Meal prepared by Joe Henkels and Jim Tiernan
Meeting Called to order 7:35pm
Lead in opening prayer by Tom Schenk
Roll call was taken officers absent were – Jarred Robinson – Dan Verhasselt
Motion to accept minutes as written by – seconded and approved.
Grand Knight Report
Jody Bermel – Mary’s Meals – Founder speaking at wine and cheese event at St. Pious on the 24th of the month after Mass – Mary’s meals feed hungry kids around the world at their place of education. Suggest Knights do a dinner or breakfast to raise money for Mary’s Meals. Motion to be held later.
Larry – Spoke about Fundraising event of Brian Soukup’s family , October 16th at the community center in Grimes. Meal from noon to three – looking for 8 volunteers to help with the food booth. Knights can donate desserts Saturday at 4:00pm.
Dan Merry – Book fair moved back to October 30th Knights to serve breakfast after mass
4th Degree October 15th at St. Francis – a great opportunity for 2nd / 3rd degree Knights. 2nd and 3rd degree on the 2nd of October at St. Pius.
September 25th, introduction to the Squires Program – right after mass at 11:00 not more that 15 minutes. For young men ages 10 to 18
Money for football frenzy –
Via, Deacon Dan – Construction is almost finished – Bricks will be engraved after October – lampposts going in soon. Sign was just engraved today.
District Deputy Report
7,825 balance in checking account – Endowment 9,817 Tootsie roll drive we collected $2,016 – After the $600 will put us at $2,616 – making us equal to the last few years.
Financial Secretary Report
Church Construction – Via, Deacon Dan – Construction is almost finished – Bricks will be engraved after October – lampposts going in soon. Tom Schenk – Sign was just engraved today. Liturgy committee to write on
Tom Schenk – landscaping work to be done around the church starting this Friday afternoon at 3:00pm or earlier.
Deacon Dan – Pastoral Council – different committees taking turns posting the monthly socials – teachers will be hosting in October – Knights will be able to host a social one of the first Sunday weekends of the month. Looking for something monthly and difficult to get people to come to them. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Masses.
Corporation Donations for $600 for Special Olympics.
Thank you letter from Stephanie, scholarship recipient – Thank you for $200 dollars to Fairway Fathers and Thank you letter from Holy Trinity Parish in Nigeria.
Paul Martin – Final numbers coming in from Praise Fest. Not all expenses accounted for.
Dan Merry Nail down dates and how many times to do Omelet and Pancake Breakfasts – 2 Omelet Breakfasts and 2 Knights Breakfasts to be held – October 9th, October 30th, December 11th, January 8th. January 29th.
Good of the Order
Joe Christiansen – Lots of opportunities to get involved, volunteer opportunities and fundraisers and Knights Mass – take the opportunity to get to know fellow Knights and help them get more involved. If you want to help out, we need more Power of 10 leaders.
Joe Henkels – We need a 1st Degree ceremony – Let’s talk about the gift that we are offering these men. Bring them into the Parish community and promote their faith.
Motion to close the meeting and seconded at 8:45.