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WHO ARE THESE MEN THEY CALL KNIGHTS Welcome Families!

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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WE ARE… World’s Largest Catholic Lay Organization

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Men of honor Protecting our families Working in our parishes Serving those in need Principles: charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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OUR ORDER 1.8 Million Catholic Families

 Men

 Women  Youth

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Friendship Volunteering Leadership Social events Spiritual development Families like yours

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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OUR HISTORY Protecting Families for Generations

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Fr. Michael J. McGivney 1882 New Haven, CT Immigrants Dangerous jobs Could not build wealth Provide for families

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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OUR PRIMARY GOAL From Our 1893 Charter

“to render financial aid to its members and the beneficiaries of its members�

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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OUR MEMBERSHIP Families United In Faith and Service

 1,150 in our council  44,000 in Minnesota  1,800,000 worldwide

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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CHARITABLE WORKS $1 Billion Worldwide Impact

 $150 million + 65 million volunteer hours in 2009  Vicarius Christi fund  Renovated Vatican  Int’l Special Olympics

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College scholarships Televise papal audiences Disaster relief Insure the uninsurable, protect children and families

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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CHARITABLE WORKS Marian Council 3827

 $150,000 in 2009  Vocations and religious orders  Youth athletics  Marathon for Non-Public Education

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Catholic schools Tootsie Roll drive Special Olympics Pro-life activities Parish roundtables

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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ACTIVITIES Social & Spiritual

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Sports tournaments Formal dinners Dances Parties Family picnics

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Parades Pancake breakfasts Business networking Honor guard Masses, retreats

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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FRATERNAL BENEFITS Ask What We Can Do for You

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Free accident benefit Scholarships / student loans Family fraternal benefits Life insurance Daily Mass remembrance

 Columbia magazine  Rosary program  Armed services, police and firefighter benefit  Restaurant, lounge and event facilities

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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FR. MCGIVNEY’S VISION We Don’t Ask For Money

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Honor those who serve others Insure the uninsurable Provide for families and orphans Financial engine to build generational wealth …and support charitable works Accessible, local counsel

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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OUR INSURANCE PROGRAM Protect Family, Build Wealth & Support Charitable Works

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$70 billion in force (top 3%) $14 billion assets (top 1%) Industry’s highest dividend Consistently ranked among top 3 insurers by S&P, Moody’s, and A.M. Best

 IMSA ethics certified  Insurance, savings, annuities  Operated for brother Knights by brother Knights  Non-profit

$1 billion in benefits paid (2000 – 2009) Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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WHERE ARE WE? Right in Your Neighborhood

 1114 American Blvd. West Bloomington  Lunch: 11:30 am – 2pm M-F  Dinner: 5-8 pm W-Sat.  Lounge open daily

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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ARE YOU ONE OF US? Consider Yourself Asked

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Join a great Catholic organization Honor and protect your family Serve your Church and the needy Business and social opportunities Lifetime friendships

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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WHY NOT JOIN?

 Too Busy? There is no required effort. Each member chooses involvement level. This is something you do for your family.  Cost. Dues are 10¢ a day! No other financial commitment required. Get $60 in restaurant coupons.  Too Old! In 2009, our new members’ average age was 38. Council membership ranges from age 18 – 101.

Marian Council 3827 1114 American Blvd W. Bloomington, MN 55420 (952) 888-1492

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Thank You

Many Blessings!

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