General meeting summary – April 22, 2014

13 Knights in Attendance

Received portraits of Pope Francis and Carl Anderson
– They will be framed and hung in the meeting area
– Received our Council Star award for meeting our membership targets
– We also received awards from Supreme for our 25th anniversary as a council

The Council has paid our insurance for the year so now we can sponsor events with full coverage.

Men’s Retreat was a great success with 25 men showing up for the event. We will be continuing this worthwhile gathering and seeking to better publicize it to have a larger turnout next year.

Jamie Fralick is updating our council phone list with e-mails and phone numbers to allow timely communication with our council members. We will be contacting all members of the council after it is complete to verify the information.

Raffle tickets are available to be sold to your friends and neighbours. Please call Colm Dignam if you need some. We need all tickets returned by our next meeting on May 26. We will be setting up a table in the Narthex next Sunday to sell tickets.

Rose Sunday is coming up on May 11 (Mother’s Day). Please give generously to support our fight to protect human life from conception to natural death.

Our June Steak Fry is in the planning stages. We need some help to organize the event and setup. Please contact Doug Behl if you can assist.

We lost a great friend of the Council and Parish with the passing of Ennio Renon earlier this month. We mourn his loss and are examining appropriate means to commemorate his contributions to the parish.

Our pastor gave a stirring exhortation for us to fight the good fight for the sake of the world. We pray that his recovery from eye surgery will be speedy and complete.

Bingo at Forest Heights Long Term care next Monday, April 28. Please arrive by 6:30 PM if you can help out.

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, May 26. Please come out to support the Council.