June 2013 Grand Knight’s Message

My Brother Knights,

Please join our council on Memorial Day, May 27 at 10:30 am in the Holbrook Plaza Mall across the street from the old Home Run Burger to participate in the parade. If you can’t march please come out and enjoy the parade. Please wear your K of C shirt and/or jacket if possible, if you are planning to march in the parade with our council.

On May 25th, 2013 the Cmdr. John J.Shea  Assembly is scheduled to Plants Flags on gravesites @ Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton N.Y. @ 9:30 A.M. (9:00 A.M. Turnout) we are assigned Section # 32, On June 1st,2013 they are scheduled to remove the Flags @ (9:30 A.M.) Please contact Commander S/K Frank Petraglia @ 631) 979-0009 if you can attend.

Try to attend our monthly general meeting on Tuesday June 12 at 8:00 pm; we will be conducting our election of officers for the 2013-2014 Columbian year. John Leonardo PGK FDD, chairman of the nomination committee, will be leading this portion of the meeting. It is essential for the life of our council to have our members participate in its leadership.

The council would like to purchase a farewell gift for Father Tom who retiring in June and will be leaving the Parish. We are seeking cash donations to purchase a gift certificate. We would like to present it to him at his retirement dinner on June 27. If you would like to contribute for this gift please contact the Deputy Grand Knight Nick Hernandez.  All checks should be payable to Good Shepherd Council #8607 and mailed to:

Good Shepherd Council #8607

PO Box 601

Holbrook, NY 11741-0601



Allen D. Gordon

Grand Knight