COUNCIL RECOGNITION

 

KNIGHTS OF THE MONTH

November 2020

Tom Senese

For his chairing our ways and means committee, for his work on our fabulous dine to donate programs all year long and his work in getting our poker work started and working, Tom Senese is November Knight of the month

January 2020

Pete Stresino

Next man up is appropriate for DGK Pete. Our Grand Knight had an emergency and could not make it to the December business meeting. Pete stood up and lead the meeting, including our last 1st degree installation. Thanks for taking control of the wheel Pete. Our December knight of the month

October 2019

The co chairs For the ID drive

Mike, Tom & Tony had numerous hours of planning, pre sales and worked hard at the ID drive. Great work gentlemen.

July 2019

Pete Skinder, Jim Elder, Pete Stresino

Looking to put together a council officer installation at the last minute? Call these three and rest easy. We lost our normal restaurant due to no a/c so we switched gears and our Gk put out three calls. They got some friends together and got it done.

June 2019

Tom Senese

As chair of our ways and means committee, he finds inventive ways to creat funds for the knights. Thanks for your tireless efforts Tom.

May 2019

Daniel Marquis

For his work in helping sell tickets and many other things from our pancake breakfast. Congratulations Daniel. All this work done before he became and official 1st degree knight.

April 2019

Al Goy

For a Past Faithful Navigator, Past Grand Knight, current involved knight. And he just nominated us for Volunteer of the year for Schaumburg. Thanks Sir Al.

March 2019

St. Pat’s party Committee

For their tireless work in organizing, getting prizes, entertainment and volunteers, the committee is the Knight of the month. One of the things we do best is work together. Jerry Bromley, Craig Smith, Joe Tuccori, Pete Munnich, Mike Sulentic, Tony Colucci, Pete Stressino, Bill Gullik, Vince Wroblewski & Bill Clark.

February 2019

Victor Martinez

This is how you become a knight. You show up to our pancake breakfast, spend 6 hours helping and the following week you become a knight. We are honored to have you with us Victor. Keep working.

December 2018

Jerry Bromley

Our Deputy Grand Knight, co chaired the kids christmas party and brought life and the true meaning of Christmas to the event as well with his co chair Jails

December 2018

Greg Bertagna

For stepping in for several months as lecturer for the good of the order. And always being at many of the events ready to serve

November 2018

Jim Elder

For his work behind the scenes and Updating the look of our council and our marketing to the community and the web.

November 2018

Pierre Zermatten

Space limits our thank you and congratulations for this knight of the month. Pierre is there to help with honor guards, recruitment and most importantly providing insurance. He helps members to meet their pre-needs and then being with loved ones throughout the disbursement of funds after the unfortunate happens. We are very honored and pleased to have Pierre as part of our council

October 2018

Tim Figiel

Tim Figiel, what does he not do! He helps with friendship village and their events. He is our community director and all around community activity guy. Thanks Tim

September 2018

Kevin Thomas

Is this an accumulation award for all he has done for our council? No it is for his excellent effort in putting together a great knights family picnic and saving some money also. Thank you Sir Knight.

August 2018

Pete Skinder

For his work in, wait there are so many things he does how do we award him? For his work in coordinating social night, the presidency of the Knights of the Sword, as commander for our fourth degree honor and color guard and so much more. Thank you worthy Sir Knight.

August 2018

Tony Colucci

For his work on the pre sales for the ID drive, Tony tirelessly worked with many business in the area to place tootsie rolls in their offices with a donation from the business. Our maiden voyage to selling in a corporate setting, Tony has helped us set the bar high for sales. Way to go brother knight. Well done

August 2018

Joe Tucorri

What an amazing Past Grand Knight. Always willing to lend a hand, and many times he runs events. For instance, our 200 raffle. This year Joe went to every Mass and sold tickets. He is dedicates and always serving the community. What an example to the brotherhood. Congratulations Sir Knight.

July 2018

Tom Van Havermaet

Tom V. First our financial secretary. And he also organized the dine to donate for three councils at Lou Malnati’s. He then organized the trip to FMSC to pack food. We packed 157 cases of food which will feed 94 kids for a year. The donation we made from our dine to donate paid for 4954 packs of food. Well done brother

June 2018

Tim Figiel

Have some need in our community, you are likely to see Tim attending to it. A frequent volunteer at Knights events and also working the food pantry. Tim is akways there to help those in need.

June 2018

Vince Wroblewski

Vince has been a frequent donor and a long time organizer of several blood drives throughout the year. For this and so many more thing, congratulations Vince.

May 2018

Nick Calderola

For his tireless protection of our door, the 50/50 raffle and passing the bucket which he does so well. A job well done for the year Sir knight.

March 2018

Sir Kevin Thomas

For all Kevin does for membership and as a good steward of the flag collection! He is our March Knight of the month

October 2016

Jerry Bromley

For his work on the Dine to Donate Programs

September 2016

Pete Stresino

Co-Winner for his work at the September Fest Water booth.

September 2016

Joe Tuccori

Co-Winner For his work at the September Fest Water booth

August 2016

Tom Senese

For his work chairing the Ways and Means Committee

July 2016

Voting for Knight of the Month. Coming soon!

Check the "Recognition" link on the left!

July 2016

Pete Skinder

Organized the patriotic pins and wristband giveaway at churches, and the family night parties

June 2016

Kevin Thomas

June 2016

John Vlnka

May 2016

Pete Munnich

Excellent effort coordinating the St. Patrick's Day party/fundraiser

May 2016

Brian Parziale

Excellent effort coordinating the St. Patrick's Day party/fundraiser

May 2016

Vince Wroblewski

Excellent effort coordinating the St. Patrick's Day party/fundraiser

May 2016

Craig Smith

Excellent effort coordinating the St. Patrick's Day party/fundraiser

April 2016

Dick Lambke

Many council contributions

January 2016

Jim Manfre

FAMILIES OF THE MONTH

December 2020

Sertich

SK Dave, his wife, kids and grand kids mobilized this Advent to promote, purchase and distribute many things. First, they did our 2nd annual Keep Christ in Christmas program which grew from last year. If that was not enough, they spearheaded the Advent calendar program which sold out quickly and made the lives of those kids who received a calendar so much more special. Thanks to the Sertich family.

October 2019

Manfre

Joyce and Jim Manfre for the tireless work on the ID drive. From planning the day to turning their home over to tootsie roll central. And providing some sustaining food for the days of the drive. What a great success. Thanks Joyce & Jim.

July 2019

Bill, & Eileen Clark

A man who stands head and shoulders above most people. He always goes above to help the knights as well. In this case, he and Eileen gathered the food and made all the arrangements for the dinner after the council officer installation.

June 2019

Bromley

Loretta & Jerry Bromley. Perhaps you have heard of them. If there is an event or something for the council to do, you will find both of them working tirelessly and many times behind the scenes. Thank you Bromley’s.

May 2019

Marquis

The family that works together grows in faith together. Don, Sally & Daniel are our family of the month for their tireless work at the pancake breakfast.

March 2019

Blum

Shirley & Leon Blum for their consistent work at church of the Holy Spirit and their help at the knights events

December 2018

Babu

Julie and Jails who ran and revived the Kids Christmas party. Stepped in and made this an event to remember. A great success with their attention to detail and knowing how to make kids get into the spirit.

November 2018

Kutylo

Congratulations and thanks to Charlene and Paul Kutylo. Through the efforts of going out of their way to help a handicap woman at their church get around and function after the loss of her husband we say thank you from all the brother nights

October 2018

Joyce & Jim Manfre

For their work in organizing and pulling off a great Id Drive this year, and for a great administrative location with refreshments and the famous chili, we honor them with family of the month

September 2018

Holly & Dick Lambke

When we need someone to take extra effort to support a brother knight, call the Lambke family. Brother Joe Pruetting needed help getting to the airport for his flight to his new home in California. Thanks to Holly & Dick for taking such good care of him.

August 2018

Helga & Gene Niewiadomski

Find an event that Helga and Gene are at and see if they do not do everything they can to make people feel welcome and happy. Gene also is our 4th degree District Marshall. We are proud to have him in our council.

August 2018

Sertich Family

For the last year, Dave served us for the good of the order. This July, he brought out his family to lead us in the parade. His grandkids carried the banner the entire parade and really showed us that being a knight is more than the man. It is about the entire family involvement. Thank you Dave

July 2018

Joyce & John Vlnka

Joyce & John Vlnka. What else can we say. He takes pictures, gives support and is always there. Joyce on the other side. She is lovely and inspiring. Congratulations on being selected family of the month.

June 2018

Mary Ann & George Noonan

For their co chairing of our blood drives, and for Mary Ann’s assistance as our registered. Nurse for the event, congratulations.

March 2018

Patty & Pete Munnich

Pick an event. Now try and see if the Munnich’s are there! Pete as deputy grand knight, and Patty as the outgoing and always helping person. They are so deserving.