News & Announcements

Fr. Baker Council sponsors youth baseball team

Please support our Council's youth baseball team, the Yankees, that plays in the Lackawanna Youth Diamond Sports league. Contact LYDS at 716-341-4138 for information. The team schedule for the remainder of the 2019 season is as follows:

 

Sat. June 22 10 AM Lackawanna - LYDS Field 3401 South Park Ave (behind Fran-Ceil Custard Ice Cream Stand) at Diamond 3
Thurs. June 27 6 PM Okell Park - 92 Okell St., South Buffalo  
Thurs. July 11 6 PM Lackawanna - LYDS Field 3401 South Park Ave (behind Fran-Ceil Custard Ice Cream Stand) at Diamond 3
Thurs. July 18 6 PM Okell Park - 92 Okell St., South Buffalo  
Thurs. July 25 6 PM Lackawanna - LYDS Field 3401 South Park Ave (behind Fran-Ceil Custard Ice Cream Stand) at Diamond 3

BINGO!!

Fr. Baker Council's BINGO is played every Wednesday at the air-conditioned Matthew Glab Post of the American Legion beginning at 12:45 PM! The Matthew Glab Post is located at 1965 Abbott Road in Lackawanna.

Volunteer council members are always needed. No prior bingo experience necessary, just a willingness to help!

Charitable & Benevolent (C&B) Fundraising tickets are available!

The Charitable & Benevolent Program is a wonderful fundraiser for various charities in NY State and for our council.  Each ticket is $1.00; a book of 12 tickets is only $10.00!! The following prizes: $25,000, $10,000, $5,000, and 10 consolations of $1,000 will be awarded. An Early Bird drawing will be held in September with prizes of $750, $500, and $250 for tickets submitted before September. Final drawing Saturday, December 7, 2019.  Tickets are available by calling Council Grand Knight, Gene Mendrysa at 207-9036. Please mail your completed ticket stubs and payments to Gene at 5029 Shimerville Rd., Clarence, NY 14031. Thank you!

K of C recruitment effort at Our Lady of Victory's Pennies to Heaven Carnival

Members of Fr. Baker Council #2243 will be manning the wine bottle ring toss booth at the annual Pennies to Heaven Carnival on Sunday, August 4 being held in the OLV Elementary School parking lot from 1 PM to 5:30 PM. Any member interested in helping at the ring toss tent and recruitment effort should contact Grand Knight, Gene Mendrysa at 207-9036 as soon as possible. Volunteers will be given a Pennies to Heaven tee shirt to wear at the event. Gene will need your shirt size, ASAP!

 

Council members interested in helping with our council recruitment, before the carnival begins, will be passing out K of C pamphlets and speaking to men interested in joining the K of C. This recruitment effort will take place under the parish's picnic shelter (behind the Basilica) beginning at 8:30 AM til 11 AM. Free coffee & donuts will be available to you and parishioners courtesy of Fr. Baker Council. Members interested in volunteering a few hours of their time should contact John Radwan at 675-1804 ASAP!

 

 

Fr. Baker Council's Senior Knights Social Club next meeting - Thurs. Sept. 5th at 1:30 PM

All Fr. Baker Council knights, age 55 and over, are invited to attend this social club meeting and lunch event at our new location! We are now meeting at the Matthew Glab Post of the American Legion located at 1965 Abbott Road in Lackawanna.

New members always welcome to join!

Monthly Council Meeting - Wednesday, August 14. 2019

Lite food & beverages will be served beginning at 6:30 PM; meeting begins at 7 PM at our current hall.

All members encouraged to attend!  Please bring your current year's K of C ID card.

Sunday, August 25 - K of C Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Special Olympics of NY State

CLICK HERE for tournament and contact information!

The Western Conference of NY State KofC & the Former District Deputy Association is sponsoring the "Day of Caring Charity Golf Tournament" to benefit the Special Olympics of NY State on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Chestnut Hill CC. Join fellow duffers from councils in Western NY and the Rochester area for lunch, a round of golf, dinner, beverages, prizes, basket raffle and split drawing! This event is open to all adults! 

See the attached flyer to sign up as an individual golfer, twosome or foursome. Also attached is a form to sign up to be an ad sponsor in the event's program book or to be a prize sponsor!

To view upcoming Degree dates and ceremony locations, K of C events in Western New York, and WNY Chapter meetings, hold the ctrl key and click on: http://wnychapter.org/index.html