VERNON Joan Koerber, past president of the New Jersey State Columbiettes, was recently honored with a major degree by the General Judson Kilpatrick Columbiette Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus, hosted the Western Chapter. The Western Chapter consists of eight of the Columbiette Auxiliaries in New Jersey. The Columbiettes, affiliated with the Knights of Columbus, are an active service organization of Catholic women who participate in fundraising activities to help those in need. They work with the Knights of Columbus. She received her major degree along with other candidates presented by the auxiliary. She is now a member of the General Judson Kilpatrick Auxiliary. For more information about the Knights of Columbus or the Columbiettes, call Mike Malloy at 973-827-3562 or Janet Tussey at 973-875-9880.