I would like to welcome our newest members: Chris Weinmeyer, Chris Rud, Tim Bailey and Norbert Nilsson who came via transfer from Roseville, MN. Norbert is an Honorary Life and 4th Degree member with nearly 40 years of service to the order.
Congratulation to the Respect for Life Essay winners: 7th Grade, 1st place Eva Dalton, 2nd place Anna Fitzgerald. 8th Grade, 1st place Caroline Fuchs, 2nd place Grant Gohlin.
Also congratulation to the Christmas Poster winners. Grade 1, 1st place Alice Watters, 2nd Gwen Elmherst. Grade 2, 1st Lafe Knutson, 2nd Lilly Eccles. Grade 3, 1st, Allie Harold, 2nd Megan Gross. Grade 4, 1st Natalie Graham, 2nd Emma Anderson. Grade 5 and 6, 1st Vanessa Kiser, 2nd Chad Boumeester.
The council held their annual Christmas potluck at the December meeting. There was lots of good food and other goodies.
State awards: If there is anyone of several that would like to help fill out the forms for any of the State Awards please let me know as they are due soon.
Thank you to all who helped out with the 5th Sunday Donuts and Coffee on such short notice. The next 5th Sunday is April 29th.
The Knowledge Contest will be beginning soon. Packet will be dropped off at St Mary’s School.
Dates to remember:
January 9th regular meeting
April 29, 2018 5th Sunday Donuts and coffee
If you can help out please let Tony Kilian know. All help is greatly appreciated. It was also suggest that those KC members helping out also sit together during Sunday Mass.
February 4, 2018 Free Throw Contest at St Marys School. We will also need volunteers to help out. What a great way to get involved with our youth in the community.
The Free Throw Contest will be held on February 4, 2018 at St Mary’s School starting at 12:00 noon. John Zipperer is excited to head up the contest and will be looking for volunteers to help out. Please consider helping out. The District Free Throw Contest will be held in Hammond on February 11th. Time and place to be announced.
Bingo: KC Bingo continues to roll right along. We had 2 winners that split the large jackpot on December 17th Congratulation to Chuck and Sue Ann. The January dates are: 01/07, 01/14, 01/21, 01/26 last Friday, 01/28.
KC Bingo is by far our largest fund raiser. Please consider volunteering to help out the council. We could not fund the many things that we do without you and KC Bingo. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to help out.
Food Drive: Ed Zimmerman can always use help on the 2nd Monday of each month, 11:30 a.m. at Wal-Mart (southwest end of the building) to help load food and deliver it to the food shelf. What a great way to help those that are in need in our community.
Honorary Life member Congratulations to James Olien, our newest Honorary Life member Jim joined our council on July 13, 1982-and is a Third Degree with 35 years of service. Among other things Jim is a dedicated member of the annual fish frycrew.
Insurance: If you have any questions about Knights of Columbus Insurance, please contact our field agent: Shawn.Fox@kofc.org 651-324-1209
Thank You to the 100+ members who were very prompt in paying their 2018 membership dues. It’s that time of year again. Please send your $20.00 due to Pat Earley at 1453 County Rd GG New Richmond, WI 54017. If you need more raffle tickets, Pat also has extra. Contact him at 715-808-1795. There also tickets available at the KC Hall. You can pay your dues online at newrichmondkc.com and choose “make a payment” in the side bar.
Keep them in your prayers: Jerry Frey, Mark Kearns, Louis Dabruzzi
Knight of the Month: Jared Gorka
Family of the Month: Ed & Marilyn Everson
Jackpot: Tony Kilian
Pot of Gold: Steve Flatten (absent)
Doug Mills, Grand Knight