Monthly Archives: November 2012

Get Brain Fit, Festive Fete and Just for YOUth…

We’ve all lost our keys, blanked on someone’s name and forgotten a phone number but is memory loss just part of the normal aging process or once information is saved do our memories change? Join us for the Community Health Education Program’s last free videoconference of the year, “Healthy Aging, Healthy Brain: Memory Fitness for Everyone” and learn the facts about aging-related memory changes that are a part of normal aging, which tools

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Jubilee Medal Celebrations and New Prospects for Youth

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, friends, associates and past co-workers celebrated Townshippers’ Association former Executive Director Rachel Garber as she was honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal joining the ranks of 60,000 deserving Canadians. In a private ceremony, held at the Association’s Sherbrooke office, Mr. Jean Rousseau, Member of Parliament for Compton-Stanstead, presented Ms. Garber with the medal in recognition

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Townshippers Radio Broadcast Online

The reach of radio CIDI 99.1FM is expanding and soon Townshippers’ Association will be able to update the web page for our weekly radio show About Townshippers. Airing at 5 p.m. on Friday and repeating Tuesday at 8 a.m., our show features music from the Eastern Townships and interviews by hosts Kate Holbrook and Kate Murray with community or cultural organization representatives or artists, writers, and musicians living in Brome Missisquoi region.

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TRCF launches new website

Fall is always a time of change, when beautiful days can be enjoyed, and squash and apples are found in abundance. For the organizations that depend on the generosity of our friends and neighbors to replenish our coffers for another year of giving, autumn is also campaign season. Since it kicked off its campaign in early September, the Townships Research and Cultural Foundation (TRCF) has been collecting donations to support projects across the historic

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Festive Fun at Townshippers’ and Expressions Open House

Losing an hour of daylight can really drag your sprits low but don’t worry; Townshippers’ Association has a treat in store with an afternoon packed full of pre-holiday entertainment at the Townships’ Expressions Bash and Open House, from 1 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2012. Hosted by Townships Expressions, an initiative that supports Eastern Townships Anglophone artists, a festive afternoon has been planned starting with a program of activities

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Health Information Series in Waterloo

Do you know what to say when friends or family receive a bad news diagnosis? Most of us don’t know what to say or how to express our feelings of support, and often we avoid speaking about the topic at all, which leaves the person feeling alone. Have you ever received news of a life-altering diagnosis yourself? Do you know how to tell people about it or how they can help you when they ask? It isn't always easy to communicate about this sensitive

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