December 2016 Minutes
Knights of Columbus Meeting December 15, 2016.
Meeting preceded by Rosary, Mass, and meal. There was also a video 1st degree ceremony. Welcome Tim Wallace and Fred Van De Walla!
7:50 PM meeting called to order.
Officer role call – Not present were grand knight (Kendall Geneser), Chancellor (Merlyn Wiese), advocate (Joe Fernandez), trustee (Travis Risvold), trustee (Dan Merry), and lecturer (Dec. Tom Schenk).
Live Nativity will be moved inside due to cold weather. Zach Hauser agreed to play Joseph. Practice will be Sunday after mass setup at 11:00.
District meeting is January 7th.
Parish cleanup was a success. 8 or 9 people showed up.
Biscuit sandwich breakfast was a success. $989 proceeds.
Assumption school cleanup…we filled the large roll off dumpster. Dumpster charge $384.13.
Adult faith will be having a fund raiser January 21st. Funds are needed for parish retreat, Bible and the Virgin Mary program, and a new fall program.
There will be an upcoming 4th degree ceremony in March.
Rock Power Pizza…Joe will check on this.
Steve Rodriguez will E-mail $30 dues statements. This will save mailings.
Jopa Christmas party. Ken is cooking. 7-8 people needed at 5PM Tuesday, December 20th and Wednesday, December 21st for the dinner at Walnut Creek church downtown Des Moines. Joe Henkels said that $1,000 was allocated for the dinner. Steve Van Brocklin arranged a $1,000 donation from 3E.
Treasures report: $6,370 in savings, $13,018 in CD. $3,675 in tootsie roll proceeds is included.
Parish retreat March 4th, Acts of Apostles program in fall. Joe Henkels made motion for $500 for adult education committee funds; Shannon Godwin seconded the motion; motion carried.
Tootsie roll proceeds will go to Special Olympics, Easter Seals, and On With Life (same ratio of funding as last year).
4th Degree Report Ken Wiley: Funding for VA Therapy Garden with Freedom Rock, bridge and raised garden beds.. Ken presented an idea to sell 3×5 American Flag with pole and hardware for $20. We could sell at fish frys. Next exemplification will be April 7th in Dubuque.
Dale Limoges reported Bingo is this Sunday at 2 PM.
Meeting adjourned at 8:40 PM.