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Retention Chairman Iowa KofC
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Davis Assembly commented on Retention Chairman Iowa KofC's blog post 'Preventing the Guy Who Never Came Back'
"THE FINAL STEP UP By Leslie M. Opat, Past Faithful Navigator of Davis Assembly 0271 http://iowakofc.org/profiles/blogs/the-final-step-up"
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Davis Assembly commented on Retention Chairman Iowa KofC's blog post 'Preventing the Guy Who Never Came Back'
""I'm the Guy" as read by Faithful Navigator Les Opat: http://iowakofc.org/video/i-m-the-guy-as-read-by-faithful-navigator-les-opat"
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Davis Assembly commented on Retention Chairman Iowa KofC's blog post 'Preventing the Guy Who Never Came Back'
"Encourage all members to make all of the degrees. See the article, "The Final Step Up," by Les Opat: http://iowakofc.org/profiles/blogs/the-final-step-up"
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What KC Council do you belong to?
Iowa Jurisdiction
What is the name of your Parish?
St Mary's
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If you are an "Iowa Knight Supporter," who recommended you register with the Iowa Knights of Columbus web site?
Michael Gaspers

Retention Chairman Iowa KofC's News Updates

Preventing the Guy Who Never Came Back

Posted on June 18, 2017 at 10:43pm 4 Comments

Contributed by Larry Hauber - Regional Membership

Remember “I’m the Guy?”

It’s up to us – you and me – to work in our Council Halls and with our brother Knights, especially new Knights to be certain none of them become the Guy who didn’t come back. 

As Council Officers ask yourselves as you close out this fraternal year and plan for a better next:

1)    Have you invited all members of your council to at least one event:…

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The Power of Fraternity to Retain

Posted on March 8, 2017 at 10:00pm 3 Comments

Reminder that councils are asked to refrain from finalizing any suspensions from January thru June. This is the time of year to activate your retention committee to make personal contact with your members to keep them engaged. If you haven’t already done so implement the power of 10 council structure.

Councils need to be about relationships – building a Band of Brothers. Using a modified power of 10 approach is working in many councils to keep members connected and engaged.…

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At 12:40am on June 19, 2017, District 15 Knights said…

Lots of recruitment & retention information at http://iowakofc.org/profile/District15Knights

At 8:54am on March 26, 2017, M said…

"As [the Knights of Columbus] grows, it is impossible to know everyone, but if I try to relate myself with just one other person, something will happen, something remarkable."

At 10:34pm on March 9, 2017, M said…

I am the Profile Page (website) chairman for IowaKofC.org. Let me know if you have questions about your Profile Page (website) and/or the IowaKofC.org website platform.

Overview of IowaKofC.org:
http://iowakofc.org/page/website-training

If you've got a personal Profile Page (website) here on IowaKofC.org, what do you do with it? Answer: http://iowakofc.org/profiles/blogs/ok-so-you-ve-got-a-personal-profile-page-website-here-on-iowakofc

How to enliven your Profile Page and by showing all of the activity from the entire IowaKofC.org website on your own Profile Page: http://iowakofc.org/profiles/blogs/how-to-show-all-of-the-activity-from-the-entire-iowakofc-org

Another way to see all of the activity across IowaKofC.org is to click on the Activity tab in the "Update Central" box in the middle column on the main (home) IowaKofC.org webpage.

If you want to get a Profile Page (website) operating for your Council, Assembly, and/or District, go to http://iowakofc.org/video/iowa-kc-council-profile-set-up for an instructional video. For more information and discussion on this issue, go to http://iowakofc.org/forum/topics/set-up-council-profile-page

Catholic gentlemen these days EXPECT to see a council website AND facebook page, and they're not difficult to set up. IowaKofC.org is *THE* place for a council, assembly, and/or district Profile Page (website) because it is easy to use, interactive, and FREE!

At 10:06pm on December 8, 2015, District 15 Knights said…

Looking forward to retention information and ideas being posted here.

At 6:42pm on December 7, 2015, M said…

Council Retention Chairman
Patrick T. O'Keefe
3923 77th St
Urbandale, IA 50322-2588
515-253-0551 C: 515-490-6052
okeefekofc@gmail.com

Membership Retention Chairman
Marvin H. Menke
2133 St. Paul Rd
West Point, IA 52656-9306
Phone: 319-837-6782
mrmenke@iowatelecom.net

At 6:33pm on December 7, 2015, District 15 Knights said…

Please see the "DISTRICT 8 INFORMATION" box at District8Knights.tk (http://iowakofc.org/profile/District8Knights) for a compilation of important recruitment and retention strategies. Please leave a message on our Comment Wall if there's anything we should add to or delete from our list.

At 6:29pm on December 7, 2015, Decorah Knights said…

Welcome to the IowaKofC.org website. 

I hope you’ll take a look at the Council 4208 website; all you need to do is go to DecorahKnights.tk or http://iowakofc.org/profile/decorahknights and just scroll up and down to see all the information about the Decorah Knights of Columbus; it's that simple.

Please add us as a "Friend" if we’re not already friends on the IowaKofC.org website.  :-)

It's great to have you aboard the IowaKofC.org web platform. Click on the Activity tab in the "Update Central" box in the middle column on the main (home) IowaKofC.org webpage to see all of the activity going on across the State on IowaKofC.org.

Click here and then scroll down to see the comments about the importance of having Knights take the second and third degrees asap after having been introduced to the Order via the first degree.

And, finally, why "waste" your time asking another man to join the Knights of Columbus? Here's why:
http://iowakofc.org/profiles/blogs/link-in-the-chain

Fraternally,
--The Council 4208 webmaster

DecorahKnights.tk = http://iowakofc.org/profile/DecorahKnights

At 6:27pm on December 7, 2015, Davis Assembly said…

Can 4th-degree members wear their regalia to parish functions outside of wakes, funerals, Confirmations, and that sort of official thing? Perhaps increased use of regalia would increase visibility and retention?

At 6:23pm on December 7, 2015, M said…

Retention: VERY important. The Iowa KofC's need to work on this. Thanks for setting up this page.

 
 
 

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