Meal prepared by Brad Feick
Meeting Called to order 7:30
Lead in opening prayer by Tom Schenk
Roll call was taken officers absent were – Dan Verhsselt – Jarred Robinson
Motion to accept minutes as written by – seconded and approved.
Grand Knight Report
Speech with Ken Welch’s son , Anthony Welch – Campus Ministries through Focus – for college students. Currently at Drake, then ISU then U of I. Make the Knights aware and seek potential involvement in future activities.
21st degree ceremony next month June 21st, 2011.
Deacon Dan – Make sure that everyone sees the flier in the bulletin. 10 week ministry schedule to be online and announced – eventually music schedule will be published. With Father Remi being gone for 6 weeks, many priests scheduled to officiate at Mass.
Music Ministry has asked to move the Knights July Mass to 5:00pm on Saturday, July 14th. Agreed.
District Deputy Report – NA
$10,070 in checking account
New CD $1,326 added to total – currently $11,224 in endowment fund at .99% for the next 9 months. $3,000 committed to Scholarships.
$1,550 raised through Father Remi’s mother’s website.
Financial Secretary Report – NA
Fundraising website has been updated to help with funeral expenses for Father Remi’s mother. Tony spoke about a fundraiser from Knights, Catholic Women’s club and parish to raise money for the expenses of around $12,000.
The fundraising website will be promoted with a flier in the church bulletin.
Cement discussion – new concrete in the fish fry area to make it an all weather cooking station. Estimated cost – Greg and Dave with costs for concrete and details – tear out the steps pouring concrete to the edge of the building. 4.5 inches and expansion joint. Make it so the fence posts come out with post sleeves. 15 x 19 slab for playground and a 37 x 5 foot sidewalk. Two pours. Total cost of concrete and fill gravel $750 for the Knights Slab – $550 for school slab and the sidewalk will be responsibility for the school.
We need help form experienced concrete workers. Will pick a date and publish the date.
Motion to allocate funds for 6 inches concrete – up to $1,000 – second motion. Motion passed.
Scholarships – Four scholarship applicants. Last meeting we agreed to spend up to $3,000 for scholarships. Fred and Tony will get together to make the decision on the recipients.
List of slate of offices for 2012/2013 year. Moved to accept slate offices and approved by unanimous vote of Knights.
Deacon Dan – week from Monday annual Mass at the cemetery – Father McLaughlin will be officiating. Memorial Day Mass can use some volunteers starting Monday morning at 7:00am.
Larry – Thursday night Brian Soukup family reserved several tables. Next Thursday at 6:30. Need help hauling tables
Jody Bermel – Christ our Life Regional Catholic Conference Saturday & Sunday – September 22nd and 23rd. Wells Fargo Arena. All encouraged to attend.
Tom Schenk – Granger Days – same time as Christ our Life – Please help with Granger Days if not attending Christ our Life.
Deacon Tom – more about Mary, the mother of Jesus. Four Doctrines – Mary is the mother of God – She was ever virgin, we believe in the assumption of Mary, The immaculate conception of Mary. She was without original sin or personal sin. Mary is the first of all Saints.
Good of the Order
Joe Christianson – FOCUS and helping brother Knights family, June 2nd is the school will need help with the new playground. Spoke of how important the school is to the Parish as the school gives the Parish life. Take advantage of opportunities to serve others.
Vern Meyers – Payers to help him with his recovery and positive future test results.
Father Koch back home this afternoon is recovering from Pneumonia – pray for his continued recovery.
Motion to close the meeting and seconded at 8:15