Minutes for K of C March 24. 2011
There was a First Degree Ceremony before the regular meeting. There were two candidates one from our Council and one for Perry.
Dan Merry made a delicious dinner.
Steve our insurance agent for our Council gave a report on the Knights Insurance and the importance of it. He will be contacting us for the yearly review.
Roll Call of Officers:
All were present except Tom Schenck.
Minutes of last meeting were approved with no changes.
Grand Knight Report:
There will be Camporee at Storm Lake form June 24th to the 26th. Contact Dan for more information. Loren Downey of Benedictine College is looking for a donation. Dowling High School is asking for donations for after prom. Amanda the Panda is looking for donations.
Chaplain Report: None
District Deputy Report:
Joe spoke about the Inform Choice Clinic that is opening in West Des Moines. How this is an excellent opportunity for the Knights to donate time and funds to a worthy cause. This clinic will be for expectant mothers to go to receive medical care and counseling. It will be the alternative to Planned Parenthood. They need $20,000 to buy an ultrasound machine. If the local Councils could donate $1000 they will meet their goal. An open house for the Knights and their wives will be on March 28th from 5 to 7.
Checking account has $6348 and the Endowment Fund has $8730. The first two fish fry’s have been very successful. The first one had 350 people @$7.50 for gross of $2620. The second one was 365 @ $7.75 for $2840. Gross was $5460 and expenses paid have been $1320 for net of $4140.
Financial Secretary Report:
Dan reported that 26 people still haven’t paid their dues.
The next fish fry funds will go to the Knight’s Scholarship Fund.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:35