COUNCIL ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

       The February, 2010 meeting was called to order by the Grand Knight at 7:02 pm, followed
       by the “Our Father” and “Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag”. All officers were present
       except the 2nd Year Trustee.  A total of 21 knights were present. The January minutes were
       distributed to the members and except for one mistake (Mr. instead of Fr. Mike) a motion
       was made and senconded to accept the minutes, and a vote carried the motions.

   From the Grand Knight:

1.  The Grand Knight mentioned Greg Glockner received the 2nd and 3rd degrees.

2.  The G.K. mentioned the upcoming Knight State Convention in Jeff. City on April 23rd-
     25th and it appeared that Randy and either, Chris, Tim or Ryan would go also.

3.  The G.K. Thanked Ryan for organizing the Valentines’ Day delivery of flowers from
     Dillon’s Store.  He also thanked those who participated.

4.  The G. K. mentioned that the elections for next year’s Council Officers is soon and
     suggested that those interested research the duties of each officer and make a decision
     to become an Officer.

5.  The G. K. and others suggested the possibility of working on Mon. Westheus’s room
     for visiting priests.

6.  The G. K. read a letter from the Republic School thanking the Council for the monies
     contributed from the Council and mentioned further, that special soft ware programs
     were obtained for the disabled students.

7.  The G. K. mentioned an MSU student wants to help the Council.  Examples of the
     help might be in Council’s Design of the Web page or other things.  John Kubicek
     suggested he may help in the production of a Flyer advertising “The Sunset Stroll.

8.  The Grand Knight discussed the prizes for 5-8th grades inclusive for the Essay Contest.
     Mark and Jim Tuckness motioned that the Council give $25 each for the 2 winners and
     suggested the awards be given out at Masses.  The vote carried the motions.

 

 

 

     

 

 

       From the Chaplin:  

          Fr. Phillip had no comments.

 

 

 

 

     Treasurer's and Financial Secretary’s Reports:

 

       The Treasurer reported on the bills and money received from activities after the last
       council meeting.  Also, he mentioned that financial condition of the Council was in
       good condition and reported the amount of monies the Council had in the bank.
       He also reported on the amount to date of the 5% savings account received
       from the Council activities.  The Financial Secretary’s report indicated the Council’s
       financial condition was in good shape.

 

       

 

         

 

     Unfinished and New Business:

             Various items were addressed.

1.      John Smithberg reported on the net amount of money raised in the first year with
the help of about 90 workers.

2.      Tim reported on the last Council’s Fish Fry.  He mentioned, among other items, that
about 99 people were served during the activity.  He also thanked all the people who
helped.

 

3.       The G. K. mentioned the upcoming San Paulo Fish Fry on March 19th and he approached
 them to ask if they might want to purchase the Council’s leftovers from their Fish Fry at
 cost value.

 

     

4.      The G. K. reported on the Biscuit Sales.  Jim Tuckness said we should keep notes on
this for future years.

 

5.      Tim Griese reported that almost all the Christmas lights on Church Property were taken
down.  He said that he would be in contact with others to finish the job.

 

6.      Tim Griese reported the next Sunset Stroll is scheduled for May 7th.  He will distribute
a form for volunteers for that activity.  He mentioned that we should discuss it in more
detail at the March Council Meeting. 

 

7.      The G. K. asked the Council Members to work at the next Council Breakfast which will
 have biscuits and gravy served.

 

8.      Ryan Neill asked for volunteers for the Street Trash Pickup after the breakfast.  He said
volunteers would meet at Price-Cutter’s Parking Lot at 11:00 am..

 

9.      It was mentioned that the K. C. Float will be present in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade,
March 13th.  The Parade will start at Commercial and Bennett Streets that morning

 

10.  It was also mentioned that the Special Olympics will be held on campus of Missouri
State University on May 26th.  All Council Members were invited to attend the activities.  

           

 

     

 

      From the Insurance Agent:

         No report---not present

 

       

 

       From the District Deputy: 

         mentioned various upcoming events shown in the Future Activities Section, below.
         

       Pray for Special People:

     We should keep these people in our thoughts and prayers:

          

          George Donegan who is in Mercy Villa, and the religious Brethren

 

 

         Closing of Meeting:

 

        Fr. Phillip closed the meeting with a special prayer and the “Glory Be”.

 

 

 

                                    Future Activities

                        

                           2010

 

Feb. 28th ---8-11 am---Council Breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria and pickup Street Trash
                                    after at 11:00 am---meet at Price Cutter Parking Lot at 11:00 am.

 

Mar. 6th---4th Degree Exemplification ---St Louis (forms available on-line @mokofc.org)

 

Mar. 13th---- K.C. St. Patrick’s Day Float—starts at Commercial and Bennett Streets.

 

Mar. 14th----Daylight Savings Time begins

 

Mar. 17th----St. Patrick’s Day

 

Mar. 17th----Seminarian David Baunach’s Birthday---send him a card @conception 
                    Seminary College, Conception, MO. 64433 or e-mail—dbaunach@
                    conception.edu

 

Mar. 19th---San Paulo Fish Fry on Cathedral grounds.

 

 

Mar.21st----8-11 am---Council Breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria

 

March 21st----noon---Free Throw Contest at Helias in Jefferson City.

Mar. 24th------Council Meeting at 7:00 pm in St. Agnes Elementary Band Room.

 

Mar. 25th---Annunciation of the Lord

 

Mar. 27th----Spring Sporting Clay Shoot @ Branson at 9:00 am.

 

Mar. 28th-----Palm Sunday

 

Mar. 29th----Founders Day---celebrating Springfield founding in 1882.

 

Apr. 4th---Easter Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

           

                                    PAST ACTIVITIES

 

                           2009

 

Sept. 26th------Missouri Catholic Conference Annual Meeting at Jefferson City

 

Oct. 3rd--------Soccer tournament in Springfield sponsored by Lebanon Knights

 

Oct. ­9-10th---Tootsie Roll Drive @ Republic Wall Mart, 8:00 am -3:00pm

 

Oct 11th-------Tootsie Roll Drive after all Masses @ St. Agnes Cathedral

 

Oct. 14th------Council Bingo @ 698 Bingo Emporium 6:30—9:30 pm

 

Oct. 18th------Knights Breakfast @ St. Agnes Elementary Cafeteria 8:00-11:00 am

 

Oct. 21st --------4th Degree Meeting @7:30 pm at Council 1877

 

Oct 23rd -------Boo Fest at St. Agnes Cafeteria

 

Oct. 28th-----St. Agnes K of C Meeting in Elementary School Band Room @ 7:00pm

 

Nov. 26th----Thanksgiving

 

Nov. 29th-----5th Sunday---8:30 am Cathedral Mass—Council’s participation in Mass.

 

Dec. 7th---Bartenders Ball for the Special Olympics at the Oasis 6:00 pm until midnight.

 

Dec. 8th----Feast of The Immaculate Conception

 

Dec.10th--- Bishop John’s 25th Anniversary as a Bishop---7:00 pm Mass and reception at

                   St. Agnes.

 

Dec. 11th---Dinner Meeting for Council with Ladies Auxiliary---7:00 pm at St. Agnes

                   Cafeteria.  NO REGULAR SCHEDULED DEC. MEETING

 

Dec. 20th---Council Breakfast----8:00 am—11:00 am in St. Agnes Cafeteria

 

Dec. 25th---Christmas

 

Dec. 28th---4-7 pm---Blood Drive at St. Agnes Band Room.

 

De. 31st----New Years’ Eve

 

                       2010

 

Jan. 1st----New Years Day—Feast of Mary, Mother of God

 

Jan. 3rd---Feast of the Epiphany

 

Jan. 3rd----11:30 am Mass and Pot Luck Dinner following for Fr. Rudolpho in St. Agnes
                Cafeteria.

 

Jan. 9th---Council Free Throw Contest at Palati Center

 

Jan. 17th---Knights of Columbus 15th Annual Bowl-A-Thon at various area Bowling Lanes.

 

Jan. 17th---Knights Breakfast---8:00 am -11am—St. Agnes Elementary Cafeteria.

 

Jan. 20th--23rd----March for Life in Washington D.C.—bus leaves from Catholic High School
                            and other local areas.

 

Jan. 27th----7:00 pm---Councils Monthly Meeting at St. Agnes Elementary Band Room.

 

Jan. 31st----5th Sunday

 

Feb. 13th------Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge---Table Rock, Branson

 

Feb. 13th-----9 a.m.--District Free Throw Contest, Holy Trinity, Springfield.

 

Feb.15th-----Due Date—Semiannual Audit Report (#1295)

 

Feb. 17th----Ash Wednesday

 

Feb. 19th---4:30-7 p.m.—Fish Fry at St. Agnes Cafeteria and Grounds

 

Feb.20th---9 am---Regional Free Throw Contest at Springfield Catholic High School

 

Feb. 21st—1st-2nd-3rd Degree Exemplification in Clinton, MO.

 

Feb. 24th---7 pm—Council’s Monthly Meeting in St. Agnes Elementary Band Room