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February 2018 Newsletter 
..........Chicken Dinner Sunday...........March 4.........

February 2018

Feb 23 Friday Night Fish
Feb 24 $100 Party

March 2018

March 2 Friday Night Fish Fry
March 2 Bobby Standall 7:00-11:00 in the Lounge
March 4 Chicken Dinner Sunday
March 6 Assembly Meeting at 7:00 pm
March 9 Friday Night Fish Fry
March 13 Council Meeting at 7:00 pm
March 16 Friday Night Fish Fry
March 17  Corn Beef and Cabbage starting at 11am
March 19 House
March 21 Red Cross Blood Drive
March 23 Friday Night Fish Fry
March 23-25 Tootsie Roll Drive
March 30 Good Friday Fish Fry

From the Febraury's Meeting

  • Geradine Niyongere Tuition Fund
    • First vote to transfer money from fund raiser to Geradine Niyongere joint account
    • Reimbursed Grand Knight for food
    • Expenses that occur from the  fundraiser are covered by a donation ftom a parisner
  • Trivia Night
    • Next trivia will be March 24
    • 1/3 to Goodfellows
    • 1/3 to Pregnancy Reasources
    • $500 to a Seminarian
    • The Rest to St Paul 8th grade trip
  • Reimburst the House for Newsletter drawing prizes
  • Larry Butcher is elected as new Treasurer
  • Round Table chairmen for St Paul and St Joseph were picked
  • Mackinaw Island Deligates were picked, alternates are needed
  • Membership stands at 602, this is down 30 members from a year ago
  • St Paul School auction will be held at hall on April 14
  • April 29 there will be a breakfast at the hall after the 9:30 Mass, open to everyone
  • First Degree team need new members
    • See Bob Hardenburgh
    • or Gary Bendall
  • Tootsie Roll Drive March 23-25
  • Men’s retreat March 2-4 at the St. Francis Retreat Center, $175 donation

  • February Newsletter

    February 2018 Newsletter

    Council Meeting Time Change

    Starting January 9, 2018 the council meetings will start at

    7:00 pm

    The Assembly, The Council and The House Committee meetings all start at 7:00pm


    Project Update

    The Columbian and House Committees worked together to update the ladies restroom in Waldie Hall. Another stall was added, new tile on the floor and walls was a major improvement and a new vanity and an additional mirror and prep area were added to the room. This project was paid for with funds from both committees. A number of members were involved in installation of products used and the updating of needs like changes with the electricity. We have received many compliments on the changes made! The floor in the Waldie Hall has been rejuvenated. Our terrazzo floor is really shining again. A representative from Lansing Sanitary Supply came in and assisted with a new and improved product. All carpet areas in the lounge and Flynn Room have been cleaned. This too is a project done once or twice per year. This is another project that our members volunteer to work at. At the end of summer Bob Edwards coordinated the efforts of a group of the chicken dinner workers to clean all the stainless steel e equipment in our kitchen. Ron Riley brought in his steam cleaner that was greatly appreciated. Lots of workers got our equipment to be a lot cleaner and look really good again.


    Debit/Credit Cards

    We have added the ability to accept debit or credit cards for charges for products purchased at our building. This service became available beginning on October 1, 2017. We are charged a fee for each transaction taking place on our machine. Therefore, we will charge one dollar for each transaction done with our bars in the building. We have received a number of requests to install this type of machine. We discussed the use of this machine with many of our members and appreciated their suggestions regarding the type of uses and the charges that are acceptable when using our debit or credit cards.


    Save the Date

    Our annual $100 party will be held on Saturday, February 24th, 2018. We sell 250 tickets at a cost of $100 each. The ticket allows two people to enter the party and includes your drinks and food during the evening. We have a band and disc jockey for the evening. We draw ticket stubs from the $100 tickets for prizes of money.
    Please save Saturday, February 24th for an enjoyable evening with friends and family!


    Help Needed

    We are looking for a few members who are willing to work as security personnel for weddings and other events held at our building. We try to rotate the members willing to help out every now and then during the year. The main responsibilities deal with making sure minors are not drinking, not allowing people to bring their own alcohol into the event and assisting the bartenders as needed. This is a paid position. Contact John Smith


    Ice

    Just a reminder, we are still selling ice in EIGHT POUND BAGS for $1.50 per bag. We only sell during regular bar hours. The bartender will make sure you can get to the freezer to get the number of bags you purchase.




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