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K of C Newsletter #341
Last Updated: January 8th 2020
Fraternity is a Gift from God
If you know of a member of our Order who is sick or in need call SK Bob Banta at 516-208-6468.
My Brother Knights
  Brothers, I would like to wish you and your families a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year. Special thanks to Deputy Grand Knight, Steve Bermudez, for co-ordinating a successful and well attended New Years Eve Party. A Great time was had by all. Please keep in mind our upcoming events: Pro-Life Mass, Comedy Night, Shrove Tuesday, St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance and the Bowling Team's Day at the Races. In the last newsletter we stated that our Council is going paperless and that you will need to provide us with an Email Address by March first. Please email your Name, Email Address and Phone# to: 3481KofC@gmail.com.

Vivat jesus! God bless,

SK Darab Kevin Lawyer, Grand Knight.
Meeting Notice
The next scheduled first and third Thursday monthly meetings will be January 16th and February 6th.. All Meetings begin at 8 PM. Bring your Council Traveling Card or pay $46 for a new card. To pay your dues, please contact the financial secretary, Ted Kornobis at tedkornobis@gmail.com.
The motion to amend the #3481 By-Laws did not pass at the meeting on January 2, 2020.
BINGO: Every Wednesday at 6PM
Every Wednesday @ 6PM. We need extra help between 6:00 and 10:00pm. Attendance has been strong but we could always use more players. Please contact SK Mike Perry at 347-739-3140 to volunteer your time for Bingo Nite. Click here for additional information.
Knights of Columbus Insurance
Insurance in our order is voluntary, but death is not voluntary. Call brother/agent Bernie Dicks at 646-460-9955 for top rated life insurance/annuities/long term care.
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 every Monday thru Friday mornings.
Knight Owl Lounge
Join us to watch your favorite sports teams on 5 big screen HD TVs and checkout our Internet Jukebox. Great venue to watch all the NFL playoff games. Lounge opens daily at 1PM.
Friday, January 17th. Enjoy a hilarious evening hosted by top comedian Tommy Gooch along with 2 other comics. $65 per person includes family style dinner and deluxe open bar. 8pm till midnight in the Grand Ballroom. For reservations please contact DGK Steve Bermudez at 516-581-6144.
Sunday, January 19th. Come celebrate Mass for the unborn at 10 am in Saint Patrick's Cathedral. A bus will be available at 8:00 am in the Council parking lot to take us to NYC roundtrip. Come at 7:30 am for coffee and bagels. First come/first serve since the bus seating is limited to 48 people. A gratuity for the driver will be collected at the end of the trip. To reserve a seat please contact PGK Gene Peluso at 516-404-0616.
Saturday, January 25th. Oceanside School #6 on Merle Ave. in Oceanside. Competition is open to boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14. The contests will run from 1:30 till 4:30 pm. The winners in each age group will be awarded a free basketball. All participants are required to provide proof of age and written parental consent. If you have a child or relative who would like to compete, please contact SK Paul Kahl at 516-860-8858 or SK Frank Modica at 631-513-8277 for entry forms.
Wednesday, February 5th. 8 week competition to see who can lose the most weight. Registration ($20 fee) and first weigh-in will be held in the Knight Owl Lounge between 7 and 8PM. Contact PGK Peter Jonker for details at 516-285-7291.
February 25th. Come join your fellow Knights for a Fat Tuesday feast before the start of Lent. $15.00 per person includes steak with gravy or garlic butter, mashed potatoes, and veggies. Entertainment will feature 2 comedians. 7:38PM in the Grand Ballroom. For information and tickets contact DGK Steve Bermudez at 516-581-6144. All members in good standing with a current membership card are invited to this event.
Saturday, March 14th. Traditional Irish family style dinner and open bar. Seven till midnight in the Grand Ballroom. For reservations contact PGK James McCabe at 516-680-8250. Details for entertainment, ticket price, and menu to follow in the next newsletter.
Father James T. Donovan, Pastor, expressed his gratitude for the $10,000 donation to the Church presented by the Father J. O'Connell Council #3481 at the Christmas Party on December 7th, 2019.
Drawn on December 6, 2019: 2000 Lucia Elefante, 1500 Peter Kaiser, 1000 Frances Nolan, 500 Barbara Mascioli, 500 Kevin Griffin, 200 Michael Sloan, 200 Edward Sommer, 100 Brian Kornobis.
Please keep in your thoughts and prayers for our Brothers and Sisters:

Sir Knights:
  • Frank Pasqualino
  • Don Metzler's wife
  • Dan Ramos daughter
Brother Knights:
  • Donald D'Errico
  • Bill Wallace's wife
Deceased: PGK James R. Duffy and Brother William R. Saar.

Respectfully Submitted,

SK Frank Modica,
Worthy Recorder, 631-513-8277.