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Friday, August 23, 2019

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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