The November 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, Inside Guard, and 3rd Year Trustee.  A total of 16
       knights were present.  The minutes from the September meeting were distributed to
       the members.  A motion was made by John Kubicek and seconded by Ben Francka
       to accept the minutes.  A vote carried the motion.

   From the Grand Knight:

1.  The Grand mentioned there were no new member applications to the Council.

2.  The G.K. welcomed Paul O’Brien to the Council.  

3.  The G.K. also thanked everyone who helped at the monthly breakfast and commented
     on its success and the thanks from Fr. Mike for the monthly breakfast for the parish.

4.  The G. K. commented on the plan to build shelving and moving the Council’s materials
     into the basement of the Wellness Building.

5.  The G. K. mentioned the success of the last Tootsie Roll Drive and paying back 698
     for the tootsie rolls we received from them.

6.  The G. K. mentioned the Jan. 18th Knights Bowl-athon and the $5500 goal.

7.  Randy Friga initiated a discussion on giving monies to the Knight’s Striking out for
     the Kitchen.  He then motioned to give $200 to that effort and it was seconded by
     Ben Francka.  The vote carried the motion.

8. The G. K. mentioned there were no new receipts in his possession. He read off the
    the money given to Supreme, to Ryan Neill, and the monies received from sales of
    the Christmas Magnets.

9.  The G. K. led a discussion of Supreme’s wish that our Council support the “Culture of
     Life” Fund which includes programs against stem cell research, gay marriages and other
     such programs.








       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 gave the total in-the-black amount. 






     Unfinished and New Business:

             Various items were addressed.

1.      Andy Love, Council’s Family Director, was still in the progress of the posters and
papers at St. Agnes Elementary on “Alcohol and Drug Abuse”.  He also reported on
the upcoming “Basketball Free Throw Contest”, Jan. 10th at the Paladi Center. He
encouraged the Council’s help in both activities. Also, he reported on the upcoming
Bowl-Athon for the Kitchen on Jan. 18th.  A motion was made by Randy Friga and
seconded by Jim Grier for the Council to contribute $100 for prizes concerning
poster and paper winners.  The vote carried the motion.  Andy requested help from
the knights for the Free-Throw Contest.  Anybody interested should show up at

2.      The G. K. and Randy Friga led a discussion on the next Bartender’s Ball.  They
encouraged anyone interested in working at the bars or doing other jobs, to be at
the Oasis Convention Center by 6:00 pm.

3.      The G. K. commented in more detail about the sales of the Christmas Magnets.
He also asked for volunteers to sell the magnets after all Masses on Dec. 7th.

4.      The G. K. led a discussion on the next Trash-Area-Cleanup and Street Cleanup
coming up on Nov.22nd.  John Kubicek suggested a recycling of some of the Trash.


              Knight’s working the Trash Cleanup Area

              Mark Merz’s truck and cardboard waste

              Waste in Randy Friga’s truck

              Lawn waste to Jim Tuckness’s truck


5.      Jim Grier mentioned that we should take a certain amount of what we earn for
charity and treat ourselves for the hard work we do.  It was mentioned we will
for our next months’ Christmas Party.



6.       The G. K. then led a discussion on our Council’s Christmas Party on December
  17th at 7:00 pm at the Fleet Naval Reserve in Springfield.  

7.      Jim Grier requested that our Council Members get more involved on Parish
or Groups concerning plans for the Parish for the next 100 years.




      From the Insurance Agent:

     Joe Schumaker was not present.




       From the District Deputy: 

        Charlie West was not present   



       Pray for Special People:

1.      John Wooldridge requested we pray for Don and Judy Rippee for a successful
 result in Don’s medical treatment for his ailment.


2.       John Kubicek requested we pray for Stormy Swathers who recently broke a



         Closing of Meeting:


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




                                    Future Activities








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. 7th------Knights to sell Christmas Magnets ( $3 ) after all Masses.

Dec. 8th-----Bartender’s Ball for Special Olympics 8 pm – midnight.  Be there at 6:00 pm
                   if you wish to help.

Dec. 12th---Our Lady of Guadeloupe Day

Dec. 12-14th  ----District Deputy Meeting@ Tan-Tar-A

Dec. 17th----- NO MEETING----Christmas Party with Ladies Auxiliary----7:00 pm at
                      Naval Fleet Reserve in Springfield---Bring a side dish

Dec. 21st-----8:00-11:00 am-----Knight’s Monthly Breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria

Dec. 25th----CHRISTMAS



Jan. 1st------NEW YEARS

Jan. 10th----1-4 pm--Free Throw Contest at Palati Center----if you wish to help, get there by 6:00 pm.

Jan. 18th----14th Annual Bowl-A-Thon for The Kitchen

Jan. 28th----Council Monthly Meeting----7:00 pm at St. Agnes Elementary Band Room.




                        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. 10th—12th ----Tootsie Roll Drive at Republic Wal Mart, Friday after work and Saturday
                   morning and afternoon and Sunday after masses


Oct. 15th ----Fourth Degree Assembly—1877 Meeting—7:30 pm @Holy Trinity, Springfield.


Oct. 19th----Enchilada Meal at the St. Agnes Cafeteria from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm or when food
                   runs out.


                                                    Pictures from the Enchilada Dinner


enchalada meal1

enchalada meal2

enchalada meal3

enchalada meal 5



Oct. 22nd ----Council’s next meeting at 7:00 pm in St. Agnes Band Room.

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