Monthly Archives: April 2013

Young Townships Leader Award

Special by Lyssa Paquette - Townshippers’ Association strongly encourages our youth to become culturally, socially and economically involved in their community. The Young Townships Leader Award (YTLA) allows us to recognize the actions and initiatives carried out by young people and celebrate their outstanding involvement. Established in 2005, this high-profile award is bestowed on community-minded young leaders who serve as role models to other

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Artist School Visit Fosters Sense of Belonging

Last Monday, several schoolchildren were treated to an exclusive concert and workshops when songwriter David Hodges visited two townships schools as part of a tour for his well-known composition Notre Home. Townshippers’ Association, working with Quebec Community Group Network’s Senior Project Officer, Roseline Joyal-Guillot, was proud to play a part in making the visit possible. Of his song, David has said, “These lyrics express my sentiment

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TRCF Grant Giving Luncheon

Ah Spring, that time of year when the longer days and warmer temperatures improve everyone’s mood. It is also the time of year that the non-profit Townships Research and Cultural Foundation (TRCF) gives away money that was received through the generous donations of Townshippers’ across the historic Townships. This year the charitable foundation’s volunteer Board of Directors were delighted to award 24 grants amounting to close to  $39,000

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Cabaret Offers Anglo Franco Fun
Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Distribution WATERLOO, April 09, 2013 – An extravaganza of music, dance and entertainment, in both official languages, is in store with the seventh annual Anglo Franco Cabaret on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 7.30 p.m.  This eclectic, energetic and bilingual stage production will be held at the Maison de la Culture de Waterloo located at 441 Rue de la Cour in Waterloo. The cabaret is a highlighting event of those organised

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Anglo Franco Fun

Get ready to savour an unforgettable evening of music, comedy, song and dance at the annual Anglo Franco Cabaret on Saturday, April 20 at the Maison de la Culture de Waterloo. Organised by the Anglo-Franco Committee of Waterloo and supported by the Maison de la Culture, this eclectic repertoire of bilingual entertainment aims to help create bonds between all the linguistic communities. For its seventh edition, new Artistic Director Wolfgang Adlhoch

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Seeing red…dresses that is!

The Red Dress is the official symbol of the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Heart Truth campaign which aims to raise awareness among women about how they can reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke, and give them the tools they need to protect themselves. It evokes femininity, strength, confidence, and enhances the spirit of a cause with which all women across the country can identify and in which they can feel proud. The Red Dress also represents

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