The monthly meeting of the Historical Society of St. Boniface and Maryhill Community was held on Monday, June 25 at 7 p.m. in the Edward Halter Home.
ARCHIVIST & GENEALOGY – families researched were Jacqueline Leslie (Olinski). Jimmy Gilles (Gilles / Carl / Karl), Terry Schwan (Gehl), Ron Schmuck (Schmuck), and Donna Ames (Rich).
BIRTHDAY CLUB – 8 cards have been sent during the past month.
CHURCH – 1st Communion picture and names of students from the parish have been received. Also received prayer card / birthday card celebrating Sister Eleanor Olinski’s 100th birthday. 1 baptism recorded for the parish. A tour was given to the Woolwich Township Historical Committee through church and looked at “Old Walled” cemetery.
RESOURCE CENTRE – The Edward Halter Home is open every Sunday from 1 -4 p.m. We also are very pleased to be able to say we now have WiFi
COMMUNITY– Working on Bloomingdale 4-H pictures, Veterans, and the Maryhill Mini-Mart.
MEMBERSHIP – Carol Neumann 314 member households. (3 annual & 311 lifetime membershipss
PUBLICATIONS – the Spring newsletter has been sent out along with the raffle tickets. The raffle will take place in September at Heritage Day.
SCHOOL – the Via Crucis (the day of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion) took place on June 5th in the school yard. This re-enactment was done by the grade 12 “Religion through Drama” course at Resurrection High school. St. Boniface is getting air conditioning!. One classroom and the library have already received air conditioning and more air conditioning to come. Next year the school will be completely air-conditioned.