Napoleon Knights of Columbus

Council 1344

Serving Henry County

K of C
Council 1344
Newsletter
July - August


Brother Knights,

Napoleon Council 1344 extends it's sympathy to the families of Brother Knight Art Erford, who passed away on May 15, 2021, and Brother Knight Austin Licklider, who passed away June 14, 2021. Thirty nine of council's 105 members sold a total of 450 Super Cash Bonanza Charity tickets this year. D. J. Batt was the top seller with 100 tickets sold. Twenty six council members sold 6 or more tickets and were included in a random drawing for gas cards. The winners were John Speiser and Steve Schwiebert.

The Measure Up Campaign for 2021 collected $300.00 from members and $350.00 added by the council to bring the total to $650.00.

The State Tour of your New State Officer Team for 2021-2023 will be Sunday, July 18, at 1 p.m. at Graystone Hall in Perrysburg, Ohio. State Officers with local ties include State Deputy Mark Siracusa, formally of Bryan, Duane Basset Community Director from Hicksville, and Chris Bercaw Faith Director from Paulding.

A special thanks goes out to Deacon Jon Gottron who placed 101 flags on deceased members graves in area cemeteries for Memorial Day Weekend.

The Memorial Mass for all deceased council members and parish members from the past year will be Wed. Nov. 3rd at 6pm. The council will provide a chicken dinner to all attending after the Mass in S. A. Hall.

The July council meeting will be on Wed. July 21 @ 6:40pm. No council meeting in August, Henry Co. Fair.

Grand Knight Steingass is out of town Aug. 30 - Sept. 17. So the Sept. meeting and Family picnic will be the 4th Wed., Sept. 22. The council will again provide pulled pork, brats, casing franks, table service and drinks. Families who attend please bring salad or desert to share. The location has been changed to St. augustine Hall @ 6:45 pm.

Anyone who signs up a new member to Council 1344 this year (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022) will be placed into a drawing for $100.00 Chamber Dollars. So ready, set, go! Online Degrees are held online every Wed. @ 7:00 pm. and Sat. at 9am. Call 419-592-5811 for information.

Our K of C Agent Wayne Vreeland @ 419-356-8377 will assit with all of your insurance or investment needs.

The Knight of the month for May and June Awards went to D.J. Batt and Deacon Jon Gottron. The Family of the month honors were presented to Mel and Alice Kleman and Clete and Becky Schindler.

Dates to Remember:

July 21 - Reg. Meeting 6:30 pm S.A.H.

August - No Meeting

September 22 - Family Picnic 6:45pm S.A. Hall

October 20 - Reg. Meeting 6:30 pm S.A.H.

November 3 - Memorial Mass/Dinner 6pm. S.A. Hall






Fraternally yours,
David Steingass G.K.