The deadline is near to register for the Our Lady of Good Counsel Women of Distinction Award and luncheon on Saturday, June 16.
The day begins with Mass at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield where the honorees selected by their parish will be recognized by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki. Afterward a luncheon will be held at the Northfield Conference Center in Springfield.
This is the seventh year the Springfield in Illinois Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (SDCCW) has hosted the event. Honorees do not have to be a member of their parish CCW or other women’s organizations.
Honorees should register by June 1 in order to have their information included in the program booklet. Registration and luncheon reservation forms for the honorees are available from each parish rectory office. Honoree registration forms should be mailed to Joyce Knodle at 20345 N. 13th Ave., Fillmore, IL 62032. The final deadline for luncheon reservations is June 9 and sent to Karla Huddlestun, SDCCW treasurer, 869 County Road 1850 E, Greenup, IL 62428. More information is available at or from Mary Ann Scope, SDCCW president, at .