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Friday, August 23, 2019
YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER:

Historical Society Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Historical Society of St. Boniface and Maryhill Community took place on Monday, April 22nd in the Edward Halter Home at 7 p.m.

Committee Reports:

ARCHIVES & GENEALGOY – Research assistance was given to help families search their families -Larry Stephens (Schohn / Brohman / Schmitt / Stiltz)  Lorraine Hinsberger (Von Hatten / Schoefter) , Ann Staines ( Reinhard / Scherer) Fred Blair (Weiler).

BIRTHDAY CLUB  -Cards were sent out for January – 8, February – 7, March 11, and April 11.

BUILDING MAINTENANCE  – Cost  being looked into for updating the bathroom in the Edward Halter Home.  Fire Extinguishers have been replaced.

CHURCH  – Two baptisms took place last month. Received this years parish Confirmation picture and names.

COMMUNITY – Continuing to work on Veterans information.  2 get well cards are being sent out.

FUNDRAISING – Ideas were discussed concerning the  Heritage Day fundraiser.

MEMBERSHIP  – We have 302 member households and now have 164 of those members receiving their newsletters via email.

PROGRAM  – Canada Day planning was discussed and everything is on track.  On Monday, April 29th at 6:30 members will be visiting homes in the area to promote the Historical Society.

PUBLICATION – The newsletter is being prepared and will be ready to go out in June.

RESOURCE CENTRE – The Open House schedule was circulated and will begin on Sunday, June 16th from 1-4 p.m.

SCHOOL  – 2019-2020 School staff list updated.

WEBSITE – Is constantly being updated.

Diane Strickler
Diane Stricklerhttp://www.maryhillroots.com/
The Historical Society of St. Boniface and Maryhill Community committees were formed in 1977. Today our membership is made up of those who have a deep affection for unravelling the mysteries of the past and of those who have ancestral roots in the Parish and Community. Diane Strickler leads the Genealogy/Archives and lives in Maryhill.

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