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News and Events

If you know of a member of our Order who is sick or in need call SK Bob Banta at 516-208-6468.

Grand Knight's Message
My Brothers,
  Hope everyone had a Happy Easter! The nominating committee has been formed to pick our new officers for the upcoming Columbian year. If you have interest, letters of intent are due 4/26. You must pay your dues. Support our upcoming events listed below, including our 1st & 2nd degree 4/19. details soon on our memorial mass in May. Facebook page, Knights of Columbus Oceanside #3481. Text me with concerns, 516-903-2151.

God bless,

SK Michael Marsden, Grand Knight.

Meeting Notice
The next scheduled first and third Thursday monthly meetings will be held April 19th (1st/2nd deg) and May 3rd. All Meetings and Degrees begin at 8PM. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR COUNCIL TRAVELING CARD or PAY $46.00 for an updated CARD.

Know a good Catholic gentleman to join us? Now is the time to ask, our council will have a first & second degree on Thursday, April 19th at 8PM. Call Tony donato with referrals, 516-599-5890.

Every WEDNESDAY NIGHT at 6PM. We always need more players! Attendance has been poor (due to Weather?) but we still made a few hundred dollars each week. Try to get us a player or two! Contact Tom Feely at 516-255-7075 or We lost 2 sessions in march due to weather. Help us get players, just tell people we play each week and maybe we can continue giving more to charity each year. Click here for additional information.

Knights of Columbus Insurance
Insurance in our order is voluntary, but death is not voluntary. Call brothers/agents Bernie Dicks at 646-460-9955 (last name A-L) or Pete Milne at 516-516-7345 (last name M-Z).

Retired Knights
Business meetings on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 11AM in the Council. Must be 3rd Degree Knight. For more info call President Ralph Eovino at 516-764-7697. Social meetings Mon. - Fri. morning.

Knight Owl Lounge
Join us for all your favorite sports teams on many BIG SCREEN HD TV's and checkout our INTERNET JUKEBOX!

O'Connell Gardens
Our council is also a beautiful catering hall! See the O'Connell Gardens website and Facebook page. Please contact our Banquet Office now to secure your date and room for a great party at 516-678-1492.

St. Anthony's
The roof debt has been paid, thank you! Remember to stock the food pantry. Check bulletin or

Ladies auxiliary: Back to the 80's Fashion Show
Thursday, April 26th at 6:30PM, $35 Family Dinner, cash bar. Call Lisa Kahl at 516-633-1376 or Amy Bermudez at 516-384-9566.

Country Line Dancing
Friday, May 4th from 8-11:30PM, $45, country style dinner, open bar, dessert. Call SK DGK Gene Peluso at 516-404-0616 or Amy Bermudez at 516-384-9566.

Mother's Day Brunch
Sunday, May 13th from 10AM-2PM, $20 adults $10 kids 9 & under.Roast beef carving & omelette stations, scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, French toast, mimosas, bloody Mary's. Call Catalina Gutilla at 347-723-2573, must reserve!

Let's Go Fishing!
On a private charter boat! Mon. June 18th, 7:30AM sail, 3:30PM return. They provide rods & bait, just bring food/drink. Call Steve Bermudez at 516-581-6144.

Nominating Committe: chairman PGK Dennis McGlynn, co-chair PGK Pete Jonker
Members-tony donato, Mike Furst, Bill Marsden, Joe Book, Bernie Dicks. Submit your letters of intent to run for officer position by April 26th.

300 Club
Winners present at 3/23/18 meeting:
  1. Marie Hastava, Jerry O'Neill, Fred Morse, Jack Harrigan, Christine Gaissert
  2. Barbara Davis, John Forgione, Chris Doyle, Carol Testa, Lenny Pistritto
  3. Ray Driscoll, Ted Kornobis, Carol Vitelli, Jim McCabe, Pete/Rose Jonker
  4. Steve/Amy Bermudez, Joe Maturando, Ron Schmidt, Vinnie Brooks, Alex McNeill
  5. Don Metzler, Mike McGuinness, Noreen Laiso, Cathy O'Connor, Christine Gaissert

Please keep in your thoughts and prayers for our Brothers and Sisters:

Sir Knights:
  • Al Larsen
  • John Mannone
  • PGK Steve Bohn
  • PGK Dan Ramos
  • Anthony Massaro
  • Charlie Yeager
  • Frank Pasqualino
  • Arthur Rauth
  • Edward Morris
  • John Gearon Jr.
  • Anabil Neives
  • John J. Gallo
  • Robert Avanzato
  • Sal D'Anna
  • John Forgione
  • PGK Don Metzler's Wife
Brother Knights:
  • William Costigan
  • James Quinn
  • Anthony Epifano
  • Owen McHenry
  • Vinnie Pellegrino
  • Robert Gallo
  • Ernest DiPasqua
  • Paul Fish
  • Jerry O'Neill
  • Bill Doyle's wife
  • John Jackson's son
  • Bill Wallace's wife
  • Colin O'Connor's wife
  • Michael McQuane's wife
SK Eugene F. Brown, SK Alfred Marino, Bro. Frank freaney, Bro. Brian M. Ahern, Bro. John Cordeiro, Bro. Constantine Sabatino, Bro. Frank Gallo.
May God Rest Their Souls

Respectfully Submitted,

SK Charlie Lyon,
Worthy Recorder, 516-287-4739.

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