April 2019 Minutes
Knights of Columbus Meeting April 16, 2019.
Meeting preceded by Adoration and meal.
7:30 PM – Meeting called to order.
Officer role call – Not present were lecturer (Dec. Dennis Wright), trustee (Shannon Godwin), inside guard (Ken Welch), warden (Chris Kitt), and advocate (Joe Fernandez).
Tony Slack made a motion to waive the reading of the minutes. Ken Wiley seconded the motion; motion passed.
Welcome to new Knights Troy Smith and Brian Burkle.
Grand Knight Report – Great month! Great work on fish frys, furniture moving, Church ceiling dusting, and Joppa homeless camp cleanup.
Treasures report: $18,801 in checking, $16,967 in CD, and $8,000 in Bill Geneser Scholarship fund.
Financial secretary: Tom reported that collecting dues has been slow progress. So far 3 dues reminders have been sent. There are still 34 Knights that need to pay dues.
40 cans for lent. We need to figure out how to distribute the donations.
Fish fry summary:
$30,154.88 Total revenue 3,600 Guests
$17,962.40 Food/Supplies expenses $8.30 Average / person
——————- 40.4% Profit
Shannon will not be coordinating the fish frys next year. We need a replacement, or more likely, multiple people to replace Shannon.
Scholarships: $3,000 approved at last meeting. $1,000 Geneser scholarship previously approved. We had our first vote to allocate $2,500 for Ghana scholarships. Motion passed.
Church grounds cleanup planned for April 27th; weather permitting. May 4th will be a backup date.
Kendall presented a pie chart of a proposed budget based on previous year.
We still need to talk about purchasing replacement tables and chairs.
Fr. Koch is doing fairly well. Radiation treatment is complete. He is having difficulty speaking. He needs our prayers.
8:20 – Meeting adjourned.