December 2018 Newsletter

Council Meeting
Thursday, Dec. 13, 7:00 PM

Blessings Brothers,

My contribution this month will be brief. My wife, Carol, and I just returned from sunny AND warm Florida a few days ago. Back to the real world!

Mostly what I have to say this month is Thank You to everyone who has helped carry on for the two months I have been away. Special thanks to Matt Carlton for filling in as GK, to Denny Chandonnet for all your help with many things, to Pat Galla for counsel to me, to Steve Techma for hall help, the Building Association for helping with St Francis, and everyone else who has helped with various activities who are very important as well.

A couple of things we took on this month. We put on a meal for the St Francis dedication ceremony of the new edition. Bishop David Walkowiak was in attendance for blessing the new edition. There were approximately 200 people in attendance.

Another event we cooked, was a veteran’s brunch. There were about 60 veterans and family members. We were helped in serving the brunch by the St Francis youth group.

Watch for future emails and calendar items. Also, our annual dues statements will be going out soon. Please get your dues paid for 2019. That money helps in making events like the above possible. Remember the first principle of the Knights, Charity. We need your help to continue our charitable activities. Many hands make light the work.

Coming Activities:

  • December 8: Children’s Christmas Party, signup at the Hall.
  • December 8 - Adult Party that evening with music by the Zagar Trio
  • December 25 – Celebrate Christmas and keep Christ in Christmas.
  • December 29 – Help at Community Breakfast at 1st Congregational Church

Knights Usher Schedule at St Francis:

  • 12-09-2018
  • 12-30-2018
  • 1-20-2019

Please step up and help out if you are at the 11:00 am Mass (try to arrive 20 minutes early for Mass).

Vivat Jesus! And Merry Christmas!

John Schneller, GK
231-286-3994
Email: jjschnel@yahoo.com


Tidbit Announcements:

December Events:

  1. Building Association meeting Monday, November 12th at 6:30 pm
  2. Usher at St Francis 11:00 am Mass December 9th

November - Council Meeting Highlights:

  1. Short Business meeting
  2. District Deputy Bill Bernesser gave his report and ask for Christmas donation of hygiene items for Holy Cross Services.

Membership Goals 2018-2019:

  • New Members: 31
  • New insurance members needed: 11

Building Association News:

Duff Pizza Night!

We would like to say Thank You to Sue Duff and her family for organizing and hosting the Duff Firehouse Pizza party on Friday, November 9th. The fabulous pizza cooking skills of Pete and Brian Duff did not go unnoticed. The pizzas were crispy and delicious. People are still talking about how awesome the night was and what a great time they had. Thank you to all the volunteers who did the prep work to serving the pizzas. Thanks, Duffs for a fantastic evening.

Dobry Obiad (Good Dinner)

Polish Dinner

The Tejchma Family put on another great Polish Dinner on Sunday, October 28th. What a delicious Sunday meal that was well attended. Everyone had a great time eating, laughing, and visiting with the others. To all the volunteers…Thank you so much for all the hard work and help. Great Job!

Dziekuje (Thank you)

Wishing you a beautiful holiday season and a new year filled with peace and happiness.

The Building Association
Building Association President,
Tim Kordecki


Ladies Night at the Hall:

The Ladies Night last November was a total success. The women that night collected a total of $960.00 for the Kids Food Basket.

In addition, one item donated was a dinner for eight prepared in your home by Chef Gavin Alm. The dinner raffle was drawn at the Wednesday at the Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner. The lucky winner was Phil Snead. He will enjoy at dinner for eight, prepared in his home by Chef Gavin Alm. Thank you to all who took part in making this event worthwhile!

All in all that made for a donation to the Kids Food Basket of $1960.00. Again, thank you to all who supported this event.

Barb Langlois & Sandi Gowin


Joke of the Month

Ponderisms:

I used to eat natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.

Can you cry under water?

How important does a person have to be before they are considered assassinated instead of just murdered?

Why do you have to "put your two cents in"...but it's only a "penny for your thoughts"? Where's that extra penny going? (Taxes!)

Once you're in heaven, do you get stuck wearing the clothes you were buried in for eternity?

Why does a round pizza come in a square box?

What disease did cured ham actually have?

How is it that we put a man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?

Why is it that people say they "slept like a baby" when babies wake up like every two hours?

If a deaf person has to go to court, is it still called a hearing?

Why are you IN a movie, but you're ON TV?

Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in binoculars to look at things on the ground?

Why do doctors leave the room while you change? They're going to see you naked anyway.

Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible crisp, which no decent human being would eat?

Can a hearse carrying a corpse drive in the carpool lane?

If the professor on Gilligan's Island can make a radio out of a coconut, why can't he fix a hole in a boat?

Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They're both dogs!

If Wile E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that ACME crap, why didn't he just buy dinner?

If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, what is baby oil made from?

If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from morons?

Why Do the Alphabet song and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star have the same tune?

Why did you just try singing the two songs above?

Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog's face, he gets mad at you, but when you take him for a car ride, he sticks his head out the window?


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