Fraternal Year 2008-09 Awards Banquet, 8-25-09
The Hall looks ready for the Awards Banquet. Thanks Anthony, Bob & Jerome!!! OK, they're coming. Joe, Anthony and C.j. PGK Ronald Michelli speaks to Guy Lato.
PGK John Ricca and his wife, with PGK Ronald Michelli on the right. Alright, let's get the show one the road!!! Let's bow our head's and say thanks to our Lord for the food we will receive during this banquet. Louis leads us with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the USA!!
OK, the buffet line is beginning to move. The buffet, from the bread, salad, and vegetable end. Joe Anselmo and his wife being served by Jimmy.
Joe works on his salad as Jimmie serves some Coleman's. Dr. Bill, Jerome and Gene serve the Coleman's during the Awards Banquet. PGK Anthony begins the evening announcements and intros.
GK Coco presents the members of the head table, DD Carl, PGK Anthony, Richard Bosse, and their wives along with Mrs. Coco. GK Coco turns the podium to PGK Anthony who will introduce the Past Grand Knights. PGK Rupert Rodriguez rises to be recognized.
PGK Donald Pourciau rises to be recognized. PGK Ronald Michelli rises to be recognized. PGK Robert Rodriguez rises to be recognized.
PGK Robert Rodriguez rises to be recognized. PGK Richard Goudeau rises to be recognized. PGK Travis Blanchard rises to be recognized.
PGK Louis Rogge of St. Alphonsus, now in KC 4030, rises to be recognized. PGK Todd Sandeman of St. Dominic in New Orleans, now in KC 4030, rises to be recognized. PGK John Ricca of Most Blessed Sacrament, KC Insurance Agent for KC 4030, rises to be recognized.
Nell Fernandez, wife of PGK Jim Fernandez, now deceased, rises to be recognized. Richard Bosse, Chairman of the Ultrasound Campaign, begins his talk on the steps leading to our purchase of an ultrasound. Richard emphasizes an important point during his presentation.
DD Carl Robichaux speaks during the KC 4030 Awards Banquet. DD Carl Robichaux reads an e-mail from State Deputy Ben Davidson indicating that KC 4030 has attained Supreme STAR Council. GK Coco congratulates everyone who worked in UNITY during the 2008-09 State & Fraternal Year to receive 3rd Place at State and STAR Council at Supreme.
GK Coco presents PGK Louis Rogge a Certificate of Appreciation for his work during the 2008-09 year as Chairman of Community Activities. GK Coco presents C. J. Glynn a Certificate of Appreciation for his role as Warden during the 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents Mark Sanchez a Certificate of Appreciation for his role as Treasurer during the 2008-09 Fraternal Year
GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Financial Secretary Stephen Dupiere for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to PGK Richard Goudeau, Outside Guard, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Jimmy Vermaelen, Inside Guard, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year.
GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to PGK Mike Coleman, 1-year Trustee and Youth Committee Chairman, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to PGK Travis Blanchard, 2-year Trustee and Membership Chairman, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Andre' Toups, Church Committee Chairman, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year.
GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to PGK Robert Fernandez, 3-year Trustee and mentor to GK Coco, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to PGK Anthony Michelli, Council Chairman & Answer Man for GK Coco, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Bill Dimattia, Family/Retention Chairman, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year.
GK Coco presents a Certificate of Appreciation to PGK John Ricca, KC 4030 Insurance Agent, for work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents Guy Lato a Certificate of Appreciation for recruiting PGK Anthony Michelli over 25 years ago. GO GUY!!! GK Coco again thanks all KC 4030 members for their work to make THEIR Council a WINNER during the 2008-09 Fraternal Year.
Mark Sanchez walks toward the podium to receive the Knight of the Year Honor. GK Coco presents Mark Sanchez the Knight of the Year Plaque for his Outstanding work in 2008-09 Fraternal Year. GK Coco presents the Family of the Year Award to the Mike Coleman Family for their outstanding work during the 2008-09 Fraternal Year.
Another view of GK Coco with the Family of the Year, the Coleman's. GK Coco closes out the 2008-09 Awards Banquet and turns the podium over to PGK Anthony. PGK Anthony hands a bouquet of Roses to Jo, GK Coco's wife, thanking her for work during the 2008-09 Fraternal Year.
Jo Coco admires her bouquet as GK Coco announces that DD Carl will lead us in "God Bless America." DD Carl leads the attendees in singing "God Bless America." All of the Head Table look at the Flag of the "Good Old USA" during the singing of "God Bless America.".