We call it that because, without a little (or a lot) of support from home, we’d not be able to do all the things we do. Before dinner, Joe Suminski our Grand Knight and evening’s Master of Ceremony started by turning things over to Gary Kopp. Gary is the District Deputy. He collects money in an oversized baby bottle at every meeting he attends. Periodically, he dispurses those funds to worthy causes. Since we all love Sister Val, last night was her turn to
The December Knight of the Month is Dan O’Brien. He is at every single event we have and more than likely is being pressed into service making coffee
The December Family of the Month is lovely Sandy and Mark DiPaola. Mark is the Deputy Grand Knight and is fully involved in every aspect of our mission.
The Family of the Year are the McKinnon’s. Mike has been our Recorder for many years. Matt has been Financial Secretary and a Trustee. With MaryAnn, they are very involved with all our events and activities. They coordinate and give the prayer books and cards to the families requesting a Rosary. They also present all wedded couples at St Clement a very nice bible as part of the wedding Mass. They really are the most awesome people!
The Lady of Year goes to Jean Illner. Jean is very active in the Parish and her and Karrie are our Domestic Church Couple. Together, they lead the Parish and Family Life Ministry for the Parish. They had the good sense to leave for Florida before it got cold. So, I’ll just hand your major award in my office till you get back! 🙂
And the Knight of the Year
With all that out of the way, we spent the rest of the evening having a wonderful time.