COUNCIL 13300, OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL
Serving the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Community
Wildwood, FL & The Villages, FL


MEETINGS

Monthly Business Meeting-1st Monday of the month at 6:00 pm     

Officers' Planning Meeting-3rd Monday of the month at 5:30 pm

Meetings are held at:

Family Life Center

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
5323 East Country Road 462
Wildwood, FL 34785

(352)330-0220

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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2023

January

Time

Council Events

Contact

Phone

9

6:00 pm

Council Meeting, Family Life Center, SVdP

Bill Wirtz

937-470-7795

14/15

Sat/Sun

Red Shirt Weekend - All Masses 

Mike Lepore

515-306-0380

16

5:30 pm

Officers/Directors Meeting,                                        Family Life Center, SVdP

Bill Wirtz

937-470-7795

17

11 am - 8 pm

Fundraiser Lopez Legacy CC

Jim LoBue

410-271-1939

19-27

8:30 a.m.

9 Day Novena for Life

Gerry Haggerty

352-643-0115

29

8 am

5th Sunday Rosary, SVDP

Greg Mroczkowski

804-337-8153

1/31-2/6

All Day

Display of St. Joseph Icon, SVDP

Mike Lepore

515-306-0380

February

Time

Council Events

Contact

Phone

2

1-3 p.m.

Veneration Service - St. Joseph Icon, SVDP Church

Greg Mroczkowski

804-337-8153

6

6 p.m.

Council Meeting, 

Family Life Center, SVDP

Bill Wirtz

937-470-7795

11/12

Sat/Sun

Red Shirt Weekend - All Masses 

Bill Wirtz

937-470-7795

13

5:30 p.m.

Officers/Directors Meeting,                                        Family Life Center, SVdP

Bill Wirtz

937-470-7795

21

11 am - 8 pm

Rose Plantation Fundraiser

Jim LoBue

410-271-1939

21

11 am - 1 pm

Rose Plantation Social

Mike Grindel

678-778-4646


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS FOR MEMBERS OF COUNCIL 13300


1. WELCOME ABOARD HANDBOOK .........................................   Click Here for Copy



J. Michael Grindel
Grand Knight Council 13300
2. COUNCIL MEMBERS HANDBOOK .......................................    Click Here for Copy

3. FAITH IN ACTION HANDBOOK ...........................................     Click Here for Copy

4. COUNCIL 13300 BY-LAWS ........................  Click Here for Copy

5. COUNCIL CALENDAR OF EVENTS FY 2022-2023 ....................Click Here for Copy

6. GOOD OF THE ORDER ........................................   Click Here for Copy

7. MONTHLY COUNCIL NEWSLETTER ............................................. Click Here for Copy

8. COUNCIL OFFICERS/DIRECTORS CONTACT LIST................... Click Here for Copy
KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS - NATIVITY QUILT RAFFLE
Our Thanks to all who helped sell tickets for the Nativity Quilt Raffle.  We raised over $1600 to support Kids Central and the Wildwood Shop with a Cop Programs to buy Christmas Gifts for needy children in our area.  

The Winner of the Quilt Raffle was Tom Clark.  CONGRATULATIONS!!!

UPCOMING EVENTS

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January 2023

9 (Mon) 6:00 pm Council Meeting, Family Life Center, SVDP

14/15 (All Masses) Red Shirt Sunday

16 (Mon) 5:30 pm Officers/Directors Meeting, Family Life Center, SVDP

17 (Tu) 11 am - 8 pm Fundraiser Lopez Legacy CC

19-27 (All Day) 9 Day Novena for Life

29 (Sun) 8 am 5th Sunday Rosary,
SVDP

1/31-2/6 (All Day) Display of St. Joseph Icon, SVDP

February 2023

2 (Thu) 1-3 pm Veneration of St. Joseph Icon, SVDP Church

6 (Mon) 6 pm Council Meeting, Family Life Center, SVDP

11/12 (Sat/Sun) Red Shirt Sunday

13 (Mon) 5:30 pm  Officers/Directors Meeting, Family Life Center, SVDP

21 (Tue) 11 am - 8 pm Fundraiser at Rose Plantation, Fruitland Park, FL

21 (Tue) 11 am - 1 pm KOC Social at Rose Plantation, Fruitland Park, FL
Family of the Year
FOY for 2021-2022 Ken & Diane Rabideau presented by GK William Wirtz
Knight of the Year
Knight of the Year James Bradley presented by GK William Wirtz,and  DD Chris Berens
KNIGHT OF THE MONTH
Knight of the Month fo rDecember 2022 presented by GK william Wirtz to BK Trey Russ
FAMILY OF THE MONTH
GK William Wirtz presents Family of Month for November 2022 to Greg & Carole Mroczkowski
Golden Knight Honorees 2022
GK Bill Wirtz presents Golden Knight Awards to SK Bill Grieco, SK Ray Coppola and SK Jim Anderson for 2022
KNIGHT of the MONTH


December - Trey Russ
November - Tom Kilbride
October - Dean Pfirrman
September - Mark Manno
August - Mike Lepore
July - Vince D'Onofrio
June - James Bradley
May - Mario Cacace
April - Ralph Rodriquez-Capaballo
March - Fr. John McCrackken
February - Michael Amsden
January - James Bradley & George Luzano
December - Bob Carberry
November - Jon Hoscheit
October - Robert Cunningham
September - William Grieco
August - James Delaney and Frank Pellegriino

FAMILY of the MONTH


December - Wayne & Danielle Valentine

November - Greg & Carol Mroczkowski

October - Bill & Linda Comber

September - Jack & Maureen Wilson

August - Jon & Kim Hoscheit

July - Jerry & Connie Jackovich

June - Fred & Karin Rosenthale

May - Jim & Anne LoBue

April - Patrick & Judy O'Neill

March - Gerry & Mary Jane Haggerty

February - Jake & Bev Methner

January - Bob & Dot Intrieri

December -  Joey Hidock and Marilyn Celli

November - Bill & Ellen Lowderman

October - Mark & Barbara Manno

September - Gary & Micki Quinn

August - Bill & Linda Comber




Golden Knight Award

2022 - Ray Coppola
2022 - Jim Anderson
 2022- Bill Grieco
2019- Frank Giaccone


FAMILY of the YEAR 

2019 -
Dn Dana & Diane McCarthy
2020 - Mike & Cece Grindel
2021 - Jim & Anne Lobue
2022- Ken & Diane Rabideau

KNIGHT of the YEAR 

2019 - Jon Hoscheit
2020 - Jon Hoscheit
2021 - Mike Lepore
2022 - James Bradley
 
Honorary Life Members

Jon Hoscheit
Robert Miller
Don Green

Honorary Members

Glenn Silver


Hands of Mercy Everywhere - May 31, 2022
BK Gerry Haggerty, Ken Edwards and Mike Grindel (not in picture) presented Checks for $2525 to HOME.  These were in addition to donations of $3000 and $4000 for a total of $9525 this Fraternal Year.
Kids Central Christmas Gift
SK Mike Grindel presents check for $1000 to Yvonda Semso, Kinship Navigator for Kids Central, Wildwood, FL on 12-2-22
Wildwood Police Shop with a Cop Christmas Gift
SK Bill Lowderman and SK Mike Grindel present $1500 gift to Sgt David Perry and Cpt. D. Walker of the Wildwood Police Dept 12-2-22
In recognition of their outstanding support to Council 13300 throughout the year, the Grand Knight presented a Certificate of Appreciation and some sweet treats to the staff of St. Vincent dePaul Parish.  LtoR: Denisse Lund, DGK Bill Wirtz, GK Gary Quinn, Star Ciccio and Krysten Bracaglia
Life Choices Clinic Presentation Nov 2021
GK Bill Wirtz and DGK Mike LePore present check to Marcia Marron, Executive Director Life Choices Women's Clinic Nov 2021
REMEMBER THE REASON

LOOKING FOR KNIGHTS TO DO CHRIST'S WORK



   COME WHEN YOU CAN, DO WHAT YOU CAN!



Habitat for Humanity - Mar 15, 2022
Present were Bill Wirtz, Jon Hoscheit, Joyce Wirtz and Wayne Valentine
Combat Veterans to Careers May 2022
BKs Bob Intrier, Jim Lobue, Mario Cacace and Bill Lowderman present check to David Booth of Combat Veterans to Careers.   The donation of $7969 was in addition to $2500 donated in March for a total of $10,469.
Installation of Officers 2022
Procession of Officers for Installation for FY 2022-2023 at SVDP Church June 29, 2022
Honoree for Charity, Unity, Fraternity Degree
 Fr John McCracken recognized as Honoree for the Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity September 1, 2022
EXEMPLIFICATION OF CHARITY, UNITY AND FRATERNITY INDUCTEES
New Brother Knights presented with their Degree Certificates by GK Bill Wirtz September 12, 2022
Induction of New Brother Knights - Nov 2022
Ten new Brother Knights inducted at 11/28 Charity, Unity and Fraternity Degree Ceremony.  Presentation of Certificates at Dec Council Meeting by BK Bill Wirtz
State Awards to Council for FY 2021-2022
Council received Awards for 1st Place in State of Florida 2022 for Faith, Family and Life
COLUMBIAN AWARD FOR FY 2021-2022
Columbian Award for FY 2021-2022 presented to GK Bill Wirtz by DD Chris Berens.