Knights of Columbus Father Callahan Council 8273 presents checks for $6,900 to the Michael Dunn Center. The council from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harriman received a $5,000 grant from the Tennessee State Knights of Columbus MR Foundation, which supports intellectually challenged individuals by funding housing, educational,transportation and recreational programs. The grant will be used to help renovate a bathroom in one of the group homes to accommodate wheelchair service recipients.
The foundation is supported by its 77 councils and 11,000 members throughout the state through its annual Tootsie Roll fundraising drives. The council also presented a $1,900 check as a result of its 2011 Tootsie Roll Drive.