News & Announcements

Council Spelling Bee Winners 2021

The Knights of Columbus Council 5754 hosted the Sangamon Valley Spelling Bee Contest on 20 Feb 2021 at New Salem Roots.  The contest was open to all local boys and girls up to the age of 16. Six (6) local contestants – representing grades 2 thru 7 – participated in the event.


Following are the 2021 Champions of the local Spelling Bee:


1st Place – Margaret Hacke, Oakford IL

2nd Place – Phoebe Hacke, Oakford IL

3rd Place – Stella Smith, Petersburg IL

Oakford IL

In thepicture, the 3 Champions are (left to right) – Margaret Hacke, Phoebe Hacke, and Stella Smith. Margaret Hacke received a paperwhite kindle. Champions received winner certificates. All six contestants  received participation certificates - including Gretchen Zosel, Claire Schirding, and Jesse Smith.

Floyd Spaulding 50 Year

 Grand Knight Bill Stone recognized Br. Floyd Spaulding for his 50 years of Knights membership.

Tom Reiser 56 years

 Grand Knight Bill Stone recognized Br. Tom Reiser for his 56 years of Knights membership.

Knight Of the Month January

Grand Knight Bill Stone recognized Br Aaron Kuehl as the January 2021 Knight of the Month.

Retirement Webinar

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Council 5754 of the KC is putting a webinar on retirement planning 'Pay Checks and Play Checks' presented by Tom Hegna.  See the attached program for details. 

The council will also be showing the webinar at the S Peters Parish hall that evening and should be open at 6 pm.