Knights of Columbus install new officers
On Thursday evening, June 25, the Knights of Columbus Council #8805 hosted its annual Installation Banquet. District Deputy Brad Picard installed new officers who will serve for the Fraternal Year 2015-16.
Some of the new officers who were installed included Grand Knight Jay Madison, Deputy Grand Knight William Clifton, Financial Secretary Jake Wyble, Treasurer John Boyd Sr., Recorder Charles Franks, Chaplain Fr. Edward Brunnert M.S. and Trustees Ray LaVergne, Keith Bonin and Amos Jones, Jr.
The guest speaker for the event was Scott Willis, General Agent for the Knights of Columbus Insurance Agency. Willis talked about the early formation of the insurance program which started in New Haven, CT in 1882. The insurance company has over 100 billion dollars in insurance coverage for its Knights of Columbus members and families. He noted that the program is the second most ethical company of all insurance companies in the world.
Willis introduced Keith Manuel, a new field agent, who is assigned to the DeQuincy Council and others in Southwest Louisiana.