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

Halloween Potluck and Costume Party October 31st
30.10.2014

Join us in our dining room at 4:30 PM for a Halloween potluck.  Bring your favorite dish, or if you can’t, join us anyway!  There will be plenty of good food and fun!  Costume judging will take place after we eat.  Have a ghostly good  time!

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Holiday Bazaar November 8th from 9 AM to 3 PM
19.09.2014

An update on our Holiday Bazaar:  all table spaces are now taken.  But you can still get on our waiting list  by contacting Sally Pichler at 360-517-9345.  If you do not have a table, come and get your holiday shopping done early! While you are here stop by our dining room where hot dogs, chilli, and cold drinks will be for […]

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Pictures of our courtyard
05.09.2014

Please go to our gallery and check out the beautiful pictures of our courtyard in the summer!

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October 2014 Calendar
October Calendar of Events
14.07.2014

October 2014 Calendar in PDF

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October 2014 Newsletter
October Tidbits Newsletter
14.07.2014

October 2014 Newsletter in PDF

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Join Us For Bingo!
22.05.2014

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?

Resident
@ Knights of Pythias Active Retirement Center

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

Resident
@ 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.”

Resident
@ Knights of Pythias Retirement Community

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

Resident
@ 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.”

Resident
@ 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!”

Resident
@ 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
phone: 360-696-4375
fax: 360-694-6263
 
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360-694-7659