Knights Monthly Business Meeting
Every 3rd Tuesday. 6:00 p.m. Rosary in the Chapel, 6:30 meal and 7:00 meeting in the Mary & Joseph Room.Knights 1st Degree Ceremony
Every 2nd Sunday in the Mary & Joseph Room at 6:30 p.m. for registration and 7:00  for the ceremony.Grand Knight Report
Are you interested in getting more involved at church or with the Knights? There are lots of ways to do that. Here are some of the ways Knights are currently contributing. Are you involved in one or more of these activities? If not, please make 2018-2019 the year you get involved.Mass – usher, greeter, lector, Eucharistic minister, choirFaith Building – RCIA team, Men of BonifaceService – parish council, parish finance council, food pantry, Adopt-A-Highway, 1st Sunday cookies/donutsFundraising – pancake breakfasts, fish fries, CPID (Tootsie Roll), Knights for Life, Keep Christ in Christmas magnets, State Track Meet, Shrink the Debt golf outing, Farm Progress Show

Family/Youth – Fall Dinner, Bonifest, council picnic, youth ministry, Spelling Bee, parish Respect Life Committee

Officers for Council 4009/Bi-Annual Officer Elections
Officers in our council serve two-year terms. The current term expires June 30, 2018. We will be holding officer elections later this spring. Below is a list of officer roles and their duties. Please consider “throwing your hat into the ring”.

  • Grand Knight (Mark Masters)
  • Deputy Grand Knight (Andy Schmitz)
  • Chancellor (Tim Fordyce)
  • Recorder (Steven French)
  • Treasurer (Ray Scheve)
  • Advocate (Charlie Bottenberg)
  • Warden (Todd Brown)
  • Inside/Outside Guards (Mark Spenner and Mark Good)
  • Board of Trustees (Jim Bates, Troy McCann and Dick Brdicko)
  • Chaplain – Father Vince Rosonki

I’m not currently a Knight. How can I get involved and help the Knights help St. Boniface? There are many ways for a Knight to help. If you have even just a small amount of time or just want to get involved with a group of faith filled men, the Knights are a great organization for you. If you are a man age 18 or older and a practical Catholic, please contact Mark Masters, mastersrmark@gmail.com or (515) 491-2594.

2018 Legacy Golf Outing
The 2018 edition of the St. Boniface Golf Outing was held on Friday, July 6th. 90 golfers enjoyed the great weather and friendly competition. The Manning family at Legacy Golf Club provided wonderful service and hospitality. Organizers look forward to continuing the relationship with the Mannings in 2019 and beyond. Some of the golfers earned special recognition.
1st Place, 1st Flight – Mike Lantz, Matt Allen, Rob Carey, Dave Mills
2nd Place, 1st Flight – Dale Cremers, Chris Cremers, Erik Eno, Brian Pointdexter
1st Place, 2nd Flight – John Behrens, Kelly Broderick, John Cartwright, Marc Emmert
2nd Place, 2nd Flight – John Delaney, Jason Frederick, Ed Dunham, Bill Sand

A raffle was held and Leah Clausen won the grand prize of a stand up freezer for Sears Home Store.

Organizers thank the following organizations for their generous sponsorship.
Broderick Animal Clinic
Central Bank
Changing Places Consignment Shop
Craig Dental
DeRocher Chiropractic
Dorrian Heating & Cooling
Edward Jones – Travis Gaule
Elite Lawn Services – Grimes
Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber
Gratias Investigations
Heartland Financial Resource Group – Jim L. Harvey
Iles Funeral Home
Irene’s Flowers
Jerry’s Homes
K & V Homes
Karl Chevrolet
Kerkhoff Chiropractic
LMC Insurance and Risk Management
Masterson & Bottenberg Law Firm
Medicap Pharmacy – Waukee
Modern Compressed Air
Modern Piping
Park Place Catering
Shottenkirk Chevrolet
St. Boniface Knights of Columbus
State Farm – Bob Smith
Stivers Ford
The Village at Legacy Point
Waukee Dental – Dr. Kaisha Brown
Waukee Hardware
Waukee HyVee
West Bank
West Grand Golf
YEStaurants

All proceeds will be donated to help build a tiny home for Joppa. The 2018 event was a huge financial success, and surpassed the expectations of organizers.

Preliminary plans are already underway for the 2019 event. Please remember this event is open to everyone and you don’t need a foursome to register. Organizers will help match you with other players. Women are highly encouraged.

Activities and Projects

Why do Knights hand out Tootsie Rolls?

For decades, Knights all across the country have handed out Tootsie Rolls as part of a program that benefits people with intellectual disabilities. People who receive the free Tootsie Roll can choose to donate to the cause, but it’s not required. 90% of the money collected from these donations is spent locally with organizations that serve this important, but often overlooked, part of our society. Our local Knights council determines which organizations receive that money. The remaining 10% is forwarded to state Knights of Columbus leaders. Those State officers use that money to make large donations to organizations like Special Olympics Iowa. Over the past 40 years, Knights in the State of Iowa have collected and distributed over $17M. Our Knights council expects to collect about 50% more in 2015 than 2014 thanks to generosity of people like you. Thank you for your support.

Coats for Kids

Each year our council sets aside money in our budget to purchase coats for needy children through the Knights Coats for Kids program. Each case of 12 coats is $220. Some council members plan to donate their own money so we can do even more. If you’d like to join in, please bring cash or a check (payable to the Knights of Columbus) to the meeting, or send a check to Lonnie Waknitz, 16042 Sheridan Ave, Clive, 50325. We will accept any amount. We plan to make this purchase by October 28th so please decide soon if you plan to donate. Let’s keep more kids warm this winter.

Events and Activities

Downloadable Fish Fry Flyer

The Waukee Knights of Columbus will serve their annual Lenten Fish Fries the Friday’s of Lent, starting Feb 8th through April 12th. Serving runs from 5:00-7:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Parish Hall. The Lenten smorgasbord includes baked and fried fish, fried shrimp, pasta, side dishes, breakfast potato, and a drink. All served by the Knights of Columbus.

Cost:
$10 Adults
$5 Children ages 3-10
$35 immediate family maximum
Children under 3, eat for free!

Cash, check, credit card payments are accepted

Desserts will be offered by the St. Boniface youth group. Free will offering.

Proceeds from the Lenten Fish Fries and other KC activities go to support scholarships for seniors going to college, Special Olympics and other county homes for people with intellectual disabilities, and Seminarian support.

Important Links
Knights of Columbus website
Iowa Knights of Columbus Calendar

Activities and Projects
Organize annual Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities (tootsie rolls)
Support Seminarians and Religious Vocations.
Fundraisers include Breakfasts, Lenten Fish Fries, Dinners for Religious Ed Classes, and Concession help for RAGBRAI.
Honor deceased Brother Knights with an annual memorial Mass.
Recognize a Knight(s) of the Month and Family of the Month.
Sponsored activities include spelling bee, Knights golf outing to shrink the parish debt, and many more.
Financial and/or labor support for organizations and groups like our parish, Boy Scouts, Habitat for Humanity,
Special Olympics Iowa, and many more.
Purchase new Rosaries for candidates.
Scholarships for high school graduates
Support for the Innervisions health care facility, local food pantries and coats for kids
Always keeping our faith first, we participate in a rosary before every meeting