Monthly Archives: January 2013

Discovering the Townships, Top to Bottom

After introducing a small group of individuals from Montreal to the work-a-day realities and star filled natural awe of the Townships over the weekend, Jenny Ménard, Make Way For YOUth - Desjardins Migration Agent, is declaring the most recent Discovery Day’s weekend a success. The exploratory weekends are held to give post-secondary graduates and young professionals, between the ages of 18-35, an in-depth introduction to the region in an effort

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Do you have your Honky Tonk Blue tickets yet?

This Thursday two Country music icons take center stage in Richmond to sing, fight and share their deepest desires in “Honky Tonk Blue…The Night Patsy Met Hank”. Do you have your tickets yet? This country musical imagining a fateful meeting between a young Patsy Cline just beginning her climb toward becoming the queen of country music and country’s broken king, Hank Williams, has been a sold-out success performing to audiences across the

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Employers, Tap into a Bilingual Workforce

Do you own or manage a business in the Estrie and find it difficult to recruit qualified professionals who speak English fluently, or who are bilingual? Are you a small business owner, with a limited budget for advertising, who could use a little help getting the word out about your business and/or your employment opportunities? Make Way For YOUth (MWFY) can help! Through various support and networking services, Townshippers’ Association’s MWFY

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Last Call for Townshippers’ Foundation Grants

Groups and individuals seeking funding for a community-based project throughout the Eastern Townships, have until the end of January to apply for a grant from the Townshippers’ Research and Cultural Foundation. Established 26 years ago, grants from the Foundation, commonly referred to as Townshippers’ Foundation, and its volunteer Board of Directors have been helping to enhance life in our Townships communities by distributing funds to a broad

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Townshippers’ is Ready to Tackle 2013

It is hard to believe that we are at the start of another year, but 2013 promises to be a great one with several exciting projects and activities. Some of these events are planned by Townshippers’ Association while for others, we are enthusiastically working in collaboration with our many partners in health and social services. Two of our biggest partnering events will be the senior’s picnics in August. The 2012 Festival Estival in Waterloo was

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Network, Explore & Enjoy with Discovery Days

Picture it: amazing scenery, great company, valuable learning experiences, a few surprises and plenty of memorable moments. Throw in fantastic food and amazingly cozy accommodations, all for FREE, and you're salivating! The Make Way for YOUth project is offering recent (or soon-to-be) post-secondary graduates aged 18 to 35 the chance to “Play, Discover and Explore” a place where work and life balance! Know someone who is looking for that special

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