Our Lady of the Lakes - Council No. 6318
         10 Fair Street   Carmel, New York 10512 (845) 225-6318  

Breaking News Alerts

Updated September 23, 2017

Columbus Day Parade - Sunday Oct. 1
March with us as we honor the namesake of our Order. Meet at the council at noon to carpool over to Mahopac. Parade steps off at 2:30. Return to our council for a free pasta dinner. This is a Color Corps callout!
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Oktoberfest - Saturday Oct. 7th
Our good old fashioned Oktoberfest is back at our council on October 7th, and this year it will be better than ever! Traditional German live music from the Austrian Boys Band, German food, German beer, contests, and more! Ach du lieber, so much fun! Wunderbar!
Our doors and our lounge will open at 2 p.m., and we'll be serving complimentary German appetizers (Bavarian pretzels, bratwurst, and more!) and featuring imported German beers on tap.

Going to Homecoming at Carmel H.S.? No worries -- you can go to the game and still have dinner with us! At 5:30 we'll start serving a home-made full schnitzel dinner with all the sides (red cabbage, mashed potatoes, green beans amandine, hunter gravy), including apple strudel a la mode for dessert.

For only $20 you get admission, appetizers, dinner, dessert, and one draft beer. Plus we'll have contests and raffles and loads of fun inside our hall and in our outdoor beer garden. Don't miss it!

Contact Mike Bock (646-335-6576) for reservations and more information
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Annual Dinner Dance - Saturday Nov. 4th
Join us for our 46th Anniversary Annual Dinner Dance and Awards Ceremony. Fine dining, LIVE MUSIC, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, NEW CATERER, dancing, raffles, and recognition of our members who do so much to make our council so special.
Last year was such a great success that we are once holding our Annual in the St. James school gymnasium so we have plenty of room to spread out, dance, and host the band and a special guest performer. This year's event promises to be an OUTSTANDING event, so get in your reservation today! (RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST!)
We're proud to feature the musical stylings of SOULMATES ("Music from the Heart and Soul") and the comic genius of FRAN CAPO!
We're also thrilled to announce we have all new catering by Patrick's Pub & Grill of Mahopac, featuring premium meats carving stations and fantastic appetizers like their Blarney Rolls (corned beef & cabbage) and Irish rice balls.
As usual, the night will start with a cocktail hour with plenty of hot hors d’oeuvres, followed by a great catered buffet dinner, our brief awards ceremony, live entertainment and dancing, and delicious desserts & coffee. Open bar all night!
Raffles ? Live Band ? Comedy Performance ? Dancing ? Awards Ceremony ? Souvenir Journal
$80 each or $150 per couple*
Reservations required by October 27th
(*$90 each / $175 per couple after 10/27 and at the door)
Contact Rob at gk@carmelknights.org to make your reservations, or just send your check to Joe Groneman, Council 6318, 10 Fair Street, Carmel NY 10512.
And don't forget to please see PGK Jonathan Garcia or any officer to take out a journal ad. Click this link to download the ad form: http://carmelknights.org/2017AnnualJournalForm.pdf
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Eagle Scout Fundraiser Spaghetti Dinner - Saturday Sept. 30
Enjoy another great pasta and meatballs dinner to help raise funds for Boy Scout Thomas Riley's Eagle Scout Project. The dinner will be at our council hall on Saturday, September 30th, from 5-8 p.m. (If you're going on the Mohegan Sun casino trip, stop in for dinner when you get off the bus!)
The suggested donation is only $10 per person or $20 for a family. Donations of food (cooked or uncooked) and supplies are welcome. Speak with GK Rob Firriolo about dropping off your donation at the council.
Thomas' project is the complete reflooring of two 16x14' tent sleeping platforms and building a food preparation station for the Great Hollow Nature Preserve and Ecological Research Cener. Please support this important project in our community!
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 Mohegan Sun Casino Bus Trip - Sat. Sept. 30

Hop aboard for another Mario Antoci Memorial Mohegan Sun Casino bus trip on Saturday, September 3oth!

For only $40.00 you get transportation, a $15 lunch voucher, and $10 casino match play.
Start with coffee and donuts at the council at 7 a.m. Then the bus will leave our council at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Enjoy a six-hour stay at the casino. Adult beverages on the bus. Feel free to bring your own beverages and snacks as well.

We've done these in the past, and they have been nothing but great fun. So don't miss out!

YOU MUST BE PREPAID BY Sept. 15th. For information and reservations, call PGK Bobby Palazzo at  (845) 216-1997. Seating is limited so reserve today!


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Second Sundays Cash Bingo All This Fall!

Join us for Sunday Night Cash Bingo presented by our Ladies Auxiliary on the second Sunday every month this fall: October 8, November 12 and December 10. All monies raised go to local charities!

Admission is $40. Attendance is limited to the first 100 players. RSVP and payment are due 5 days before each game night. For RSVP & payment details, email: ladieskofc@gmail.com.

Doors open at 5 p.m. House rules read at 5:45 p.m. First game starts promptly at 6 p.m.

Your payment includes your admission and all-nighters. Extra Specials and Bell Jar tickets will also be sold!

Coffee, tea and cake will be served.

No persons under age 18 are permitted in the gaming room. License # BC-37-201-601-00578


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More Upcoming Events 
  •  Our October membership meeting will be Wednesday, October 11th at 7:30 p.m. Join us for dinner at 6:30 and stay for the meeting. As always, it will be brief but w
Check our Upcoming Events page for more information on these and other events.
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Fourth Degree

The next meeting of the Fourth Degree is Thursday, October 19th, 7:30 p.m. at our council.

The winner for September of the Assembly's "A Night Out on the Sir Knights" Year of Dinners Raffle is Ward Lyke, who will receive a $250 gift certificate to the Culinary Institute of America. There still two more chances to win $250 gift certificates to top local restaurants, plus the $500 Mohonk Mountain House grand prize.

Information for Mother Cabrini Assembly, including news and upcoming meeting dates, may be found on their website, here.


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We Need Your Email Address!!!

We have rolled out a new email program is currently delivering timely and complete information, including our newsletter, right to all members' email inbox. Even if you have sent in your email address with your dues, please send an email to webmaster@carmelknights.org and just put "Email" in the subject line. We will make sure you are added to our new email list.
If you are a member and you are not receiving our newsletter and other council emails, it is because we either do not have your address, we have a bad email address for you on file, or your email provider is trapping our emails as "spam." If you have given us your email address and are not receiving our emails, first check your "spam" mailbox, look for messages from "Our Lady of the Lakes Council KofC," and mark messages from us as "Not Spam." If our messages are not in your spam trap, please contact us or speak with GK Rob, and we'll figure out the problem and get the emails to you working.
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Patio Tile Fundraiser Under Way - Order Today!

We received the first two shipments of wall tiles, and they are beautiful! You can see them on the wall of our private, fence enclosed patio behind our building, adjacent to the County parking lot for use with Council and rental functions.  This outdoor space is multi-functional and family friendly, and has already become a tremendous asset to our building.


We have two sizes of tile to choose from: 8x8" for $75 and 12x12" for $125. Our second order has been placed and our third order is in progress, so get in your tile purchase form to Mike Bock today. Please download and complete this form and return it with your payment as soon as possible.


If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact PGK Jonathan at 646-525-9536 or  jonathanbcfh@gmail.com for more information.


The remodeling of our patio and the success of this fundraiser are dependent on you!  Please prayerfully consider purchasing tiles engraved in memory or in honor of your loved ones and special intentions.


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Good of the Order

Please take a moment to remember our sick and recently departed brother Knights and their families. Please pray for them.



- All deceased members of 6318                                       

- All deceased American Veterans

- SK Carmine Calderone




- Melissa Manfredi

- All members of our Council and their families suffering from disease or illness.

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