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Chili Cook Off
Posted by Keith Lowry on September 22nd, 2015

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Event Sponsored by

Knights of Columbus #1498

at St. Mark on October 10th

Text Box:  Joshua Erickson
St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

Text Box:  
Camillo Casallas

St. Gregory the Great Seminary



This year funds raised will go towards these Seminarians!


Join us on October 10TH after the 4pm Mass, for our 2ND Annual Chili Cook-Off!

The Knights will be serving food and drink for $5.00/person or $20/family

 Enter your chili for your chance at bragging rights! The winner will have their name engraved onto our traveling trophy.


To enter drop your check off with the information below.  Write Chili Cook-off in the memo box.  The judging will be done at the picnic area during 4pm Mass, so please arrive at the picnic area with a 6 quart pot of your best chili recipe at 3:45pm or sooner.  Winners and family fun to be had at the end of Mass.

$30.00 Entry fee and form MUST be received by October 5th!

***Make checks payable to: Knights of Columbus Council #1498***


NAME: _________________________________________________






  • Please bring a minimum of a 6 quart pot of chili labeled with your name, just prior to the 4pm mass (outlets provided for crockpots).

St Mark Grounds Cleanup activity - Sat Sept 26th
Posted by Bernie Kuta on September 18th, 2015

Join us for a Family Volunteer activity to prep the grounds for fall and winter on Saturdya September 26th..    Weeding, mulching, and general outdoor cleanup and prayers in support and recognition of the Pope's visit tot he World Meeting of Families.    Begin the day with daily Mass at 9:00 and then work through  mid-afternoon .  Pray the  Rosary at lunch time after eating hot-dogs.
First Saturday Suppers
Posted by Bernie Kuta on July 20th, 2015

First Saturday Suppers schedule for the CY2015 hosted by Council 1498 Family Activities Program:

July 4th, 2015                   August1, 2015              September 5, 2015        October 10, 2015 (Chili Cookofft)

Nothing in Nobember due to hosting of the Major Degree on November 7        December 5, 2015



Assembly 2014 Tax form filed
4th Degree
4th Degree
Posted by Bernie Kuta on May 12th, 2015


The tax form 990 has been filed for the Assembly 2937 by the Faithful Purser.   See this attached file as the details.

Posted by Dr. David Caton on May 8th, 2015

Council 1498 KofC1
APPROVED FY2015-16 Budget
Council: (1010-1299)
1010 Dues                           8,000.00
1020 Initiation Fees                                50.00
1040 Pennies from Heaven (RESTRICTED FUNDS)                              500.00
1100 Investment Income                                10.00
1210 KofC Supreme RSVP refunds                              200.00
1220 Angel Fund investment  income (RESTRICTED FUNDS)                                10.00
1230 Angel Fund designated donations (RESTRICTED FUNDS)                                     -  
1240 Misc INCOME - Donations                              500.00
FundRaisers (13xx)
1320 Peach Drive                           8,000.00
1340 KofC Formal Tickets                           8,000.00
1341 Formal Auction                          15,000.00
1342 Paddle Raise #1                         10,000.00             35,000.00
1343 Paddle Raise #2                         10,000.00
1350 Mentally Handicapped Drive (KofC State Charities)                           1,500.00
1360 Football Pool (Kof C State Charities)                           1,250.00
1370 Retreat                           1,000.00
1380 Ten Commandments plaques (Pro- Life)                              150.00
Yearlong Events/Major Activities (14xx)
1410 Breakfasts                           3,500.00
1420 Fish Fry                           3,000.00
1440 Knights Store                              700.00
1445 Beer and Brats/Spaghetti Dinners                           2,000.00
Special Events (15xx)
1510 H.R. Ice Cream Social                              500.00
1520 Camp Out                           5,000.00
1530 Major Degrees (hosting)                           1,000.00
1540 Keep Christ in Christmas campaign                              400.00
1550 H.R. Mansion Event                              500.00
1560 H.R. Civic Green Children's Event                              300.00
1580 Chili Cookoff                              900.00
Total Revenue                      81,970.00
Administrative (2xxx):
Recurring Fees/Expenses (20xx)
2020  Liability Insurance                              350.00
2040  KofC #1498 Website                              600.00
Council Support (21xx)
2110  Awards                              600.00
2120  KofC Colorado State assessments                           1,800.00
2130  KofC Supreme Assessments                           2,000.00
Council Supplies (22xx)
2210  Adminstrative Supplies                              750.00
2220  Postage                              600.00
2230  Advertising (general Printing, Copies, Banners, etc)                              300.00
2240  Name Tags                              300.00
2250  Capital Expenditures (equipment)                           1,500.00
2260  Knights Store                              600.00
Council Officer Expenses (23xx)
2310  State Convention and Semi-Annual Meetings                              250.00
2320  Grand Knight's Fund(annual)                              500.00
2330  District Deputy Expenses Fund(annual)                                     -  
2340  Financial Secretary payment (per bylaws)                              800.00
2350  Member Relief Fund(annual per council bylaws)                              100.00
2400 Building Fund transfer (2400)
2500  Angel Fund - Paddle Raise #2 (Restricted)                         10,000.00
Administrative Total                      21,050.00
FundRaisers: (3xxx)
3010  Peach Drive                           5,500.00
3030  Formal Auction                           1,000.00
3032  Paddle Raise #1(Restricted)                         10,000.00
FundRaisers Total                      16,500.00
3110  St. Mark Parish                            3,500.00
3120  Misc. Community Donations                           6,000.00
3130  Sacred Heart Retreat House                              500.00
3140  Mentally Handicapped Donation (KofC State Charities Tootsie Roll Campaign)                           1,500.00
3160  Pennies from Heaven Donation (KofC Sate Charityes)                              600.00
3170  ReturningGod's Gifts                              500.00
Donations/Charity Total                      12,600.00
Program EXPENSES (4xxx)
Pro-Life Committee
4010  Pro-Life Donations                              500.00
4020  Pro-Life Council                               250.00
4040  UltraSound Initiaive- KofC State Charities                           1,000.00
4050  Unborn Memorial Monument FUND                              500.00
Pro-Life Total                         2,250.00
Membership Program 
5010  Welcome Meals                              150.00
5030  Recruiting - Admissions                              100.00
5040  Retention                              100.00
5060  Major Degree Fees                              400.00
Membership Total                            750.00
Council Commitee:
6010  Football Pool (KofC State Charities)                           1,000.00
6020  Major Degrees hosting                           1,200.00
6040  KnightsBreakfasts                           2,000.00
6050  Chili Cookoff                              900.00
6060  Spagetti Dinners                              300.00
Council Total                         5,400.00
Church Committee:
6510  St. Mark Altar Server Appreciation                              250.00
6520  Keep Christ in Christmas (Campaign & Supplies)                              400.00
6530  St. Mark - Priest Meals                              200.00
6550  St. Mark- Employee Appreciation                              250.00
6660  Seminarian Support                           1,000.00
6670  Council Retreat                           1,000.00
Church Total                         3,100.00
Community Committee:
7010  Civic Green Children's Event                              300.00
7030  H.R. Mansion Event                              300.00
7040  H.R. Ice Cream Social                              250.00
7060  Fish Fry(s)                           2,000.00
Community Total                         2,850.00
Family Committee:
7510  Christmas/AdventParty                              100.00
7520  Christmas Tree Hunt                              200.00
7530  Outdoor Nativity                              100.00
7540  Family Night                              150.00
7550  St. Mark Church Grounds Clean-Up                              500.00
7560  Kite Flying Picnic                              100.00
7570  Fellowship Meals (July 4, B&B, Oktoberfest, Spaghetti…)                           2,000.00
7580  Mothers Day Flowers                              250.00
Family Total                         3,400.00
Youth Committee:
8010  Soccer Challenge                              250.00
8020  Free Throw Championship                              350.00
8030 Stewardship award-2@$1000                           2,000.00
8040  Youth Activity Scholarship(added Aug 2)                              500.00
8050  Kids Fest & Paintball                           1,000.00
Youth Total                         4,100.00
Committee Led Events:
8510  Camp Out - 2016                           1,500.00
8513  Camp Out - 2015                           4,000.00
8520  KofCFormal Dinner & Site Expenses                           8,500.00
that the 2014 IRS Form 990 had been timely filed.
Committees Total                      14,000.00
Total Expenses                      86,000.00
Net Increase / (Decrease) in Cash                       (4,030.00)

Slate of Officers (elected and appointed) for 2015-2016 Fraternal Year as well as Directors
Posted by Dr. David Caton on May 8th, 2015

APPROVED Slate of Officers (elected, appointed and directors) proposed by DGK Mosholder:


Grand Knight-Richard Bowers; Deputy Grand Knight-Tim Mosholder;Chancellor: Keith Lowry; Warden: Carlo Turchiano; Advocate: Patrick McAllen;Treasurer: Bruce Allen; Recorder: David Caton; Inside Guard: David Barnett;Outside Guard: David Stauber; Trustee 3 year: Bernie Kuta; Trustee 2 year:Robert Wilson; Trustee 1 year: Jim Butler


Chaplain: Fr. Francisco Quezada; Financial Secretary: Ed Belen;Lecturer: Christopher Harden


Membership: Keith Lowry; Program: Tim Mosholder; Church: JohnPark: Council; Eric Obergfell; Youth: Steve Myer; Family: Bernie Kuta;Community: Mark Smith; Culture of Life: (unfilled); Communications: (unfilled)

Discovery Job Network
Posted by Dr. David Caton on April 4th, 2014

 Brother Knight Bruce Allen introduced us to an organization during the April 2014 Business Meeting known as the Discovery Job Network which is available to anyone looking for a job.  It is dedicated to providing faith-based employment services to anyone seeking assistance with finding and securing employment.  The discovery Job Network offices are located at St, Thomas More Catholic Church in Centennial and the office hours are M-Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Here is the website:   http://www.discoveryjobnetwork.org/ 

Bylaws have been updated
Posted by Bernie Kuta on October 17th, 2013

On October 3, 2013 the council voted to modify our bylaws immediately.   Three items were changed. and have been submitted to Supreme and have been approved.  The revised bylaws will be published and posted on our website.

1.  Meetings updated :   Business Meetings will continue to be on the 1st Thursday of each month,    Planning Meetings are to be held on the 4th Thursday

2.   Member Dues have been increased to $50 per annum (previously was $36)   This amount will become effective for CY2014.    (The amount is substantiated as being the amount that is needed for paying Supreme and State assessments plus council operating expenses that should not be taken out of "donations" or "revenue" from charitable events.)

3.   The maximum amount that can be approved within the context of one meeting is now $250 (previously was $400).   (The discussion was about making it a practice for people asking or funds to be prepared a month in advance of the need.   Historically,  the council has often been asked for the $400 without much justification or reasoning simply because that was the limit.)


Bernie  Kuta\\\   Grndk Knight

Member Mentoring
Posted by Bernie Kuta on August 29th, 2012

This year the council officers are embarking to mentor new (and inactive) members for Council 1498.    If you would like to volunteer as a mentor, please contact me.

Guidance is forthcoming, but generally a mentor will be tasked with taking a member under his wing and helping him become active and a blessing to the council.   Getting involved in program committees, events, and learning about the KofC Organization.   Proposers will also be asked to followup with new members to help them become integrated.


Bernie Kuta,   Membership Director      303-346-8830       dgk@1498.org     or   membership@1498.org 


Prayer Requests Now Online
Web Site
Web Site
Posted by Brian Sago on August 23rd, 2011

Rather than contact myself or other officers, any Knight can now send Prayer Requests to all Knights and their wives. Simply log into the site (click Login at the top) and then, once logged in, click the Prayer Request link.
Forgotten Logins
Web Site
Web Site
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