KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE WELCOME TO

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE WELCOME TO

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE WELCOME TO YOUR 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE 1 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE MEMBERSHIP I Am My Brothers Keeper Bobb Mahrer DIRECTOR 2011 - 2012 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP

2 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP www.mahrer.us Membership Presentations Membership Forms This presentation can be found at: Education and Training www.tkofc.org 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 3 3 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP TEAM

MEMBERSHIP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RECRUITMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MEMBERSHIP 365 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALL COUNCILS ACTIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COLLEGE COUNCILS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CEREMONIALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RETENTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AUSTIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BROWNSVILLE / CORPUS CHRISTI / LAREDO . . DALLAS / FORT WORTH / TYLER . . . . . . . . . . . . . AMARILLO / EL PASO / LUBBOCK / SAN ANGELO GALVESTON-HOUSTON / BEAUMONT . . . . . . SAN ANTONIO / VICTORIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP Bobb Mahrer Brad Meyer Rich Moken Mike Gallagher Tony Gutierrez Clarence Fey Ed Glisky* Larry Ermis* Patricio Sanchez Vincent Tunzi George Huseman Joe Suchecki

Ricardo Moreno* 4 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP YEEEEEEEEEEEEE HAAAAAAAAAAAA WE DID IT !!! THANK YOU !!! 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 5 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP ACCOMPLISHMENTS - Year in Review We won the Membership World Series TEXAS is #1 WE BEAT CALIFORNIA !!! If youre not the lead dog, WE BEAT NEW YORK !!!

the view never changes. We Gained our 95,000th Member We won Membership Racing Series WE BEAT CALIFORNIA !!! We set a new Recruitment Record for June We set a new Recruitment Record for 1st Year SD We met Supreme Goal & gained Circle of Honor WE BEAT CALIFORNIA !!! 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 6 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP 2010-2011 Texas Membership Report by Diocese Members 07/01/2010 State Goal

1,947 100 61 61.0% 4 57 11,888 675 566 83.9% 227 339 BEAUMONT McLendon 3,153 125

182 145.6% 16 166 BROWNSVILLE Oaks 3,862 250 370 148.0% 28 342 CORPUS CHRISTI 4,870 310 157

50.6% 38 119 DALLAS Scott 9,391 600 641 106.8% 225 416 EL PASO De Rosso 2,286 150 168 112.0%

28 140 FORT WORTH 8,499 600 476 79.3% 188 288 20,027 1,090 1,091 100.1% 233 858 Diocese AMARILLO Appelhans AUSTIN***

GAL-HOUSTON*** Source: Supreme Council Report 07/01/2011 YTD Gain % Gain YTD Loss YTD Net LAREDO Medellin 1,566 105 81 77.1%

15 66 LUBBOCK Markusen 1,743 100 60 60.0% 30 30 SAN ANGELO Piwonka 2,961 160 121 75.6% 40

81 12,089 770 674 87.5% 239 435 SAN ANTONIO*** 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 7 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP 2010-2011 Texas Membership Report by

Diocese Source: Supreme Council Report 07/01/2011 Members 07/01/2010 State Goal TYLER Elliott 2,520 155 158 101.9% 87 71 VICTORIA Kulcak 6,688

210 176 83.8% 23 153 Diocese TOTAL YTD Gain 93,490 5,400 4,982 % Gain YTD Loss YTD Net 92.3% 1,421 3,561

AUSTIN North Atkins 5,456 310 213 68.7% 58 155 AUSTIN South Harris 6,432 365 353 96.7% 169 184 GAL-HOU SE Butler

9,319 507 523 103.2% 74 449 10,708 583 568 97.4% 159 409 SAN ANT West Daly 4,391 280

287 102.5% 103 184 SAN ANT East Escamilla 7,698 490 387 79.0% 136 251 GAL-HOU NW Vasquez 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 8

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP NEW SUPREME THEME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 9 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP 1 NEW SUPREME GOAL MEMBERSHIP 365 1 new member from every council every month 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 10

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT GOAL for 2011-2012 New State Goal 5,400 Knights of Columbus MEMBERSHIP Experience of a Lifetime 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 11 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP Membership Awards

Individual Recruiter Awards Ceremonial Awards Council Awards Knights of Columbus District Awards MEMBERSHIP Agency Awards Experience of a Lifetime Assembly Awards Special Incentives for Individual Recruiters Special Incentives for Councils and DDs Refer to Star Guide for details 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 12 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Its not about Why recruit ???

the numbers Need for more resources to: Protect the sanctity of Life Protect the tradition of Marriage Protect the nucleus of the Family Provide Charity Support Catholic Education Defend One Nation Under God Provide immediate assistance during disaster 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 13 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Recruitment GOAL Set new recruitment record of 5,400 Surpass 96,000 and 97,000 members Inform Quebec they are next SHOW NO MERCY !!! Near Future Goals Become the #1 jurisdiction in NORTH AMERICA Knights of Columbus

MEMBERSHIP Experience of a Lifetime 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 14 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Recruitment Goals for 2011-2012 by Diocesan Deputy FE DIOCESE JUL AU SEP OC NO DE JAN

AMARILLO 5 6 8 19 8 8 7 9 AUSTIN - SOUTH 22 24 30 33 30

30 27 AUSTIN - NORTH 18 20 26 28 26 26 BEAUMONT 8 8 10 10 10

BROWNSVILLE 14 16 21 23 CORPUS CHRISTI 17 20 26 DALLAS 34 40 EL PASO 9 FORT WORTH

AP MA JUN YTD 10 10 10 10 100 33 34 34 34 35 366

23 28 28 28 28 30 309 10 9 12 12 12 12 12 125

21 21 19 23 23 23 23 23 250 28 25 26 23 29 29

29 29 29 310 50 55 50 51 45 55 55 55 55 55 600

10 12 13 12 12 12 14 14 14 14 14 150 34 40 50

55 55 51 45 55 55 55 55 55 600 GALV/HOUSTON - NW 35 40 52 58

52 52 48 57 57 57 57 57 622 GALV/HOUSTON - SE 26 31 40 42 40

40 34 43 43 43 43 43 468 LAREDO 5 6 8 10 9 9

8 10 10 10 10 10 105 LUBBOCK 6 6 9 8 8 8 8

9 9 10 10 10 100 SAN ANGELO 10 11 13 14 13 13 12 14

15 15 15 15 160 SAN ANTONIO - EAST 26 31 40 42 39 39 36 44 44

44 44 44 477 SAN ANTONIO - WEST 18 20 24 28 25 25 22 27 27 27

27 27 293 TYLER 8 11 13 14 13 13 13 14 14 14 14

14 155 VICTORIA 12 13 17 19 17 17 16 19 20 20 20 20

210 307 353 448 489 448 451 407 495 499 500 500 503 5400 TOTAL

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP B MA 15 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Recruitment PLAN Assign an assistant diocesan deputy in each diocese Membership Recruitment First Degrees Forms (100, 450, etc.) Implement Membership 365 1 new member from each council every month Every district recruitment active every month Schedule 1 diocesan-wide First Degree each Qtr. 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 16

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Recruitment INCENTIVE The BIG 555 DEAL Jul / Aug / Sep 555 JULY 5 Fridays 5 Saturdays 5 Sundays AUGUST 5 Mondays 5 Tuesdays 5 Wednesdays SEPTEMBER 5 Thursdays 5 Fridays 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 17 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL

RECRUITMENT Recruitment INCENTIVE (1Q) The BIG 555 DEAL - Council Any council that meets or exceeds their annual recruitment goal will receive a KofC License Plate Must show a positive net gain at the end of Quarter Plate may go to the GK or any member of the council 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 18 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Recruitment INCENTIVE Recruitment BADGE for individual recruiters Silver Badge (3 or more new members) Gold Badge (5 or more new members) Recruiters are validated through Supreme Council VIP list Badges are provided to District

Deputies for presentation 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 19 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Recruitment APPROACH 5-5-5 Top 5 Recruitment Approaches 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Is your husband interested in joining the Knights? Did you know (name) is a member of the Knights? Have you heard of the Knights and what they do? Do you know about the Knights in your parish? Would you be interested in joining the Knights? 555 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP

20 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Recruitment APPROACH 5-5-5 Top 5 Excuses Given 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Its just a bunch of old guys. Maybe later when my children are older. I am way too busy. I dont attend church regularly. I am not a Catholic. 555 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 21 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL

RECRUITMENT Recruitment APPROACH 5-5-5 Top 5 Reasons to Submit the Form 100 1. A new member is not officially a member until Supreme has received and processed his application. 2. The council becomes recruitment active. 3. Council gets closer to meeting its membership goal and Star Council Award. 4. Recruiter gets closer to earning recruitment awards. 5. State Council gets closer to its 9x,000 member. 555 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 22 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RECRUITMENT Recruitment ADMISSIONS PROCESS 1. 2. 3. 4.

Present application to Grand Knight File the application with the Financial Secretary Notify the Field Agent Refer application to the Application Committee Referred by GK Committee should consist of 7 members Referral should be within 5 days 5. Interview applicant and submit report to GK Complete within 10 days 555 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 23 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP 365 Plan a Recruitment Course Schedule a date with the pastor Ask the pastor for a ...

Pulpit announcement Bulletin announcement Father Wants You letter Order recruitment materials from Supreme Posters Pamphlets Prospect Cards CDs Form 100s MEMBERSHIP 365 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 24 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP 365 Plan a Recruitment Course continued Schedule recruitment drives after each mass Utilize members and their wives Utilize General Agents and Field Agents Set up presentation table Highlight council activities and awards Invite all prospects and their families to Council and Family events

Add all prospects to: Council Newsletter mailing list Email list Phone calling tree 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP MEMBERSHIP 365 25 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP 365 Plan a Recruitment Course continued Involve prospects in all projects as if they were already a Knight Plan a First Degree Personally bring candidate to the First Degree Knights of Columbus MEMBERSHIP Experience of a Lifetime 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP 365 26 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP 365 Use Father Wants You Letter Solicit support from pastor Allows the pastor to be involved Provides effective way to communicate Insert announcement into church bulletin Send letter, email, fax, etc. Solicit list of new parishioners from pastor Compare council roster with parish roster Send letter to prospects and former members 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 27 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL

MEMBERSHIP 365 Utilize Supreme Recruitment Materials Pamphlets Videos Posters Flyers Knights of Columbus MEMBERSHIP Experience of a Lifetime 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP MEMBERSHIP 365 28 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL ALL COUNCILS ACTIVE 2010-2011

Texas Membership Report All Councils Active Source: Supreme Council Report 07/01/2011 DIOCESE NUMBER OF COUNCILS NUMBER OF COUNCILS RECRUITING COUNCILS NOT RECRUITING PERCENT COUNCILS RECRUITING

AMARILLO 22 12 10 55% AUSTIN 90 80 10 89% BEAUMONT 28 24 4 86%

BROWNSVILL 47 27 20 57% COR CHRISTI 57 30 27 53% EL PASO 35 25 10 71%

DALLAS 52 48 4 92% FORT WORTH 56 45 11 80% Knights of Columbus MEMBERSHIP Experience of a Lifetime 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 29 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

TEXAS STATE COUNCIL ALL COUNCILS ACTIVE 2010-2011 Texas Membership Report All Councils Active Source: Supreme Council Report 07/01/2011 DIOCESE NUMBER OF COUNCILS NUMBER OF COUNCILS RECRUITING COUNCILS NOT RECRUITING

PERCENT COUNCILS RECRUITING GAL-HOU 121 102 19 84% LAREDO 23 11 12 48% LUBBOCK 22 13

9 59% SAN ANGELO 32 16 16 50% SAN ANTONIO 101 80 21 79% TYLER 31 23

8 74% VICTORIA 32 25 7 78% TOTAL 749 561 188 75% Knights of Columbus MEMBERSHIP Experience of a Lifetime 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP

30 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL ALL COUNCILS ACTIVE All Councils Active Suggested Solutions Appoint a Membership Chairman in each council Plan a First Degree each month in the district Follow-up on Form 100s to Supreme Target those councils that are not recruitment active Knights of Columbus MEMBERSHIP Experience of a Lifetime 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 31 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

TEXAS STATE COUNCIL COLLEGE COUNCILS Total Gain = 149 07/01/10 07/01/11 MEM GAIN LOSS NET University of Texas Pan Am, Edinburg 30 0 0 0 117 Texas A&M University, College Station 278

47 11 66 10790 104 Stephen F. Austin U., Nacogdoches 45 9 0 9 12409 116 University of Texas, Austin 78 7

0 7 12445 021 St. Thomas More College, Fort Worth 21 0 0 0 13523 028 Assumption Seminary, San Antonio 83 19 0

19 13577 111 Baylor University, Waco 114 19 6 13 13940 051 University of St. Thomas, Houston 147 18 0 18

14426 200 Texas Tech University, Lubbock 84 10 0 10 14789 022 University of North Texas, Denton 46 12 0 12 14872

076 University of Dallas, Irving 48 8 1 7 15105 051 University of Houston, Houston COUN DIST 10600 167 10624 COLLEGE / LOCATION

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP NEW 32 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL COLLEGE COUNCILS TSC College Knights Conference - May 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 33 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL RETENTION TEXAS STATE Membership Retention The objective is Retention not Suspension

(A separate Retention presentation is available at www.mahrer.us) If Suspension is necessary, follow the rules and use the Texas Proper Billing Procedures Procedures are available in the Membership section of the Star Guide 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 34 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL RETENTION TEXAS STATE Membership Retention - Suspension Two Forms are Required (1 of 2) Form 1845 Notice of Intend to Suspend 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 35 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL RETENTION

TEXAS STATE Membership Retention - Suspension Two Forms are Required (2 of 2) Form TX-1845-A Texas Membership Conservation Form Rev July 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 36 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL RETENTION TEXAS STATE Reasons Suspensions are Declined

Form 365 did not name Retention Chairman No personal contact was made or attempted by council Texas Proper Billing Procedures were not followed Two consecutive council audits were not filed Council has incomplete audits Audits show no members in arrears Council is suspended District Deputy did not receive forms (1845 & TX-1845A) State Retention Chairman did not receive forms Forms are incomplete (signatures missing, etc.) FS was listed at Retention Chairman Members with less than 1 year in membership 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 37 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL CEREMONIALS First Degrees a. Incentives and Awards for hosting a degree - Refer to Star Guide

b. Submit Form 450-NC to maintain eligibility for awards - Form may be submitted on-line Form may be submitted via email - Supreme Council: [email protected] - State Council: [email protected] - New Form 450-C may be submitted by the GK or FS 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 38 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL CEREMONIALS First Degrees continued c. Reading of parts is now allowed - CD provides recording of Chancellor and DGK d. New Star Council Requirements / Provisions

- council must conduct or participate in at least four first degrees during Fraternal Year - degree team may be from the district or another council - Grand Knight may order Ceremonial books from Supreme e. Team Certification - team cannot be certified unless parts are memorized 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP - only the District Deputy can certify a team 39 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL SUPREME THEME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE MEMBERSHIP 40 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE Your Shield For Life 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE INSURANCE 41 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Retirement Annuities SINGLE PREMIUM AND FLEXIBLE PREMIUM IRAS ROTH IRAS SEPS 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE INSURANCE 42 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE Income Armor Disability Income insurance 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE INSURANCE 43 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Long Term Care Insurance: Comprehensive Care Facility Care 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE INSURANCE 44 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE

Fr. McGivneys Vision: 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE INSURANCE 45 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Top Rated Life Insurance Including: PERMANENT LIFE a) LIFE PAID UP AT 100 b) 20 PAY LIFE c) 10 PAY LIFE d) LIFE PAID UP AT 65 e) DISCOVERER PLAN f) DUAL LIFE g) GDB GUARANTEED ISSUE WHOLE LIFE TERM LIFE h) 20 YEAR LEVEL TERM i) 15 YEAR LEVEL TERM j) 10 YEAR LEVEL TERM k) ANNUAL RENEWABLE TERM l) SURVIVOR UNIVERSAL LIFE 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE INSURANCE

46 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE K C Insurance: Our Most Important Fraternal Benefit. Why buy from us? 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE INSURANCE 47 48 Knights of Columbus TEXAS STATE COUNCIL Sweepstakes Football 2011 Dennis Stark CHAIRMAN

DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011 49 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES ARE YOU READY FOR SOME COLLEGE FOOTBALL? DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011 50 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES Knights of Columbus TEXAS STATE COUNCIL LETS REVIEW WHAT & WHY What is it? Fund Raiser for Texas Knights Why are we doing it? To avoid raising State Council Per Capita Assessment to Council Members Council Earns $1 Credit for every coupon sold against July 1, 2012 State Per Capita Billing DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011

51 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES Knights of Columbus BUDGET '10 Coupons Sold Total Revenue (Forecasted) TEXAS STATE COUNCIL Dec. 29, '10 16,000 7 YEAR TOTAL 15,826 92,544 $ 160,000 $ 158,260

$ 924,320 Total Costs (Forecasted) $ 80,500 $ 80,500 $ 466,215 Texas State Council & Councils Texas State Council Council Per Capita $1 $ $ 63,500 16,000 $

$ 61,934 15,826 $ $ 365,561 92,544 Total Net Profit Texas State Council & Councils $ 79,500 $ 77,760 $ Net Profit per Sold Coupons July 1 State Membership Per Capita Savings per Member $

3.81 91,500 0.56 $ 4.23 91,377 0.78 Sweepstakes Costs: DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011 $ 52 $ $ 458,105 3.96 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES 2010 RESULTS Diocese

Memb. Coupons Est. Sales 1-Jul-10 Sold by Profit by Diocese Diocese Est. Sales Profit per Memb./Dioc. 2009 Coupons Sold 2009 Sales Profit per Memb. Lubbock El Paso Laredo Tyler Amarillo San Angelo Arch. of San Antonio Arch. of Galv.-Houston Brownsville Corpus Christi Austin Victoria Fort Worth

Beaumont Dallas 1,750 2,290 1,571 2,529 1,957 2,971 12,131 19,915 3,876 4,841 11,930 6,711 8,428 3,164 9,424 527 650 412 596 436 621 2,501 3,804 727 802 1,739

849 977 326 859 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 2,161 2,665 1,689 2,444 1,788 2,546 10,254 15,596 2,981

3,288 7,130 3,481 4,006 1,337 3,522 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 1.23 1.16 1.08 0.97 0.91 0.86 0.85

0.78 0.77 0.68 0.60 0.52 0.48 0.42 0.37 543 552 412 705 404 613 2,623 4,352 664 853 1,784 805 951 502 1,096 $ $ $ $ $

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 1.28 1.04 1.18 1.21 0.89 0.89 0.93 0.94 0.76 0.75 0.65 0.51 0.48 0.67 0.52 Totals 93,490

15,826 $ 64,887 $ 0.69 16,859 $ 0.78 DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011 53 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES Knights of Columbus TEXAS STATE COUNCIL WHATS NEW? 32 DIVISION 1 COLLEGE TEAMS, NOT NFL

8 WEEK SCHEDULE STARTING OCTOBER 11 SAME AMOUNT OF TOTAL MONEY TOP WINNER INCREASED TO $500 MORE WINNERS PER WEEK IMPORTANT RETURN DATE FOR TICKET STUBS AND MONEY IS SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 !! DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011 54 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES Knights of Columbus TEXAS STATE COUNCIL OVER 100 IN-STORE COUPONS, ON-LINE COUPONS, SPECIAL SALES OFFERS, Etc. CHECK OUT RESTARUANT.COM DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011 55 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES

Knights of Columbus TEXAS STATE COUNCIL RESTAURANT.COM $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR ONLY $5 (3) $25 CERTIFICATES FOR ONLY $10 IN OTHER WORDS, BUY 2 GET 1 FREE OR 3 COSTING ONLY $3.33 EACH HUGE SAVINGS FOR MEMBERS!!!! DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011 56 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES Knights of Columbus TEXAS STATE COUNCIL Chairman: Dennis Stark Advisor: Joe Marusik Bob Sollars: Brownsville, , Corpus Christi, Laredo & Victoria Chico Montes: Galveston-Houston & Beaumont Don Ream: Austin and San Antonio

Jerry Engler: Amarillo, El Paso, Lubbock & San Angelo Mike Connole: Fort Worth, Dallas & Tyler DIOCESAN SUMMER MEETING 2011 57 FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE PROGRAMS JOE TORRES Director 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 58 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE State Programs Team Family Chairman

Joe Naderer Corpus Christi Pro-Life Chairman Tom J. Clark Garland Vocations Chairman Tom Watters, Sr . Irving Columbian Squires Chairman Larry Prather Wheelchair Chairman Harker Heights Sam Szalwinski San Antonio Youth Chairman Jesse Aguilar San Antonio Athletic Chairman Daryl Entrop Temple 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 59

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STAR COUNCIL REQUIREMENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. FILE FORM 365 (PROGRAM PERSONNEL) BY AUGUST 1 FILE FORM 1728 (FRATERNAL SURVEY) BY JANUARY 31 FILE FORM SP-7 (COLUMBIAN AWARD) BY JUNE 30 PAY SUPREME PER CAPITA BY DUE DATES ATTAIN 7% NET GAIN IN MEMBERSHIP ATTAIN 2.5% NET GAIN IN INSURANCE MEMBERSHIP NEW REQUIREMENT BEGINNING IN 2011-2012 FRATERNAL YEAR Council must conduct, host, or participate in 4 First Degrees during Fraternal Year. 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 60 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

COUNCIL TEXAS STATE COLUMBIAN AWARD 24 ACTIVITIES 4 EACH IN 6 DIFFERENT AREAS OR 6 ACTIVITIES TARGETED SPECIFICALLY BY SUPREME COUNCIL Family Activity Food for Families Church Activity RSVP Program Community Activity- Habitat for Humanity or Wheelchair Mission Council Activity Special Olympics Participation Youth Activity Coats for Kids Program or Squires Circle Pro-Life Activity Participation in March for Life IF A COUNCIL COMPLETES A TARGETED PROGRAM, IT FULFILLS ALL 4 REQUIREMENTS FOR THAT PROGRAM AREA 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 61 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE FAMILY ACTIVITIES Love & Defense of Family Key component of the Culture of Life Foundational concern of the Order Family of the Month Form #1993A by 15th of each month Available at www.kofc.org & Surge Kit Submit on-line, fax or mail to Supreme Council Eligible for one of 100 Holy Family gifts Certificate available (Form #1843) 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 62 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE FAMILY ACTIVITIES Family of the Year

Paper-only form in Publication #1993 Available at www.kofc.org & Surge Kit Mail to State Council by February 28, 2012 Consider FoM from previous 12 months Certificate available (Form #1843A) Supporting documentation Council Newsletter / Newspaper clippings Photographs Letters of Commendation 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 63 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CHURCH ACTIVITIES POSSIBILITIES TO CONSIDER CORPORATE COMMUNION LIVING ROSARY ACTS RETREAT

K of C ANNUITIES FOR PRIESTS SEMINARIAN SUPPORT 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 64 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Seminarian Support Goal: ALL Seminarians in Texas adopted by January 31, 2012 ADOPT A Seminarian Moral Support Birthday Greetings Help fund personal items Invitations to council functions Recruit him to join the Knights of Columbus 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 65

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE SEMINARIAN SUPPORT Commit financial assistance early - Tuition due in August & January Contact Diocesan Chairman for list Submit for the RSVP - Refer to the Council Report Forms Book - RSVP Form in your packet or on-line 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 66 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE PRO-LIFE WITHOUT APOLOGY, COMPROMISE, OR EXCEPTION ACE AWARD REQUIREMENTS Five public Pro Life events in one year Repeat events are allowed, but not encouraged unless it is 40 Days for Life, working as a Prayer Warrior, or Sidewalk Counselor Fifth item can deal with the unborn or with end of life issues like:

Volunteering in a Nursing Home Volunteering at a VA Hospital Working with the Special Olympics Death Row Executions Taking part in the American Wheelchair Mission activities 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 67 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE PRO LIFE ACE AWARD Requirement that every Knight sign his ACE Award form promising to remain vigilant in Pro Life One non-Knight from the community per year, per Council, may be elected to receive the ACE Award. Fact: Over 160 Babies an hour die from abortion in the USA, thats over 3500 per day, 365 days a year 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 68

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Pro Life Activities What can you do to increase fundraising for Crisis Centers, and Diocesan Pro Life Ministries, and to increase Pro Life awareness in your Councils and Parishes? Utilize the Supreme Sonogram Machine matching funds Program Heritage House catalog Great material, great fundraisers and eye openers Conception is Life Bracelets Wonderful gift for the many Pro Life people in your Parish or Community. Purchase Rights to show the movie Blood Money in your Parish - $50. PRO LIFE Do you have a Personal Pro Life Ministry? FACT You should! 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 69 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE COLUMBIAN SQUIRES OFFICIAL YOUTH ORGANIZATION OF THE K OF C MEMBERSHIP IS FOR PRACTICING CATHOLIC BOYS

AGES 10 THROUGH 18 YEARS SPONSORSHIP IS BY THE LOCAL COUNCIL OR ASSEMBLY AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL COUNSELORS , WHO MUST BE KNIGHTS AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FINANCIAL MATTERS THE SQUIRES ARE OUR FUTURE KNIGHTS WE MUST CULTIVATE OUR FUTURE 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 70 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE COLUMBIAN SQUIRES OFFICIAL YOUTH ORGANIZATION OF THE K OF C SOME FACTS ABOUT TEXAS SQUIRES MORE SQUIRES IN TEXAS THAN ANY OTHER STATE MORE CIRCLES IN TEXAS THAN ANY OTHER STATE NUMBER 3 IN RECRUITING NEW SQUIRES IN U.S.A. NUMBER 5 IN STARTING NEW CIRCLES IN U.S.A. SQUIRE ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM IS BASIS FOR SQUIRE

DEVELOPMENT 5 SQUIRES OF THE BODY OF CHRIST OUT OF 26 INTERNATIONALLY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 71 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE COLUMBIAN SQUIRES OFFICIAL YOUTH ORGANIZATION OF THE K OF C OF THE 106 ACTIVE CIRCLES IN TEXAS RECOGNIZED BY SUPREME WE CAN ONLY CONTACT 46 OF THE 106 CHIEF COUNSELORS ASKING FOR YOUR HELP IN IDENTIFYING CHIEF COUNSELORS WE NEED TO KNOW THE NAMES, EMAIL ADDRESSES AND PHONE NUMBERS OF ALL CHIEF COUNSELORS SOME OF YOU HAVE BEEN VERY GOOD AT FOLLOWING UP AND HAVE NAMED KNIGHTS AS DIOCESAN SQUIRE COORDINATORS WHO HAVE DONE AN EXCELLENT JOB 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 72 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE Each contestants goal is to be given an opportunity to define the role of a Catholic citizen in a free society, and strengthen the bond between Knights of Columbus and local community. Contest open to all students in grades 8th-12th attending public, private, & parochial schools Awards to winners are left to discretion of council (i.e. certificates (included in contest kit), scholarships, savings bonds, trophies, etc.) 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 73 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Poster entries must fall under the following categories: Alcohol Awareness and Abuse or Drug Awareness and Abuse Contestants will be categorized in two age groups: 8 through 11 years and 12 through 14 years Competition levels: Council: Jan 2012 District/Diocesan: Feb 2012 State: March 2012 Awards to winners are left to discretion of council (i.e. certificates,

scholarships, savings bonds, trophies, etc.) 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 74 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Promoting a Scouting Unit in your council can hold many opportunities between Knights and Scouts: Incorporates & encourages the 8 components of Youth Ministry among the Scouting Programs ( Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers) Instills a relation between K of C council with youth, community leadership, Christian service, & learned respect through interaction with Knights May increase council membership by exposing parents or encouraging future squires 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 75 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE The St. Christopher Award is given to a Brother Knight that has selfishly worked close with their local Boys Scouts of America. The Brother Knight will receive a neck jewel, lapel pin, and certificate signed by the State Deputy as an appreciation for his dedication to the BS of A. To nominate a Brother Knight for this award, the order form may be downloaded from the TKOFC.ORG website and presented to the Councils Grand Knight. Then please mail the form to Jesse Aguilar, Jr. in San Antonio, TX 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 76 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Open to boys & girls ages 10 & 11 and boys & girls 12- 14 Deadline for entry: Early Dec. Competition Levels: Council: January District & Regional: February State: March 3rd Awards: No monetary awards! Participation certificates (included

in kit), trophies, medals and K of C basketball may be ordered through Supreme Council Supply 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 77 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STATE ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES Knights of Columbus State Golf Tournament September 23, 24 & 25, 2011 Bear Creek Golf Course Katy, Tx We will be playing the Presidents Course & Masters Course Hosted by Texas State Council Information & entry forms will be posted at: tkofc.org or by contacting [email protected] 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 78 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE STATE ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES Knights of Columbus International Golf Tournament June 2012 Kentucky June 2013 - Texas Information and entry forms will be posted at: tkofc.org or by contacting [email protected] 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 79 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STATE ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES 48th Annual Joe Padilla K of C Texas State Bowling Tournament April 14 &15 and April 21 & 22, 2012 TEN PIN Bowling Center, Katy, TX Entry forms will go in the mail January 2012 Information and registration forms will be posted at WWW.TKOFC.ORG or by contacting

[email protected] 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 80 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STATE ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES Casey Queens State Bowling Tournament April 14 &15 and April 21 & 22, 2012 Copperfield Bowling Center, Houston Tx Friday April 13th and 20th there will be a NinePin No Tap Tournament Entry forms will go in the mail January 2012 Information and registration forms will be posted at WWW.TKOFC.ORG or by contacting [email protected] 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 81 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE STATE ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES 40th Annual K of C State Softball Tournament Saturday May 26th and Sunday May 27th 2012 Hosted by Texas State Council and Austin K of C Council #5967 Krieg Fields Austin, TX Open Division B-Division & C-Division Over 30, Over 40 and Over 50 Divisions Entry forms will go in the mail January 2012 Information and registration form will be posted at WWW.TKOFC.ORG or by contacting [email protected] 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 82 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE AMERICAN WHEELCHAIR MISSION A non-profit organization with a goal to deliver free wheelchairs and mobility aids to physically disabled children, teens and adults throughout the world who are without mobility or the means to acquire a wheelchair.

THANKS TO YOU, THIS PAST YEAR 838 PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD ENJOYED THE GIFT OF MOBILITY . 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 83 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE AMERICAN WHEELCHAIR MISSION Objectives Goal = $126,000 (2X 2010 goal) One wheelchair per council. Conduct parish Sunday week-end fundraiser. Accept contributions from individual donors. 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 84 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE

COLUMBIAN AWARD KEEP RECORD OF ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED DURING YEAR FILL OUT FORM SP-7 (COLUMBIAN AWARD APPLICATION) MAIL OR E-MAIL TO: SUPREME COUNCIL STATE COUNCIL DISTRICT DEPUTY DUE BY 6/30 BUT MAIL EARLY! 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 85 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE PACE SETTER AWARD Promote and recognize councils for participation in Service Programs. LEVELS PACE Setter Status Submit (3) Service Programs by Feb 27th. PACE SETTER AWARD - Submit (6) Service Programs by Feb 27th. PACE SETTER AWARDS will be presented at 2012 State Convention. PROCESS Submit all STSP (State Council Service Program Award Entry Form)

to State Program Director at anytime no later than Feb 27th, 2012. 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE PROGRAMS 86 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE PLANNING Get Members Involved! Plan and schedule events early. Advertise before and after. Invite prospective members; engage everyone. Post, mail, email and announce in Council Calendar. Assign events to different members of Council. For upcoming Program Events, read the Programs Electronic One Pager Report every month ! (Via Diocesan Deputies, DDs and Diocesan Chairmen) 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE

PROGRAMS 87 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STATE CHARITIES ALFREDO VELA DIRECTOR July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 88 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Charities Team

Fundraising Chairman Joseph Picard Special Olympics Chairman Jack Harvey Infirmed Priests (License Plates) Carlos Martinez Cardinal Medeiros Carlos Martinez Educational Grants David Zwingman Fundraising Committee Dennis Helgeson Chris Johnson Carlos Ortiz July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 89 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE State Charities Charity The First Principle of our Order

Charity is who we are! Charity is in our hearts! Charity directs our actions! July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 90 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 2010-2011 GOAL Amarillo TEXAS STATE 2009-2010 (as of 06/30/2011) DIFF (as of 06/30/2010) 17,240

$ 12,606 73.12% $ 12,510 73.12% 0.00% 111,250 $ 78,526 70.59% $ 79,622 74.00% -3.41% Beaumont 29,160 $ 27,454 94.15%

$ 15,540 53.60% 40.55% Brownsville 32,210 $ 18,888 58.64% $ 18,835 61.71% -3.07% Corpus Christi 43,810 $ 43,858 100.11% $ 43,491 102.04% -1.93%

Dallas 87,560 $ 77,270 88.25% $ 74,820 91.22% -2.97% El Paso 19,470 $ 15,742 80.85% $ 12,310 62.87% 17.98% Fort Worth

78,910 $ 213,642 270.74% $ 211,620 271.62% -0.88% $ 151,017 80.34% $ 154,054 84.34% -4.00% 54.23% $ 55.73% -1.50% 0.00% Austin Galveston/Houston

187,970 Laredo 15,160 $ Lubbock 14,800 $ 14,800 100.00% $ 15,280 100.00% San Angelo 27,820 $ 13,010 $ 14,030 San Antonio 113,270 Tyler

Victoria Totals thru June 30, 2011 -4.31% $ 114,177 100.80% $ 117,210 104.15% -3.35% 23,480 $ 23,692 100.90% $ 23,559 104.71% -3.81% 64,930 $ 52,182 80.37% $ 51,481 79.77%

0.60% $ 867,040 $ 865,084 99.77% $ 851,951 100.83% -1.06% 1,956 46.76% 7,590 51.07% $ July 9, 2011 8,221 99.77% 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES

91 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STATE CHARITIES GOAL $10 per council member July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 92 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE State Charities Why send council money to State? State Council relies upon this money for their charities . Special Olympics Requests

Why not keep in our council give to our Bishop? By giving to State, we are giving to our diocese. 30% is allocated to State for selected charities. 70% is returned to Bishop for his designated charities. July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 93 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE To Attain Charity Promote Unity and Fraternity Fundraising can encompass the areas of Church Community Council Family Youth Membership Recruitment and Retention July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE

STATE CHARITIES 94 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Need a Fundraising Idea? State Charities Pin July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 95 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Keys to Success! GRAND KNIGHTS & COUNCIL OFFICERS! YOU are the Leaders YOU are the source of information

YOU must provide inspiration July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 96 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE State Charities Key Dates Quick Start Councilsachieve State Charity Goal by December 31, 2011 Honor Roll Councilsachieve State Charity Goal by June 30, 2012 July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 97 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

COUNCIL TEXAS STATE What is Special Olympics? July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 98 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Special Olympics Provides Special Olympics Texas provides year-round opportunities for more than 40,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities to participate in sports and gain the confidence to achieve their goals. 21 sports (14 in the Greater Houston area). More than 240 competitions annually. July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES

99 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE What Do Volunteers Do? For the Athlete Certified Coach Chaperone Head of Delegation Unified Partners For the Competitions Day-of-Event Volunteer Competition Director Local Coordinator Games Director Sports Director Official/Referee July 9, 2011 For the Organization

Committee Member (Area or State Level) Board Members Fund Raising Training Managers/Directors Office Support For Your Profession Public Relations Accounting/Finance Legal Medical 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 100 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Changes Lives Changes Attitudes

Brings People Together Shows We Care Rewarding Experience Its Just Plain Fun!!!!!!! July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 101 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE FUNDING SUPREME COUNCIL Partnership Profile with Special Olympics Form 4584 Due to Supreme January 31 F/S Forms Booklet File Electronically Submit regardless of activity $9,500 available to each jurisdiction TSC received $6,500 2010 4th place NOTE: Two councils with contributions/activity submitted past extended due date would have placed us in third place for an additional $1,000. Sad Note: Only 29% of councils submitted the form! Texas State Council provides a grant of $22,000 (from 30%)

July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 102 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CHARLES CHICK OConnor Memorial Award Awarded to a Brother Knight for exceptional merit The Award recognizes a Brother Knight for his exemplary contributions supporting Special Olympics Texas. Leadership Volunteering Fundraising Community Involvement July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 103 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

COUNCIL TEXAS STATE INFIRMED PRIESTS FUND Charity Fraternalism Security July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 104 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE INFIRMED PRIESTS TODAY 94,500 Texas Members 1097 K of C License Plates ONE NATION UNDER GOD July 9, 2011

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 105 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE INFIRMED PRIESTS 15 Dioceses Before Program $1000 per Diocese/year 2005 $12,270 2006 $ 14,970 2007 $ 17,370 2008 $ 22,148 2009 $ 29,700 (estimated) After Program Total Revenue divided by =$105,578 Total since

the 15 Diocese Program started ($24,000/15=$1,600) July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 106 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE WHAT DOES IT COST? License Plate Cost = $30 $22 Texas State Council (Infirmed Priest Fund) $8 Administrative CostState of Texas True cost plates & tax deductible July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 107 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE HOW DO WE GET IT? Texas Dept. of Transportation Website This link will be posted on the Texas State Website tkofc.org https://rts.texasonline.state.tx.us/NASApp/txdotrt s/SpecialPlateOrderServlet?grpid=60&pltid=89 July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 108 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE GRAND KNIGHTS & COUNCIL OFFICERS We need you to: 1. Help us increase the Infirmed Priests Fund 2. Get a License Plate yourself 3. Promote the License Plate Program to your membership 4. Use this program as incentive or award within your council

July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 109 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CARDINAL MEDEIROS FUND Honor Cardinal Humberto Medeiros Brownsville Bishop (Texas State Chaplain 69/70) THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING Trust initiated 1981 Fellow program initiated 1998 $1000 Donation Sustaining Member initiated 2006 $100 Installment Donations July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 110

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Cardinal Medeiros Fund The Fund is invested, the INTEREST is used to fund the Educational Grant Program. 17 Educational Grants awarded Yearly ($1000) 2 Squire Statewide and 1 Non-Squire/Diocese Disbursed each year 15 Catholic Schools Grants ($2000) July 9, 2011 Each Diocese receives $2000 each year in grants For Catholic Schools at their discretion 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 111 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Cardinal Medeiros Fund

Who is a Fellow? Anyone who donates $1000 Could be one time payment Fellow receives plaque Lapel Pin Plaque at State Office Or, could pay in installments Sustaining Members 10 Payments of $100 Receives Lapel pin July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 112 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Educational Grant Program

1 ea $1000 Grant per Diocese 2 ea $1000 Grants for Squires Applications due March 1, 2012 Council Per Capita must be Paid in Full Go to www.tkofc.org Download Forms Educational School Grant Application July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 113 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Who is Eligible? Knight / Dependant / Grandchild in good standing in a Texas Council

Can be used for: University, College, Technical School, Business School, or Seminary See Grant Application for Specific Details July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 114 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Educational Grant Program The committee evaluates the student applications. Committee will meet in March 2012 Winners are approved at State Convention. July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 115

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STATE CHARITIES GOALS We need to improve from last years efforts: 1. 1 more percentage point in fundraising 2. 1 more dollar for Special Olympics 3. 1 more Form 4584 4. 1 more License Plate 5. 1 more Cardinal Medeiros Fellow 6. 1 more Educational Grant Application 7. Improve at the Council, District and/or Diocesan level. July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 116 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Any questions? July 9, 2011

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE STATE CHARITIES 117 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE COUNCIL GROWTH JIM WADE Director 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 118 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE THE VISION ESTABLISH A KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PRESENCE IN EVERY CATHOLIC COMMUNITY THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

ROUND TABLES NEW COUNCILS REACTIVATIONS 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 119 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE THE TEAM EVERY KNIGHT IN TEXAS IS A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL GROWTH TEAM ! LEADERSHIP IS PROVIDED BY: GRAND KNIGHT ASSIGNED DISTRICT DEPUTY DIOCESAN DEPUTY DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN(DCDC) FIELD AGENTS AND GENERAL AGENT 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 120 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE THE JOB POSITION OF DCDC CREATED BY THE STATE DEPUTY & IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THE MAXIMUM # OF ROUND TABLES ARE ESTABLISHED LEADING THE DIOCESAN TEAM TO ESTABLISH NEW COUNCILS DETERMINING IF A DORMANT COUNCIL CAN BE REACTIVATED LEADING THE REACTIVATION TEAM IN THAT EFFORT 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 121 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE EL PASO YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS VIC PORTILLO LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 5 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH

EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 122 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE FORT WORTH YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS BOYD BURRIS LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 17 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 123

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE SAN ANTONIO YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMEN ARE JERRY JANECKA AND GEORGE TERRELL LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 33 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 124 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE GAL/HOU YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMEN

ARE DUKE MARASIGN & DAVID LEWIS LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 47 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 125 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CORPUS CHRISTI YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS LEO FARIAS LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 16 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE

COUNCIL GROWTH 126 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE TYLER YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS DAVID ZEIGLER LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 25 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 127 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE

BROWNSVILLE YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS ANDRES ESQUIVEL LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 39 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 128 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE LAREDO YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS CARLOS RENE RAMIREZ LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 18 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE

TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 129 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE BEAUMONT YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS PHIL CHAUVIN LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 11 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 130 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE DALLAS YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS CHARLIE WALTER LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 21 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 131 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE AUSTIN YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMEN ARE DON REAM AND KEVIN KENNEALLY LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 9 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH

EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 132 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE SAN ANGELO YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS NORMAN DIERSCHKE LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 19 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 133

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE VICTORIA YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS BOB LEACH LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 14 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 134 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE AMARILLO YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN

IS ____________ LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 18 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 135 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE LUBBOCK YOUR DIOCESAN COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN IS TIM BROWN LAST YEAR YOUR DIOCESE HAD 10 ROUND TABLES GRAND KNIGHT MUST FILE 2629 TO RE- ESTABLISH EACH YEAR MINIMUM # OF KNIGHTS NEEDED TO START ROUND TABLE IS ONE TEXAS GOAL: RE-ESTABLISH ALL BY 31 JULY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE

COUNCIL GROWTH 136 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE THE WHY BENEFITS OF ROUND TABLES TO THE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR MEN TO BECOME KNIGHTS CONNECTS THE SMALLER COMMUNITY TO THE COUNCIL GIVES PHYSICAL AND MORAL SUPPORT TO THE PRIEST 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 137 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE THE WHY CONT

BENEFITS OF ROUND TABLES TO THE COUNCIL OPENS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW MEMBERS CONNECTS THE COUNCIL TO THE SMALLER COMMUNITY PROVIDES NEW AVENUES FOR COUNCIL PROJECTS CREATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO STRENGTHEN THE COUNCIL 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 138 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CONGRATULATIONS EL PASO COUNCIL 7819 OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL WAS RE-ACTIVATED WELCOME HOME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 139

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CONGRATULATIONS FORT WORTH NEW COUNCIL 15320 GLEN ROSE COUNCIL 8347 CLEBURNE WAS RE-ACTIVATED WELCOME HOME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 140 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CONGRATULATIONS SAN ANTONIO NEW COUNCIL 15249 ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI ST PHILIP OF JESUS COUNCIL WAS RE-ACTIVATED WELCOME HOME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH

141 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CONGRATULATIONS GAL/HOU NEW COUNCIL 15105 UNIVERSUTY OF HOUSTON NEW COUNCIL OUR LADY OF GRACE NEW COUNCIL ST FRANCES CABRINI WELCOME HOME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 142 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CONGRATULATIONS CORPUS CHRISTI NEW COUNCIL 15326 IN TAFT WELCOME HOME

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 143 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CONGRATULATIONS TYLER NEW COUNCIL 15174 IN HOLLY LAKE RANCH WELCOME HOME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 144 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CONGRATULATIONS BROWNSVILLE NEW COUNCIL 15233 CHRIST THE KING NEW COUNCIL 15262 ST JOSEPH IN EDINBURG

NEW COUNCIL ST ANTHONY IN MC ALLEN COUNCIL 12091 DONNA REACTIVATED WELCOME HOME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 145 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE CONGRATULATIONS LAREDO NEW COUNCIL ST PETER THE APOSTLE WELCOME HOME 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 146 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE NEW COUNCILS & REACTIVATIONS

COUNCIL MEMBERS, DDS, DIOCESAN DEPUTIES & FIELD AGENTS; ALL ARE THE EYES & EARS TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL NEW COUNCILS YOU PROVIDE FIRST KNOWLEDGE OF A PASTORS DESIRE FOR A COUNCIL 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 147 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE NEW COUNCILS & REACTIVATIONS SHOULD INFORM DCDC IMMEDIATELY DCDC WILL MEET WITH THE PASTOR THE DIOCESAN DEPUTY APPOINTS THE DISTRICT DEPUTY THE DCDC AND DD AND OTHERS WILL WORK IN HARMONY AS A TEAM 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 148 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE NEW COUNCILS & REACTIVATIONS THE MAXIMUM TIME FROM APPROVAL OF PASTOR TO COMPLETION SHOULD BE LESS THAN 60 DAYS NEW MEMBERS SHOULD NOT BE PLACED IN ANOTHER COUNCIL TOTAL COOPERATION AND OPEN COMMUNICATION IS NECESSARY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 149 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE NEW COUNCILS & REACTIVATINS REMEMBER THE GOAL IS TO GIVE THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH

150 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY EXISTS IN TEXAS A LARGE NUMBER OF SPANISH SPEAKING CATHOLIC COMMUNITIES PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY TO CREATE A ROUND TABLE WITHIN OUR OWN PARISH ABILITY TO CREATE A SPANISH SPEAKING COUNCIL AN UNDER DEVELOPED ASSET 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 151 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE TOOLS AVAILABLE IN SPANISH

MOST OF THE ADVERTISING POSTERS INFORMATIONAL BROUCHERS DVDS ALL FORMS FOR NEW MEMBERS TWO CERTIFIED SPANISH DEGREE TEAMS CRUZ HINOJOSA SPANISH CHAIRMAN 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 152 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE WE HAVE A MORAL OBLIGATION TO OFFER EVERY PRACTICAL CATHOLIC MAN THE OPORTUNITY TO JOIN THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPREME KNIGHT CARL ANDERSON 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE

COUNCIL GROWTH 153 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE IT STANDS TO REASON THAT WE HAVE AN EVEN GREATER OBLIGATION TO OFFER EACH CATHOLIC COMMUNITY A COUNCIL OR ROUND TABLE WHERE A MAN CAN BECOME A KNIGHT 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 154 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE FINAL THOUGHTS THE COUNCIL GROWTH TEAM IS DEDICATED TO REALIZING THE VISION OF FATHER MICHAEL J. MC GIVNEY IT TAKES ALL OF US WORKING TOGETHER

TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 155 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COUNCIL GROWTH 156 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE COMMUNICATIONS TERRY FRUGE DIRECTOR July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS

157 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE Director Awards Forms Terry Fruge Humble Bill Sullivan Houston Ernie Arredondo Houston San Antonio Presentations Paul Bettge Lake Jackson Publications Mark Johnson Georgetown Star Tracker Alvin Springgate Corpus Christi FS Trainers Pete Muceus Sugar Land

Craig Modrzynski Carrollton Robert Hernandez San Marcos July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS Carl Bernal 158 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Financial Secretary Training FS Classes GOAL Minimum of one training class in each Diocese every year We now have three trainers in the State Council To schedule a class contact your Diocesan Deputy Internet connectivity is best for the class but not required The class covers the fundamentals, Member Management and Online Billing. July 9, 2011

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 159 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Financial Secretary Training 2012 Audit Form Change X If the council uses Member Management they can skip the Schedule A section July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 160 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE

Financial Secretary Training 990 tax form 115 Texas Councils, Assemblies and Chapters; 3 Home Associations and 1 Ladies Auxiliary Lost Tax Exempt Status!!!! Each unit should seek the assistance of a CPA or tax attorney to handle these matters. If a unit does not have either, you may contact the Audit Committee Chair: Brother Knight Roy Rabenaldt, a CPA at Dunn & Dill CPAs, P.C. by phone at 972-485-5333 or by email at [email protected] for further assistance. July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 161 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Financial Secretary Training 990 tax form Every Council and Assembly needs to have their own EIN. This EIN number must be filed with the Supreme Advocate to be on the Group IRS exemption. Every Council and Assembly must file a 990 (N,EZ or Full) tax form

EVERY YEAR! Failure to file will result in the loss of the tax exemption, tax liabilities, and penalties . Several Councils have lost their tax exemption status and have tax issues in Texas currently (These DDs and councils have already been contacted and notified). July 9, 2011 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 162 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Financial Secretary Training 990 TAX FORM NEW RULES FOR 2011 If your Council or Assembly has income under $50,000 you can file the 990-N. (Used to be under $25,000) If your gross receipts are less than $200,000 and your assets are less than $500,000 you can file the 990-EZ form OR the full 990. If your gross income is over $200,000 and you have assets over $500,000 you have to file the full 990 form. See the Supreme May 2010 Memorandum for more details

on the completion of these forms 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 163 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL Texas Knight Newspaper & tkofc.org website! Official Publications of Texas State Council The Texas Knight is the Official Journal of the Knights of Columbus in Texas. It is published by the Texas State Council. Every council is asked to share the Good News of the Knights of Columbus with our brother knights. We need your articles. Please send pictures and articles about fund-raising, youth, recruitment, charity, fraternal, spiritual and all activities that would be of interest to our brother knights in Texas. We publish everything we can so if you dont see it in the current issue, look for it in the next issue or on the State Website www.tkofc.org! Spread the Good News, Join us at www.tkofc.org. Requirements: Typed articles are appreciated. Photos should be sharp and captioned. Emailed articles and photos are appreciated. Deadlines: July 15, 2011 and September 26, 2011 Address for Articles and Photos: Mark Johnson Editor Texas Knight 707 Harbor Drive Georgetown, TX 78628 (512) 851-8000 Email: [email protected] 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE

COMMUNICATIONS 164 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE www.tkofc.org Front Page Features Streamlined menu system Easy Registration/Login Universal Site Search Featured News Section State Deputy Message Complete Star Guide (Program Manual), the council Bible Linking Banners Syndicated News Photo Section Newsletter, Forms (State & Supreme), Files Downloads 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 165 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE Tkofc.org Front Page 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 166 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL How to Register and Login SUB-TITLE Go to the top right and Select Register Complete Registration Form After Registration New Member will receive an email confirmation Select the emailed link and login (it is suggested that you select the Autologin option) 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 167

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Overview Section Our History Email Addresses for State Officers Email Addresses for various assistants 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 168 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Star Guide/Program Manual Complete information for each Council about the Texas State Council Programs for the current fraternal year Each Section when selected has a drop-down of Articles from Each Team 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS

169 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE How Do I Submit a news/announcement/event/ newsletter download? Select the Fill out the Submission Form The staff will review and post within 24 hours or less Or you can just email it to us using the email link and well do it for you! 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 170 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE WHATS IN DOWNLOADS?

SUPREME FORMS TEXAS STATE COUNCIL FORMS STATE PUBLICATIONS COUNCIL NEWSLETTERS ASSEMBLY NEWSLETTERS 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 171 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE HOW DO I FIND SOMETHING? We have implemented a powerful site search engine to help you find something specific, simply type in what you are looking for (top right). 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 172

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE Conclusion (Finally) Register and Login Explore the huge amount of information that is available about the Texas State Council Read the Catholic News Read the Prayers/Announcement/Events Post Council/District/Diocese & State activities Participate and grow our Fraternity Enjoy! 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 173 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE FOURTH DEGREE July 9, 2011 2011 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

COMMUNICATIONS 174 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE MASTERS OF THE FOURTH DEGREE DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 2 DISTRICT 3 DISTRICT 4 DISTRICT 5 DISTRICT 6 DISTRICT 7 July 9, 2011 PETER TAN GREGORY TATUM MARK HASSELGRAVE JAVIER CABELLO MARIO CORREA PHIL LEIBOWITZ GARY HOEFFKEN 2011 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING COMMUNICATIONS

175 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE COLOR CORPS DRILL MANUAL APPROVED BY VOTE OF SUPREME BOARD OF DIRECTORS OCTOBER 4, 2008 July 9, 2011 2011 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING COMMUNICATIONS 176 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE WHY IS UNIFORMITY IMPORTANT? ALL OF US TOOK A PLEDGE TO OBEY THE LAWS AND RULES OF THE ORDER AND THAT INCLUDES THE RULES REGARDING FOURTH DEGREE REGALIA AS SPELLED OUT IN THE DRILL MANUAL! ALL 4th DEGREE MEMBERS DRESS THE SAME TO REFLECT OUR PRINCIPLE OF UNITY!

July 9, 2011 2011 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING COMMUNICATIONS 177 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE OFFICIAL REGALIA OF THE 4TH DEGREE & COLOR CORPS A QUOTE FROM STATE DEPUTY TONY HERRETH: ANY APPOINTED OFFICIAL REPRESENTING THE STATE OF any appointed official representing the ASKEDresign TO if StateTEXAS of TexasWILL will beBE ANYaskedto RESIGNrefuses IF HEtoBLATANTLY he blatantly comply with the

rules the 4th degree REFUSES TOofCOMPLY WITH THE RULES OF THE 4TH DEGREE! July 9, 2011 2011 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING COMMUNICATIONS 178 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE SCHEDULED 4TH DEGREE EXEMPLIFICATIONS DISTRICT DATE LOCATION 1 Sat. September 10, 2011 Houston 2 Sat. August 20, 2011 New Braunfels 3 Sat. October 1, 2011

Irving 4 Sat. October 8, 2011 Corpus Christi Sat. December 10, 2011 Laredo 5 Sat. March 24, 2012 El Paso 6 Sat. October 1, 2011 Georgetown July 9, 2011 2011 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING COMMUNICATIONS 179 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE WHAT IS OUR MAIN GOAL? STAR COUNCILS

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS LONE STAR AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 180 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STAR COUNCIL REQUIREMENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. FILE FORM 365 (PROGRAM PERSONNEL) BY AUGUST 1 FILE FORM 1728 (FRATERNAL SURVEY) BY JANUARY 31 FILE FORM SP-7 (COLUMBIAN AWARD) BY JUNE 30 PAY SUPREME PER CAPITA BY DUE DATES ATTAIN 7% NET GAIN IN MEMBERSHIP ATTAIN 2.5% NET GAIN IN INSURANCE MEMBERSHIP NEW REQUIREMENT BEGINNING IN 2011-2012

FRATERNAL YEAR Council must conduct, host, or participate in 4 First Degrees during Fraternal Year. 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 181 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE BEING A STAR COUNCIL MEANS FULFILLING THE STATED PURPOSE OF THE ORDER AND HELPING TO ATTAIN THE VISION OF OUR FOUNDER THE FIRST KNIGHT THE VENERABLE SERVANT OF GOD FATHER MICHAEL J. McGIVNEY 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 182 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE

LONE STAR AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE WIN STAR COUNCIL AWARD FILE FORM 185 BY JUNE 30 MEET STATE CHARITY GOAL PAY STATE PER CAPITA SEAT DELEGATE AT STATE CONVENTION 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 183 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE LSAFE WITH DISTINCTION WIN STAR COUNCIL AWARD FILE FORM 185 BY JUNE 30 MEET STATE CHARITY GOAL BY 12/31 PAY STATE PER CAPITA BY 12/31 SEAT TWO DELEGATES @ CONVENTION ACTIVE TEAM MEANS AT LEAST 2 DEGREES DURING THE YEAR AND CERTIFIED! HAVE AN ACTIVE FIRST DEGREE TEAM OR

A MEMBER OF YOUR COUNCIL WITH A SPEAKING PART ON AN ACTIVE FIRST DEGREE TEAM 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 184 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE SUPREME PER CAPITA SUPREME PER CAPITA IS $3.50 PER MEMBER EACH YEAR YOU ARE NOT BILLED FOR HONORARY LIFE & DISABLED MEMBERS CATHOLIC ADVERTISING FEE IS $1.00 PER MEMBER EACH YEAR FIRST HALF BILLED IN JULY WITH PAYMENT DUE BY 10/10 SECOND HALF BILLED IN JANUARY WITH PAYMENT DUE BY 4/10 DUES YOU COLLECT MUST BE USED TO PAY PER CAPITA FIRST PAY YOUR PER CAPITA ON TIME! AVOID SUSPENSION! 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 185 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE STATE PER CAPITA STATE PER CAPITA IS $8.00 PER MEMBER EACH YEAR NOT BILLED FOR HONORARY LIFE & DISABLED MEMBERS CREDITS ISSUED FOR HONORARY & INACTIVE MEMBERS STATE COUNCIL WILL BILL IN JULY WITH PAYMENT DUE BY 3/1 DUES COLLECTED MUST FIRST BE USED TO PAY PER CAPITA SUPREME + STATE PER CAPITA IS A TOTAL OF $12.50 PER YEAR PAY YOUR STATE PER CAPITA ON TIME SO YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN STATE FUNCTIONS 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 186 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE FORMS FOR STAR COUNCIL AND LSAFE FORMS 185 (Officers), 365 (Program Personnel), 1728 (Survey), AND SP-7 (Columbian Award) CAN BE FOUND IN THE STAR GUIDE CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE STATE WEB SITE (www.tkofc.org) CAN BE FILED ON-LINE AT www.kofc.org CAN BE FILED BY USING MEMBER MANAGEMENT ALSO IN THE COUNCILS REPORT FORM BOOKLET

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 187 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE FRATERNAL BENEFITS OUR LOCAL AGENCY KNOW YOUR GENERAL AGENT AND FIELD AGENT(S) PERSONALLY - HAVE HIS CELL PHONE # AND OFFICE # BE A STRONG ADVOCATE OF THE PROGRAM ENSURE AGENT IS AT COUNCIL MEETINGS LEAD BY EXAMPLE BE AN INSURANCE MEMBER!!! PROTECT OUR PROGRAM ENSURE THERE ARE NO BANNED ADS!!! 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 188 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE OFFICE OF THE SUPREME ADVOCATE Council publications are prohibited from accepting advertisements that are directly or indirectly related to the sale of commercial life insurance. This prohibition extends to advertisements by individual insurance agents who sell life insurance as well as to advertisements by commercial life insurance companies. This rule does not prevent Knights of Columbus fraternal publications from accepting ads or running stories on such types of insurance as property, fire & casualty which are not provided by the Knights of Columbus. 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 189 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE OFFICE OF THE SUPREME ADVOCATE Section 162.24 of the by-laws of the Knights of Columbus prohibits any member or officer of a council from using his title or membership in the Knights of Columbus to promote the sale of any life insurance, annuity, or long term care insurance product other than those issued by the Knights of Columbus. The name, emblem, members affiliation with

the KCs or anything connected with the KCs should never be used to promote any insurance products other than those issued by the Knights of Columbus. 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 190 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE GRAND KNIGHT TRAINING Grand Knight Training is available on the Supreme Council web site for all to review and train with at their own pace at: http://www.kofc.org/un/en/officers/handbook/ FINANCIAL SECRETARY TRAINING The Financial Secretary Handbook is available on-line at the following address: http://www.kofc.org/un/en/resources/officers/financialsecretary.pdf 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 191 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL

TEXAS STATE STARS THE ULTIMATE GOAL THE MISSION OF EVERY GRAND KNIGHT AND EVERY COUNCIL OFFICER TO BOLDLY LEAD THEIR COUNCILS WHERE THEY HAVE NEVER BEEN BEFORE! EVERY COUNCIL SHOULD BE ON A. 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 192 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE STAR TREK STAR COUNCIL LONE STAR AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 193 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL TEXAS STATE 2011 DIOCESAN SUMMER CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS 194

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