BEN ZIRI CARAVAN #218
September 20, 2018
Knights of Columbus Hall
CALL TO ORDER GC Theresa Andreas opened the meeting at 6:01 pm
OPENING PRAYER was led by Rich Miro
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE was led by Chris Braun
ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS All members present with the exception of MW Ken Owen and V. GR Com. Fran Samhammer excused, S.D. Lavern Burns and Chap. Fr. Mike Dallmeier.
MINUTES of the previous meeting were approved as read.
COMMUNICATIONS Two letters and monetary donations in memory of Gertrude Winslow from her Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren. A Thank You from Rady’s Children’s Hospital for our donation to the Medically Fragile Children. A Thank You from TERRI.
COMMITTEE REPORTS S/E Fernando Acuna’ - reported receipts of $1,701.00, proceeds from “Forever Plaid” 1,680.00 and a donation of $21.00 Total deposit. $1,701.00 G/Ch Mike Caligiuri reported receipts of $1,701.00. Disbursements of $2,276.13 leaving a total available balance of $7,980.23. Mike reported that $100.00 will be sent as the annual Caravan donation to Region.
REGIONAL NEWS RD Chris Braun stated Ben Ziri Caravan was the first to initiate a new member electronically. He challenged other Caravans to do the same. Regional raffle tickets are ready for distribution, on sale Nov 2018-Nov 2019. The word Salaam is now replaced by Laus Deo (Praise God.)
COMMITTEE REPORTS Bruce reminded all of the Souper Bowl Oct 27. Halloween costume. Do you want to bring your Crock-Pot filled with you favorite soup? Let Bruce know. Also the Installation of Offices for the 2019 year will be held. GC Theresa has made the reservations for the Christmas Party.
NEW BUSINESS Mike moved that Ben Ziri change from the Calendar year Jan 1/Dec 31 to the Fiscal year Jul 1/June 30. Mike also moved that new members Chris Martin and Mechelle Rhead be awarded $100.00 new membership incentive award from Supreme.
The names of those willing to serve if elected to the Ben Ziri for the 2018-19 Officers Divan are:
Gr. Commander Mike Caligiuri
Vice .Gr. Commander Rich Miro
Gr. Chamberlain Stan Gilliland
Scribe Exchequer Fernando Acuna
Gr. Scribe Tony Andreas
Gr. Advocate Ed Sheer
Gr. Ed./Hist. Bruce Taber
Mstr. Wrdrb. Ken Owen
Mstr. Bdygrd Geri Cooper
Mstr. Oasis Juliana Taber
Sent. Twr. Fe Castro
Sent. Desrt. Fran Samhammer
PIGC Theresa Andreas
Chaplain Fr. Mike Dallmeier
NEXT MEETING October18, 2018
GOOD OF THE ORDER
GC Theresa asked for prayers for Tony who will under undergo Heart surgery. Please pray for Tim Sheer, son of Ed and Shay Sheer and PSC Bob Santos and his wife Francis. Remember all Ben Ziri members in your prayers.
CLOSING PRAYER Maggie Owen
DRAWIING Mike Caligiuri
GS Maggie Owen