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Presentation Council # 10478
Father McGivney, pray
Newsletter November 2011 for us.
Gil Dalben, Grand Knight Council Website: http://www.kofc10478.org
Editor: Randy Burns 209-817-2496 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
any other brothers for whom you would like us to pray, please
Grand Knight’s Message email me.
All Hands On Deck! McGivney Guild
I understand that we have fallen on hard Consider joining the Father McGivney Guild. Membership is
economic times and that most families are now duel FREE and the Guild prays for McGivney’s canonization and
also prays to him as an intercessor. We should be supporting
income. This makes it very hard to balance time the man who gave us our start. Fr. McGivney would be the
with work and family. The knights have seen less first American born priest to be declared a saint. Go to
and less numbers at events and meetings as of www.fathermcgivney.org or look in your next issue of your
recently. So I am calling on those who are still Knights’ magazine for an application to sign up.
active to reach out to fellow knights, pick up a
phone and give someone a call you haven’t seen at a If you know of a Brother Knight who is unable to pay his
meeting in a while, give them a personal invite. As dues, please let us know so that we may provide him with a
the Holidays approach, we will down to only one waiver.
meeting for November and December. Let’s make
2012 a great year of participation. Monthly Food Deliveries
Al Espinor is always looking for a few more helping hands to
deliver food to needy families on the 3rd Thursday of each
Gilbert Dalben, Grand Knight month. They meet early, around 7 AM, and the deliveries take
around an hour of your time. You don’t have to commit to do
Contact Us! it for a year, but it’s nice to have a brother Knight chip in once
New to the Knights or want to have the newsletter emailed and a while to help Al out.
to you? Email us at email@example.com and tell us!
You can get the newsletter in full color and without the
delay of standard mail. If you know of a new Knight who
is not getting the newsletter, please let us know. If your
email (or that of a Brother Knight) has changed, please let
us know. Please save us the $ of printing and mailing your
Common LTC Missconceptions
Monthly Pancake Breakfast
Each month our council hosts a pancake breakfast on the first Baby Boomers have reached retirement years, long-term
Sunday. For a mere $4 you get pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit care (LTC) insurance products have gotten more public
and a drink. You can’t beat that price! The low price makes it attention, but they’re still not well understood, especially
possible to feed a whole family for the price of a trip to when it comes to how to pay for care.
Starbucks! You are also welcomed to come and help out at
the breakfast, anytime between 6AM and 11AM in Guadalupe For example, many Americans believe that Medicare pays
Hall. See you there. for long-term assistance with the basic activities of daily living
— but it doesn’t. It applies only to those who have been in the
hospital 72 hours and are diagnosed as requiring “skilled
care.” Medicaid covers care only if and when the person has
gone through a “spend down” and has no other means to pay
for it. Not a good situation to be in.
Lord, Hear Our Prayer…
Please pray for our fellow brother knights, wives and families: Another common issue is that Boomers think they can
Bishop Blaire, Fr. Kelly, Ryan C., John R. and wife, David P., wait to buy LTC. Unfortunately, this could be a financial
and our fine men and women in the military. If you know of
devastating choice. What happens if you suddenly become ill
or uninsurable before you have made this purchase? Again,
not a good situation.
Waiting to buy will also increase the cost of the premiums
you pay. Consider this example. If you buy a Knights of
Columbus Comprehensive Long-Term Care policy for
yourself with a $200 daily benefit, lifetime benefit duration
and 30-day elimination period at age 40, your annual premium
Louis Dawang 11-1
will be $739.20. The total premium paid by age 85 will be
$33,264. If you decide to wait to buy the same policy until Zade Al-Sayegg 11-1
you are 60 years old, your annual premium will be $2,374 and John Olive 11-2
the total premium paid by age 85 will be $59,350. That’s a Mark Wall 11-4
difference of more than $26,000. (This example is for Craig Garfolo 11-7
Thomas Kiley 11-7
comparison purposes only.)
William Mar 11-7
Personal service is crucial in choosing LTC policy Robert Lee 11-11
options, and for adjusting them as necessary. Group LTC may Joseph Rishwain 11-12
indeed be a viable option for you, but as your Knights of Phil Cordova 11-12
Columbus agent, I can help you compare the details so you Rajahayag Marku 11-12
Joe Carranza 11-12
can make an informed decision.
Joe Telena 11-27
To contact me with regards to LTC or Tony Reynoso 11-29
any of your insurance needs, please call my
office at (209-483-1047) or e-mail me at
Crab Feed Dinner Set!
Fraternally, Your Brother and Field
Agent, Steven Truelsen
Our annual crab feed dinner date has been set. It
will be held on Friday January 13th. Make sure to be
Council Calendar at the meetings as to stay informed as we will need
Here is a list of special events for the 2011-2012 year:
August – Council Family Picnic TBA all of the help we can get. A flyer with all the
September – Fall Fest TBA details will be posted in December’s newsletter.
October – Columbus Day Dinner TBA
October - Tootsie Roll Drive TBA
November – Thanksgiving Baskets TBA
December – Angel Tree Deliveries TBA
January – Crab Feed TBA
February – Free Throw Contest TBA
March – Corned Beef Dinner TBA Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
April – Asparagus Festival TBA
1 2 3 4 5
Grand Knight Photos 6
Breakfast 7 8 9
Meeting 11 12
Do you have any photos of past Grand Knights of our council? Food
The church is looking to put some pictures of our PGKs up in 13 14 15 16 17 Deliveries
the room named after the Knights in the Youth Center. If you 20 21 22 23
giving 25 26
may have some photos from more than 5 years ago, call Gil or
bring them to a meeting. 27 28 29 30
TITLE NAME PHONE
Phone Bus/Fax: 209-483-1047 Grand Knight Gilbert Dalben 957-4521
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Deputy G.K. Al Espinor 351-3180
Chaplain Msgr. Larry Mc Govern 472-2150
Chancellor Joseph Telena 456-3108
Recorder Paul Shane 957-3161
Steven Truelsen Treasurer Bob Pemberton 547-9843
Insurance Field Agent Finan. Sect. Jim Keating
Warden Jason Trinidad
Lector John Tucker 957-2618
Agency Department Advocate David Poss 472-7908
CA LIC. # OF47150 Inside Guard Tom Morris 476-9736
Knights of Columbus
Outside Guard Patrick Koenig 464-5680
1st Trustee Louis Dawang 401-5752
2nd Trustee Will Mar 639-3371
Barkhurst Accountancy Corporation Insurance
William K. Barkhurst, MBA, CPA
Certified Management Accountant
949 N. Center St. #A Stockton, CA 95202
Office # 209-948-6400 Fax# 209-948-6022
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COMMITTEE CHAIR CO-CHAIR
Harold Hand, M.D. Church Emanuel Ponte ?
Community Al Espinor ?
HAND, MD Ophthalmology Council
Bob Pemberton ?
California’s Advanced Institute of Vision Medical GP., INC. 547-9843
1801 E. March Ln., C-350, Stockton, CA 95210 Family/Youth Joe Nava ?
Membership Gilbert Dalben Ned Hand
Ph: 209-474-2121 1-800-345-2020 957-4521 951-5081
Fax: 209-474-1181 Right to Life Al Espinor John Rehn
All Council meetings are held in St. Joachim
Room at 7 P.M. the second and fourth
PAUL JACOBS Wednesdays of the month.
Realtor Chapter meetings are held in Salida the
second Thursday of each month.
Office: 209-478-8121 878 W. Ben Holt Dr. Fourth degree meetings are held in Guadalupe
Fax: 209-474-9452 Stockton, CA 95207 Hall the 4th Thursday of each month.