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Knights of Columbus

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Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451-9287
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Vivat Jesus! (Sept 28, 2014)

Congratulations are extended to the following for their dedication and support to Fr. Habets Assembly and the KofC mission:

SIR KNIGHT OF THE YEAR Sir Knight Gene Tortone
FAMILY OF THE YEAR Sir Knight Stan and Lady Dolores Schnell
Annual Assembly Membership Dues: Per instructions distributed by the Faithful Comptroller, please make payment online, by mail, or see the Comptroller.

Navigator's Report (Sep 24, 2014)

Membership:  District Master Trudeau has set a goal of one (1) new member per assembly per month.  This is a total of 12 needed to achieve his goal. Five candidates attended the open-house on 7 Sep. We already have Form 4’s for six people, so we are halfway there. There are other possibilities from all six councils. Please try your best to solicit more third degree candidates into our order.

Color Corps events: There are two color guard functions within the next month, the Neptune parade on Sat 27 Sep and the Eucharistic parade from Star-of-the Sea on Sun 12 Oct.  The CDR will expand on these.

Golf Tournament: The USO/Wounded Warriors golf tournament will be held on Fri 10 Oct.  at NAS Oceana.  More players are needed, donations, and sponsorships.  The Chairman, PFN Green will elaborate.

Visit a VET program:   I am establishing a program to Visit Vets. They are lonely, bored, and sometimes forgotten. I ran into three WW II Vets a couple of weeks ago in the commissary. One wouldn’t let me know, even though he was blocking the aisle with his scooter.  My Dad was in an assisted living facility his last couple of years and loved it when somebody stopped to visit. If you have time, go next door, to an assisted living facility, or anywhere else and thank them for their service and find out about them. If you’ve done so, please advise the CAPT with who you talked to, when, where, and how long so we can document it.  

The Oct. Assembly Business meeting will be held at Pope Leo Council – at Holy Family church on 22 Oct.
Vivat Jesus,
FN Stan

Assembly Officers

Title Fraternal Year 2014-2015
Navigator SK Stan Schnell
Spiritual Adviser (Friar) * Rev. Mr. Vernon J. Krajeski
Captain SK Shawn Hutchings
Admiral PFN Steve Zeeryp
Scribe SK Jim Snead
Comptroller SK  Anthony Avery
Purser SK Kevin Cassidy
Pilot SK Earl Reid
Inner Sentinel SK Marcus Cook
Inner Sentinel SK Martin “Woody” Wood
Outer Sentinel SK Michael Flanagan
Trustee 1 Year PFN Frank Green
Trustee 2 Years PFN Melvin Pritchard (temp appt.)
Trustee 3 Years PFN Ed Malana
Color Corps Commander * SK Shawn Scharf
Associate Color Corps Commander * SK Andy Bair
SK Richard Conrad
SK Mel Pritchard
Lecturer * SK Ed Hamilton
Bereavement Chair * SK Arthur Sanchez
VAVS Chair * PFN Glenn Rodriguez
Website Mgr * SK Wayne Phelps
Chalice Team * PFN James Burke
PFN Daniel Foley
PFN Angelo Mele
PFN Glenn Rodriguez
PFN Ed Malana
PFN Tom Mowry
Master of Ceremony*PFN Gene Tortone
Admissions Screening Chairman*PFN Steve Cogan
Membership Chairman*PFN Steve Zeeryp
* Appointed annually by the Faithful Navigator


RECURRING•    3rd Mon each month – VAVS Birthday Party.
•    4th Degree Corporate Mass – Holy Spirit – Breakfast - TBD
•    Monday prior to 4th Wed of month – Officers meeting – Salt Meadow Bay Apt’s *(except Sep- & Apr-? Fr. Habet’s Bar room)
Oct 201410  (Fri) – 1300 - USO/WW Golf Tournament – NAS Oceana (see flier)
12  (Sun) – Eucharistic Procession – Star-of-the Sea
22  (Wed) – ASY Business meeting – Pope Leo 10804 – Holy Family
Nov 20141   Exemplification – Double Tree, Koger Center, Midloathian, VA
8   (Sat) – Special Olympics – 7:30
11  (Wed) – Veterans Day parade
25  (Tue) – ASM Business meeting – Fr. Habets
Dec 20146    (Sat) – ASY Christmas Party 6:30, Dinner - 7:30– Fr. Habets
13  (Sat) – 0900- Albert G. Horton Wreath Laying Ceremony
Jan 201517  New Sir Knights Night (Sat) – 6:00, Dinner 1930 -– Fr. Habets
28  (Wed) – ASY Business meeting – (Renewal of Obligation) -  Fr. Habets
Feb 20158   (Sun) – Chaplains Appreciation Dinner - 5:00- Dinner 6:30– Fr. Habets
20  Lent Friday Night fish fry’s – Thu night before for Hall Set-Up
25  (Wed) – ASY Business meeting – Fr. Habets
27  Lent Friday Night fish fry’s – Thu night before for Hall Set-Up
Mar 20156    Lent Friday Night fish fry’s – Thu night before for Hall Set-Up
13  Lent Friday Night fish fry’s – Thu night before for Hall Set-Up
14  (Sat) – St. Patrick’s Day parade
20  Lent Friday Night fish fry’s – Thu night before for Hall Set-Up
26  (Wed) – ASY Business meeting – SJA 13467 – St John’s
27  Lent Friday Night fish fry’s – Thu night before for Hall Set-Up
Apr 201522  (Wed) – ASY Business meeting – Kempsville 10515 – St. Mark
•    Elder Law attorney – Linda Sheffrey
May 2015TBD – Spring Exemplification
9    (Sat) – Ladies Appreciation Night – 6:30, Dinner -7:30 - Holy Family
27  (Wed) – ASY Business meeting – Fr. Habets
23  (Sat) – Pungo Strawberry Festival parade
25  (Mon) – Graves visitation (Memorial Day)
Jun 201524  (Wed) – Awards Night  7:00 -

Prayer Lists (Sep 28, 2014)

† SK William T. McNulty, 8/14/2014 † SK Michael Thornburg, 8/8/2014
† James Joseph Henry III, SK Jim Henry's father 8/20/2014 † Velma Quinter, SK Ted Quinter's mother 7/16/2014

FY 2014-2015 Meeting Prayer Lists

Activity Pictures (Mar 15, 2014)

Fish Fry Fridays 2014
Military Chaplains' Appreciation Dinner, February 9, 2014
New Sir Knights Dinner on January 25, 2014
Christmas Dinner, December 14, 2013
PFN Dinner & Dance, August 24, 2013
Ladies Appreciation Dinner 2013
New Sir Knights Dinner on April 7, 2013
Fish Fry Fridays 2013
Military Chaplains' Appreciation Dinner, February 2013
Christmas Dinner, December 14, 2012
Exemplification on October 27, 2012
PFN Dinner & Dance, August 24, 2012
Military Chaplains' Appreciation Dinner, February 2012

New Sir Knights Dinner on January 21, 2012
6th Annual USO Benefit Golf Tournament on Nov 14, 2011
Veterans Day Parade on Nov 11, 2011
Veterans Day Parade on Nov 11, 2011 (City of Va Beach photo)
Exemplification on Oct 29, 2011
PFN Dinner/Dance on Sep 11, 2011
Strawberry Festival Parade, May 28, 2011 (video - see Knights at 4:15)
Ladies Appreciation Dinner 2011
Military Chaplains' Appreciation Dinner, February 2011
Mass for confirmation candidates, NAS Oceana Chapel of the Good Shepherd, 13 Feb 2011

New Sir Knights Dinner, January 2011
Christmas Dinner, December 2010
Special Olympics, November 2010
Fourth Degree Exemplification, Oct 2010

PFN Dinner/Dance 2010
Ladies Appreciation Dinner 2010
New Sir Knights Dinner 2010

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