The first meeting of the new year for the St. Boniface and Maryhill Historical Society was held on Sunday, January 22nd at 1:30 p.m. in the Edward Halter Home.
Guest speaker was Stephanie Massel who is vice-chair of the Waterloo Regional Heritage Foundation. She spoke to the society on the Heritage Foundation history and different types of grants and funding that is available.
This meeting was held for team building and duties of all the members. It was also a planning meeting for the new year.
Discussion took place regarding Heritage Day. This year we are 40 years old. A review will also take place regarding membership fees. A committee has been set up for Canada Day and will consist of president Tom Schell, Vice-president George Isley, Programme chairman Ken Kurtz and Secretary Ken Hanson.
The new board consists of 14 members. President – Tom Schell, Vice-President – George Isley, Treasurer – Fran Vegh, Secretary – Ken Hanson, Past President – Marlene Bruckhardt. Standing Committees – Archives & Genealogy – Diane Strickler, Birthday Club – Diane Beitz, Building Maintenance & Wayside Shrines – Doug Keller, Church & School – Diane Strickler, Fundraising – Lee Ann Wetzel, Membership – Carol Neumann, Programme – Ken Kurtz, Publications – Carolyn Hahn, Resource Centre – Mary Ann Stroh and Diane Strickler and Website co-ordinator – Linda Kennedy.