State Program Director’s Message – September, 2020

Brother Knights,

First Quarter Ending September 30 – Checklist

  • We are three months or one quarter into this 2020-21 Fraternal Year.
  • How is your council doing with Faith in Action, LNNB or your council programs? Has your council conducted 4 programs?
  • Form #10784 – Fraternal Programs Report Form – If your council has completed a program(s) please complete Form #10784 and email a copy of this document to [email protected] and [email protected]. Form #10784 is available online at www.kofc.org/fiaresources.
  • Use your Fraternal Leader Success Planner to help in planning your program calendar.
  • Form #185 – Report of Officers Chosen – complete and submitted?
  • Form #365 – Service Program Personnel Report – complete and submitted?
  • Form #1295 – Semi-Annual Council Audit Report – complete and submitted?
  • Safe Environment Compliant – how is your council doing?

Second Quarter Ending December 31 – Looking Ahead

  • It is not too late to start planning on which programs you can still run despite the Covid-19 pandemic.  Most programs can be made adaptable to this pandemic.  
  • Columbian Award – councils are required to complete 16 programs – 4 in each category of Faith, Family, Community and Life. This Fraternal Year there are 4 featured programs in each of the categories, making it much easier for all councils to achieve the Columbian Award.
  • The Leave No Neighbor Behind (LNNB) Program – has five service activity categories of which the first is “Support Your Brother Knights”.
  • Recommended second quarter programs:
  • Faith – Into the Breach, Spiritual Reflection, Building the Domestic Church.
  • Family – Keep Christ in Christmas, Consecration to the Holy Family, Food for Families.
  • Community – Coats for Kids, Global Wheelchair Mission, Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest, Soccer Challenge.
  • Life – Life Chain, Silver Rose, Special Olympics.
  • To find up-to-date information about all Faith in Action programs, general announcements and form updates, check out the website at www.kofc.org/fiaresources.

 Supreme Webinars

  • Over the last 3 months, Supreme has presented 4 great webinars with valuable information. If you have not seen the webinars or would like to view them again go to https://www.kofc.org/en/for-members/resources/webinars/082720.html.
  • Last 4 Supreme webinars:
  • June 25 – Fraternal Operations: Recent Changes, New Tools and Quick Tips.
  • July 23 – Getting off to a Fast Start.
  • August 27 – Programs: Planning for Success.
  • September 17 – Fraternal Operations: A First Quarter Check-in.

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Thank you for all you do for the Knights.

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy and Leave No Neighbor Behind.

 

Eugene Achtemichuk

Vivat Jesus
Eugene Achtemichuk
State General Program Director