News & Announcements



The Council has created a scholarship of $500.00 for graduating seniors in 2019 who wish to attend a Catholic college or university.

Please click "SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION" and print out the application and requirements.



Council 15779 is launching a program that will aid youngsters who have minimal means to purchase a winter jacket.

The program, operated by the Knights of Columbus, has given away over 500,000 coats and jackets to boys and girls who currently have limited funding to purchase a winter garment.  The program is for children from kindergarten through eighth grade.  The Council is in the planning stages of securing funds and recipients for the program. 

Questions regarding the program can be made to Bob Poll ( or Bill Banet (



Kiddy Up Ranch Presented with Donation from K of C


On August 18, 2018 Kiddy Up Ranch of New Port Richey, FL was presented with a donation of $500.00 from the St. Peter the Apostle, Knights of Columbus Council 15779, Trinity, Fl.  Accepting the donation was Tammy Sliger, Founder and Executive Director and Karen Turnburg, Office Manager.


The Kiddy Up Ranch utilizes Therapy and Learning Academy which focuses on ability and not disability. Our Therapy and Learning program includes Therapeutic Riding, hands on Agriculture program, and our Horse Boy Method and Learning Programs.


The mission of Kiddy Ranch is to help every child meet their emotional, social, cognitive, physical, and educational goals. We achieve this goal through many different methods using animal facilitated therapy and learning techniques. We also provide a place of respite for our families. At Kiddy Up Ranch, no child is left behind. For more information please contact Kiddy Up Ranch at 727 203 6595, email go to website