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Maryhill Historical Society Update

The Historical Society of St. Boniface and Maryhill Community held their monthly meeting on Monday, September 28th at 7 p.m. in the Edward Halter Home.

Vice president Tom Schell spoke on Sunday’s Heritage Day. It was certainly a wonderful day for the tour and the meal at the Heritage Park Community Centre was enjoyed by all.

Archives & Genealogy Diane Strickler has done research on the Solman, Seitz, Lehman, Krausmann, Kraemer, Huck, Lehmann, Elmlinger and Roach names.

Building Maintenance Brian Lorentz has put up the Township map on the wall and also with the help of others has made a wheel chair ramp off the driveway.

Birthday Club Diane Beitz has sent 6 birthday cards this past month.

Church Mary Campagnaro reported three deaths and one baptism and one marriage have taken place during the past month. Ongoing work is still being done in the “Old Walled Cemetery”. Hope to have the names sent in plus working on a list of monuments that will need fixing. Hoping our parish can do some of the fixing ourselves. Helped two families who are looking into repair their family’s stones.

Fundraising Lee Ann Wetzel received 43 items for the Silent Auction for Heritage Day and was very pleased with the outcome.

Membership Suzy Motz is hoping that we will get some new people to join at Heritage Day.

Program Committee Ken Kurtz outlined some of the activities that will be planned for Fall Harvest Day on Sunday October 18 from 1-4 p.m. There will be crafts for the children, corn shelling, rope making, antique displays along with cold and warm apple cider. There will also be a display of 4-H memorabilia from Maryhill 4-H Clubs. So if you were a member or leader this is a must see.

Publications Suzy Motz had the Fall newsletter available at Heritage Day and copies will also be mailed or hand delivered shortly.

Resource Centre Diane Strickler & Mary Ann Stroh nothing has been done lately. Plexiglass has been installed on top of display case in chapel.

School Mary Campagnaro has updated the teachers & school file. St. Boniface School now has extended care both morning and evening. 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Wayside Crosses Doug Keller had the grounds around the crosses looking good and with the good weather the plants have been thriving.

Website Suzy Motz continues to upgrade the website.

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