Submit your FORM 185/186 and DIR 1 as soon as your Council/Assembly elections are held. Form 185/186 Can be completed using the Officer Online at www.kofc.org. Use the link in the left column to go to the Forms Page to submit the DIR 1. All Councils/Assemblies need to fill out BOTH of these forms each year even if officers do not change. Officers not reported by September 1 will not be included in the State Directory for 2014-15. Please be sure to send a copy of the Form 185/186 to the state office: IllinoisKC@illinoisknights.org
The Spirit of Illinois (IL-SP7) Form has been updated for 2014-2015 Fraternal Year. Please recycle any old forms and download the current PDF format forms from the Programs Page.
Future Meeting Dates
|Mid Year DD Meeting||December 6 - 7, 2014||Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Springfield|
|117th State Convention 2015||April 24 - 26, 2015||Westin Hotel, Itasca|
|Installation and DD Meeting||July 10 - 12, 2015||Hilton Hotel, Lisle/Naperville|
|Supreme Convention 2015||August 4 - 6, 2015||Philadelphia, PA|
|Mid Year DD Meeting||December 4 - 6, 2015||Marriott Hotel, Normal|
|118th State Convention 2016||April 29 - May 1, 2016||Hilton Hotel, Springfield|
Congratulations to Illinois Star Councils
** = Double Star, *** = Triple Star
Princeton Council 5591 Celebrates 50th Annniversary
On Saturday, June 28, 2014 the Princeton, IL Knights of Columbus Council #5591 (Fr. Edward Farrell Council) celebrated their 50th anniversary with a Catholic Mass and dinner with family and relatives. Pictured with the Council's original charter and Grand Knight, Dave Roden (back) are charter members Dick Olds, Dick DeBord, Lee Pence, and Mick Kunkel. The Princeton KofC have been serving the local community through countless service projects, monthly food drives, yearly Tootsie Roll drives for Gateway Services and The Special Olympics, and so much more.
Recruitment Videos to use in your CouncilThese short (1 minute) "commercials" highlighting the work of the Knights of Columbus and promoting membership growth. The final video is a message from Supreme Knight Carl Anderson explaing why now is the time for Catholic men to Join the Knights. All videos are in .mov format and can be played using a QuickTime Player. In order to download them, right click and choose "save linked file as" from the menu.
REMEMBER: EVERY ACTIVITY IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR
RECRUITMENT - RETENTION - REACTIVATION!
Have you considered the Knights of Columbus in your estate planning? Check out the Bequests Links in the Membership Section to learn more.