Knights of Columbus Council 9553   
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Knights of Columbus
ST. MARGARET MARY COUNCIL, No. 9553
District 8 Region 4
Hamilton, Ontario
KNIGHTLINE - THE NEWSLETTER
The Monthly Connections of Brothers


VOLUME II  ISSUE V
TO KNIGHTLINE
                APRIL 2003
In This Issue:

Grand Knights Report
Deputy Grand Knights Report
Membership Report
Schedule Updates
Sick & Memoriam Committees
Vocation Updates
Squires & Family
Pro-life
Outreach programs
Past Business
New Business
Fundraisers Report
Birthdays & Anniversaries
4th Degree Updates
Editors Desk
Knight Line Deadline
Next Issue
Final Thought
 


FROM THE DESK OF THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
General Meeting April 15, 2003
Meeting was called to order at 8:45 p.m.
Opening prayer was offered by D.D Vern Nelligan

Opening Ode was sung.
Attendance:
Grand Knight    
Pres.
Treasurer
Abs
Trustee 3rd yr.     
Pres..
Deputy Grand Knight
Pres.
Recorder  
Pres.
Trustee 2nd yr.     
Pres.
Chancellor
Pres.
Advocate
Pres.
Trustee 1st yr.     
Pres.
Warden
Pres.
Inside Guard
Pres.
Chaplain   
Pres.
Financial Secretary
Pres.
Outside Guard
Abs.
Lecturer
Pres..

Prior to the meeting Guest Const. David Petz gave a well informed presentation on Crime prevention.His talk focused on Home Security, Street Proofing, Personal Security etc.
If funds are forthcoming,he suggested the Heart and Stroke Foundation as his favourite charity.

Min. of the previous meeting were distributed and read by each member as they entered
the chamber----corrections and omissions were called for.----none presented----recorded as read….Approved by Fred…2nd Ang Venditti.

Grand Knights Report

Br. Don indicated a lot of his information would be forthcoming in his bulletin due this current week.

A letter from Pro Life indicating a prayer service at All Souls to be held on May 6 starting at 7.00 p.m.was read.
Treasurers Report
Balances remain at Charity…..$3.86….Gen…..$367.38
O/s fees $245.00 were recovered due to the diligent work of our G.K.
Financial Secretarys Report

Membership Summary…Total=123 Insurance=49 Associate=74.Currently State is owed $32.50
Eleven members remain o/s in their dues. One suspended two moved to Guelph.
Br. Ben will be contacting Brother Knights in his community to ensure improved attendance.

Deputy Grand Knights Report

An invitation from Fr. Bergie to attend a Line for Life fund raiser at Carmen's was enjoyed by our Grand Knight an Deputy Grand Knight.
Car Draw….Poor results from Fennel Plaza …..partly due to the negligence of a few not showing for their allotted shifts. If you can't make it, please call to ensure the allotted shift is covered.
May  12  is the next week for ticket sales.
Parking duties for Palm and Easter Sundays was a huge success…favourable comments from the parishioners and many thanks from Fr. Bergie.
Rose Sunday program is in progress… contact Br Gary for your schedule.
The Poster Contest awards have been donated.Congrats to the winners.
The Interim payment is past due and must be submitted.
Opinions are wanted for the end of year dinner.

Retention

Fred Tofani reports we have four new members to undergo 1st and 2nd degrees……scheduled tentatively for May 5 and 12 at 1454 chambers.

Nominations

G.K….....…. Bill Sullivan
D.G.K.....…. Vic. Mattachini
Chan…......
Warden.....…Cipriano Mendoza
Treas........…Sal.Gulles/Rick Abanador
Rec. .......…. Fred Koops
Adv …....….. Fel Marpa
In.Grd......…  Raad Yousif / Paul Stacey
Out Grd.....…Peter Mcallister / Norm Dela Harpe
Tr.1st year …
Tr.2nd year…Carmine De Loca
Tr.3rd year… Hermo Nepumoceno

Elections will be held at the next meeting.

District Deputys Report

The state convention will be held on May 17/18/19.
Car draw returns must be submitted at this time.

Degree dates….see above.

New council at Elfrida… Our Lady of Assumption.

The new State Board Office will be located on Rymal Rd. at Garth.

Lecturer

Norm Della Harpe recited a beautiful prayer.

Fr.Bergie thanked all members standing for the various positions.
He indicated Fr. Kevin will be taking a sabatical starting in May.
Closing prayer recited by Fr. Bergie.

Motion to adjourn by Br.Aldo 2nd Br. Red

Meeting adjourned at 9:35 p.m.

Vic Mattachini
Recorder                           

ESTO  DIGNUS  -- BE WORTHY
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