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Tipton Knights of Columbus Hold Annual Fish Fry

Tipton Knights of Columbus Hold Annual Fish Fry

February 28th, 2012 in News

Fried fish, homemade potato chips, potato salad, coleslaw and baked beans were served at the Tipton Knights of Columbus Annual Fish Fry held Friday, Feb. 24, at St. Andrew's School cafeteria.

Photo by John Inman

Tipton Knights of Columbus Council 1360 held its Annual Fish Fry Friday, Feb. 24, at the St. Andrew's School cafeteria. Fried fish, fried potatoes, coleslaw and potato salad were served along with drinks at the fish fry held on the first Friday of the Lenten season. Andy Turner is the Council 1360 Grand Knight and said the Lenten season is a time of spending time getting close to God.

"Lent is a very special season," Turner said, "for the Catholic faith. And having Ash Wednesday and our fish fry is a way of getting people into the swing of things and into the mood of reflecting and getting closer to Jesus."

Turner said there is a lot of work which goes into the fish fry. The council buys the menu items and serving items locally which he added is a win-win for both the community and Knights.

For more of this story check out the Feb. 29 issue of the California Democrat.