Each year, Steve plays an important part in the Tootsie Roll sale by being the recipient of 50 or so cases of Tootsie Rolls. He also has an important roll in the selection of the funds designated to Syble Hopp, Special Peoples Program and Religious Ed programs that benefit from Tootsie Rolls. When not donating numerous hours to the KC's, Steve is active as an Associate in the Norbertine Order. In his role, Steve leads in participates in the education of future members of the Order. Thanks Steve for your service!
Phil has been our Advocate for the past two years. Once again, he put together a large number of Brother Knights to complete their second and third degrees at OLOL in March. Phil is also our Roundtable Coordinator for St. Mary's Church in Ledgeview where he acts as our advocate to support Father Getchel and the parish. Phil will be stepping down from his position this Summer. The council wants to thank him for all the assistance he gave us as part of the Officer's team. Congrats Phil!
Eric has been our Youth Committee leader for a number of years. The responsibility lies on Eric to run a successful program each year through the coordination of several different program chairman. We have one of the most successful youth programs in the diocese and a good amount of credit is due to Eric's leadership. Congrats Eric!
Ron Van Dyck
Ron Van Dyck ran the most successful Knowledge Contest we have had in our council. He was able to engage all of the schools, both Catholic and public, in De Pere. Over 920 tests were graded and awards given out to many of the area's finest students. In addition to the contest, Ron helps out at Lambeau Field almost every game as well as the Resch Center events. Congratulations Ron!
Gene Coonen was instrumental in leading one of our largest turnouts in council Free Throw Contest in our history. Over 800 youth participated in this years events and the De Pere area schools. It takes much coordination and follow through to make this event a success. Congratulations to Gene as our December Knight of the Month!
Brian was instrumental in having the State Punt Pass & Kick event go smoothly. He was able to get access to the press box so that we could announce all of the activities during the football and soccer challenges. Brian is also very active helping out at the Reach Center and Lambeau Field ticket scanning. Congratulations Brian and thanks for all your help!
Brian was instrumental in our project to build a new storage facility for our council. His help was valuable in planning and designing a building to fit our needs. Brian also helped work several games ticket scanning for the Packers this season. Congratulations Brian!
Congratulations to Bob Lex on being named August Knight of the Month. Bob helped out a top Packer games in August. He has been a ready volunteer each season at Lambeau Field. In the past Bob has also volunteered with his family during our Tootsie Roll Program. Thanks for your service Bob!
Wayne Van Asten
Our council could not run as well as it does without an outstanding Financial Secretary. Wayne keeps our council humming along each month and year with his excellent leadership. He is the Grand Knights right hand man. I could not lead well without Wayne's help. Congratulations Wayne!
Rick has consistently been one of our active Knights. He is involved in activities with teen brat fry's, Bridge Between Retreat House, OLOL Picnic Booyah preparation and Packer Ticket Scanning. Always willing to lend a hand. We are proud to have Rick Johnson as our June Knight of the Month.
Gene is an active member of our council who participates in many activities. Recently he helped with the renovation of the OLOL school playground. Gene also helps at the Resch Center for the many events we have. Congratulations Gene!
Congratulations to Pat Phillips as our April 2016 Knight of the Month. Pat was involved with the Tootsie Roll Program in April. he also is part of the One Degree Youth North Ministry which offers pilgrimages and mission trips for youth. He is also involved as a leader with the CEW program for men. Congratulations Pat!
Henry Nooyen & Mike Hannon
The Shawn Shrader Family
Congratulations to Shawn Shrader and in family as our Family of the Month for April. Shawn and his children, Logan and Kaitlyn, spent some time supporting our Tootsie Roll program the weekend of April 8th & 9th. Shawn in the past has helped several times each year ticket scanning for our group at the Shopko gate. Thanks to Shawn and family for their service to the council activities!
Drew & Jody Weisse
Drew has been our Lecturer for the past two years. He always brings an enjoyable meal and a great spirit to our meetings each month. Drew is also involved with the Syble Hopp School and the Miracle League where his son Zach participates in fun baseball games every summer. Jody helps lead the fundraising efforts at Syble Hopp and she and her team put on another great show at this year's major fundraiser. Congrats Drew, Jody and family and thanks for all that you do in our community!
Bob & Ellen Coenen
Bob & Ellen Coenen are instrumental in leading our Corporate Communion events. This Fraternal year, we hosted three at St. Mary's , OLOL and St. Francis. They always put together a great event. Bob & Ellen also make sure that if there are leftovers, St. John's Homeless Shelter benefits from the generosity. Congratulations Bob & Ellen!
John & Carol Mueller
John Mueller has been the Membership Chairman for our council over the last 30 years. In addition, he has been compiling the history book for the same amount of time. John will be stepping down from the Membership Committee this year. The council is eternally grateful for all of his leadership and unique ability to bring many new members on board. John & Carol also help out extensively at OLOL Parish in many of the different ministries. Congratulations John & Carol!
Leon & Julie Kane
Leon joined our council in the last year. He and his wife Julie have been quite active in helping the council out. In the past few months Leon and Julie have helped numerous times at both the Resch Center and Lambeau Field ticket scanning. Congratulations to Leon and Julie Kane as our December Family of the Month.
Frank & Rachelle DeBruin
The DeBruins are active in helping our council in many different ways. Frank has helped many times at Lambeau Field ticket scanning. Frank and his son Andrew also helped out with the Christmas Tree sale and the state Punt Pass & Kick event. Thanks to the DeBruin's for your service to the community!
Ryan & Leah Jaecks
Ryan and Leah, along with their children Micah and Miranda, volunteered their time to walk on October 1st for the 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil. It was an excellent way to spend some valuable family time. In addition, Ryan and Leah also helped out ticket scanning for the October 9th Packer game. Congratulations Ryan and Leah on being the family of the month. Thanks for being such great role models for your children.
Kevin & Amy Brauer
Kevin and Amy helped out at multiple Packer games in September. Kevin also volunteers his time coaching 7th grade football for the Ashwaubenon program. Kevin has also been a valuable member for the First Degree Team. Thanks to Kevin and Amy on being the September Family of the Month.
Steve & Michelle Vermeulen
Congratulations to Steve & Michelle Vermeulen on the Family of the Month. Both Steve & Michelle participated in ticket scanning at the Packers/Raiders game on August 18th. In addition, they helped with preparing the booyah for the OLOL Church Picnic. Steve has also helped out with the Postal Food Carriers Drive and a June Brat Fry. Thanks to Steve & Michelle for all of their help and congratulations on your honor.
John & Jo Smits
John Smits is always available to lend a hand on short notice when our council needs helps with our numerous activities. From Christmas Trees to Christian Outreach and beyond, John has always supported our council well. John and Jo Smits also act as Crossing Guards on De Pere's East side with Notre Dame Elementary and Middle, Foxview and Dickinson students. Congratulations to John and Jo Smits on Family of the Month!
Jeff & Holly Macklin
Jeff helped out with his son at the June Brat Fry which supported the youth ministry trip at OLOL. Holly has done an amazing job keeping Jeff healthy enough to participate in the Knights as much as he can. Jeff and Holly Macklin are truly deserving of Family of the Month for June.
Doug Vanden Langenberg Family
Doug led the teen brat fry's at the Piggly Wiggly during May. The brat fry benefited the choir at De Pere High School. He and his daughter Jennifer are always willing to help at the Resch Center and Lambeau Field. Congratulations Doug!
Herb & Barb Kocken
Herb and Barb once again outdid themselves at Clergy Night on April 4th. This event brought Brother Knights and Clergy together for a good meal and great entertainment from the West De Pere Choir and Jazz Band. Our council has hosted this event for 26 years and it would not have grown into the great event it is without the help of Herb, Barb and their family. Congratulations to the Kocken's.
Dave and Nancy Pearson
Pat and Barb Loomis
Dan and Terianne Nehls
Steve and Sue Sands
Doug & Anne Stangel
Ron and Mary Van Dyck
Len and Julie Stadtmueller
Matt and Jera Diederich
Bob and Linda Thornton
Dave and Carolyn Sladek
John and Lynn Fink