COUNCIL RECOGNITION

 

KNIGHTS OF THE MONTH

January 2021

Tim Williams

Congratulations to Brother Tim Williams our Knight of the Month for January. Tim has been regular participant in our Council activities most recently lending a steady hand with our successful Christmas tree sales. Tim also volunteers his time assisting as a Porter prior to our weekend masses. Thank you Tim!

December 2020

Mark Menotti

Congratulations and Thanks to December Knight of the Month, Mark Menotti. Mark, among many other services to the Council, coordinated the Christmas Tree sales. Despite a Covid impacted season, we saw very strong sales and a successful fundraising effort.

November 2020

Charles Chase

October 2020

Christophe Sanchez-O'Brien

September 2020

Fr. Jordan Willard

Fr. Willard, our Worthy Council Chaplin has been reassigned to another parish by the Bishop Burbidge but our Council has been blessed by his service and involvement. We wish him well and thank him for his service.

August 2020

Tony Esteve

Tony is a regular presence at our Council meetings and lends it hand and truck to assist the Council in so may our activities. Thank you for your steady support Tony and congratulations.

July 2020

David Finan

David is Knight of the Month for July 2020. Congratulations David and Thank You for all that you do for our Council!

January 2020

Ron Fauquet

December 2019

Mark Menotti

November 2019

Matt Pacheco

October 2019

Patrick Franco

June 2018

Dave Wilson

Congratulations and Thanks to June's Knight of the Month Brother Dave Wilson! Dave organized the Council's recent document shredding day at St. Raymond's.

May 2018

Barry Ryan

Barry Ryan is the Knight of the Month for May. In addition to the responsibilities as Deputy Grand Knight, Barry also coordinated the KOVAR fundraiser and the recent Parish Blood Drive. Congratulations Barry and Thanks!

April 2018

Brou Gautier

March 2018

Michael Pham

February 2018

Jose Rodriguez

January 2018

Mart Harper

December 2017

Joe Estabrook

October 2017

Doug Stormont

October Knight of the Month is Doug Stormont. Doug completed many years of service as the coordinator of our Council's blood drive with another very successful drive in October. Thank you Doug for a great job and for helping to give the Gift of Life!

September 2017

John Minear

Congratulations and thank you go to John Minear who generously volunteered his time to several events and projects last month, including the picnic table restoration and the Parish picnic.

August 2017

Bill Vitaletti

July 2017

James Carlson

May 2016

Joe Amann

Joe is recognized as Knight of the Month for May due to his "double" and "triple" duties for KOVAR. Whenvever we had open slots for our KOVAR assignments, Joe would step up and handle double duties at the Giant and double duties at the Masses. Thanks Joe for making KOVAR a tremendous success.

April 2016

Chuck Tiso

Chuck is recognized as Knight of the month for April for his never ending help at all Knights events. Chuck and his wife, Caterina, helped at the Italian dinner. Chuck regularly attends our meetings and gives suggestions on how to improve our outreach to the parish. Chuck also is a member of our Men's prayer group and is very active in our Cursillo group at church. Congratulations Chuck and Thank You.

March 2016

Patrick O'Brien

Pat is recognized as Knight of the Month in March for his direction of the St. Patrick's Day Dinner. Pat was in charge of the dinner and as usual, it was a great success. Pat is our Deputy Grand Knight, EM at church, CCD teacher and a member of the finance committee. Thank you Pat for all your hard work.

January 2016

Buz Buczacki

Buz is recognized for his coordination in putting on Breakfast with Santa. Buz helped with the setup, cooking, assisting the youth with their assignments and clean up. Thanks Buz for all the hard work for this event.

December 2015

Bill Strickland

Bill is awarded the December Knight of the Month. Bill is our recorder and stepped up to this task when we were in need of help. Bill assists at the "spirits" table for every dinner and is a huge asset to our council and parish.

November 2015

Mike Mullen

Mike coordinated the Octoberfest Dinner and it was a huge success. Mike is a past Grand Knight and is always available to assist and help with all our events. Thanks Mike for helping, even though you were selling a house and moving.

September 2015

John Knight

John always "steps up" to help. He assisted on the grill at the parish picnic and also played guard duties at the state meeting. John is a wonderful asset to our council and has provided excellent guidance to the new Grand Knight.

FAMILIES OF THE MONTH

January 2021

Gary and Stephanie Montalvo

December 2020

Mike and Sally Allman

This recognition is given posthumously to the family of Mike Allman in recognition for all he did for St. John Bosco Council and our Parish of St. Raymond of Penafort. Mike was involved in all aspects of our Council throughout the years and his presence and support will be sorely missed by all.

November 2020

Bob and Gerri Laird

October 2020

Nate and Maureen Smith

September 2020

Joe and Ellen Estabrook

August 2020

Tom Browne

Family of the Month for August 2020 is the Browne family. Tom, as the parish facilities manager supports our activities above and beyond the norm. He is a Knight, albeit another Council, the fraternization within the Knights is clear. Tom served our Parish with great distinction and assisted our Council with innumerable projects and always great enthusiasm. Congratulations and Thank you Tom.

July 2020

Gary and Stephanie Montalvo

Gary and Stephanie Montalvo have been chosen as Family of the Month for July. Thank You for all that you do for our Council and St. Raymond's Parish.

January 2020

Phil and Alice Bettwy

December 2019

Dirck Praeger

November 2018

Patrick McDonald Family

May 2018

Phil and Alice Bettwy

April 2018

James Carlson

March 2018

Stephen Brunk

February 2018

Ed and Christine Gloninger

January 2018

Patrick and Marie Sanchez O'Brien

December 2017

Matt Wheeler Family

October 2017

Michael Welch and Cindy Leaf

Mike and his wife Cindy Leaf are the October Family of the Month. Mike and Cindy once again this year led a very enjoyable and successful OctoberFest dinner last month attended by more than 250 parish members. A great time was had by all.

September 2017

Philip and Alice Bettwy

Phil and Alice Bettwy are recognized for their many contributions to the Parish and to our Council. Phil and Alice most recently coordinated the 2017 Parish Picnic last month. Congratulations and thank you for your service!

August 2017

Barry and Betsy Ryan

August 2017

Barry and Betsy Ryan

July 2017

Vince Drouillard

July 2017

Vince Drouillard

May 2016

Dirck Praeger

Dirck and his family have run the KOVAR activities for our parish for many years. This year was another very successful year for KOVAR donations and Dirck is the main reason for our council's success. Thank you Dirck for all the hard work. You are a tremendous asset to St. Raymond's

April 2016

Ed Gloninger

Ed and his family coordinated and ran the Italian dinner in April. Ed's wife, Christine, cooked for the dinner, Ed's Children helped sell tickets and served the food. Ed and his family are a great asset for our council and our church. Thanks Ed

March 2016

John Knight

John and Judy Knight are recognized as our Family of the Month for March 0f 2016. John is a past Grand Knight who assists with the Retention Committee phone calls, helps the Grand Knight on yearly forms and paperwork and is an EM. He regularly attends meetings and his wife helps with counting money at church. They are why our council and church are strong.

January 2016

Vince Drouillard

Vince and his family coordinated the Breakfast with Santa. This is a time consuming task and his entire family was at the event helping and making sure all the children ate and had time with Santa. Our council is blessed to have Vince and his family.

December 2015

Pat Ronan

Pat and his family always have a "how can I help" attitude. Pat assists after Masses, helps sell Christmas trees and did every task at the breakfast with Santa event. Pat just recently transferred to our council and we are very lucky to have him.

November 2015

Mike Welch

Mike and Cindi Welch are recognized as family of the month for their tireless effort with Octoberfest Dinner. Mike and Cindi are always in the kitchen helping with every event and we are very fortunate to have them in our council and parish.

September 2015

Petitti Family

Robert and his wife Christine were a huge help at the parish picnic. Robert worked tirelessly in the kitchen while his wife Christine handled the desert and side dish tables. Our parish picnic was a huge success and Robert and his wife were a big part of that success.

August 2015

Wilson Family

Dave and Mary Wilson are recognized as the family of the month for August. Dave and Mary Wilson's son, Tom, is running for the Fairfax County School Board. Tom is a lawyer living in Oakton and he is running to defend our faith. Dave and Mary should be very proud of Tom. The Knights are very proud of Dave and Mary.

July 2015

Pomilla Family

Anthony and his wife, Kendra, are recognized for their work with the youth during the month of July. They assisted with the yard sale and went to Steubenville for the weekend youth retreat.

June 2015

Crennan Family

John and his wife, Mary Ellen, are recognized for their work during the past year. John was our Grand Knight and he did a tremendous job. Thanks to John and Mary Ellen!!

April 2015

The TISO Family

February 2015

The Rinn Family

A big congratulations to Paul and Pam Rinn for all they have done for the Parish in the Month of February and for all you do during the year. God Bless you.

January 2015

Hildebrand Family

A hearty congratulations to Jim, Liz and the entire Hildebrand family. Thanks for all you did in the month of January especially for the March For Life events and for all you do for the Parish and the Knights of Columbus throughout the year! God Bless you!

December 2014

Ed Mullen Family