At the May meeting we will hold Officer Elections. Also in May we will award the three scholarships.
Please read through this newsletter to see 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: If you can help at upcoming events, please contact Doug Mills. Highway cleanup was completed. Thanks to all the youth and adults that helped clean up our stretch of highway.
Tootsie Roll Drive: Again, thanks to all that helped on the drive. We collected $4895.49
Bingo: Here are the dates for KC Bingo for the month of May: 7; 14; and 21. These are the final dates for bingo before our summer break. What a great way to contribute & help our council raise money for the many causes that we support and its easy work. You can contact Doug Mills with the dates that you are able to help with the games. 715-246-6988 firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Drive: Ed Zimmerman can always use help on the 2nd Monday of each month, 11:30 a.m. at Walmart (southwest end of the building) to help load food and deliver it to the food shelf.
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 David E. Olson died on Wednesday April 19th. Dave was a Past Grand Knight, and Former District Deputy, a member of the Lawrence P. Gherty Fourth Degree, and an Honorary Life member. Dave joined the Knights on March 11, 1980, with 37 years of dedicated service to the order. Please keep Dave, his five daughters, and the entire family in your prayers.
Honorary Life Member:
James Zajkowski became an Honorary Life member on April 4th. Jim joined the Knights on July 29, 1990 and is a Third Degree member. Thanks for your 26 years of service – and congratulations Jim!
Michael Sager became an Honorary member on March 27th. Mike joined the Knights on August 5, 1979 and is a Third Degree member. Thanks for your 37 years and congratulations Mike!
Golf Tournament: St. Mary School is holding their 3rd annual golf tournament Friday June 23rd. For more information please contact: Jeramie Naser at: 715-977-0724 e-mail: email@example.com or, you can contact: Maria (Mitchell) Helgerson at: 651-792-5650 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
State Raffle Tickets
Thank you to all who sold and purchased State Raffle tickets this year. 977 tickets were sold. We reached our quota of 3 tickets per member – with the help of some good salesmen: Don Schoenherr -91 tickets, Shawn Fox -52 tickets, Dean Mergen -30 tickets, Vernon Conrad -30 tickets, and many of you sold 10, 15, and 20 tickets each. Great job!
Knight of the Month: Phillip Mills
Family of the Month: David & Vickie Heiss
Jackpot: Fr. John
Pot of Gold: Pat Cernohous (Absent)
Tony Kilian, Grand Knight