holy Angels parish, Elmer J. Cusick;  Holy Cross parish, John V. Hamilton;  Holy Family Parish, Dan Hegarty;  Holy Ghost Parish, J.J. Jesse;  Holy Name Parish, Robert Holtz;  Immaculate Concetion Parish, Herman Kessler Jr;  Lady of Lourdes Parish, W.S. Stryker;  St. Adelbert Parish, A.B. Chapck;  St.Agnes Parish, J.C. Rosse;  Sacred Heart Parish, Pat O. Donnal;  St Anthony Parish, B. Moslousky;  St. Bernard Parsh, Frank O'Neil;  St. Bridget Parish, J.J. Fitzgerald;  St. Cecilia Parish Joseph Votavn;  St. John Parish, Charles Knowles;  St. Margaret Mary Parish J.M. McCarthy;  St. Mary Parish W.J. Curran;  Mary Magdeline Parish, F.C. Bochler;  St. Partick Parish, Frank Cerny;  St Peter Parish, John Shields;  St. Peter and Paul Parsh, E.W. Persche;  St. Philip Neri Perish, T.J. Fitzgerald;  St. Philemena Parish, James Russell;  St Rose Parish, East Side, F.J. Bendekovic;  St Rose Parish, West Side, W.W. Yager;  St Wenceslaus Parish, Joseph Proskocil;  St. Savior Parish, William Wtyakl????;

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