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. is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

About the Author

Barry is the Executive Director of the Mennonite Heritage Village. While he does not consider himself to be a historian, he places a high value on the preservation and interpretation of the Mennonite and pioneer stories that help people of all ages understand and appreciate their heritage. Learn more about the MHV.