Another load for the BH

Moving another donated load!

BK Pat Caveye becomes a Third Degree Knight. Congrats!

GK Vern Ortmeier and his wife Rita show off the First Place ICC Belt won by Council 7034 for the Culture of Life ICC award.

Presentation of Columbian Award...District Deputy Craig Vavak, State Deputy Lou Gasper, PGK Rod Heng and GK Vern Ortmeier

First place Culture of Life award, 2nd place council recruiting award, Gold Star council award and most importantly the first place ICC Belt that Council 7034 won out of 176 councils. This was presented for the council's work with the Bethlehem House. Congratulations to all members that helped to make this possible!

GK Ortmeier presenting a $1500 check (proceeds for the 4/22 Pancake Breakfast) to Jim Tomanek who is the executive director of C.O.P.E.. Jim was delighted with the efforts of the Knights and generosity of the St. John parishioners.

Knights handing out donations for flood relief

Pat Cavaye having a little too much fun at the garage sale

Good food and friends enjoying a beautiful day at Santa's Woods.

Looks like someone is headed for seconds!

Fun on the bales. Got "The Dab" going on!

Knights helping Nichele move from the Bethlehem House into her new apartment. GK Vern Ortmeier is taking the picture. Great job guys!

Knights just finished moving Taylor into her new digs.

Hayrack Ride 2017

Ready to ride!!!!

Time to eat. Hotdogs and pulled pork sandwiches.

Relaxed by the fire.

Bethlehem House graduate Kendra Rogers moves into a new townhouse. She was overwhelmed. The Knights helped make the move possible.

Brother Knights serving for the Faith Formation Dinner

Molly overseeing the Faith Formation Dinner. Relax Molly the Knights have you covered!

PGK Heng and current Grand Knight Ortmeier on behalf of Council 7034 accept the Columbian Award from Nebraska State Deputy Lou Gasper.

Brother Knights get another Bethlehem House graduate (Samantha) moved into new quarters.

Nice turn out for the Faith Formation night served by the Knights.

Garage Sale

Officer Inductions 2017

Brother Vern Ortmeier saying "I've got pancakes and somebody is going to eat them!"

A few "guests" over for breakfast!

Serving up a morning feast!


The "Crew" helping at Joe Paladino's; installing rails etc. GK Vern Ortmeier is taking the picture.

The fires are burning for a great evening outdoors.

Warm by the fire after the ride!

4th Degree

Archbishop Lucas & GK Kindig

Brother Mejstrik and McKernan- great cooking guys!

YUM...Burgers, Brats and Dogs

District Deputy Meeting of GK's and FS's 2017

Another railing from deck to house for Joe P. Nice work brother Knights.

Thanks Knights for the great food and a fun day!

Looks like a full load.

Lunch after the heavy lifting.

Good turn out for Hayrack Ride 2017!

Habitat for Humanity (Waterloo)

Habitat For Humanity- Taking a Break- picture by Brother Tylski.

Well, at least some of the Knights are working!

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Council Announcements

Alexandra Rieke has made an impactful decision to put off entering the workforce to enroll as a FOCUS missionary at Bridgewater State University for the next two years.  FOCUS is a Catholic based ministry that reaches out to the hearts and souls of college aged students.  Alexandra can use our prayers as well as financial assistance.  To learn more and possibly donate, go to



The Human Trafficking seminar sponsored by the Knights was well attended and a emotionally moving event.  We all should be aware of what's going around us. The following websites can provide you with important information. and


September 6th at 5:30 pm, we will have an Hour of Adoration at St John's.  Come and spend an hour with our Lord.


Our council's next First Degree will be held October 21st at 6:00 pm prior to our normal monthly meeting.  Reach out to potential candidates and invite them to join our ranks!


Beginning in August, our council will have 2 meetings each month. The officers will meet on the first Monday at 6:30pm and the general council will meet on the third Monday at 7:30pm. All members are invited to attend BOTH meetings!




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About Our Council

Council Business Meeting Schedule

3rd Monday of the month at 7:30 pm

Council Rosary Meeting Schedule

3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm

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307 E. Meigs
Valley, NE 68064 US

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