About the Knights of Pythias

The supreme order of Knights of Pythias was founded in Washington, D.C. on February 19, 1864 by Justus Rathbone and has expanded into more than 2000 subordinate lodges in the United States, Canada, Italy & Greece. The primary objective of the Knights of Pythias is to promote friendship and to relieve suffering. Its distinguishing principles are friendship, charity, and benevolence.
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Tidbits, Calendar, News & Events

Yard Sale Date Set

Knights of Pythias Camelot Lodge #1 set the date for their annual yard sale.  The Yard Sale will be on July 25, 2015 from 9 AM to 3 PM in our Main Street parking lot.  There will be furniture, clothing, books, and household items for sale.  The resident association will also participate and proceeds from […]

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New Photos!

Check out our  blog for new photos of the interior and exterior of our building.

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Our Memorial Day Barbque

Join us on Memorial Day At Knights of Pythias Retirement Center in Vancouver, WA for our annal barbeque!  The festivities will kick off with a performance by the Old Time Fiddlers at 200 PM in our courtyard.  At 3:00 PM there will be a service of remembrance in the dining room.  At 4:00 PM we […]

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May 2015 Calendar Cover
May 2015 Calendar of Events

May 2015 Calendar in PDF

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May 2015 Newsletter Cover
May 2015 Tidbits Newsletter

May 2015 Newsletter in PDF

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Join Us For Bingo!

Join us for bingo every Tuesday evening at 5:30 in our dining room.  Cards are available for purchase, and cash prizes awarded to the lucky winners.  Did I hear you say “bingo”?

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What are people saying about Knights of Pythias?

@ Knights of Pythias Active Retirement Center

“In lots of respects, it’s better than being at home!”

@ Knights of Pythias Retirement Community

“There are a wide variety of activities to get involved in including an exercise class, live music concerts, a bible study, bingo, and other table games, and Sunday afternoon worship service, a beauty salon, happy hour, and the list goes on. I love it here and would recommend the KOPRC to anyone looking for affordable, independent living.”

@ Knights of Pythias Retirement Community

“The people are friendly and always interested in helping out any way they can.”

@ Knights of Pythias Retirement Community

“I have privacy in my apartment and when I want to socialize there is always someone to talk to or games I can participate in.”

@ Knights of Pythias Retirement Community

“My only regret about living here at the Pythian Retirement Center is that I didn’t move here a few years earlier than I did!”

@ Knights of Pythias Retirement Community

“I feel secure in this community, and it’s cozy as well. I can go visit people if I feel lonely, too. And the staff genuinely cares for us, which I have experienced many times.”


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Knights of Pythias
Active Retirement Center
3409 Main St
Vancouver, Washington 98663
phone: 360-696-4375
fax: 360-694-6263
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