We started the December meeting with a first degree, I would like to welcome Thomas Weinmeyer to our brotherhood. Please congratulate him when you see him.
We conducted our Christmas poster contest this past month, we had many great works of art from the kids. The winners this year are:
1st place - Natalie Graham
2nd place - Allie Olander
1st place - Vanessa Kizer
2nd place - Emma Humphrey
1st place - Brodie Boumeester
2nd place - Mary Harrold
1st place - Olivia Naser
2nd place - James Hilty
I would like to thank Jared Gorka for Chairing this event .
We had our 2nd annual Christmas pot luck after our last business meeting, I would like to thank everyone who brought many delicious dishes that we passed, you should not have missed this one.
We will be in need of a chairman for the upcoming free throw contest. It does not take much time and is a very enjoyable activity, please let me know if you are interested in helping out.
We are still sending out over 100 newsletters through the mail. Please help us out on our time and mailing costs by providing your email address. You will receive your newsletter sooner and always have a copied saved where you know where to find it.
Bingo is the major money maker for our council; we will need help on Sunday nights and the last Friday night of each month. We would also love to see you and your families show up and try to win some of the big money we give out every session. Please let Doug Mills know what night you can help.
The Squires are still looking for young men to join their ranks, if you have a son or know of a Catholic young man, please encourage them to join. They have been meeting on the 1st Sunday @ 5:00 pm. Please contact Tony Kilian or Kevin Lorenz.
May they rest in peace...
Robert Kunz died on January 5th. Bob joined the Knights on New Year's Day in 1956, taking all three degrees that day. Bob and his wife Kate, were active members at IC Church through the years. Please keep Bob & Kate's five children in your prayers.
Timothy Holland died on January 7th. Tim joined the Knights on October 28, 1979 and was a Third degree member. Tim played softball, bowled, and golfed on our council teams. He also chaired our Tootsie Roll Drive, organized dances, and pitched in with maintenance on the KC Hall. Please keep his wife Eileen and their three children in your prayers.
Troy Schmit is looking for some brave souls to form a KC team for the Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics of Wisconsin in Eau Claire on February 22. He would like a minimum of five Knights to take the plunge with but the more the merrier. Call him at 715-441-7104 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Please help those in need by buying or selling the 5 tickets included with your December newsletter. For more tickets contact: Pat Earley at 715-808-1795.
Keep them in your prayers:
Brother Jessie Skramstad is once again fighting cancer; please keep him and his family, in your prayers. Also keep Carlos Santiago and his family in your prayers.
Knight of the Month: Jared Gorka
Family of the Month: Patrick D Becker
Jackpot: Jerry Frey
Pot of Gold: Dave Gleason