Knights, initiated on March 21, 2009, at Sacred Heart Catholic Parish in Altadena, CA, who joined the newly established Council #389 included the following: Rene Baquet, Warren Knox, Millard Murphy, Deacon Lawrence Palmer, Horace Williams, Emerson Stevenson, Lawrence Stevenson, James Polk, Willard Scott - Grand Knight, John Goudeau-, and Ernest Richardson. District Deputy Anderson Shaw presided over the establishment proceedings. Willard Scott was elected as the Council's first Grand Knight.
This event was attended by over 75 Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary members from the greater Los Angeles, CA; San Bernardino/Riverside, CA; San Diego, CA; and Phoenix, AZ areas. Western States District Deputy Anderson Shaw presided over the establishment ceremony. A repast celebration for the new council/court establishment and new members initiated was held following each respective ceremony. The meal was provided by the Knights and Ladies in the greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area.
Los Angeles area Knights of Peter Claver members participating in the council establishment festivities included Brother Ronald Wilson, Council #96; Brother Harry Wiley, Council #162, Brother Darrell Coleman, Council #220; Brother LeRoy Titus-WSDC Financial Secretary, Council #121; Brother Gregory Warner-WSDC President, Council #220, Brother John Watkins-WSDC Vice President, Council #220; Brother Robert Williams-WSDC Recording Secretary, Council #259; Brother Andrew Knox-Past President of CCC, Council #259; Brother Thomas St. Julien-WSDC Board Member Area 4, Council #220 and Brother Calvin Kemp, Council #259.