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Knight of the Month – June 2019

Jim Russell Jim has just about reached the figurative halftime of a challenging KC assignment – serving as a council officer and as the ultimate assembly officer. He’s one fraternal year into being the Faithful Navigator for Assembly 2799 and finishing up one year as Council 8157’s recording secretary. He’s turning in the latter given…

Family of the Month – May 2019

Dan and Betsey Schneider You’ll recall Dan experienced a horrific accident at our April 5 Lenten fish fry during which he fainted, having donated blood earlier that Friday, and fell into multiple pots of 350-degree frying oil out behind Holy Spirit’s community center. Dan suffered second- and third-degree burns and spent weeks recovering at Parkland…

Knight Hands #319

Every time Knight Hands takes on a large project, I am amazed how quickly and efficiently the Knight Hands get the work done. And so it was with the project completed on June 14th at the home of Herene Franco located at 591 5th St. in Lancaster. For those of you who are wondering why…

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Knight hands undertook a huge project when we decided to replace the siding on the home of Jesse Ann Nobles located in Cedar Hill. Initially it was the siding on only one gable end of the home that we thought needed to be replaced; but upon further inspection we decided that both gable ends had…

Little League World Series June 19-23

It’s World Series Time – All Hands on Deck Brothers, Next week the Cedar Hill Baseball Association season culminates with the League’s World Series starting Wednesday, June 19th and going through Sunday June 23rd. This is The Big Event of the year for our council as we operate and must staff the concessions stands for the duration…

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Meeting Minutes 2019-06-04

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 June 4, 2019 The meeting called to order at: 7:30 PM by Grand Knight Tom Greco. The Grand Knight opened the meeting with an “Our Father” and the Pledge of Allegiance.  Roll Call of Officers: P = present, EX= excused, A = absent Grand Knight: Tom Greco: P…

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EMT First Responders Appreciation Day

EMT First Responders Appreciation Day During EMT Appreciation week on Thursday May 23rd, 2019 the Knights of council 8157 showed our appreciation for EMT and First Responders by assisting them with the cooking gear, tables and chairs needed for their annual luncheon and bringing them over to the campus of Methodist Charlton Medical Center. There…

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Solomon – June 2019

Solomon The Lord was pleased with his prayer for wisdom ! In I Kings chapter 3:5-14, the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream at night. God said: “Ask something of me and I will give it to you.” Solomon answered: “You have shown great favor to your servant, my father David, because he behaved…

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Meeting Minutes 2019-5-7

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 May 7, 2019 The meeting called to order at: 7:30 PM by Grand Knight Tom Greco. The Grand Knight opened the meeting with an “Our Father” and the Pledge of Allegiance.  Roll Call of Officers: P = present, EX= excused, A = absent Grand Knight: Tom Greco: P…

Property Improvement Program

Starting in March 2017, this Council has participated in the P.I.P program sponsored by the Vitality Commission of the City of Duncanville and coordinated by the First United Methodist Church of Duncanville.  Each spring and fall residents of Duncanville are offered the opportunity to submit an application to the City of Duncanville for assistance to…

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St Joseph’s Residence Cookout 2019

St Joseph’s Residence Cookout 2019 The Knights from Council 8157 once again performed our spring cookout at St. Joseph’s Residence in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, adjacent to the Catholic Retreat Center. Despite a last minute date change from Saturday May 11th to Sunday May 5th (Cinco de Mayo), the turnout of both residents…

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May 2019 KC Health Flyer

May KC Health Flyer May is National Stroke Awareness Month In this month alone some 65,000 Americans will experience a stroke according to the National Stroke Association. The national Institutes of Health report strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. You are likely aware of many of the risk factors of…

John 14:6 – May 2019

John 14:6 Brother Knights !   Council # 8157 has decided to reinstate our lecture series previously given by our esteemed Faithful Navigator SK Jim Russell.  The series was temporarily halted in order to shorten the length of our monthly meetings.  We are now  about to restart these lectures via email on a monthly basis…

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St Joseph’s Cookout Moved Up to May 5th

St Joseph’s Cookout Moved Up to Sunday, May 5th The St Joseph’s Residence Cookout has been rescheduled and moved up by a week to Sunday, April 5th, 2019. We’ll be meeting at 10 AM at Holy Spirit church parking lot and caravan to St Joseph’s. We should be back by 1 PM. Please let Dan…

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Family of the Month – April 2019

Mike and Susan Fitzgerald Mike moved to Dallas from his native Minnesota, attending St. Thomas Aquinas in 1980 when a co-worker invited him out on a double blind date. The ladies were Susan and one of her former classmates at Mesquite High. The evening led to a phone, a courtship and their wedding that November….


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