COUNCIL RECOGNITION

 

KNIGHTS OF THE MONTH

February 2019

Keith Caldwell

November 2018

Al Vargesko

Al Vargesko is recognized for managing the educational materials in the ‘Gathering Space’ at Our Lady of Lourdes Church and all the work he does in support of Council activities.

October 2018

Larry Fick

Larry Fick is recognized for all the work he does with Hall Rental and cleaning and organizing around the Hall.

August 2018

Ed Harre

Ed has and continues to help maintain the property on which our Knights of Columbus Hall is located. Most recently, Ed removed weeds and brush from around property even though the weather was setting or close to setting record high heat conditions. Thank you Ed for all your service to the Council.

June 2018

Frank LaMantia

Frank has done more for our council than I can count; he’s cooked some mighty fine meals for us, keeps the Wifi running, and plays a decent game of pitch. Frank also represents the Knights as a volunteer in our community; he operates Camp Hickory Hill for diabetic youth and is always happy to offer his time when the Knights have a project.

May 2018

Al Hopkins

Al has dedicated countless hours to the Knights; at the Hall, church, and in the community. He volunteers many hours for our Fish Fries and a faithful BINGO worker. He has been repairing the fence between the hall and the FOE lot, he also worked to get the storage container behind the hall to help eliminate the unsightly trailers from the parking lot. He wouldn’t like us bragging about him, but go ahead and brag all you!

April 2018

Knight Shift

40 DAYS for LIFE – KNIGHT SHIFT This group, led by Tom and Carol Fick, can be found praying out front of Planned Parenthood in the rain, wind, sun, snow, and whatever else may be there bothering them. We truly appreciate their dedication to Life and thank them for their dedication.

March 2018

Tim Vargesko

Tim serves the Knights as the Newsletter Editor /Publisher, Chancellor, and elected Board Member of CKC. He also volunteers for the Fish Fry, the Financial Committee at Our Lady of Lourdes, and Parish Council. He assists with AED, and tirelessly promotes the Catholic Faith.

January 2018

Larry Fick

January 2018

Charlie Schuster

December 2017

Norb Sutter

One of our hardest working Knights; daring enough to change ceiling lights in the hall, make roof repairs, and do just about anything thing that needs done. He is also a consummate representation of the Knights of Columbus. Thank you, sir.

November 2017

John Becker

John Becker has been keeping our taxes and tax status up to date for a multitude of years. He has done countless behind-the-scenes duties for the council, and we are very lucky and grateful to have him in the council.

August 2017

Nathan Roberts

For his service to Knights through BINGO, Council and Assembly Officer positions, Volunteer on Service Programs, and for representing the Knights and the US Air Force with Mid-MO Honor Flight

July 2017

Dave Neville

Brother David Neville became a knight on February 5, 1972, and took his second and third degrees in March of the same year; he had continuously served as a Knight since 1986. In 1990, he joined the 4th degree, he also served as a Faithful Captain and Color Corps. Commander for most of the past 5 years. David was a key member of our Recruitment and Retention efforts. We were proud to have him representing the Knights, and he will be greatly missed.

May 2017

Scott Snow

Fry Shack Captain, near endless time dedication to preparing fish, the shack, and fryers, producing some fine fried fish, and doing it all while being heckled mercilessly by many of us helpers in The Shack! Thank you

April 2017

Lynn Ash

For his service as a Trustee, the endless amount of time he dedicates to BINGO, and his dedication to the Fish Fry Drive Thru and making it a continued success.

March 2017

Don Hawn, Bobby Pezold

November 2016

Greg Pezold

FAMILIES OF THE MONTH

February 2019

Sherri & Lynn Ash

November 2018

Theresa Harris-Quinn and Joe Quinn

Recognition for both of them for volunteering on numerous projects and being very active while being so new to the Council.

October 2018

Theresa Harris-Quinn and Joe Quinn

Recognition for both of them for volunteering on numerous projects and being very active while being so new to the Council.

May 2018

Theresa & Devin McDonald

Devin and Theresa are two fantastic volunteers that are always available when they are needed. They help with our Fish Fries, BINGO, and pancake breakfasts at OLL. Devin offers his help when we need to get some heavy work done. They are two great members, and we really appreciate them.em.

April 2018

Jean & Stan Wolinski

Stan and Jean work to make the Blood Drive a success, they lend a great deal of time to our Fish Fry’s and to St. Vincent De Paul Society. They can also be found helping around Our Lady of Lourdes and volunteering with other community projects.

March 2018

Therese & Keith Caldwell

Keith and Therese have been volunteers for the Free Throw Competition since the beginning, they both volunteer their time to BINGO, both serve as officers in the Auxiliary and Council, and both are great Catholics.

January 2018

Doris & David Crites

David has worked Bingo for ages and is getting close to “retiring” from BINGO. They help a great deal with the Scared Heart Bazaar, and the making Peanut Brittle. They also help in several ways that go under the radar.

January 2018

Kathy & Bobby Pezold

For the dedication the council and Auxiliary through BINGO, keeping the Kitchen stocked, and gluten free options ready when needed. They also set up the Christmas dinner, and do plenty more for the council and the hall.

December 2017

Janis & Chuck Snow

Chuck and Janis Snow for their time at OLL with the giving tree, serving as Fish Fry Captains, time dedicated to OLL on the “Fix it Crew” and other volunteering, and Chuck’s service as CKC President. They have also provided us with some excellent Knights, likely for several generations. Another fine example of the Knights and Ladies Auxiliary.

October 2017

Sharon and Marvin Twenter

For offering their faith and time to the Knights, our Parish, and their foster children. For their immeasurable amount of time and charitable giving.

August 2017

Melody & Bob Zey

For their service to the Knights and Auxiliary through BINGO, and their commitment to helping with any and all Knights or Auxiliary events.

May 2017

Families of Fish Fry Captains

What a team of people we have putting these Fish Fries on. Well-choreographed and seamless execution of all the duties in every part. All the time put in to gathering the volunteers, and getting them ready to work, not to mention all the time you each put in all around the fries. Thank you

April 2017

Kan & George Ahrens

For their Pro-Life dedication, George’s excellent work as our Council Lecturer, their continued work on the Fish Fry’s committees, and just being Awesome for the Knights.

March 2017

The Caldwell Family

January 2017

Kathy & Bobby Pezold

November 2016

Renee & Chris Pearman