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Monday, July 20, 2015

Minutes From Meeting July 20, 2015

Meeting Minutes
July 20, 2015
St. Clare Office Fireside Room


  • 7:00pm Opening Prayer Our Father, Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
    Chaplain N/A
    Grand Knight Present
    Deputy Grand Knight Present
    Chancellor Present
    Financial Secretary Present
    Recorder Excused
    Treasurer Present
    3 year Trustee Present
    2 year Trustee Present
    1 year Trustee Present
    Lecturer Present
    Advocate Present
    Warden Present
    Inside / Outside Guards
  • Excused
  • Previous Minutes Posted to the web
  • 7:10pm Officer Installation
    District Deputy Dave Saunders
  • 7:25pm Grand Knight’s Remarks
    It is an honor to be elected as Grand Knight. Nice things said about PGK Ted Seeber. We are still a young council, this is a pivotal year. GK am optimistic. Remarks made about the Knights Leadership Conference in Salem. We are a visible arm of the Catholic Church. We carry a big responsibility. We can have a big effect on our council, churches, and the population as a whole. Please read what your job is and what you are supposed to be. I have historically not been a good leader. I will try to be a good leader for this council. At this workshop I would like to recognize Dave Saunders for DD getting 178% of quota. Polinus answered a lot of questions, won a tie. I want to emphasize Charity, Unity and Fraternity. We want to help our parishes and help ourselves. A pivotal year where we can really make a difference. Star Council requirements were brought up. Oregon Baptism Pin Program was brought up. GK challenge you to ask one man a month to join.
  • 7:30pm Treasurer’s Report/FS Report
    July 20 Treasurers report Checking $1705.33.
    Deposits: Movie night $16.
    Food for Families $500.
    Dividends $.08
    Other accounts Unity $541.29. Charity $40.07
    FS. Two members shorter- Kevin Hagan has left us, Rodney Miyamoto was unable to be found after 2 years. $27.42 for Catholic Advertising/Pro-Life Check in process to Supreme. Still have 7 members who have not paid their dues. Columbian Award has been approved. Audit Report presented and signed. Trustees are supposed to go back to the bank statements and vouchers to double check. Summer Session of the State Convention was quite moving. A Lutheran Pastor, now a Knight- spoke to us in firey language and quite too the point. Many uplifting and encouraging things. Form 100s have changed. Supreme has instituted a new process and we will have to work through it. Form 365 needs people appointed. State would like some personal information.
  • 7:35pm For the Good of the Order
    Mike O'Phalen Two items tonight. Reading from Guideposts on Service. Matthew 12:46-50 Jesus' Mother and Brothers.
  • 7:45pm Committee Reports
    • Life
    • Community
      • Junque & Jewels
        10 of our brothers donated nearly 30 hours of time, between setup, teardown, and working the sale, $15,000 was earned for St. Clare's Parish
      • Movie Night: Is continuing with small audiences. Next month is Toy Story. As this is a movie about fraternity, we will be inviting lapsed Knights to an ice cream social for the movie night.
  • 8:00pm New Business
    • St. Clare's Parish Picnic
      Motion was given and passed a vote to use our own private grills for hamburgers and a turkey fryer for cooking hot dogs.
    • Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine at the Grotto
      Patroness of the Americas, Patroness of the Unborn. We are pro-life so we support this. It will be at the Grotto, the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. September 20th at Noon. Groundbreaking and freewill donation lunch. Working on Fraternity and Unity. Charity Unity and Fraternity are covered by the Knights of Columbus. Brother Doug Kline is the mastermind behind the project. Click here to donate, then click on the Knights Symbol. You can also come to a meeting at St. Henry's on July 26th. Supreme may yet get involved as well. There will be a plaque on the inside of the building that says "Donated by the Knights of Columbus of Oregon. FS: Proposed to send out an e-mail with the link through Supreme e-mail. Motion carries, FS will take care of it.
      Worthy Advocate Marc Gregoire has offered $250 matching donation if the Council will consider a council donation next month.
  • 8:18 pm District Deputy/State Officers
    Our Worthy DD gave us a report of the FS meeting and Member Management.
  • 8:25pm Sick or in Distress: Ted's wife Shannon, going in for surgery on Wednesday. Brother-in-law of Pastoral Council chair Theresa Duda. Gary Stump and Burt Guilione from 3591 Council. Our Council. Fr. Frank Campbell from Central Catholic is dying.
  • 8:30pm Laudato Sii Prayer 
  • No First Degree.

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