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   Council #9053
9901 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, Maryland, 21842
410-524-7994

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Knight Times - May 2019

Join the Knights

K of C Logo The Knights of Columbus Ocean City Council #9053 is located at the Columbus Hall, behind St. Luke's Church at 99th Street and Coastal Highway in Ocean City, Maryland. The Grand Knight for 2018-2019 is Joe Gangi. You can contact the Knights by phone at 410-524-7994, or by email to koc9053@comcast.net.

Are you a Knight recently relocated to the Ocean City area?  Why don't you consider transferring your membership to the Ocean City Council #9053 and enjoy all the activities of the Council here in Ocean City.  Call the Interim Council Membership Director, Joe Kostelac, 410-250-5665, or call the Columbus Hall at 410-524-7994 and ask to transfer your membership to Council #9053.

Pope John Paul II Assembly #2454
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4th degree Logo The Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus Council #9053 is known as the Pope John Paul Assembly #2454. Members of the Fourth Degree conduct programs that support and promote patriotism including participation in Veteran's celebrations, fostering respect for the flag, as well as support for parish and community activities. Fourth Degree Knights provide a Color Guard wherever the Bishop of the Diocese appears at local parishes or when requested by our Pastors. They also provide Honor Guards for our deceased members family at Wakes and Funeral Masses.

Assembly #2454 meets the second Thursday of the month at 6 pm at the Columbus Hall. For information concerning membership, call the Faithful Navigator, Pope John Paul II Assembly #2454, Wayne Straight, 302-988-1683, or call the Columbus Hall, 410-524-7994.

Ladies Auxiliary
K of C Council 9053

The Ladies' Auxiliary of Council #9053 assists with the Council's spiritual, charitable, social and fund raising programs. Membership consists of practicing Catholic women over 18 years of age. Come join us or call the Ladies Auxiliary President, Dee Matthews, 410-409-5660, for more information.

The Ladies Auxiliary meets the third Monday of the month at 2:00 pm at the Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland.


Officers for Council 9053—2019-2020 Fraternal Year

Chaplain- SK Rev. John Lunness
Grand Knight- SK Joseph Kostelac
Deputy Grand Knight- SK Thomas Herwig
Chancellor– SK Joseph Lazzari
Recorder- SK Don Kyle
Warden– SK Edward Mardaga
Financial Secretary– SK Dale Shepard (Recommended to Supreme
for Appointment)
Treasurer- SK Deacon Joseph Carraro
Lecturer- SK Michael Carozza, PDD, PGK
Advocate- SK Thomas Irwin, PGK, PFN, PDD, Regional Advisor
Inside Guard- SK Richard Thomas
Outside Guard- SK Brandon Reim & SK Dennis Rasmussen

Trustees:
3YR- SK Joseph Gangi, PGK, PFN
2YR- SK Thomas Foglesong
1YR- SK Wayne Straight, PGK, PFN

Delegates:
Convention Delegates, 2020: SK Joseph Kostelac, GK and
SK Michael Carozza, PGK, FN
Alternate Delegates, 2020: SK Wayne Straignt, PGK, PFN and
SK Joseph Gangi, PGK, PFN


COUNCIL ACTIVITIES


BINGO - Friday Nights at the Columbus Hall
9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Md.
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Come enjoy Bingo Friday Nights at the Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland.

Doors open at 5 pm and Bingo begins at 6:30 pm.

* Each game night we award over $1000 in prize money.

* Our end of evening Big Jackpot is now worth up to $1,000

Refreshments available for sale.

Benefits Knights of Columbus Council #9053.


Tuesday Crab and Seafood Night is Back

First Crab Night of the Season is June 11th

Crab and Seafood Night Runs on Tuesdays and serves from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City.

The menu includes your choice of:

  • Steamed Crabs (Pre-Order) $48.00
  • Steamed Shrimp (Pre-Order) $12.00 1/2 lb
  • Platters
  • Crab Cake Platter (1) Fried or Broiled               $15.00
  • Crab Cake Platter (2) Fried or Broiled               $20.00
  • Fried Flounder Platter (1filet)                               $13.00
  • Baked Flounder Platter (1 filet)                           $13.00
       Choice of  Plain  -  Lemon Pepper  -  Old Bay
  • Fried Calamari Platter                                          $13.00
  • Fried Shrimp Platter (6)                                        $13.00
  • Seafood Combo Platter                                        $25.00
    (Flounder (1), Crab Cake (1), Shrimp (2) and Calamari (6 oz.).
  • Sandwiches
  • Fried or Baked Flounder Sandwich                       $11.00
  • Crab Cake Sandwich                                             $13.00
  • Other
  • Home Made Crab Soup                                          $4.00
  • Hot Dog                                                                    $2.00
  • Side Orders
    French Fries  ($1.50), Onion Rings, Chicken Nuggets ($2.50)
    Cole Slaw, Macaroni Salad, Corn on the Cob ($1.00)

Platters come with French Fries, Cole Slaw and Pickle (No Substitutions)

Sandwiches come with Chips and Pickle

Cash Bar available


Call ahead for Crab and Shrimp orders Between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm Mondays and Tuesdays - Telephone 410-524-7994


Sunday Buffet Breakfast
Starts Sunday May 5th
(AYCE)

Sunday Buffet Breakfast is held the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the Month from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the K of C #9053 Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City.

The menu includes:

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Western Style Scrambled Eggs
  • Pancakes (Regular and Blueberry)
  • Creamed Chip Beef
  • French Toast
  • Bacon and Sausage
  • Toast and Biscuits
  • Orange Juice, Coffee and Tea

    Adults $10.00 - Children 12 yrs and under $6.00


NEXT
Community Supper
                
 Wednesday - May 29th - 5 pm to 7 pm

The Community Supper is held on the last Wednesday of the month (except December). The Community Supper is from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Columbus Hall. This month there will be a Happy Hour starting at 5:00 and dinner starting at 5:30. After dinner stay and enjoy playing games. There will be card games or you can bring a game of your choice to share.  Come and enjoy a simple meal and a good time for only $9.00.
CASH BAR - Open to the public
For more information call 410-524-7994 Monday thru Fridays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.


Pray for Our Sick and Deceased

Your prayers are requested for all the sick and deceased members of K of C Council #9053 and in particular all those named in our Council's Sick and Deceased List. Click here to see the list.

Columbus Hall Available to Rent

Council Hall Looking for a place in Ocean City, Maryland, to hold a special event (wedding reception, condo meeting, birthday party, repast, etc.)?  Consider the Columbus Hall located at 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland. 

Facilities are available for up to 150 persons with bar and kitchen.  Call the Hall Rental Manager, Richard Thomas, 302-539-3225 (hm) or 610-304-9773 (cell),  or call the Columbus Hall weekdays at 410-524-7994 for details and availability.

The Knights of Columbus has
One of the Best Insurance Programs
in the World!

The Knights of Columbus has one of the best insurance programs in the world. Click here to go to our insurance page to find out how our insurance offerings can be tailored to your needs. Contact the interim Knights of Columbus Council 9053 Insurance Representative, Kurt Diperna at 410-603-0436, long time member of 9053, for information and enrollment procedures.

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                 News and Notes      

                  

*        The Knights of Columbus "Knightline" Publication is now available on                       this website under the "K of C Websites" tab.

*        The Simple Supper is now called The Community Supper and will                     be  $9:00 Starting in October. Council member volunteers to                                     sponser  dinner,  plans and prepares the meal with help from                                 Knights and Ladies and the Council purchases the food.

*        The latest Knights of Columbus Activity Report is available on this                Website under the "Council Information" tab

*        Don't forget you can now use your credit card to make purchases at                   Knights of Columbus Functions.

*        The new Knights of Columbus Insurance Representative is Kurt                               Diperna (410-603-0436) a long time member of Council 9053

*        Family of the Month for September is John & Ann McDermitt

*        Family of the Month for October is Ron & Nancy Briggs

*        Family of the Month for November is John, Chris and Jill Calanna

*        Family of the Month for December is Jim & Dee Matthews

*        Family of the Month for January 2019 is Dale & Deborah Shepard

*        Knights of the Month for December for work done on the Hall                                     entrance Vince Sanzone, Dan Mihalisin, Joe Zanetti, and Jim                                 Matthews

*        Family of the year 2018 Jim and Dee Mathews

*        Knight of the year 2018 Tom Fogelsong

*        Sir Knight of the year 2018 David Hesch

*        Family of the month for April 2019 Bill & Phyllis Rosenbaum

*       Winner of this years Harley Davidson raffle is Jim from Berlin, MD.                        The winning ticket # was 3692

*       Reminder:  The Council meetings on the first Wednesday of the                             month will now start at 6:30 pm

*        The AUCE Buffet Breakfast Starts on Sunday May 5th

*        Mustang Raffle  on the Boardwalk starts with the SpringFest then on                     weekends until May 31st at which time we will be selling the raffle                     tickets every day. Price is 10 tickets for $10 .




            Calendar of Events

May 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 


1 Council Officers Meeting 6:00 pm
Council Meeting at the Columbus Hall, 6:30 pm.

2 Sons of Italy Meeting and Social 5:30 pm at the Columbus Hall
Rosary Hour
at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
3 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm. Games begin at 6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall.
State Convention
4 State Convention
5 Breakfast Buffet AUCE 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Columbus Hall
State Convention
SpringFest Raffle
6 7 Ways and Means Meeting at 10:00 am at the Columbus Hall
8 Polish Club Meeting 2:00pm at Columbus Club 9 4th Degree Meeting at 6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall.
Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
10 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm. Games begin at 6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall. 11 AOH Men Meeting 10:00am at Columbus Club
12 Raffle

Mother's Day

13 Columbus Club Corp. Meeting 4:00 pm at the Columbus Hall.
Breakfast Meeting 1:30 pm
Crab Dinner Meeting 2:30 pm
14 Blood Drive 9:00 am til 2:45 pm
Columbus Hall


15 Council Social at the Columbus Hall, 7 pm. All are invited
Spring Cleanup Columbus Hall
16 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am. 17 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm. Games begin at 6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall. 18 Raffle
19 Raffle
20 Ladies Auxiliary Officers Meeting, 11:15 am May Crowning
Ladies Auxiliary Meeting, 2 pm at the Columbus Hall
21 Knight Times articles due 22  23 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
 
Raffle
24 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm. Games begin at 6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall.
Raffle
25 Raffle
26 Breakfast Buffet AUCE 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Columbus Hall
$10.00 - $6.00
 
Raffle
27 Memorial Day


Raffle
28 29Community  Supper - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Columbus Hall.  Pot Luck

30 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
 


31 Raffle As of 5/31, we are on the
Boardwalk every
day, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

June 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
As of 5/31, we are on the
Boardwalk every
day, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

   

 



1 Raffle
2 Raffle 3 Ladies Auxiliary Installation of Officers. Atlantic Hotel

Raffle
4 Ways and Means Meeting at 10:00 am at the Columbus Hall

Raffle
5 Council Officers Meeting 6:00 pm
Council Meeting at the Columbus Hall, 7 pm.

Raffle
6 Sons of Italy Meeting at the Columbus Hall 5:30
Rosary Hour  at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle
7 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle
8 AOH Men Meeting 10:00am at the Columbus Hall
Sons of Italy Convention
All Day Breakfast, 8:00a -9:30 am
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9  Buffet Breakfast AUCE 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Columbus Hall. $10 & $6.
Raffle
10 Columbus Club Corp. Meeting 4:00 pm at the Columbus Hall.

Raffle
11 Charity Meeting 10:00 am at the Columbus Hall
Crab & Seafood Night 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Raffle
12 Polish Club Meeting 6:00pm at Columbus Hall

Raffle
13 4th Degree Meeting  6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall.
Rosary Hour  at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle
14 Flag Day
BINGO
Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.

Raffle
15 Corn Hole Tourney and Cookout w/Salisbury Council

Raffle
16 Raffle 17 Raffle 18 Crab & Seafood Night 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Raffle
19 Raffle 20 Knight Times articles due
Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle
21 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle
22 Raffle
23 Buffet Breakfast AUCE 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Columbus Hall. $10 & $6.
Raffle
24  Raffle 25 Crab & Seafood Night 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Raffle 

26 Thank You Cook Out 4:30 pm at the Columbus Hall
Raffle
27 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle
28 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle
29  Raffle
30 Raffle






 

 


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