|MINUTES FROM 11/22/06 AND 12/27/06
This is a combined minute report for the council meetings for Nov. and Dec. The Dec. Meeting was for only 15 minutes followed by a social event. The Council meeting for Nov. was called to order at 7:05 pm by the Grand Knight. A prayer (Our Father) was lead by the Grand Knight as well as the "Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag". A motion was made to except the minutes from the last meeting. A second was made to the motion and all voted for the acceptance of the minutes. Because this meeting was the night before Thanksgiving, there was a sparse membership present. This resulted in a short meeting. The following officers were present; Grand Knight, Deputy Grand Knight, Chancellor, Treasurer, Recorder and Outside Guard.
The following is therefore a combination of both the Nov. and Dec. Council meetings:
From the Grand Knight:
1. Joshua Norris is a new member, and Kevin Finn may be a reactivated member.
|2. He read a thank you letter from the Carmalites for our contribution to them.|
|3. He led a discussion on helping out the scouts|
|4. He offered a challenge of a blood drive for our council with that from Immaculate Conception|
| 5. He encouraged all members to
sign up for duties concerning the decorations of the Cathedral for
| 6. He mentioned there will be a
1st degree available on odd months of next year beginning with
Jan. and ending with Nov.
|7. He encouraged attendance at the knights Jan. Bowl-athon held at Enterprise Lanes|
|8. He concluded with a mention that the last council's last monthly breakfast went well.|
From the Chaplin:
1. Msrg. Westheus was "under the weather" for the Nov. meeting and could not attend.
| Treasurer's and Financial
Indicated a positive report concerning the finances of the Council.
| Unfinished and New Buisness:
1. The Treasurer mentioned that the Silent Auction time for during the
Council's monthly breakfast
| 2. It was mentioned that the
Bartenders Ball will go on as scheduled at the Howard Johnson's
"Oasis Inn & Convention Center" on North Glenstone
|3. The next council meeting will be a social event with the members and their wives|
| From the Insurance Agent:
Not present, therefore nothing to report.
|From the District Deputy:|
|1. Mentioned the reasons to become a knight and passed out a pamphlet on the subject|
| 2. Mentioned the
celebration of "Our Lady of Guadalupe" at Sacred Heart Parish at 6 pm on
| 3. Mentioned the
various dates for the First to the 4th degrees (SEE BELOW) under
| 4. Mentioned free
throw competition on Jan 28th and Feb. 3rd at Holy Trinity, and regional
competition at Immaculate Conception Parish in Springfield.
| Closing of Meeting:
Closing of meeting lead by the Grand Knight as well as the Closing prayer
|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. 4th and March 10th---4th Degree in Kansas City
March 4th--3rd Degree in Jefferson City
March 10th--4th Degree in St. Louis
July 4th---Participation in an Independence Day Parade at
Marshfield, MO. Get on the Knight's
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 Walmart 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 Bandroom
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 Assembly
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 Walmart 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 Fest--council
Oct. 28th and 29th---aid youth group in taking orders for smoked turkey breasts after all masses.
Nov. 4th and 5th---council members to man a booth at the St. Agnes Cathedral's Stewardship Fair.
Nov. 12th-----Council's rosary after the 8:30 am mass.
Nov. 18th---Council members to help the youth group wrap and box
smoked turkey breasts to be
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.