COUNCIL RECOGNITION

 

KNIGHTS OF THE MONTH

September 2017

Stan Kacmarynski

August 2017

Doug Vanden Langenberg

July 2017

David Wheeler

June 2017

Dale Brown

Dale took leadership at OLOL's newest Ecumenical Partnership for Housing (EPH) home. He coordinated the workers who put in over 140 hours of service prepping and painting the house for new guests to move in. Dale also volunteered to become our new Chancellor. He will be coordinating all of the council's charity requests. Congratulations Dale!

May 2017

Pat Lennon

Pat took leadership of the Festival Brat Fry's this Spring. He coordinates the workers in support of the organizations like the West De Pere Honor Society. Additionally, Pat volunteered to become our new Advocate starting in July. He will fill a much needed role in support of our candidates as they take their degrees. Congratulations Pat!

April 2017

Steve Cribben

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!

March 2017

Phil Wittman

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!

February 2017

Eric LeBrun

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!

January 2017

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!

December 2016

Eugene Coonen

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!

November 2016

Brian Pritzl

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!

October 2016

Brian Tomac

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!

September 2016

Dick Suslick

August 2016

Bob Lex

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!

July 2016

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!

June 2016

Rick Johnson

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.

May 2016

Gene Micke

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!

April 2016

Pat Phillips

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!

March 2016

Phil Wittman

February 2016

Arei DeWall

January 2016

Tom Franzen

December 2015

Henry Nooyen & Mike Hannon

November 2015

Eugene Coonen

October 2015

Greg Bottei

September 2015

Dave Brissette

August 2015

Phil Wittman

July 2015

Richard Porior

June 2015

Joe Maar

May 2015

Drew Destiche

FAMILIES OF THE MONTH

September 2017

Jeff & Holly Macklin

August 2017

Patrick & Jessica Phillips

July 2017

John & Lynn Fink

June 2017

Arie & Sandy DeWaal

May 2017

Adam & Erin Hock

April 2017

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!

March 2017

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!

February 2017

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!

January 2017

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!

December 2016

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.

November 2016

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!

October 2016

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.

September 2016

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.

August 2016

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.

July 2016

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!

June 2016

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.

May 2016

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!

April 2016

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.

March 2016

Dave and Nancy Pearson

February 2016

Pat and Barb Loomis

January 2016

Dan and Terianne Nehls

December 2015

Steve and Sue Sands

November 2015

Doug & Anne Stangel

October 2015

Ron and Mary Van Dyck

September 2015

Len and Julie Stadtmueller

August 2015

Matt and Jera Diederich

July 2015

Bob and Linda Thornton

June 2015

Dave and Carolyn Sladek

May 2015

John and Lynn Fink