Monthly Archives: July 2012

TDay.ca Ready for Launch in 3…2…1…

With the 33rd Townshippers’ Day a little more than a month away, it is with great pleasure that Townshippers’ Association unveils the redesigned website www.tday.ca.  The bilingual website, which officially goes live this Thursday at noon, features dynamic content as well as all the vital information you need to know for Townshippers’ Day 2012, taking place in scenic Farnham this September 15th.  Since the founding meeting in October 1979,

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Townshippers’ News; summer vacation is here!

The construction holidays have begun and this means that our offices in Lac Brome (3-584 Knowlton Rd., 450-242-4421 or toll-free: 1-877-242-4421), and Sherbrooke (100 – 257 Queen St., 819-566-5717 or toll-free: 1-866-566-5717), are closed to the public for the next two weeks. We will reopen on August 6 and be closed to the public every Friday over the summer months. Since the Brome County News is also taking a break from printing next week,

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Calling all community groups and volunteers; be a part of TDay 2012!

Earlier this week the members of the organizing committee met in Farnham to discuss the plans for the 33rd Townshippers’ Day. It was the latest in a series of regular meetings to make sure the bilingual one-day cultural festival and information fair is one of the best yet. Are you taking the opportunity to be a part of it all? While Townshippers’ Day has travelled all across the region, it’s the first time that Farnham, once known as the gateway

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Townshippers’ spreads the word, Knowlton Wordfest is back!

By: Kate Wisdom, Community and Culture Coordinator The Knowlton Wordfest is set to kick off this weekend (July 20 – 22) and in advance of the third edition, Kate Wisdom interviewed Knowlton Literary Assistant Chair Philip Lanthier about the line up of activities, for the next About Townshippers program on CIDI 99.1 FM. For the Knowlton Literary Associations' WordFest 2012, authors Kim Thuy and Felicia Mihali are invited to discuss their books as

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Townshippers’ On the CIDI 99.1 FM Airwaves

Did the two wonderful long weekends keep you from hearing Townshippers' Association weekly broadcast on radio CIDI 99.1 FM? If so you missed out on Lindsay Tuer interviewing Dian Cohen of the Lampe Foundation and shedding some light on the charity that distributes bursaries to students attending post-secondary studies in the health and social services field. You might have also missed Kate Wisdom discussing the program of events for WordFest 2012,

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Need a life change? There’s a real life app for that

Sometimes you find yourself ready for a change but don't know how to begin or continue once you start. If you’re between the ages of 16 to 35 and in the Memphremagog MRC, the Pre-retour Service may be just what you need to develop a healthy lifestyle, start a new project, solve a problem, return to school or embark on a new career. Overseen by the Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi Memphrémagog (CJE), and funded by Service Canada, the bilingual personalized

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Discover the Townships, bosses wanted & summer hours

We think the Eastern Townships is a pretty fantastic place to live, work and play, but for the most part, it has been a well kept secret. Townshippers' Association's Make Way for YOUth (MWFY) project aims to increase the number of young English-speaking professionals living in the Townships by introducing potential residents to this treasured area. Don’t let the rural setting deceive you. Although tucked into the rolling landscapes and scenic countryside,

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