A reminder: our meeting this month will again be preceded by a 1st degree at 6:30.
I would like to welcome our newest member: Ryan Heiss.
Congratulation to the Christmas Poster winners. Age 5-7 (Grades K-2): 1st place Hannah Humphrey; 2nd Anna Engelhart; 3rd Megan Gross. Age 8-10(Grades 3-5): 1st Emma Humphrey; 2nd Charlie Borgstrom; 3rd Catherine Bjerklien. Age 11-14(Grades 6-8): 1st Stephani Brown; 2nd Ellie Barlow-Sager; 3rd Ashley Effertz. Thanks to Jared Gorka for chairing this activity.
Also Congratulation to the Respect Life Essay winners.
8th grade: 1st Max Lilla; 2nd Russel Kilian. 7th grade: 1st Hattie Harrold; 2nd Stephanie Brown. Thanks to John Jarchow for chairing this activity.
State Awards: If there is anyone or a group of people that would like to fill out the forms for any of the ’State Awards’ please let me know as they are due soon. If you have any items to be included in the history book, please get them to me as soon as possible. Thanks!
Please read through this newsletter and take note of all the Council Activities that are coming up and be ready to step up as a chairman or to lend a helping hand.
I appreciate those of you who have let me know your email address. With each new address, our cost to send out the monthly newsletter goes down – Thank You!
Youth Activities: Our Council Free Throw Competition is tentatively set for Feb. 5th with the District Level set for 1:00 Feb. 12th at Hammond and the Diocesan Level Saturday March 4th at Ladysmith. If you are interested in helping or chairing upcoming events (like the free throw competition), please contact our program coordinator Doug Mills.
The knowledge contest papers have been given to St. Mary’s so that activity will commence soon.
Bingo: Congratulations to Amy, winner of our latest cover all jackpot of $2699 at the last session of 2016. You can contact Doug Mills with the dates that you are able to help with the games. firstname.lastname@example.org 715-246-6988
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.
5th Sunday: The next one will be January 29th.
The last I heard we will be doing coffee and doughnuts.
Insurance: If you have any questions about Knights of Columbus Insurance, please contact our field agent! Shawn.Fox@kofc.org 651-324-1209
Keep them in your prayers: Brother Knight Matt Geist and his wife. Also, Vern Conrad.
DUES & RAFFLE TICKETS:
Statements for 2017 have been mailed. Dues are $20 and should be mailed to Pat Earley at 1453 County Road GG, New Richmond.PKD (Penny a Knight a Day) supports Catholic Schools throughout the Diocese, including St. Mary’s. To support PKD, include an extra $ 3.65 with your dues.
Knight of the Month: Terry Palmer
Family of the Month: Bill & Connie Stacken
Jackpot: Louis Dabruzzi
Pot of Gold: Patrick Cernohous (Absent)
Tony Kilian, Grand Knight