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Business Meeting Minutes 09-19-19

Business Meeting Minutes September 19, 2019 Knights of Columbus 12017

Grand Knight Larry Greer called the meeting to order. The Warden reported all had membership card and rosary. The opening prayer was led by the Warden and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Roll Call of Officers

Grand Knight Larry Greer Present
Chaplain Fr. Greg Spencer Excused
Deputy Grand Knight Chris Smith Absent
Chancellor Gary Wool Present
Advocate Mark Pahl Absent
Lecturer Miguel Saldana Present
Treasurer (Acting) Sal Tascone Present
Financial Secretary Greg Decker Present
Warden George Schadt Present
Outside Guard Sean Duncan Excused
Inside Guard John Bolger Present
Recorder Jay Curley Excused
Trustee 1 Ken Dieppa Absent
Trustee 2 Steve Shelton Absent
Trustee 3 Jeff Godshall Present

Chaplain report: (Given by Deacon Scott)

The report included the monthly challenge from the Supreme Chaplain. The deacon also shared how he values what the knights do for the parish and community.

Welcome: Steve Shepherd was welcomed as a transfer from 1074.

Approval of minutes:

The minutes from last month’s meeting were not available.

Financial Secretary report: Gave his report.

Treasurer report: Gave his report. Program reports – Faith – Miguel Saldana Life – . Community- Family – Trustees report – no report

Retention/Membership report: no report

Grand Knight report:

Director’s reports:

Faith (Saldana, M) - Miguel encouraged all knights to take advantage of the new First Saturday Mass instituted this month. He also hopes to bring back the Marian Icon for the persecuted Christians next year.

Life (Breit) – Michael was not present, but FS Decker reminded us that the annual Life Chain will be on Oct. 6 from 2:30-3:30pm at the old Kmart on S. College Rd.

Family (Peters, S)- Steve reports that the Knights of the Month are Warren Hodges and Ron Strecker for selling the most Monday Night Football Pool booklets - 132 books. More than all the other knights combined!!

Community (Niggel, T) - Tim was not present, but GK Greer handed out flyers for the Special Olympics at the request of the Special Olympics coordinator, Brooke DeAmaral.

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New Business: no report

Report of the Fourth Degree: no report

District Deputy Report: absent, no report

Insurance Representative: absent, no report

L.A.M.B.

Check your email for the Signup to help with the drive. Tim Niggel is heading up the effort again this year and has scheduled 10 dates. Slots available to volunteer.

Good of the Order:

Prayers were offered for fellow Knights, relatives and friends. In particular the following names were mentioned:

Ken Merck’s daughter, Shawn Duncan’s wife, and Greg Peter’s wife.

Closing prayer: was led by the Warden

Respectfully submitted by: Larry Greer, Recorder(Acting)

After closing the meeting, Tim Niggel introduced guests who were recipients of the proceeds from our LAMB drive. These organizations work with special needs people and were grateful for the assistance provided by our council. Grand Knight, Godshall was presented with a certificate of appreciation. We have donated over $9,000 to various groups thanks to the efforts of all brothers who have worked the LAMB drives. Please continue to support this worthy cause.

NEW OFFICERS FOR 2018-2019

Grand Knight Larry Greer
Chaplain Fr. Pat Keane Honorary
Deputy Grand Knight Chris Smith
Chancellor Gary Wool
Advocate Mark Pahl
Treasurer Sal Tascone
Financial Secretary Greg Decker Appointed
Lecturer Miguel Saldana Appointed
Warden George Schadt
Outside Guard Sean Duncan
Inside Guard Pete Kotas
Recorder Ronnie Girardi
Trustee 1 Ken Dieppa
Trustee 2 KenMerck
Trustee 3 Jeff Godshall