Tagged: Membership

Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship Program

Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 school year. The scholarship program was established to encourage students of Wendish descent to learn more about and develop an appreciation for their Wendish heritage. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade...

Membership Day – Sunday March 26, 2017

Don’t miss this day of food, fellowship, learning and fun for TWHS members and their families!!! Feel free to invite non members as your guest. Attendees may choose to participate for the entire day or choose activity times to accommodate their individual schedules. Bi annual Membership Days replace...

Strowe Nowe Lèto!

Membership Days 2017 to Feature Food, Fellowship and Fun! The Texas Wendish Heritage Society Board of Directors and members present for the November 20, 2016 membership meeting approved an amendment to TWHS by-laws to change the number of membership meetings from four per year to twice per year...

Quarterly Membership Meeting

November 20, 2016, 2:00 pm Our annual Christmas party will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the museum complex. A brief business meeting will be held, we will elect board members to fill positions that expire at the end of this year, and we will also...

Quarterly Membership Meeting

In 1834, a German immigrant to Texas, D.T.F. (Detlef Thomas Friedrich) Jordt, aka Detlef Dunt, wrote and published a book entitled, Reise nach Texas, in which he described Texas as “a land which puts riches in (the immigrant’s) lap, which can bring happiness to thousands and to their...

Quarterly Membership Meeting

Our annual Christmas party will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the museum complex.  Following a brief business meeting and election of officers, the party will commence with a Christmas carol sing-along and lots of good refreshments. Bring a plate of your favorite holiday sweet or...

Quarterly Membership Meeting

Following a brief business meeting, we will continue the theme of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War as we hear from Walter Penk, acclaimed Veterans Administration researcher into Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Walter will share with us his knowledge of PTSD and its...

Kilian Building Dedication and General Membership Meeting

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society is pleased to invite folks to attend a dedication of our newly remodeled Kilian Building on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Dedication activities will begin at 2:00 pm and will be followed by the general membership meeting. Refreshments will be provided by TWHS, so please plan...

General Membership Meeting

Please join us at the museum on Sunday, February 15 for our first membership meeting of 2015. Following a brief business meeting, Ken Kesselus, Mayor of the City of Bastrop, will present a program on reconstruction after the Civil War. Serbin was part of Bastrop County for 20...

A New Membership Record!

We have set a new membership record  of 1,211, breaking the old record of 1,155 set last year. In 2001 our membership stood at 395, and that number has now tripled. In 12 of the last 13 years, we have set new records and this year we added 5 new...