BUSINESS MEETING: ST. PETER COUNCIL 13139.
November 17, 2020
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NOTE - This was a “stay at home” meeting conducted over ZOOM.
Officers Roll Call
Grand Knight- Mark Mikosz
Chancellor- Kael Sodan- Excused
Financial Secretary- Paul Davisson
Treasurer- Michael McReynolds
Recorder- Bill Sodan
Warden- Antonio Lipiello
Guards- Philip Colon
Trustees- Trevor McDonald
Positions of Deputy Grand Knight and Lecturer are open.
Chaplain Report -
Guests and Dignitaries:
Field Agent- Jonathan Knaus
Regional Administrator- Bill Sodan
Grand Knight Report:
The GK updated the council on the Flag Planting at Riverside Memorial Park. There was a very good turnout of about 200 people. A good turn out from the council, assembly, council 6569 and local community. Thanks also to the cemetery for their assistance and support.
Giving tree was canceled. The parish is asking for donations for $25 gift cards.
Singing Christmas tree, 12/17 will be an open air event. Unsure if we are serving as was originally propose.
OLG celebration- unknown what will be taking place.
Interfaith service on 11/26. It will be a Virtual service.
The Passing of George Wartzok: Wake will be held on Thursday 11/19, 4-7 PM; funeral on Friday, 11/20 10 AM.
12/6, 9:30 AM: Presentation of award to Stephen England for Altar Server of the Year for Diocese of Palm Beach.
JTAA parade has been canceled
Father McGivney beatification took place on 10/31
Trunk or Treat was not approved
On 10/24 State Respect life conference held, hosted by the Diocese of Palm Beach
12/8: Officer’s meeting
12/12: Our Lady of Guadalupe
12/15: Business Meeting
12/17: Singing Christmas Tree
12/22: Assembly meeting
Nothing to Report
Financial Secretary/Treasurer Report:
Receipts: $175; $105 dues; $70- Raffle tickets
Expenses: Zoom; $47.88;On line Event calendar; $150- Memorial Brick for George Wartzok
Current Balance: $14,655.42
Flag Planting event was discussed. Cemetery is very happy. Florida Catholic will post the article.
The St. Patrick Day event has bee3n approved by Father Chuck.
Old Business -
The GK proposed expenditures be made at this time for budgeted contributions:
Hannah’s Home $200 gift cards
Council needs to sell raffle tickets. 17 have been sold so far. $5 for each book is revenue for the council.
New Business -
Jim Hildebrand is willing to maintain website. Ken Katansky will assist with technical parts.
Ryan Bielski advised Robert Hall needed assistance. Council approved $50 Publix gift card.
FIELD AGENT REPORT:
Jonathan Knaus discussed the Beatification of Father McGivney. This included a discussion of the purpose of the fraternal benefits program; a little about Father McGivney’s goals and life and discussion of the miracle which led to his Beatification.
DISTRICT DEPUTY REPORT: No Report.
The Flag Planting was briefly reviewed. It was a success in terms of the numbers who came out from various Knights and civic groups. Riverside Memorial Park was very happy with the results, as well.
The council was advised that the Quilt Drive is starting. Proceeds will go to the American Wheelchair Mission.
GOOD OF THE ORDER: An updated list will be published to the council website. Please pray for those identified.