The Deputy Grand Knight led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and "The Our
Father". The roll of officers was called. All officers were present except the Chaplin, the
Grand Knight, the Lecturer, the Advocate, the Outside Guard, the Inside Guard and the First
From the Deputy Grand Knight:
1. Applications for
membership. They were: James Tucknes for 3rd degree, John Bartlett
|2. Also, the Sister's of Jeff City sent a thank you Christmas Card for the monies we sent them.|
|3. The Blood Center sent a thank you note for the 9 blood donations from Council members.|
| 4. The monies made from the last
Knight's Breakfast and a thank you note from the Youth to
the Council for helping Boo fest last October..
|5. We need to complete the Council state form.|
|6. May 5th is join hands day----we need to pick up trash and fix playground equipment|
| 7. Ten ways to be a
successful Council----which include--we must be growth
focus on Youth and Youth Leadership, and use our District Deputy
From the Chaplin:
| Treasurer's and Financial
Indicated a positive state of the finances of the Council.
Unfinished and New Business:
1. There was a discussion by
Council members concerning uninterested members
| 2. Ryan Neill talked about our
Adopt-A-Street activity. We could work on our
area 3 times a year ( Spring, Summer and Fall). Members involved in the effort will
meet at 6:00 pm on May 10th at Price Cutters on Kansas Expressway. We should
also notify Our State Council that we have adopted a Street and are active in that
| 3. A list of
Council Officers for the next year was suggested by Randy Friga.
Grand Knight--Tim Griese; Deputy Grand Knight--Ryan Neil; Warden--John
Kubicek; Recorder--Erwin Mantei; Treasurer--Jim Greer; Chancellor--John Smithberg;
Advocate--John Compton; Trustee 1st year--Keith Norton; Financial Secretary-- Mark
Merz; Outside Guard--Alan Norris: Inside Guard--John Tucknes; Trustee 2nd year--
Trustee 3rd year---Ben Francka
| 4. There was a discussion
following the suggestion with no vote as
5. We should pray for people as specified by various Council members.
| 6. Our Council will be more
involved at the 11:30 am Mass at the Cathedral on July
(5th Sunday of the month).
| 7. The Council's sharp shooters
Skeet team (Dave Seibert and Randy Friga) will
compete at September 26th in Branson-- the monies go to "Contest for Concern"
---Our Council was asked to contribute a $75 sponsorship for this event. The
motion was voted on and passed.
| 8. There was a discussion
on moving the next Council breakfast to Mother's Day,
From the Insurance Agent:
| From the District
| Closing of Meeting:
Closing of meeting was
lead by the Deputy Grand Knight as well as the Closing
| May 10th--First Adopt-A-Street cleanup activity for the
Council---meet at 6:00 pm
at Price Cutters on Kansas Expressway and Grand Street
May 13th---Council Breakfast 8:00 am - 11:00 am ??
May 13th---Council Rosary after the 8:30 am Mass
May 20th---Council Breakfast at 8:00-11:00 am if not on May 13th.
May 23rd--Council meeting at 7:00 pm
|July 4th---Participation in an Independence Day Parade
at Marshfield, MO. Get on
the Knight's Float
July 9th---Knights Rosary at St. Agnes Cathedral after 7:00am Mass in the Chapel
July 12th--A special council meeting in downtown Springfield
July 16th--Blues and Barbeque at St. Agnes after 11:30am and 5:00 pm masses.
July 29th--Knights 1st Degree at Council # 9533
July 30th-Treasure Lake Cookout from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Aug. 2nd---St. Agnes Parish Picnic and Silent Auction after 5:30 pm mass
Aug. 4th-5th--Parish Garage Sale in Gym.
Aug. 6th-8th ---Tootsie Roll Drive at Wal-Mart in Republic
Aug. 20th or 27th---Barbeque cookout after 11:30 and 5:30 Masses.
Aug. 21st-----Bartenders Practice @ Council #698
Aug. 22nd----2nd degree at Holy Trinity at 6:30pm
Aug. 23rd------next St. Agnes Knights meeting at 7:00pm in Band Room
Aug. 26th---Golf Tournament for the Knights---Aug. 12th deadline for sign-up
Sept. 10th--knights and parishioners rosary at 9:45am in chapel
Sept. 11th--"World Day of Peace" observation
Sept. 15th--"Roses for Life" cards order due for Council
Sept. 17th---8-11am Knights Breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria
Sept. 21st--7-9pm--Ecumenical Meeting on Anti-cloning and Voice for
Life at Central
Sept. 26th.-- 6:45pm-1st Degree at Holy Trinity.
Sept. 27th-- 7:00 pm knights next council meeting in band room
Sept. 30th---9:30 Catholic Conference Assembly in Jefferson City
Oct. 1st----50th Anniversary Celebration of Diocese --2:30 pm at University Plaza
Oct. 1st---Poker Run--starts at Pierce City and ends at Springfield Catholic
Oct. 6-8th--Tootsie Roll Drive at the Wal-Mart in Republic.
Oct. 8th----Rosary after 8:30 Mass in the Chapel
Oct 15th----Knight's Breakfast in Cafeteria from 8:30 to 11:00 am.
Oct. 15th--12:30 pm, 2nd and 3rd degrees at Council #698
Oct. 19th--presentation of Stem Cell Initiative at Hammons Heart Institute
Oct.21st---7-midnight--Benefit Dance for Brad Burnum at Knight's Hall---$10/per person
Oct. 24th--2nd and 3rd Degree at Holy Trinity
Oct. 25th---7:00 pm--next Council Meeting
Oct. 28th--after 5:30 pm Mass--the Council will cook burgers and help
out at Boo
Oct. 28th and 29th---aid youth group in taking orders for smoked turkey
Nov. 4th and 5th---council members to man a booth at the St. Agnes
Nov. 12th-----Council's rosary after the 8:30 am mass.
Nov. 18th---Council members to help the youth group wrap and box smoked
Nov. 19th---Knight's breakfast 8:00--11:00 am in cafeteria.
Nov. 22nd---next Council Meeting at 7:00 pm in the Band Room.Dec. 4th---8:00pm to 12:00--Bartenders Ball at Howard Johnsons (Oasis Inn &
Convention Center) on North Glenstone---$45 per
person in Advance or $55 at the door--proceeds to go to
The Special Olympics
Dec. 9th---6:00 pm at Sacred Heart Parish--Celebration of "Our Lady of Guadalupe"
Dec.10th--after 8:30 am Mass--Knight's Rosary
Dec. 17th--8:00 -11:00 am--Knights Breakfast
Dec. 27th--next council meeting--St. Agnes Elementary band room---knight's social with wives
Dec.31st--Council 698's Holiday Party at the Knights Hall---6-7 Social
Hour; 7 Dinner--9-- Lounge
Jan. 6th and 7th---distribute Roses for Life cards in pews at Cathedral before all Masses
Jan. 14th---after 8:30 am Mass--Knight's Rosary
Jan. 21st---8:00-11:00 am--Knight's Breakfast
Jan. 21st---Knight's Bowl-athon----Enterprise Lanes
Jan. 24th---Council's Jan. Meeting in Band room.
Feb. 3rd--District Free Throw event at Holy Trinity
Feb. 8th--Religious Appreciation Dinner
Feb. 11th--Knight's Rosary after 8:30 am Mass in Chapel.
Feb. 4th and March 10th---4th Degree in Kansas City
Feb. 17th--Marti Gras at I.C.
Feb. 18th--Knight's Breakfast in Cafeteria -- 8-11 am
Feb. 24th--Regional Free Throw event at Springfield CatholicMarch 1st--2nd and 3rd degrees in Jeff City.
March 2nd-- Council Lenten Fish Fry--St. Agnes 4:00- 7:00 pm
March 4th--3rd Degree in Jefferson City
March 9th--Rosary for the Canonization of Fr. McGivney
March 10th--4th Degree in St. Louis
March 11th---Knight's rosary after the 8:30 am Mass
March 16th--2nd Council Lenten Fish Fry--St. Agnes 4:00 - 7:00 pm
March 18th---Knight's breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria from 8:00- 11:00 am
March 28th--No Council Meeting --- Chrism Mass at 7:30 pm in Cathedral
March 29th--Council rosary for the celebration of The Knight's of Columbus 125th Anniversary.
April 15th--- 1st degree in Kimberling City.
March 27th--1st degree at Holy Trinity.
April 16th--Knights' at St Louis Cardinal baseball game.