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.
Officers please be early if possible as there are some items we need to discuss.
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 annual Punt, Pass, and Kick, and Soccer challenge is coming up right around the corner. We will need a chairman to coordinate each of these events. If you are interested in helping or chairing either or both of these events, please contact our program coordinator Doug Mills.
Bingo: We had bingo at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening during Fun Fest for .25 a card. On Saturday we did not have enough players so the games were canceled. Our progressive jackpot bingo will be returning on September 11th.
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.
September 11th in Spooner. All Grand Knights, Deputy Grand Knights and Financial Secretaries should attend.
5th Sunday: Thanks to all who helped with the 5th Sunday donuts and coffee. The next one will be October 30th.
Mark Your Calendar: August 9: Monthly KC Meeting (7:00 p.m.) August 18: Officer Installation @ Hall
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: Sir Knight William H. Driscoll died July 25, 2016. Bill is a Past Grand Knight, Former District Deputy, and Past State Officer in the Knights of Columbus. Bill was also a charter member of the Fourth Degree Assembly, and State of Wisconsin Medallion recipient.
Bill joined the KC’s on April 30, 1972 and was extremely active in his 44 years of membership. In addition to running successful programs at the local, district, and state levels, Bill enjoyed many years of participation in the state sponsored golf, bowling, and softball tournaments. His son, Chris, is also a member of Council #2845. Please remember Bill, his wife Mari Beth, and their family in your prayers.
We are also sad to report the death of Sir Knight Richard (Dick) Scherber. Sir Knight Richard L. "Dick" Scherber died July 29, 2016. Dick is a Past Grand Knight of our council, and was a very active Knight for 46 years. Dick was also a charter member of the Lawrence P. Gherty Fourth Degree Assembly. Son Steve, also a Past Grand Knight in New Richmond, is also a KC member. Please remember the Scherber family in your prayers.
GOLF TOURNAMENT: The Somerset KC Council is holding its 19th annual golf tournament Friday August 19th 2016 at Bristol Ridge. For more info call 715-760-0486 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Any foursome registered by August 6th will get a second entry into a special drawing. Contact Grand Knight Anthony Kilian as I have a registration form you can use to register or for more info.
Knight of the Month: Patrick D. Becker
Family of the Month: John & Marian Olander
Jackpot: Jerry Frey
Pot of Gold: James W. Olien (Absent)
Tony Kilian, Grand Knight