Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fall in Full Swing With Gifts, Flicks and Focus on Health

Want to buy an exclusive regional gift reflecting the distinct beauty of the Townships for under $10? Look no further than Townshippers’ Association to get your one-of-a-kind calendar! A fundraiser for Make Way for YOUth, four bilingual calendars have been fashioned featuring an array of stunning images donated by over 24 Township’s based photographers, ranging in age and expertises, from amateurs to professionals. Unlike your average model,

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Users’ Rights Week; Do You Know Yours?

When you visit a hospital or CLSC, usually you take pro-active steps for your health care or that of a loved one.  Entrusting your care to qualified professionals doesn’t mean you have to take a backseat to ensuring your wellbeing. Being an informed participant increases your health care quality. Users’ Rights Week, which runs regionally from October 21 to 27, aims at informing users of health care and social services institutions of their rights

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Forum on Brome-Missisquoi’s social economy a great success

On October 17, the Forum on social economy took place for the first time in the Brome-Missisquoi region. Organized by the CLD of Brome-Missisquoi, the Forum presented the various spheres of the social economy and its impact on the community. On the presence of Mrs. Nancy Neamtan, President and CEO of the building of the social economy in Quebec and the newly named officer of the national order of Quebec, elected members of Brome Missisquoi, enterprises,

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From Health to Arts, Townshippers’ Events Have It All

Students from one of the two independent living classes at Richmond Regional High School helped feed hungry participants attending the free daylong  video conference on Diabetes held  last Friday, October 12 at their local Community Learning Center (CLC ). Their contribution to the day was greatly appreciated as it made the event a more collaborative activity between school and community members. Not only did the students learn about the disease

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OpART Marks Richmond

Project Coordinator Kris Holliday reports that OpART is off to a great start after the first successful, if not slightly soggy, activity was held last Saturday in Richmond.  OpART is a series of free alternative arts activities for English speaking townshippers between the ages of 18-35, made possible through funding from the Commision Régionale des Élus de l‘Estrie, Townshippers’ Association, Richmond & Region Community Learning Centre

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Diabetes Awareness Day

Learn more about diabetes during a full day of free activities and information that is being presented on Wednesday October 10, in Richmond at the Richmond & Regional Community Learning Centre (CLC), 357 Armstrong Street; and in Magog at the Memphrémagog CLC, based at Princess Elisabeth Elementary School, 120 Bellevue Street West. This day long event is being offered in two sessions, Treating Yourself Well with Diabetes in the morning and Loving

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