Troy Schmit announced that he and his wife Terri were successful in their shopping for ski bibs, leggings, sweat pants and other cold weather items for the kids in need in the New Richmond School District. Thank you very much Troy and Terri.
This qualifies our council as doing the Coats for Kids campaign.
The Knowledge Contest for Math and Spelling was recently held at St Mary’s School. Thank you to Principal Laura Jo Jarchow for heading up this event. Winners are eligible to move onto the Diocesan level in Ladysmith, WI on March 10th.
Please welcome our newest members, Sam Charboneau and Landon Frey.
Fish Fry: Tentative dates have been set for the Fish Fries. They are March 9 and 23, 2018. We are looking for someone to step up to chair the events. Al Lingen is looking to step down as the chair. Over the years he has authored the Fish Fry book of knowledge to assist the next chair. Please consider chair or even co-chairing these events. Al is more than willing to guide anyone through the process.
Dates to remember:
February 13, 2018 regular meeting 7:00 pm
March 9 and 23, 2018 KC Fish Fry (tentative)
April 14, 2018 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree Hudson, WI
April 20-21, 2018 Tootsie Roll Drive
April 28-29 2018 State Convention
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 suggested that those KC members helping out also sit together during Sunday Mass
September 29, 2018 4th Degree New Richmond, WI
The Free Throw Contest was held on February 4, 2018 at St Mary’s School. Thank you to John Zipper who chaired the event. Thanks also to EZ, Kevin Effertz, Jared Gorka, Tim Bailey, Shawn Fox and Ed Everson for helping out. There were 12 participants both boys and girls. The District Free Throw Contest will be held in Hammond on February 11th at St Croix Central High School in Hammond, WI starting at 12:00 pm.
Bingo: KC Bingo continues to roll right along. The February dates are: 02/04, 02/11, 02/18, 02/23 last Friday, 02/25.
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.
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: Jerry Frey, Mark Kerns, Louis Dabruzzi
Knight of the Month: Tim Bailey
Family of the Month: Gary Jepsen family
Jackpot: Jared Gorka
Pot of Gold: Greg Moe (absent)
DUES & RAFFLE TICKETS:
We still have many members who haven't paid their 2018 dues. Second notices are going out soon. Dues are $20 and can be mailed to: Financial Secretary Pat Earley 1453 County Road GG, New Richmond. You can also pay online. Just go to our website newrichmondkc.com and choose "make a payment" in the sidebar on the left. Thanks to all who paid promptly, we do appreciate it!
The $50,000 State Charity Raffle runs up until the State Convention drawing on April 28th. If you need more tickets, stop by the KC Hall, or contact Pat Earley.
Doug Mills, Grand Knight