Officers for 2013-2014 include
Jim Miller – Grand Knight
Bill Sackett – Advocate
Rev. Brian Hughes – Chaplain
John Brown – Treasurer
Kevin Delaney – Warden
Paul Katzfey – Recorder
Dennis Kurth – Chancellor
Cliff Garvey – Financial Secretary
John Sandy – Lecturer
Tim Trei – Inside Guard
Rich Van Tassel – Outside Guard
The officers and trustees – including Ron Smith, John Steinkamp and Chad Schuchert – reflect the hard work and devotion of fellow Knights, representing charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism.
The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.8 million members in more than 14,000 local councils. Last year, Knights donated 70 million volunteer hours and $167 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, families and youth
Iowa Great Lakes Council 5043 sponsors annual events including the Free Throw Competition and the Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee. They also run the Soup and Pie Supper in November, and the Tootsie Roll Drive for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities Labor Day weekend, benefiting local organizations.
Cutline: Iowa Great Lakes Knights of Columbus Council 5043 officers inducted recently include: Front row, from left Cliff Garvey, Ron Smith and Paul Katzfey. Back row, from left John Brown, Jim Miller, John Steinkamp (trustee) and Dennis Kurth.