Sunday afternoon marked a formal and celebratory opening of The Silent Contribution, paintings by Lynda Toews. This exhibit of art in The Art Hall and the Auditorium Gallery, explores the personalities of a variety of farm animals. Approximately 70 people from as far away as Winnipeg and Winkler attended this event. Lynda and her partner, Gary Brown, added to the afternoon’s activities by performing a set of Bluegrass music. They perform under the name LyndaRose & Gary. The exhibit will be open till May 21, 2013.

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Gary is responsible for the overall management of MHV. Guiding the staff, informing the board, and networking with officials, volunteers, corporate sponsors, individual donors and other guests. He has a business diploma and a MA in Global Studies from Providence Theological Seminary. With his family he did humanitarian work for 18 years in Asia, including being a CEO of a Compost Enterprise in China. He loves to discuss the Mennonite story and how it is relevant in our world. Learn more about the MHV. is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.