Knights fish dinners aid Girl Scouts in Pocahontas County

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Micayla Bryant and Cassandra Moats represent Marlinton Girl Scout Troop 38156 at the Alleghany Highlands Council 8689 Knights of Columbus’ fi sh dinner in White Sulphur Springs.

The presence of two members of Girl Scout Troop 38156 in Marlinton at the Mar. 9 baked/fried fish dinner in White Sulphur Springs made possible the sale of Girl Scout cookies. Micayla Bryant and Cassandra Moats represented the troop that evening in selling the cookies.

Sponsored by the Alleghany Highlands Council 8689 Knights of Columbus, which includes the Pocahontas County Round Table centered in St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Marlinton, the dinners help raise funds for the Girl Scouts, the Greenbrier East Band students, the Catholic Youth Organization, and other groups who help with the serving of the dinners. In addition the council uses the funds raised by the dinners for other youth, community, church, council, and service projects.

“This is the second year that the Girl Scouts have been with us at least one of the dinners to sale the cookies,” Grand Knight Perk Berry of White Sulphur Springs reported.

The final baked/fried fish dinner of the season will be Friday, Mar. 23, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Parker Community Center of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church in downtown White Sulphur Springs. Cost of admission for adults is $12; children 5 to 11, $6; under five is free. All you can eat (eat in only) $15; family ticket (eat in only) $25 – two adults and two children.

The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic men’s organization and the Alleghany Highlands Council 8689 is the largest Catholic Men’s organization serving the Pocahontas, Monroe, Greenbrier, Alleghany, and Bath counties.