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					The Outer Guard
Knights of Columbus #1143
7132 Marine Road Edwardsville Illinois 62025 (618) 656-4985 www.kofc1143.com Meetings: Third Degree -- 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Fourth Degree -- 1st Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Grand Knight Jerry Hengehold
(618) 656-2550 jhengeh@siue.edu

MAY 2009

From the Grand Knight
Dear Brother Knights,
Spring is here, and everyone is busy with the yard work. Our council has also been busy, please read all the articles in this month’s newsletter. Jerry Kapp and I will be attending the Illinois State Conference at the end of this month representing our Council. I hope and pray that everyone has a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend.

2007 Memorial Day Mass at St Boniface Cemetery 007
Monday May 25
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Our 4 Degree Assembly 0225 will be Honor Guard for the Memorial Day Mass. Please come out to 9:00 a.m. Mass and pray for our deceased. If rain we wil be at Church.

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Special Olympics Spring Games Parking
We have again been asked to help with parking detail at the Area 12 Special Olympics Spring Games on Sunday, May 3 at SIUE Korte Stadium. If you would be willing to help, please call Jim Michel (656-4027).

Fraternally, Jerry

Please welcome our new members, Mark st nd Lambiotte, and Greg Frese, received 1 2 & rd 3 Degrees on Sunday, April 19th in Granite City. Congratulations to both.

FIRST DEGREE
Our council will hold a 1st degree at our regular meeting th on May 11 . Our team has been practcing and are ready. It has been several years since our council has had its own team. Thanks to all the who volunteered. So plan to be at the meeting to support our new team, and and see the new revised degree.

Please Pray for. . .
Br. Joseph Michel Br. Paul Strackeljahn

USED PIANO NEEDS HOME Marian Hour of Prayer Service
Our Council sponsored a Marian Hour of Prayer before the Icon of Our Lady of Charity. This year the prayer hour was held in the chapel at St. Boniface Parish on nd Thursday April 2 . The prayer service was followed by a social gathering in the lower level of the Church. Thank you to Br. Dan Corbett for chairing this prayerful event. Any member interested In a used piano that we have at the Hall. It has not been used in years, please contact Jerry hengehold, or Bruce Gerstenecker.

HIGHWAY CLEANUP
Our council is a sponsor of ‘Adopt a Highway”. On April 18, 2009 several members walked and cleaned up along Highway 143. Many thanks to Brs Charlie Berkel, Lou Carnoali, James Hengehold, Mike Sullivan and his son Michael for the clean up this year. THANKS !!!!

State Free Throw Championship Congratulations to Jake Vinyard State Free Throw Champion!
On Saturday, April 4, Jake Vinyard was crowned the Illinois Knights of Columbus free throw champion. Jake won the 13 year old age division by making a perfect 25 of 25! Jake is the son of Tim and Dee Vinyard and is a student at St. Boniface Catholic Grade School. Jerry Kapp, Free Throw Chairperson

FOOD DRIVE
Many thanks to those who helped with the annual food drive this year. We especially thank Br. Jim Albus for chairing this important charitable event that directly helps the community.

for Vocations May 3, 2009

Baby Shower
We are collecting new or slightly used baby items through the month of May. Please bring baby items to either St. Boniface Church or St. Mary’s Church. Monetary donations are also welcome

From The Faithful Navigator
The Edwardsville Fourth Degree Assembly cordially invites all Council 1143 members and their ladies to join us at our 2009 spring Steak Fry and Dinner on Sunday, May 17, 2009. This time again all are welcome!! Please take advantage of this opportunity and attend! As always, the steaks will be excellent and come with all the trimmings (salad, baked potato, dessert etc.). There will be NO MAILING this time. This is the ONLY announcement! Simply mail a check for $12.50 for each reservation ($25.00 per couple) to: K of C Hall or 7132 Marine Rd Edwardsville IL 62025 Tom Berry 112 Drake Ct Edwardsville IL 62025 or Stan Welch 201 Belden Dr. Edwardsville IL 62025

Great Job to the Fish Fry Crews!
This Lent we received many compliments regarding the quick service and the good food. This says a lot about you workers and crew chiefs. Normally wait times increase significantly during Lent because of the large volume of dinners. But this year the dining room staff, kitchen staff, and fry crews pretty much stayed in sync. Trays left the kitchen nearly as fast as orders came in and fish came in from the fryers just as things were running out. It takes great teamwork to keep things running as smoothly as they did. Early indications are that this year's Lenten fish fry sales were slightly up over last year. It comes as a bit of a surprise because we didn't have a record-breaking night. Instead we had fairly consistent week-to-week sales. Guess the good food and quick service kept our customers coming back for more. Our sincere thanks to the many members and families for a job well done. And we thank the families who supported us financially by eating at our hall. We know you have many eating options and we are grateful you chose us! Thanks again everyone! Fish Fry Co-Chairmen. P.S. We can always use more help in the kitchen, dining room and fry shack. Contact Brs. Jack Gabler or Jerry Kapp to learn more. .

Mark your envelope "Attention Steak Fry". Reservations are required and need to be received by 11 May. The evening will begin with Cocktails from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. Dinner will be served at 6:00 PM. There will be a cash bar. Attention all Fourth Degree Knights with Regalia are requested to participate at the St. Boniface Cemetery 9 am Mass on Memorial Day. Tom Berry, FN

Nominations for Officer Positions
Interested in becoming a council officer. Contact Jerry Kapp (DGK) 656.3509 or any trustee. Elections will be held in June. Members who are interested in holding an office in the Fred Mills Club (our home association) can contact Jerry Hengehold (656-2550) or Bruce Gerstenecker (6560413). MAY Birthstone - Emerald Flower- Lily of the Valley
1 – Kevin Cullen; 4 – Jeffrey Wehling, David Scheibal; 5 – Marc Kamp; 7 – Larry Ashlock, James Hengehold, James Hattrup; 8 – Ron Daine; 9 – Robert Cobetto; 10 – Jesus Vazquez; 12 – David Troeckler; 21 – Kenneth Jonff, Paul Zeigler; 24 – Greg Hartnagel; 28 – John Sheahan; 29 – Peter Mihelcic

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MAY 2009 Baby Shower All Month Fish Fry (Team #1) World Day of Prayer for Vocations 4th Degree Meeting Mother’s Day Council Meeting Blood Drive Fish Fry (Team #2) 4th Degree Steak Fry Fred Mills Club Bonifest KC State Convention The Ascension of the Lord
Memorial Day Mass at St. Boniface Cemetery 9:00a.m. th 4 Degree Honor Guard Officers Meeting

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1 – Earl & Genie Vuagniaux (44 years) 5 – David & Karen McDonald (19 years) 7 – James & Michelle Hattrup (3 years) 9 – Paul & Terri Powers (3 years) 10 – John & Bunny Beausang (62 years) 11 – Kip & Angela Heinle (7 years) 14 – Norman & Mary Nilsson (54 years) 22 – Ed & Joan Rodney (30 years) 23 – Jack & Gail Miller (39 years) 24 – Paul & Cynthia McNamara (29 years) 27 – Randy & Lisa Dunn (20 years) 28 – James & Deborah Caulk (33 years) 30 – James & Marilynn Barry (50 years)

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Pentecost Sunday JUNE 2009 4th Degree Meeting Fish Fry (Team # 3) Most Holy Trinity Pancake Breakfast Council Meeting Flag Day Fred Mills Meeting Fish Fry (Team #4) Father’s Day Officers Meeting

KC BOWLING TEAMS IN HIGHLAND CHARITY BOWL

CONGRATULATIONS
To all First Communicants at St. Boniface Church and St. Mary’s Church.

Our Teams were….

Stan Welch, Lynn Ripper, Jeff Shannon, Ted Dressel, Paul Murphy Jim Caulk, Dave Caulk, Rod Schaake, Gary Doiron, Hugh Kerr Brenda Dressel, Sue Murphy, Marlene Ripper, Laurie Zeigler, Peggy Schaake


				
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