Monthly Archives: August 2012

Block party fun and linking Youth

The weather wasn’t the only thing that was hot last Saturday as Townshippers’ Association, along with other organizations and businesses in the Borough of Lennoxville, presented a day of fantastic music at the Lennoxville Street Festival. What better way to cap off the busy summer than with an end of season block party! Thanks to the involvement of several talented musicians, the Association was proud to offer a line-up ranging from swing and

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Townshippers’ Ready to Roll and Jive for Street Fest

Once and awhile everyone needs to take a pause from the break-neck pace of life and reconnect with those around them. Family barbeques, park picnics and even block parties are a great chance to relax and bond over fun with your friends and neighbours.  So when Townshippers’ Association was once again asked to present a great intergenerational line up of musical talent to perform at the Lennoxville Street Festival on Saturday, August 25, we jumped

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Message to Youth: How to Excel Beyond the Classroom

With a new school year just around the corner, Townshippers’ Association is pleased to present this special contribution by young Townshipper Leah Davidson. Inspired by her own experiences, the recent graduate of Bishops’ College School is working on compiling a one-of-a-kind directory of opportunities available for other youth. Townshippers’ Association will share this directory when it is ready for distribution, on our Facebook page and website.

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Townshippers’ Gets In The Games

Next summer Sherbrooke will welcome thousands of visitors as young athletes, coaches and spectators from across the country gather for the Canada Summer Games. As an official partner, Townshippers’ Association will be playing an important role in helping the Games –Sherbrooke 2013 Host Society meet its official languages objectives. Last Thursday the Association was also present at the Marché de la gare when the organizing committee, with several

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Discovery Days Participants Discover Amazing Balance with Make Way for YOUth

The Eastern Townships boasts a variety of natural and manmade activities that sharply contrasts life in the city and life in the countryside. Townshippers are truly fortunate to be able to experience the best of both worlds! Over the July 20th weekend, a group of 18-35 year-old post-graduates experienced this contrast first hand when they participated in a free exploratory weekend through Make Way for YOUth (MWFY) project. The free Discovery Days

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