St Clement hosted a “listening session” last night. Sponsored by the State Officers and attended by a very large geography of the Archdiocese of Detroit. We had just over 90 men show up representing Councils from all over SE Detroit. The State Officers lead a discussion on the programs and activities that are resulting in growing Councils. There was a tremendous amount of discussion and many ideas were offered.
Thank you to Father Steve for allowing us to use the social hall. Many people commented on our beautiful church and it’s facilities. Russ Morgan, thanks for getting the audio and presentation gear in order. And a big thanks to Steve Betka, Lester Ottenwalder, Mark DiPaola, Joe Suminski, Marcel VanDaele and, of course, our very own barista Dan O’Brien for the leading the coffee bar. You guys jumped in and helped just because I asked. I do appreciate you!
The main purpose of the listening meeting is to gain ideas from councils and districts about their recruitment programs that work, suggestions how the Michigan State Council can assist membership growth and development and incentives that might be offered to council members to stimulate recruitment efforts.
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Call to Order / Welcome – State Program or Membership Director
Pledge of Allegiance
Introduction of State Officer
Purpose of the Meeting – State Officer
Introduction of SCMPC Dannie Harris
Introductory comments – Dannie Harris
Overview of Supreme Council Programs and Incentives
Listening Sessions – Diocesan Membership Director facilitates / Diocesan Program Director, takes notes
- Participants share membership recruitment efforts that have been successful.
- Participants present needs / How the State Council can help.
- Participants suggested Incentives the State Council can offer March – June
Closing comments by State Council Officer
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:30 registration / 7 p.m. meeting
Detroit North — Council 7018, Joe Suminski, Grand Knight
St. Clement of Rome
343 S. Main Street, Romeo, MI 48065 – DIRECTIONS
Contacts: DPD Terry Carl and DMD Dan Fuller
Despite laboring under the false believe this was a Wild Game dinner, it ended up being Knights of Columbus Michigan State Council New Membership Banquet Honoring Kenneth Unterbrink. A great meal was served at DeCarlo’s Banquet Center. The meal was only eclipsed by the wonderful company.