COUNCIL RECOGNITION

 

KNIGHTS OF THE MONTH

January 2020

Chris Watters

Brother Chris Watters is very active in our parish life programs. He is the chairman of the Right to Life committee and very dedicated to pro-life issues.

November 2019

Michael Pelfini

October 2019

Jobert Lacebal

September 2019

James Pellegrino

August 2019

Senen "Chiqui" Gabaldon

July 2018

Matt Mareno

May 2018

Brent Collamer

April 2018

Steve Rachuy

March 2018

Cecil "Mac" Mc Natt

February 2018

Robert Hamon

January 2018

Chris Welsh

December 2017

Griff Turner

November 2017

Al Goulart

September 2017

Ed Strickland

August 2017

John Wilkins

May 2017

Jim Demetrio

April 2017

Chris Watters

March 2017

Patrick Mohn

February 2017

Robert Hamon

January 2017

Paul McElroy

January 2017

Bill Jacques

January 2017

Howard Villnueve

December 2016

Fr. Tom Nelson

November 2016

Steve Rachuy

October 2016

Andy Chantri

September 2016

Ed Strickland

August 2016

John Long

June 2016

Chiqui Gabaldon

May 2016

Cecil "Mac" Mc Natt

Recognized for his eagerness to fully immerse himself in our council by attending several meetings, helping out a numerous events and attaining his 2nd and 3rd degree.

April 2016

Al Sheakley

Recognized for his leadership with, and successful promotion of, the very successful parish wine tasting.

March 2016

Billy Clifford

Billy is one of our council's newest members. Since joining he has volunteered to help in virtually every way possible. He has taken his 3rd Degree and has expressed an interest in taking on a position of responsibility in our council.

February 2016

Bret Scoggin

Bret has been an active, supportive knight for many years, most particularly involved with working at our social and fundraising activities. Since the beginning of the current school year, Bret has also been the school principal of our parish school, St. Albert's. Since assuming that role, he has made consistent efforts to foster a closer relationship between parents and the Knights. Thanks largely to his initiative, we have shared profits of our breakfasts this year with the 8th grade class to help their financing of their trip to Point Bonita and to increase our attendance at the breakfasts...a win-win for both school and council. He has also been informing parents and encouraging their participation in our upcoming wine tasting.

December 2015

Chris Gorham

Chris took multiple overnight shifts in support of both the Advent and Lenten Adorations of the Blessed Sacraments, enabling us to keep the church open for everyone even during the wee hours of the morning.

November 2015

Brian Bartlett

Brian is a great example of a knight new to our council who immediately "steps up" and supports our charitable and religious efforts. Most recently, Brian distinguished himself taking personal initiative to see that he represented the knights as needed during our Lenten Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Albert's.

October 2015

Andy Chantri

Andy organized members of our council's fundraising through the Street Vibrations event in Reno this fall. He also spearheaded our council's Fundraiser for the Support of those with Intellectual Disabilities (Tootsie Roll Drive) this year.

September 2015

Joe Labuda

Joe has devoted numerous hours in service to the Knights of Columbus and our council in particular. He has been a regular member of degree teams that initiate and advances our brothers throughout northern Nevada. He has been a consistent volunteer at our council's UNR beer booths, an important fundraiser for us.

August 2015

John Crandell

John is our Family Director. He has successfully managed and promoted council and parish events beneficial to not only our council families, but the whole parish community as well.

July 2015

Fr. Honesto Agustin

Fr. Honesto has been a very active, supportive and motivational chaplain for our council since he came to St. Albert's Church. He is now just beginning his new assignment as pastor of St. Albert's. We wish to congratulate him in his well-deserved new responsibility, and express our confidence that he will be a truly inspirational leader for our parish.

May 2015

Rev. Mark Hanifan

Rev. Mark Hanifan, the pastor of St. Albert the Great Church, has been a consistent supporter of our council throughout his time in the parish. Our members have successfully consulted and collaborated with him concerning numerous projects and events over the years, and we appreciate all his efforts on the part of the parish community of St. Albert's. As he prepares to leave St. Albert's for a new assignment, we wish to honor him for all he has done...and for all he has helped our council to do.

April 2015

Tod Brill

Tod is both the warden and church director of our council; he is also the "music man" for our 1st Degree team. He is a strong advocate for our council's support of veterans' causes. Most importantly, he always helps us focus on what is most important in everything we do and is always there to help whenever asked.

January 2015

Chuck Baird

Brother Chuck Baird is treasurer of our council; he carries significant responsibility for the financial health of our council and for keeping our members informed regarding our council's assets and investments. In addition, Chuck recently volunteered to chair our spring wine tasting event (March 14th at Aspen Lodge, Sierra Canyon in Del Webb) and to donate the lodge rental fee.

December 2014

Jose Salguero

Jose is a new knight, having joined our council only about four months ago. He has set a great example for new members, already participating in a number of activities and consistently attending our meetings.

November 2014

Rev. Arlon Vergara

Fr. Arlon is the pastor in Portola and Loyalton, two of our three roundtable communities in northern California.. Along with all his work on behalf of all his parishioners, he has also been a consistently strong advocate for the knights and our role in supporting Catholic values.

October 2014

Terry O'Rourke

Terry took charge of the Coats-for-Kids Program for our council this year. He advocated for the program and took the lead so that we obtained coats early enough to get ahead of the cold season. All together, thanks largely to his efforts, we donated over 120 coats.

September 2014

David Queen

David Queen served as GK from 7/1/12-6/30/14 working countless hours on behalf of the knights and the faith community. Since the end of his term as Grand Knight, he has continued to work tirelessly for the council on numerous efforts and activities. He has also offered invaluable support and counsel to the current Grand Knight.

August 2014

Jess Fitch

Jess, one of our brothers from northern California, is being recognized for his significant efforts in support of our Roundtable. Since the Roundtable is still small, there are relatively few men to share all the work, but Jess is one of them. He is consistently willing to help and do whatever is needed.

July 2014

Tyler Allen

One of the items purchased at our council's wine tasting this year was for four knights to spend four hours doing yard work. Tyler stepped up and agreed to organize and supervise four knights who successfully fulfilled our obligation.

June 2014

Matt Mareno

Matt gets an A+ for effectiveness, conscientiousness, and reliability. He is always "there" for his council and is most deserving of the honor of being our June 2014 Knight-of-the-Month.,

May 2014

James Demetrio

Jim Demetrio was selected by the Brothers of Council 7322 as our Knight of the month for May. Jim's committment to serve the Council as the next Financial Secretary is very much appreciated. He has spent the last six months shadowing our current FS Roy Gulla to learn the ropes so that we may transition seamlessly into this coming Columbian year. His dedication and attention to detail will continue to help our Council be one of the leading Councils in the State of Nevada. Congratulations and Thanks for all you do Brother Jim.

April 2014

Don Fregulia

Congratulations to Brother Don Fregulia, the Council's acting Roundtable Chairman, sa our co-Knight of the month for April! Don has led our Portola Roundtable by helping bring in new members, hosting Corporate Communion, conducting monthly meetings, by participating in Lenten Soup suppers, the annual Parish BBQ, Youth BBQ, and by spearheading the Portola Community Dinner in May 2014 to help the Knights make a presence in the local community and at the Holy Family Parish! Thanks Brother Don for all you do!

April 2014

Joe Labuda

Congratulations to PGK Joe Labuda for being selected as co-Knight of the Month. Brother Joe consistently performs as the DGK on our 1st degree teams. He can be counted on to present the part of DGK, by rote, with dignity and eloquence as he imparts upon our new, and existing members every time we hear it, the lessons of the 1st degree, especially that of Charity. Thanks Joe for your support of Council 7322 and setting a great example to our new Knights.

March 2014

David Bradley

Congratulations to Brother David of the Council 7322 Roundtable for being selected as our Knight of the month for March. David remains involved by driving in from Calpine, CA to attend Council meetings as well as the monthly Roundtable meetings in Portola. He helps with the Stations/Soup Suppers in Portola and assists at the Parish level when he can. He attended the most recent 2nd/3rd degree in Sparks to support the new candidates from 7322. We appreciate all you do for the Council and the Roundtable Brother David.

February 2014

Roy Gulla

Congratulations to Brother Roy who was selected as Knight of the month for March! As our Council Financial Secretary, Roy works tirelessly at keeping the books, ordering supplies, billing for dues, issuing membership cards, completing ceremonial and recognition certificates, processing Wine tasting monies, and working with the accountant to make sure our taxes are filed properly...and that's just on Mondays! Thanks Brother Roy for all you do for the Council and Parish.

January 2014

Tony Pineda

Congratulations to one of our newest Brothers, Tony Pineda, who in his first three months as a Knight, has become the Field Agent for the Reno/Sparks territory, Chaired the Caroling to the homebound, attends our 1st Friday and Council Rosaries, volunteered for our Advent 24 hour adoration. is a leader of the Parish Filipino ministry and Director of the Filipino choir. He is a great and enthusiastic example of getting involved as a Knight of Columbus. Thanks Brother Tony for all you do.

December 2013

Robert Ferguson

For his dedication to the Keep Christ in Christmas program during the Christmas season and for his work as our Church Director. Thanks for your support of and participation in the Parish and the Council Brother Robert.

November 2013

John Crandall

For his leadership as the Council Family Director in coordinating and participating in the Council Family Events including the Parish Family Picnic, Parish Italian Dinner, and our Council Turkey Bingo. Thanks for all you do John.

October 2013

Ron Rountree

For his diligence, enthusiasm, and encouragement for seeking out new candidates for membership in the Knights of Columbus Council 7322 as our Co-Membership Director.

September 2013

Arch Ruth

Brother Arch has continued to set the examples of Charity, Unity, and Fraternity through his leadership as our DGK/Program Director by volunteering and serving at pretty much every event in which our Council is involved. Whether attending meetings, breakfasts, UNR beer booth, Parish Picnic, weekly Mass, yard work commitments, Roundtable events (the list goes on), Arch can be found alongside his Brothers as a volunteer and Leader. Thanks for all you do Brother Arch.

August 2013

Jim Pellegrino

For single handedly restoring the Church apron with brick separators and for the example he sets for his Brother Knights by participating in our meetings as an officer and in our events as a volunteer, i.e. Breakfasts, UNR games, Usher, 1st degrees, Color Guard, etc.

FAMILIES OF THE MONTH

January 2020

Denis Dolan Family

Denis and his family attend mass together at St. Albert the Great Church. Denis is a past Grand Knight, Trustee and Recorder. He is currently the Director or our Life Faith in Action service programs. Denis and his family always volunteer to help where needed. There family is a model of Catholic Family Values.

December 2019

The Samuel Whitten Family

October 2019

The Robert Johnston Family

September 2019

Tom Muller Family

August 2019

John Crandell Family

July 2018

Saxon Family

May 2018

Maloney Family

April 2018

Patula Family

March 2018

Rix Family

February 2018

Brill Family

January 2018

Muller Family

December 2017

Mareno Family

November 2017

Daily Family

September 2017

Chaump Family

August 2017

Fromherz Family

July 2017

Saxon Family

May 2017

Maples Family

April 2017

Steve & Shirley Rachuy

March 2017

Joe Schenck Family

February 2017

Don Fregulia Family

January 2017

John Long Family

December 2016

John Crandell Family

November 2016

Ed Strickland Family

October 2016

Brent Collamer Family

September 2016

David Queen Family

August 2016

Dennis Saxon Family

June 2016

Chuck Baird Family

Recognized for active participation in the parish including their participation in our Centering Prayer, Chuck singing in the choir and Joanne's work as a parish grief counselor.

May 2016

Pellegrino Family

Recognized for continued service to our parish community, council 7322 and the 4th degree.

April 2016

Liz Tennant Family

Recognized for all that Liz and her family do for the parish...especially the recent, very successful wine tasting.

March 2016

Michael Chaump Family

Michael and his family are active members of the St. Albert's Church community. Although very new to our council, Michael has already taken his 3rd Degree and volunteered to help the council in a number of ways.

February 2016

Tod and Inocencia Brill

Tod is our council Warden and Church Director; he is also one of the first to help out with council events. Both Tod and Inocencia are very active participants in St. Albert's Church and strong supporters of its Filipino Ministry.

December 2015

Paul McElroy Family

Paul is one of the main cooks and driving forces of our successful monthly breakfasts. He and his family are consistent supporters of St. Albert's School and its students.

November 2015

Chris Welsh Family

Chris has been a very active and supportive knight ever since he joined our council. He is currently our Chancellor and Membership Director. Both he and his wife Yolly work particularly hard during this fall's Coats-for-Kids Drive, both picking up and delivering many, many coats for the needy.

October 2015

Russ and Marie Fromherz

Russ has been a loyal and active member of our council for many years. He is also a strong supporter of the scouts at St. Albert's. He organizes the Christmas Tree Hunt each year for our council, and works at countless events and functions throughout the year. While Marie joins him often in his support for the Knights of Columbus, she is also a mainstay for the parish, working in the St. Albert's parish office every day. Both she and Russ diligently promote parishioners' involvement in St. Albert's ministries.

September 2015

Ed and Jan Strickland

Ed and Jan have been consistently supportive of our council and St. Albert's church. Among the events that they have supported are our UNR beer booths (week after week), the St. Albert's Fall Festival, and the blood drive held on select Sundays throughout the year at the church.

August 2015

Dennis Saxon family

Dennis and his family have worked many, many hours for our council over the last few years. His family has also sacrificed as Dennis devoted significant time to our council's fundraising and social event efforts.

July 2015

Randy Pajarillo Family

The Pajarillo Family have been consistent, enthusiastic supporters of St. Albert's Church and Council 7322. They set a wonderful example for Catholic families in their love for their church and community.

May 2015

Howard A. Vill Neuve

Howard and his family have long supported our council and St. Albert's Church through their consistent efforts in planning, preparing, and serving monthly breakfasts after Sunday Masses. Howard has also been willing to cook "off-site" as well, having helped to put on parish breakfasts at our Roundtable parishes in northern California.

April 2015

Brent Collamer Family

Brent and his family are involved with and supportive of youth activities in our parish and community. He is our youth director and a leader for the scout groups our council sponsors.

January 2015

Steve and Laura Brown

Council 7322 wishes to recognize Steve and Laura Brown for all of their efforts on behalf of the rights of the unborn and the entire pro-life movement.

December 2014

Russ and Marie Fromherz

Russ organized our Christmas Tree Hunt this year, as he has done for many previous years. He initiated a Family night gathering at (the former) Abel's Restaurant in Verdi in lieu of our Wives Appreciation Dinner on Dec. 30th. In addition to supporting Russ in these endeavors, Marie works in the parish office at St. Albert's.

November 2014

John & Paula Crandell

John is our council's family director and consistently promotes and works at our family activities...most recently and notably our very successful Turkey Bingo. Paula Crandell works at Casa de Vida, a home for unwed mothers and a source of support for all needy mothers throughout the Reno/Sparks community.

October 2014

Dennis & Karin Saxon

Dennis and Karin have both supported the council and their parish at every opportunity year after year. They attend and/or work at virtually every event possible.

September 2014

Clayton Madole

Clayton and his wife are recognized for their support of our council and the St. Albert's Parish at the recent Fall Festival.

August 2014

David Bradley Family

Mr. & Mrs. David Bradley have been consistently supportive and involved in the Knights of Columbus. Their involvement has repeatedly extended far beyond the Roundtable area to frequent participation in council activities here in Reno.

July 2014

Randy Pajarillo Family

Randy and his family worked very hard to put on our annual picnic at Donner Lake. Thanks to their efforts, many members and their families spent a most enjoyable day in the Sierras with their fellow knights and their families.

June 2014

Chuck and JoAnn Baird

Our council has benefitted from the commitment and hard work of the Baird Family for many, many months. They are most deserving of the honor of being our June 2014 Family of the Month.

May 2014

The Sid Albee family

Congratulations to Sid, Darlyce, Daryl, and Tony Albee for being selected as Christ the King Council 7322's family of the month. They continue to serve the needy of our community by feeding the homeless, serving as extraordinary ministers, and especially this month in spearheading our committment to cook for, serve, and feed almost 400 Special Olympians, Coaches, and volunteers at this years Nevada State Olymics competition. Their committment to the community, our Parish and our Council is an example of the Body of Christ in action.

April 2014

Steve Hamon and Family

Congratulations to the Hamon family for being selected as the Council's Family of the Month! Steve chaired the 20th Anniversary of our Wine Tasting/Auction with his wife Debbie assisting at the CDC with the sale of tickets and donations of auction items. Steve also sponsored both of his sons Nicholas and Robert in becoming 1st degree Knights this year. The entire family can be seen at the Filipino masses or at one of the masses at which Nicholas or Robert are altar servers or Lectoring. They are all involved in scouting with both Nicholas and Robert being Eagle Scouts. Thank you Hamon's for all you do in support of the Knights and our communities.

March 2014

Greg Sprigg and Family

Congratulations to our WPGK and current WSS for being selcted as our Family of the Month for March. Brother Greg and his new Bride Rosa are very involved with the Knights at the State level but still find time to attend Mass, volunteer for 24 hour adoration, attend Council breakfasts, serve as Sacristan, and attend Stations of the Cross and Mass with our Roundtable Brothers every chance he can. We appreciate the example of Service in Christ that he and Rosa continue to share with us. Thanks for all you do Spriggs!

February 2014

Howard Ville Neuve

Congratulations to the Howard Ville Neuve family as Family of the Month for March. Howard is one of our main cooks for the twelve breakfasts our Council hosts each year at St. Alberts as well as at our Roundtable Parishes in Loyalton, Portola and Quincy. Howard is often assisted by his son Brother Andrew and is joined at many breakfast by his better half and wife Deb. Thanks for all you do for the Council Ville Neuve family.

January 2014

Scoggins Family

Bret, Sylvia, and Ian are involved in the St. Albert's Parish community as Sacristans, Eucharistic Ministers, Alter Server, and with the School PTO. They attend Mass faithfully as a family and are involved in Council activities throughout the year including Wine Tasting/Auction, Parish Picnic, and Turkey Bingo. Thanks for all you do Scoggins Family.

December 2013

Matt Schmitt and Family

For the outstanding time and effort they put into the cooking, serving, and clean up for the Council Family Christmas Party in December and for their commitment to family through their participation in Scouting, attending Mass together and their involvement in the community. Thanks for a great family example of Christ.

November 2013

Dan Arata and Family

Congratulations to the Arata family, Dan, Angie, Aidan, and Logan, as our Family of the Month. We appreciate the time and effort they gave to serve the families of St. Albert's Parish during our November Turkey Bingo. The organization, cooking and time they put in helped make this one of our most successful Turkey Bingo events in many years. Thanks for all you do Aratas.

September 2013

Ed & Jan Strickland

For their dedication and devotion to serving others in our Parish and Knight's community as EM's, Communion to the homebound, Lector, Usher, Wine Tasting Committee, AAT volunteers, blood drive Chair, breakfasts, and pretty much everything they are asked to do. Ed & Jan's exemplification of Christ through service is evangelization at work. Thanks Strickland's for all you do.

August 2013

Russ and Marie Fromherz

For their leadership and involvement in and commitment to the Parish of St. Albert the Great, Council 7322 of the K of C, and the boy scouts. For organizing and successfully running the Parishes first ministry fair in which over 100 people were added to the Parishes Ministries.