State Raffle Tickets are available now. We usually distribute the State Charity Raffle tickets in December. If you would like get a head start on your 2019 raffle sales, stop by the KC Hall, or contact Pat Earley for tickets.
The requirements have changed for councils to receive the Columbian Award. Instead of having the 6 categories as before there are now 4. There are 32 Supreme Council programs inclusive of existing and new programs. There are 4 required programs one in each category: Faith, Community, Family, and Life. Achieving he Columbian Award is a requirement for Star Council. Discussion on the required programs at this month’s meeting.
Brother Knight Dave Nelson will be showing a couple of short videos after the regular meeting that relate to Emergency preparedness in the event of an active shooter in the church. There has been discussion within a core group to get the Knights involved. The next core group meeting is on October 29th at 6:30 pm at St Mary’s School Multi-Purpose room.
Dates to remember:
October 6, 2018 St Mary’s School Marathon It
October 9, 2018 regular meeting 7:00 pm
October 9, 2018 1st Degree 6:30 pm
October 20, 2018 Columbus Day Dinner
November 13, 2018 Memorial mass at the regular meeting
Columbus Day and award Dinner: Our annual Columbus Day and awards dinner will be held on October 20, 2018 at he KC Hall.
Social hour 5:30 pm
Dinner at 6:30 followed by awards and recognition program.
Superior Punt, Pass and Kick Contest is being held at Siren High School football field on October 13, 2018.
Superior Soccer Challenge Contest is being held at Medford High School football field on October 13, 2018.
Congratulations to Al Lingen, Jerry Lorentz, and Greg Mountain.
Al Lingen is our newest Honorary member. Al is our Deputy Grand Knight, and is extremely active in both the Council and Fourth Degree Assembly. Thanks for all you do, Al; and for your 42 years of membership. Greg Mountain and Jerry Lorentz both became Honorary Life members in August, with 46 and 47 years of service, respectively. Our New Richmond Council currently has 17 Honorary members (dues are reduced), and 50 Honorary Life members (no dues required).
Congratulations to Tom Weinmeyer and John Zipperer for attaining the 4th (Patriotic) Degree on September 29, 2018.
KC Bingo has started once again. We are always looking for help with this being our biggest fund raiser. This year and going forward you can sign up by using Sign Up Genius. This will keep everyone informed as to if there are enough signed up and you will not get as many of those annoying emails from me. Simply click on the link below and sign up it’s that easy.
Food Drive: Ed Zimmerman can always use help on the 2nd Monday of each month, 11:30 a.m. at Wal-Mart (s 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
Knight of the Month: Louis Dabruzzi
Family of the Month: Jim Saliny family
Jackpot: Jared Gorka
Pot of Gold: Curt Mitchell , Must be present to win.
Doug Mills, Grand Knight