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K of C Newsletter #343
Last Updated: February 23rd 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, on January 25th we had our Boys and Girls Free Throw Contest and it was a huge success. Thanks to Chancellor Paul Kahl and SK Frank Modica for running the event. The winners in each age group will now advance to the District level. Congratulations to SK John Gallo for winning our first Retired Knight of the Year Award for 2019. This award was achieved by donating countless hours of service to our Council above and beyond the call of duty. Please keep in mind our upcoming events: Shrove Tuesday, Squires Fish Fry, St. Pat's Dinner Dance and the Bowling Team's Day at the Races. In the previous newsletters we stated that our newsletter will also be available via email after March 1st. Please Email your Name, Email Address and Phone# to: 3481KofC@gmail.com. Otherwise, you will need to attend a meeting to receive a hard copy of the newsletter.

Vivat jesus! God bless,

SK Darab Kevin Lawyer, Grand Knight.
Meeting Notice
The next scheduled first and third Thursday monthly meetings will be March 5th and March 19th.. 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. You can also send your payment through PAYPAL to 3481kofc@gmail.com.
BINGO: Every Wednesday at 6PM
Every Wednesday at 6PM. We need extra help between 6 and 10PM. 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. Come watch the Islanders and Rangers in NHL action. Lounge opens daily at 1PM.
SHROVE TUESDAY
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. 7:38 pm in the Grand Ballroom. For information and tickets contact DGK Steve Bermudez at 516-581-6144. All Knights in good standing with a current membership card are invited to this members only event.
SQUIRES FISH FRY
Friday, February 28th. Fish and chips dinner in the Knight Owl Lounge from 5PM till 7PM. Dine in at the Lounge or get it to take home. $8.00 per dinner. Don't miss it.
SAINT PATRICK'S DAY DINNER DANCE
Saturday, March 14th. $65 per person includes traditional Irish family style dinner, Irish soda bread, and open bar. Live music featuring Harpers Ferry and Irish step dancers. Seven till midnight in the Grand Ballroom. For reservations contact PGK James McCabe at 516-680-8250.
DAY AT THE RACES
Sunday, March 22nd. Bowling League fundraiser. $20 per person includes spaghetti and meatball dinner, beer, wine and soda. Plus a fun filled day of horse racing. Doors will be open at 12 noon in the Grand Ballroom with the first race to follow at 1PM. For reservations contact DGK Steve Bermudez at 516-581-6144 or Angelo Peppe at 516-238-6733.
EASTER EGG HUNT
Saturday, April 11th. This event will be held on the parish lawn at St. Anthony's Church on Holy Saturday at 10am. Bring the kids and grand kids for family fun. The Easter Bunny will be giving out prizes to all the children. The Squires and Retired Knights will be organizing this event.
SAINT ANTHONY'S MENS SPIRITUALITY GROUP
First Saturday of every month. 8:30 till 10AM. Scripture readings, conversations and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. Free coffee and bagels will be served. Knights of Columbus hall in Oceanside. The next meeting will be held on March 7th.
O'CONNELL GARDENS CATERING HALL
This facility at the Oceanside Knights of Columbus offers two banquet rooms. We have the Starlight Room appropriate for parties up to 80 guests or the Grand Ballroom appropriate for parties up to 300 guests. Member Knights will receive special pricing. Be sure to show membership at the time of booking. Contact our Banquet office today to book your next event. Phone us at 516-678-1492 or use our website at oconnellgardens.com.
300 CHORAL SOCIETY WINNERS
Drawn on January 31, 2020.
  • Kevin Hay, Louise Donovan, Tara & Danny Ramos, Darab Lawyer, Tom & Pat Sweeney.
  • Rosemarie Eifler, Marie Rullo, Mike McGuinness, Carol Hayes, Jim Hayes.
  • Christina Weidel, Bill Wannermeyer, Patricia Kornobis, Ellen Hughes, Robert & Cathleen Musso.
  • Richard Buarotti, Harry Kaminski, Tim Caracciolo, Robert & Cathleen Musso, Marge Casey.
  • Catherine Hanley, Joe Peppe, Marley Kornobis, Bob & Phyllis Dexter, Rosemarie Malone.
SICK & VIGIL
Please keep in your thoughts and prayers for our Brothers and Sisters:

Sir Knights:
  • Frank Pasqualino
  • Phil Savarese
  • Don Metzler's wife
  • Dan Ramos daughter
Brother Knights:
  • Donald D'Errico
  • Bill Wallace's wife
Deceased:
Brother Joseph R. Voltaggio

Respectfully Submitted,

SK Frank Modica,
Worthy Recorder, 631-513-8277.
fam122349@gmail.com