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Branches – National Branch



Essay Winner Grades 7-9

January 15, 2014

Each year Wester Catholic Union has sponsored their annual Christmas poster and essay contest. This year there were 455 essays and 553 posters repreenting 28 schools in Missouri and Illinois. The theme this year for the essay contest was, “Christmas is…” The first place winner in grades 7-9 was Katherine Simon, daughter of Carmen and […]



Agent Activity Boosts Fraternalism

September 24, 2013

Western Catholic Union sales agent David Draper of Geneva, IL, was able to present his son, Jack, an award for competing in the “WCU National Catholic Schools Week Poster Contest.”  St. Peter School in Geneva was one of 21 schools that participated in the contest in 2013. WCU is committed to supporting Catholic education, and […]



A More Perfect Union

September 24, 2013

They spread a little sunshine throughout their community, and the Board of Directors of Western Catholic Union have voted the St. Anthony  Branch 253 in Union, MO,  the winner of WCU’s  Lakebrink Award for the fourth year in a row. The Lakebrink Award began in 1996 to recognize the very best branches in the organization. Throughout […]



Dedicated to Serve YOU! Meet the staff of Western Catholic Union at Quincy Home Office

September 24, 2013

Meet our staff! It is Western Catholic Union’s intent to provide you the very best customer service. Our staff has been dedicated to serve your needs for many years, with a few of our employees just reaching 40 years with the organization! That dedication provides consistency, accuracy, and promotes WCU’s family atmosphere. Your concerns are […]



WCU Vocation Scholarship Winners Announced

September 24, 2013

Sancta Maria ora pro nobis! “Holy Mary, Pray for Us.” These are the words stated at the end of Benjamin Coggeshall’s essay sent with his application for one of five Western Catholic Union’s Gerald A. Weiwel Vocation Scholarships. Benjamin, seen in picture to the left with Western Catholic Union President/CEO, Mark Wiewel, also won a scholarship […]



Gene Grawe Fund Helps Nearly 500 Families

September 24, 2013

Every time JoAnn Witte’s phone rings, she knows that good things are happening. Even then, sometimes she has to just let it ring and ring. It’s a full day just coordinating all of her volunteers to make sure gift cards are always available through the Gene Grawe Fund. It’s this dedication that has allowed JoAnn […]



The Future is Now

September 24, 2013

“It all comes down to one word – sustainability.” Those are the words of the President and CEO of the American Fraternal Alliance, and Joe Annotti knows that fraternal organizations face a tall task to ensure future growth. “Every alliance member is facing the problem of an aging membership base,” Annotti said. “If we want […]



Magic By Henry

September 24, 2013

Western Catholic Union has been around for 135 years, and the Schaper men have seen most of them. Henry Schaper sits on the WCU Board now, and he brings years of experience to the table. And I mean years. His dad was a longtime member, as was his grandfather.  In fact, you can trace the […]



WCU’s Frazier Finds Fame

September 24, 2013

So much can happen in fifty years. In 1962, television changed forever when Johnny Carson took over as host of the Tonight Show. The top TV show that year was The Beverly Hillbillies, and Tony Bennett won the Grammy when he sang “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” The biggest dance craze exploded on […]



Heart of a Champion

March 19, 2013

Abby Grawe and her teammates on the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team were leaving Redbird Arena in Bloomington, Illinois for the last time, and each player took her turn carrying the massive state championship trophy.  After years of floor burns, elbows to the ribs, and miles of running up and down the court, these […]