Meeting Minutes 2019-4-2

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April 2, 2019

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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
  • Dep Grand Knight: Jeff Miller: EX
  • Chancellor: Jorge Ruiz: P
  • Financial Secretary: Peter Perta: P 
  • Treasurer: James Smith: P
  • Recorder: Jim Russell: P
  • Advocate: Russell Gully: P
  • Chaplain: Fr. Lee: EX
  • Warden: Doug Maddox: P
  • Inside Guard: Tony Gonzalez: P
  • Outside Guard: Jeff Traub: EX
  • Trustee (1) Jim Richardson: P
  • Trustee (2) Mike Fitzgerald: P
  • Trustee (3) Dan Murphy: P

  • The Opening Ode was led by the Grand Knight.
  • Minutes of the previous meeting were: Corrected Family of the Month to Toni Jacob, otherwise approved as published.
  • Introduction of new members:  None.

Grand Knight’s Report: (Tom Greco)

  • No report.

Treasurer’s Report: (James Smith)

  • No report.

Financial Secretary’s Report: (Peter Perta)

  • All required reports have been submitted

Trustees Report:

  • No report.
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Committee Reports:

Community Activities: (Dan Murphy)

  • Two activities are scheduled: 
    • St. Joseph’s Residence cookout on May 11
    • Emergency Responders lunch (we lend equipment) on May 23rd

Knight Hands: (Allen Reitmeier)

  • Completed the second roll-a-round set of bookshelves for the church library, the third rack to be completed this month. 
  • Repaired dining room chairs for parishioner. 
  • Thanked the Knights who spent two days repairing and painting another parishioner’s house.

Youth Activities Report: (Mike Moloughney)

  • Youth group is preparing for their mission trip to Tennessee.

Pro Life Committee Report: (Mike Moloughney)

  • The Bishop’s Pro-Life dinner is scheduled for April 13th
  • We have a protest at Planned Parenthood on West Virginia that same day. 
  • The movie “Unplanned” is having an impact as it has been criticized by several pro-abortion groups .

Council Activities: (TBD)

  • No report.

First Degree Team: (Tom Greco)

  • There will not be a First-Degree next week.  The one candidate that was considering joining has had second thoughts

Membership Committee Report: (Jorge Ruiz for Keith Archer)

  • Recruitment Fair has been postponed.  Possible dates are during the summer months when there is limited or no Sunday activities to draw people to the gym. 
  • It was suggested that an announcement be made at the Spanish Mass to encourage Hispanic men to join

Retention Committee Report: (Wendell Jean Pierre)

  • Wendell read a poem he dedicated to the memory of our departed brother Andy Goza, titled “For Andy“.

Awareness & Safe Environment Report: (Jorge Ruiz)

  • The funeral services arrangements for our departed brother Andy Goza were announced.
  • Pallbearers and readers volunteers were assigned roles.
  • Safe Environment: No updates.

Church Activities: (James Smith)

  • No report.

Concessions Committee: (James Smith)

  • Baseball continues this Saturday

Health Committee Report: (Lou Lemons)

Family Activities: (GK Tom Greco for Jeff Miller)

  • Knight of the Month for March is Eric Conner. 
  • Family of the Month for March is Mike and Susan Fitzgerald .
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SK Eric Conner working at a fish fry in March 2019.
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Mike Fitzgerald receives the Family of the Month award for the month of April 2019.

Old Business:

  1. James Smith: Council support of Vacation Bible School.  James Smith said check had just been written

New Business:

  1. Jorge Ruiz: We need more members involved in our committees.  Some brothers are trying to handle too many duties. Please volunteer.
    • Michael Denoy volunteered to help with Church Activities
    • Wendell Jean Pierre volunteered to help with Disaster Preparedness.

Field Agent Report: (Jon Fincher)

  • No report.

District Deputy Report: (TBD)

  • No Report.

Report of the 4th Degree: (Jim Russell)

  • The Color Corps attended the Council Corporate communion last Saturday
  • Color Corp will attend Thursday night Visitation & Rosary and Funeral Services Friday for our departed brother Andy Goza.

The GK called for the Good of the Order. 

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Meeting Adjourned at: 8:36 PM

Jim Russell,
Recording Secretary