At right, Richard Balog, Grand Knight of the Manistique Knights of Columbus 2026, is shown after distributing funds collected in the organization’s November Mentally Impaired Drive. A total of $1,841.41 was given to area schools and Michigan Special Olympics. Recipients, from left to right, were: John Shiner, Manistique Middle and High School principal, $776.09; Fr. Glenn Theoret, St. Francis De Sales Catholic School, $485.06; and William Pistulka, superintendant, Big Bay De Noc School $280.26. Sheila Marks, area representative for the Michigan Special Olympics, not pictured, received $300.