Mennonite Heritage Village is pleased to announce the appointment of Tashia Lapeire to the newly created position of Development Coordinator. This role carries responsibilities in the areas of fundraising and public relations. The fundraising elements include the promotion of our sponsorship program and the delivery of fundraising events. The public-relations accountabilities involve areas of social media, print, radio and other forms of communication.

Tashia grew up near the Haskett community, just south-west of Winkler, and now resides in the Ste. Genevieve area. Her career track and her volunteer work have taken her through a number of public-relations and fundraising roles. She brings both talent and energy to MHV. Feel free to drop in to welcome her to her new role.

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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.