Tagged: Volunteers

In and Around the Museum

As the task of digitally archiving the museum’s holdings continues, other projects are in varying stages of completion, have recently begun, or continue on a regular basis. Work began in early January to build and install the new interactive display in the Peter Building. Red Arldt built and installed the shelving, cabinets and surround...

Freddie Zoch of Warda, Texas

Volunteer Corner

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society has been blessed throughout the years with many volunteers. Among those who willingly give of their time to help with our museum and many other important chores are some who continue to go above and beyond in their dedication to help us preserve...

Note from the Executive Director

Folks love to hear about the Wends and we love to tell the story! Numerous organizations invite TWHS to have an exhibit during their annual conferences, special events, meetings, etc. We are invited to provide demonstrations and presentations about Wendish history and culture for various groups, and luckily...

Volunteer Corner

Activities, tours, events, etc. are quickly filling up our museum schedule for 2017! Visitation continues to be steady with both new and repeat visitors coming to learn about what we offer in the world of Wendish. With attention coming from publication features, Facebook, websites, TripAdvisor, historic preservation blogs,...

Volunteer Corner

We happily say Witajće k’ nam to our newest “Noodle Lady” – Linda Jones. Linda and her husband Jack, reside near Serbin, and are members of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Linda follows in her mother’s footsteps as a noodle volunteer! We also gratefully say THANK YOU to all...

Note from the Executive Director

Happy summer everyone – No doubt it’s here! Thankfully the rains soaked everything so we haven’t lost the beauty in our garden. Lilies and roses are still blooming. This year brought an abundance of Schreck-Kräuter, which tells a popular story for visitors. A visitor from 2015 called the...

Museum Workday

A workday is scheduled for May 21, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Focus of the work will be repairing chinking on some of the Kurio cabin logs, and cleaning the grounds and buildings in preparation for the Serbin Homecoming Picnic. If you want to come join the fun, bring a sack...

Volunteer Corner

Success for a nonprofit relies on the dedicated efforts of VOLUNTEERS. TWHS is blessed with men, women, young adults, and children who volunteer many hours to its many projects, programs and activities. Of great importance is WENDISH FEST. The number of people who volunteered in the planning, preparing...

Volunteer Corner

We happily say Witajće k’nam to our newest volunteer, Chloe Jane Graefe. Chloe is eleven, lives near the Museum and is a very willing worker! Chloe enjoys being here at the Museum and likes meeting & greeting our visitors while she learns more about the ways of the...

Noodle Ladies making the first batch in the newly remodeled KIlian building

Volunteer Corner

This month we are featuring our “NOODLE MAKERS AND FLUFFERS”! We have sold and shipped hundreds of pounds of noodles since our NOODLE VOLUNTEERS have had the pleasure of working in the new Kilian Building facility. Since the feature about TWHS and our “NOODLE LADY” aired on Texas Country Reporter, these volunteers have become...