K of C

Council 1344


March - April

Brother Knights,

K of C Council 1344 March. - April. 2021 Newsletter

Napoleon Council expresses thanks for the memorial contributions from Laura Burken in honor of Bud Burken and from G.K. Steingass in honor of his father Lloyd Steingass. These memorial gifts will be used to help fund our 2021 Scholarships. As of now one $500.00 K-12 and one $500.00 college with a possible added K-12 with available funding. 2021 scholarship applications will be mailed to members who submitted one last year in a separate mailing next week. Scholarship applications will also be available on our web site or by calling G.K. Steingass @ 419-592-5811.

COVID-19 is still impacting council activities and programs. As no local free throw was held this year ,and the May Gals and Girls Dinner and the June Rib Fest will not take place this year.

The St. Augustine drive thru Fish Frys are in progress (Mar. 13, 20 and 27) and new help is always needed in the fish fry trailer and for a clean up crew to lighted the work load.

The 2021 Super Cash Bonanza tickets are mailed with this newsletter. Your Napoleon Council keeps $2.40 for each $5.00 ticket sold with a possible $1.60 more in rebates for each ticket if certain quotas' are met. The deadline for the first turn in is April 10th to F. S. Steve Schwiebert, N144 County Road 14, Napoleon, Ohio 43545. The drawing will be held at the virtual State convention on May 22.

Council 1344 will not be meeting in March as the 17th is St. Patrick's Day.

Nominations for 2021 -22 Council officer positions will be held at the April 21st meeting. The Council has not had a Dep. Grand Knight for two years, and G.K. Steingass has been at the helm for nine of the last eleven years. This job is not a lifetime appointment and new leadership is imperative to the councils future.

Your council has not signed up a new member in two years. It has never been easier to join with online E Membership and the Ohio State web site offering online Degrees via Go To Meeting every Wed at 7 pm and every Sat. at 9 am. Additional info can be found on our website at https:kofc1344nap.com

The State Council is holding a Virtual Benefit Night on March 23rd at 7:30 pm. Our Council web site has a registration flyer with a Q.R. code and a link to register, any questions call G.K. Steingass @ 419-592-5811.

The Knight of the Month for Jan and Feb. was awarded to Dave Steingass and Steve Schweibert, and the Family of the Month honors went to Amador and Gloria Molina and Chad and Jen Roth.

For all of your insurance or investment needs contact our K of C Agent Wayne Vreeland @419-356-8377 and check out the Fraternal Benefit Night on March 23rd information on our web site.

Dates to Remember:

March 17 - St. Patrick's Day NO MEETING

April 10 - 1st turn in Super Cash Bonanza Tickets

April 21st 17 - Reg. Meeting 6:30 pm S.A.H.

Fraternally yours,

David Steingass G.K.