Knights of Columbus I Gardnerville, Nevada

Knights of Columbus
Immaculate Heart of Mary Council 12845

1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, Nevada 89410

Important Notices below 

Document Amending Immaculate Heart of Mary Council 12845 By-Laws
dated November 11, 2019

New flags for Saint Gall
Flags 2017

New larger flags were purchased and donated to Saint Gall Church by our council. They were installed by our Brother Knights for 2019 Veterans Day.

Council Calendar

The Council has it’s calendar of events posted for your benefit, click the link above to see and print if you wish. If you have something to add or know of a correction or addition, please let the Webmaster know.

Council Information

The Immaculate Heart of Mary Council 12845 meets at St. Gall’s Catholic Community in Gardnerville, Nevada. Grand Knight for fiscal year 2020-2021 is Brother Ron Sanchez You can contact this council by email: or by telephone at: (775) 881 8672.

Council Meetings

Council Officers Meetings are held on 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm. The Council Meetings are held  on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Both meetings are held at the St. Gall Pastoral Center.

About Council 12845

Immaculate Heart of Mary Council in Gardnerville, Nevada, has come a long way since its receiving its charter in January 2001. Sir Knight Al Blythe was the charter Grand Knight and Grand Knight for the first 18 months and right from the start, this council became actively involved in many programs and projects. It has been actively recruiting new members and has become a major contributor to the operation and maintenance of its home parish, Saint Gall. It has put on breakfasts, dances, golf tournaments, and Bingo Nights, and has supported community projects, helped seminarians, and participated in various religious activities.

How to Join the Knights of Columbus and our Council

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application forms are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus or contact the Grand Knight noted above.

Bingo will be starting back up on  Friday August 13, 2021


Council 12845 puts on a Bingo Night twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Fridays. Doors open at 6:00 pm with a warm up game starting at 6:30 pm. The event is open to the public and cash prizes will be awarded. Because of the cash awards, no one under the age of 21 can be admitted as required by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The $21.00 minimum package includes a 3-card warm-up, a 10-card play package, and a blackout/progressive card. Additional cards may be purchased. A progressive jackpot is available each night. Complementary coffee and popcorn is available. Hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, beer, wine, bottled water, and soft drinks can be purchased.

2020-2021 Community Service Bingos

Each year the council selects up to 4-5 bingos to raise money for Carson Valley Community service organization. For the 2020-2021 year a minimum of $1000 is donated to each of these organizations. The organizations for this have not been determined yet and will be so soon.

Council Forms

Request for Reimbursement

The Fourth Degree

Any Third Degree member in good standing, six months after the anniversary of his First Degree, is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights’ respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called “Assemblies”). Many members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions.

Knights of Columbus Insurance Program

The Knights of Columbus is one of the world’s most ethical insurance companies with over $100 Billion of insurance in force. The Knights of Columbus is ranked in the top 5% of the Highest Rated Insurance companies in North America while still holding true to our Catholic Faith, never investing in any company that supports activities and practices such as Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Abortion, Human Cloning, and Pornography. If you have any questions contact the Grand Knight Ron Sanchez at (775) 881-8672.

The Website

This website is maintained for the use of the members of Knights of Columbus Council 12845 and those Catholic men interested in the Knights and what they do.

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Webmaster contact information

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