Monthly Archives: December 2012

Townshippers’ Association President on Bill 101

By Gerald Cutting This fall we have seen the outcome of two major elections, one in Quebec and one in the United States, both of which produced historic results. For the first time in Quebec, a woman was elected Premier, while in the US a black man was re-elected to the White House. These are events that mark enormous changes in the advancement of the principles of equality and opportunity for all that would have never been possible even as recently

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Coming to you in 2013

‘Tis the season of good cheer and making merry. It is also the season when our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible and worked so hard to strengthen our community. To say “thank you” is truly our pleasure. So we can enjoy the holiday season with our loved ones, please note that our offices will be closed from December 24, 2012 until January 4, 2013. We’ll be back at it on January 7, 2013, charged up about

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Thank you and best holiday wishes

Throughout the year, About Townshippers has been your go-to source for news and activities from the Association and our partners in the Brome-Missisquoi region, in print in this column and on our website. Our last column of the year, which appears in the Tuesday, December 31 issue, will take a quick look back at some of the projects that took place in 2012. We’ve also shared our news, along with music from local artists, each week over the airwaves

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Give the Gift of Townships Expressions

There are only 12 days until Christmas which means time is quickly running out to get the perfect gift for that special someone in your life. If a unique gift item with a Townships theme tops your list, consider shopping at Townships Expressions. The boutique located online and in Townshippers’ Association’s Sherbrooke and Lac-Brome offices, includes hundreds of gift ideas from music to moves, books to prints and more. Plus, purchasing from the

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Brain-boosting Videoconference

Misplaced eyeglasses, forgetting someone’s name. Is memory loss just a normal part of aging? On December 5th, join us for the Community Health Education Program’s last free information videoconference of the year, “Healthy Aging, Healthy Brain: Memory Fitness for Everyone” and learn the facts about aging-related memory changes. Led by presenter Norma Gilbert of the CSSS Cavendish, the two-hour videoconference includes tips and tools you can

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Festive Fun at Townshippers’

Despite the lack of snow, some 60 guest found the festive spirit in a free afternoon of sing-along’s, delicious snacks and plenty of laughs with Sweets, Treats & Shop at Townshippers’ Association  last Sunday, December 2. Hosted by Townships Expressions, an initiative supporting the regions English-speaking artists, we extend a big thank you to columnist and author Ross Murray who emceed and musician Keith Whittall, who coaxed even the adults

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