Volume 11 | July 2018
Grand Knight’s Report
Worthy Brother Knights:

WOW!! Another Fraternal Year is completed!  
Some highlights have been video captured by Ken Fehner and we will present to you at the next Business Meeting.

We are excited to announce:
 " We have fulfilled the requirements for the "Star Council Award"!
A Special Thank you to Our Membership Director, Harry Holmes through His Leadership, 19 New Brother Knights joined our council. Also, Thank you All that helped us with our insurance goal of 6. That goal was met on June 29th.

The following is a recap of the Goals we set but we will recap in detail the Fraternal Year 2017/2018 in our next Business Meeting:

  • We successfully generated over $22,000 for Charity
  • We fulfilled the criteria for the Columbian Award
  • We were favorable to budget Overall including for our Regular Events, Line Item Events and Family Breakfasts
  • We were recognized at the KOC Georgia State Convention State with the Best Youth Program Event in the State. 
God is Great and we do what we do with His Grace!

Thank you Father Sunny for your Leadership and Support. Thank you Officers, Directors, Chairmen and Brother Knights that find time to participate prayerfully, physically, financially and/or emotionally. We had a wild year with a tough learning curve and I thank you for your patience!

We hope you will join us at the upcoming Business Meeting, July 9th to vote on the budget.
Also the New Officers will present the New Event Calendar and Update on the Neumann Center upgrades.

May God continually Bless you and your Family,

Vivat Jesus,
Mark Davis
  Business Meeting Highlights
Treasurer Report

Treasurer PGK Tom Marasco reported:
  • Checking Balance
  • $28,572.07
  • Of which
  • Peterka Fund - $2,586.80

Financial Secretary's Report

The Financial Secretary, PGK Jim McHugh reported:
  • 280 total members
  • 168 associates
  • 91 insurance members
  • 21 Inactive
  • 13 Honorary
  • 30 Honory Life
  • Membership quota is 17 and we have 19. Insurance quota is 6 and we have 1.
Report of Program Director
Deputy Grand Knight, Michael MacFarlane reported:

  • Take out BBQ by PGK Steve Brischler
  • $1,503.45 of income, took $828.81 in profit
  • Thanks to all the Knights who helped and VFW who lent us their smoker. $100 donation going to the VFW.
  • Family breakfast in May for SJN Athletics made $788.87
  • GK and DGK met with Fr. Sunny & Paul Hayes to discuss SJN picnic, shared that we intend to offer our enthusiastic support, but we’re unable to chair and thus lead the event as a whole. Knights should expect to help when this comes up.
Good of the Order
In last month's business meeting, the following items were included in the Good of the Order:

  • BK Walter Czerniawski won the 50/50 drawing.
  • PGK Jim Carroll was selected for the attendance raffle and was not present. The award will be $50 next month.
  Recognizing Knights  
GK Mark Davis Recognized the following Knights:

  • The Knight of the Month was awarded to BK Alex Naumis.
  • Family of the Month was awarded to PGK Steve Brischler and his wife Kathleen.
Prayers for Knights in Need
2018-2019 Budget
Please pray for the following Knights in need:

  • Mark Lamparter
  • Warren Thomas
  • Marsha Kincade
  • Frank Swider’s wife Arlene
  • Alex Naumis
  • Steve Mueller for the loss of his wife
  • Gary Schmidt
  • Natalie Staffiere, Mike’s daughter
The next fraternal year budget will be voted on in the next business meeting. Please select the link below to view the budget.

Council 7923 Officers

Fr. Sunny Punnaknziyil - 770-923-6633
Deacon Mike Hayward - 678-787-1972 (Assistant)

Grand Knight
GK Mark Davis - 770-313-8068

Deputy Grand Knight
DGK Michael MacFarlane - 678-380-0280

BK Harvey James - 770-235-6686

BK Ben McCormack - 678-597-8142

PGK Tom Marasco - 770-978-1207

BK Leon Urban - 404-277-3120

BK Randy McCormack - 770-564-8708

Financial Secretary
PGK Jim McHugh - 678-925-5811

Inside Guard
BK Larry Hoffman - 770-972-1180

Outside Guard
BK Alex Naumis - 404-556-1683

BK David Werve - 678-983-6397
PGK Houston Feaster - 404-456-9678

1st Year Trustee
BK Ralph Oshinski - 770-979-5187

2nd Year Trustee
PGK Bruce Rago - 770-270-0003

3rd Year Trustee
PGK Dominick Druda - 678-510-3950

District Deputy
DD Mike Basak - 404-218-8987

Insurance Field Agent
Happy Birthday Knights

Mario P. Valenzuela 7/2
Joseph DeSilva 7/3
Gerard Roets 7/6
Matthew Elakatt 7/8
Walter Czerniawski 7/10
Damien Bock 7/12
Joseph T. Finnegan 7/12
Richard Wilbanks 7/15
Paul Hayes 7/16
Kevin Keith 7/17
Carl C. Wahle 7/19
Al Jacobs 7/20
R. Lynn Carroll 7/21
Glen Klein 7/21
George D. Childs 7/22
Tadesse Haileyesus 7/22
Bernard P. Lyons, Sr 7/22
William Verciglio 7/22
Daniel Eaton 7/24
John D. Cooper 7/25
Jason Rhoden 7/25
James Moorman 7/26
Robert Tallent 7/26
CPT David M. DeWolf 7/28
Michael A. Madore 7/31

Joke of the Month
Upcoming Council Events

July 2nd @ Neumann Center - Officer/Planing Meeting - 7:00pm

July 8th @ Reynold's Hall - Monthly Breakfast - 8:30am - 1:00pm

July 9th @ Neumann Center - Business Meeting - Rosary - 6:30pm, Meeting - 7:00pm

July 16th @ Neumann Center - Social Meeting - 7:00pm

July 21st @ Reynold's Hall - Thanksgiving in July - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

July 23rd @ Neumann Center - Social Meeting - 7:00pm

July 29th @ SJN - Knight's Mass - 8:30am, Rosary - 8:00am

July 30th @ Neumann Center - Social Meeting - 7:00pm

Knights in Action

Knights helping with the 2018 Hiking and Hotcakes for Scleroderma research at Lilburn Park
Knights manning the food line at Hiking and Hotcakes
Knights supporting a great turn-out for Hiking and Hotcakes at Lilburn Park
Knights enjoying dinner at the Gwinnett Stripers game
Mary and grotto repaired by BKs Woody Lott and Todd Eaton after it was vandalized. This project was part of BK Danny Eaton's Eagle Project.
BK Todd Eaton with completed repair of Mary and grotto.
Next Knight's Dinner- Thanksgiving in July
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