Recent Updates
  • 200 Club Dinner is Friday, February 5th. Sign-up is in the clubroom. Dues are $30.
  • If anyone is interested in a piano, the Columbian Ladies have one that can be yours for a donation.
  • Members who move should notify the financial secretary of new address. Those who move just for the winter season need to notify the financial secretary of address change as well as departure and return dates.
Grand Knight's Report

January is here and it’s time to start a new. This year is full of promise with a fresh start!
These are some key dates of interest that should be kept in mind. Saturday January 9 we will be having a Benefit for Melissa Brelish Loomis. She is the daughter of our Brother Knight Jim Brelish. The Benefit will be here in our building starting a 6:00 pm, dinner will be provided, cash bar, basket raffle, 50/50 and a DJ. Tickets can be bought in advance for $10 and $15 at the door. Please call Mary Dalpra for more information 330-412-5046, also the Knights of Columbus 330-837-9101.

January 24 is our Anniversary / Awards Dinner. Reservations are being taken now for the Swiss Steak Dinner with the cost being $15 a person.

Our award recipients are Knight of the Year Dick Wilson, Lady of the Year Mary Jo Meyer, Family of the Year Jim and Karen Fondriest, Volunteer of the Year Ron Kurpieski, Clergy of the Year Randy Smith, Supreme Knights of the Year Father Ed Gretchko, Richard Rootes and Dan Skirtich and lastly Humanitarian of the Year Steve Clark. Congratulations to all of you!

January 26 at 7 pm will be a 1st Degree.
Feburary is sign-up time for the 200 Club Banquet. Please put in your reservation at the K-Club for the banquet which will be held Friday Feburary 5. Also February 9 we will have a 2nd Degree and a 3rd Degree on February 28.

Financial Secretary

Members who move should notify the financial secretary of new address. Those who move just for the winter season need to notify the financial secretary of address change as well as departure and return dates.

Massillon Council 554 meets on the second and fourth Tuesday, at 7:00 PM at the Knights of Columbus hall. In lieu of the fourth Tuesday meeting, there will be a social gathering. The Officers and Trustees of the council meet on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM.

Council 554 is also a member of the Stark County Chapter Knights of Columbus and attend their meetings on the second Thursday of every month, except December.

Council 554 also publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, which is mailed to every member.

The following activities and programs are conducted annually by Council 554 and held at our Knights of Columbus hall:

  • Hot Lunch Program for the needy every Wednesday from 11:30AM to 1:00PM
  • First and Second Degrees held frequently, conducted by the councils own degree teams
  • Family Picnic on the first Sunday in August
  • Children's Halloween Party in October
  • Memorial Mass on the fourth Tuesday in November
  • Children's Christmas Party in December
  • New Year's Eve Party on December 31
  • Basketball Free-Throw Contest in January (for boys and girls age 10 to 14)
  • Anniversary Dinner in January
  • Past Grand Knights Recognition Dinner in spring
  • Children's Easter Egg Hunt
  • "Excellence in Religion" Awards, for area youths presently in April
  • Sponsor's numerous Bloodmobile Drives throughout the year
  • Fraternal Night Party for members and wives, on fourth Tuesday in June
  • Various service projects for local parishes (Round Table Program)

  • Massillon Council 554 takes an active part in the Ohio State Council Knights of Columbus Service Program contest. In addition, the members of Council 554 take an active part in Supreme Council's "Surge with Service" program. Both promote and encourage service activities for Council, Church, Community, Family and Youth.

    Massillon Knights Foundation Bingo - every Monday at the K of C Hall. Doors open at 4:30 PM. Bingo begins at 7:00 PM. One Package (9 ons) - $12.00, 2nd Package - $3.00, 3rd,4th & 5th each add $2.00