The February meeting was called to order by the Grand Knight at 7:06pm, followed
       by the “Our Father” and “Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag”. All officers were present
       except the Chancellor, Financial Secretary, Lecturer, Inside Guard, Outside Guard,  1st,
       2nd and 3rd Year Trustees.   A total of 19 members were present.  The minutes from the
       last meeting were distributed.  One mistake was noted, a motion and second was made
       to make to accept the minutes with the correction. A vote carried the motion.

   From the Grand Knight:

1.  The Grand acknowledged Nelson Martin, a new member and welcomed Gary Struemph,
     General Agent for the Knight’s Insurance for the west side of the state.

2.  The G.K. outlined the format of the meeting treated in the new and old business in these
     minutes listed below.

3.  The G.K. also mentioned that we needed to elect delegates to the National Convention,
     April, 24th—26th.  Randy Friga and the Grand Knight volunteered, and the vote carried.
     A motion was made to support the second volunteer through funds from the Council.  A
     second was made and the vote carried the motion.

4.  The G. K. next read receipts, bills and communications.

5.  The G. K. also reported on the success of the Super-Bowl BBQ and the last Knight’s








       From the Chaplin:  

        No report---no official Chaplin yet.           




     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 the Council had in the bank. The Treasurer
        suggested that the Council take 5% of the monies made and put that aside for a       


        Council Endowment.




     Unfinished and New Business:

             Various items were addressed.

1.      A discussion took place concerning the Council’s Fish Fry and tentative date of
April 3rd.  It was decided that the Council would discuss this topic in the next
Council meeting in March.

2.      The G. K led a discussion on the Mons. Westheuse “Sunset Stroll”, May 15th.  A
further discussion next meeting on this topic will be in order.

3.      The G. K. called for volunteers to help in the “Take Down” of Christmas Lights
on the Parish Grounds on this coming Saturday morning at 8:00 am.  A few
members volunteered.

4.      The G. K. led a discussion on the progress of the Knight’s storage area in the
basement of the Wellness of Life Building on the Cathedral Grounds. Randy
Friga, Jim Tuckness and others offered their services for that progress.


5.       The Treasurer mentioned there will be a report at each monthly meeting concerning
  the 5% withholding of monies for the Council’s Endowment.

6.      Andy Love reported on the status of the Youth Activities concerning Free-Throw,
Poster and Essay Contests.  The G. K. suggested we need to become active in the
Youth Group Activities.

7.      Randy Friga mentioned the “First Night” for the Council’s Bingo on March 11th.
He said we need about 12 members to help.  If you wish to help, be there at 3-


         3:30 pm for the (6:30 pm to approx. 9:00 pm) event.


8.      The G. K. acknowledged Gary Struemph, General Agent for Knight’s Insurance
for the west section of the state.  He led a discussion on the initiative for Knight
Councils to support their diocesan priest’s benefits.  These monies could be obtained
from a small increase in membership fees or from Council Activities.  A motion
was made for our Council to support the initiative.  A second was made and the
vote carried the motion. It was mentioned that these priests needed to be Knight’s  

9.      It was suggested our Council ask Bishop Jim to be present as a server for one of our
Councils Fish Fries or Breakfasts.  A picture for the Logo would be great.




      From the Insurance Agent:

     Joe Schumaker reported on the K. C. Insurance.  He commented on its success and that
     no client lost any money last year.




       From the District Deputy: 

      1. Charlie West reported on the upcoming events concerning Knights, including the
          the Knight’s Float in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

      2.  He also mentioned that we needed to elect the new officers in march for installment
           on May 27th.



       Pray for Special People:

     Burger Family



         Closing of Meeting:


        The Grand Knight closed the meeting with the “Hail Mary” and “Glory Be”.




                                    Future Activities




March 7----Fourth Degree Exemplification in St. Louis


March 11th---First Bingo Night for our Council---6:30---- at Bingo Emporium


March 14th----Springfield’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade----4th Degree Float


March 15th---8-11 am---Knight’s Breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria


March 17th---St. Patrick’s Day




March 25th-----7:00 pm---Knight’s Council Meeting at St. Agnes Cathedral Band Room---need
                                         to elect officers for the next year.


March 28th---Fourth Degree Exemplification in Kansas City


March 28th---Knight’s of Columbus Spring Doubles Shoot---Branson


March 29th----Founder’s Day (1882)


March 29th---Fifth Sunday


April 3rd-----???Tentative St. Agnes Fish Fry


April 5th----Palm Sunday


April 24th—26th---Knight’s State Convention








                        Past Activities  (SEE PAST MONTHS FOR MORE)







June 8th------First Degree at 698. Call Hall for details.


June 18th---Fourth Degree Meeting at 7:00 pm at Council 698 Hall


June 29th-----Knight’s Council Mass at 8:30 am

June 29th----June-July BBQ after the 11:30 am and 5:00 pm Masses


June 29th-----Fifth Sunday.


July 1st---DUE—Report of new Council Officers Chosen (Form 185).


July 12th----State DD Meeting in Springfield at Holy Trinity.


July 11-13---State District Deputy Meeting in Springfield.


July 16th-- Fourth Degree Officer Installation—7:00 pm @698 Hall


July 20th—Knights BBQ at St. Agnes---11:00 am ---7:00pm or when food runs out


July 22nd---First Degree@ Holy Trinity at 7:00 pm


July 23rd---(13682) St. Agnes Installation of Officers with pot luck dinner—7:00 pm


August 17th----Knight’s BBQ at St. Agnes---11:00am-7:00 pm


August 20th--- Knight’ Meeting at &:00 pm at St. Agnes Band Room.


 Aug. 23rd--------13681 (IC) Golf Tournament@ Deer Lake----to benefit the Kitchen


Aug. 27th-----Catholic Night at the Springfield Cardinals---Hammons Field


Aug 30th-----Tootsie Roll order deadline.


Aug. 31----Fifth Sunday


Sept. 1st------Deadline for Roses for Life to be ordered


Sept. 6th-----Forms and monies due for 4th Degree Exemplification


Sept. 20th---4th Degree Exemplification in Springfield---Clarion Hotel—all day


Sept. 21st----K of C Breakfast in St. Agnes Cafeteria---8:30—11:00 am


Sept. 24th---Monthly Council Meeting (13682) at St. Agnes Band room---7:00 pm


Sept. 27th-----Ozarks Shooters Clay Shoot----Branson


Sept. 27th----Ladies Auxiliary “Pot Luck Dinner”


Sept. 28th---St. Agnes Parish Centennial Closing Ceremonies---5:00 pm


Oct. 2nd---10:00am in Pallati Center---Meeting concerning the initiation of catholic Radio in
                 Southern Missouri


Oct. 24th----BOO FEST at St. Agnes Elementary.  Knights and Ladies Auxiliary will help
                   including cooking burgers and hot dogs, etc.


Oct. 25-26th -----Missouri Knights of Columbus Bowling Tournament weekend#1
                         @ Washington, Missouri


Oct. 26th -----K. of C. Regional Soccer Challenge @ Lakes Country Soccer at 1:00 pm.


Nov. 1-2 ------Missouri K of C Bowling Tournament weekend #2 @ Washington MO.


Nov. 6th -----Memorial Mass for K of C members @ 698 Hall

Nov. 8th -----St. Agnes Ladies Aux. Fall Bizarre---11:00 am ---7:00 pm—at St. Agnes
                    Elementary Cafeteria

Nov. 9th-------1st/2nd/3rd Degrees @ 698 Hall—1st Degree @11:00am, 2nd Degree @1:00 pm,
                      3rd Degree will follow.

Nov. 11th--- 4th Degree Float at Veterans Day in Branson

Nov. 16th----Knights Breakfast 7:00---11:30am in St. Agnes Cafeteria

Nov. 19th-----Council Meeting 7:00 pm at St. Agnes Elementary Band Room

Nov. 19th----7:00 pm---Social meeting at Golden Corral for the Pope Pius X Assembly

Nov. 21st -----21st Special Olympic Indoor Games in Joplin---Memorial Hall--- Request
                        for K of C Honor Guard to assist with Opening Ceremony---meet in main
                        lobby @ 6-6:15 pm to change into regalia.

Nov. 22nd---4th Degree Float—Christmas Parade in Lebanon

Nov. 22nd---Knights Cleanup of St Agnes Waste Area---7:00 am and Street Cleanup
                   afterwards---Boy Scouts will help                  

Nov. 30th ----Fifth Sunday

Dec. 8th-----Bartender’s Ball

Feb. 1st----Pick up Brisket and/or ribs after morning masses at St. Agnes Cathedral
                 for Super Bowl Sunday.


Feb. 14th -----9:00 am---District Free Throw Contest at Holy Trinity Gym.


Feb. 14th------Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge in Table Rock Lake


Feb. 15th--------Semiannual Audit Report #1295


Feb. 15th-------8:00-11:00 am---Knight’s Breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria


Feb.18th-------4th Degree Meeting Night at Golden Corral


Feb. 21st-------9-11 am---Regional Free Throw Contest at Springfield Catholic Gym


Feb. 25th----ASH WEDNESDAY


Feb. 25th-----7:00 pm----Council monthly Meeting at St. Agnes Cafeteria