Message from the Grand Knight
Thanks to everyone who came to our Christmas (Knights and Wives) dinner at Eddie's! Thank you to everyone who helped at our pancake feed. It was a great success.
We need volunteers for our upcoming fish fries. The dates are February 23rd, March 9th and March 23rd. Please contact me if you are willing to help
If you know of anyone interested in becoming a First Degree Knight, I will be conducting the ceremony on Sunday, February 25th at 3:00 p.m. Please contact me by Friday, February 23rd, with the name of the person interested. It takes approximately an hour.
Out next meeting will be February 13th at 7:30 p.m. We will be discussing scheduling of events for the next year to hopefully accommodate and recruit new members.
Mike McDonnell, GK
Congratulations to Paul Reed who was honored as Knight of the Year at our Knights and Wives Dinner last month. And congratulations to Jeremy Askren who won the Dues Refund award at the dinner.
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Our first fish dinner this year is February 23. Hopefully you are planning to come and enjoy a great meal. More importantly, please volunteer to help at these dinners to assure their success. You can volunteer at our February meeting, or simply contact Mike McDonnell or Greg Burrows to sign up.
Our One Rose One Life collection which we conducted in January brought in $1078.44. Thank you to all who contributed.
Our Buck-a-Month pro-life campaign is continuing. So far we have received contributions totaling $463. This fund drive continues through the end of February. You can donate simply by putting your check (payable to “K of C Culture of Life Foundation of Nebraska”) in an envelope marked “Buck-a-Month” and dropping it in the collection basket at a STM weekend Mass. Or you can mail it to Greg Burrows at 2117 S 38th Ave, Omaha, NE, 68105. Alternatively, you can make a non-deductible contribution online by clicking the Payments icon on our council home page and then going to the Voluntary Contribution section at the bottom of that page.
Our pancake breakfast held on January 28th brought in $1403.50. After subtracting our expenses it looks like we will have a profit of $1240 to donate to the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program. We extend a special Thank You to Eddie’s Catering for donating the sausage for that breakfast.
Dues for 2018
As of early February we still have 33 members who have not paid their dues for 2018. If you have not yet paid (and you are not an Honorary Life member), please send in your dues as soon as possible. If you like, you can drop your dues envelope in the collection basket at one of the STM weekend Masses. Also note that you can now pay online. Click the Payments icon on our Council’s home page to find out how: (www.nebraskakofc.org/kc10184).