Monthly Archives: May 2013

Make Way for YOUth Estrie Launches Matchmaking Season

Press Release For Immediate Distribution   Discovery Day Weekends from Make Way for YOUth Estrie 90 young candidates set to be charmed by the Estrie   Estrie, Thursday, May 30, 2013. – This year, Make Way for YOUth Estrie is playing matchmaker for 90 graduates from across Quebec and, with its undeniable charm, the region is readying to share its best side with participants during the 2013-2014 Discovery Day weekends. With the official

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Townships Boasts 200 New Heroes

If someone you knew was choking or experiencing a cardiac arrest, would you know how to react quickly in an emergency situation? Approximately  200 individuals became heroes for life by learning life saving resuscitation techniques through the “Hero in thirty” Program which came to the Pat Burns arena in Stanstead this past Saturday, May 25. Launched in Quebec last October, the program consists of a short training course that teaches participants

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Summer Job Opportunities with Townshippers’

Townshippers’ Association is looking for two motivated University-level students to join the team for the summer. If you are organized, hardworking and interested in working with the community and a non-profit organization, then these positions are for you. Youth Sector Research Coordinator is a full-time 11-week position, beginning on Monday, June 17th, 2013. Ideal for a student of sociology, psychology or community development. Tasks include,

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Free session demystifies grief

At some point in life everyone experiences grief. Grief affects individuals differently, whether it is physical or mental, and it can last for an indeterminate time. Join us on Wednesday, May 29 from 10 a.m. to noon at the community learning centre in Bury, Magog, or Richmond to learn more about grief with host expert Dawn Cruchet, B.N., M.Ed., C.T., Grief Educator/Counselor. The free interactive videoconference entitled “demystifying grief”

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Demystifying Greif

We at Townshippers’ Association have recently been involved in activities to help those who are grieving due to bereavement. What many of us do not realize, however, is that at the time of bereavement we do not fully acknowledge the grieving process. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was quoted as saying; “There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.”  Learning how to speak out in our own grief and reaching out to others who are grieving

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Ross Murray Book Boarder Jumps

With the weekend launch of his latest book ‘Don’t Everyone Jump at Once’  taking place at the border crossing, Townships humorist, columnist and author Ross Murray  has achieved his first interactional book tour and became  a serial novelist  in one fell swoop. Ross’s talented pen and matchless wit is featured along with several other gifted English-speaking artists in the Townships Expressions, a collection of hundreds of items including

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L’Association des Townshippers tiendra sa 34e Journée-T
Communiqué de presse

Communiqué de presse Pour diffusion immédiate SHERBROOKE, le 13 mai 2013 – Pour la première fois en plus de trois décennies, l’Association des Townshippers collaborera avec une institution historique réputée pour tenir la 34e journée annuelle des Townshippers le samedi 14 septembre 2013. Créée en 1979, la Journée des Townshippers, affectueusement surnommée Journée-T, est un festival culturel et une foire d’information qui célèbrent

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Townshippers’ Association to host 34th T-Day
Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Distribution SHERBROOKE, May 13, 2013 – For the first time in more than three decades, Townshippers’ Association is collaborating with a renowned historic institution to host the 34th Townshippers’ Day on Saturday, September 14, 2013. Founded in 1979, Townshippers’ Day, affectionately dubbed T-Day, is a cultural festival and information fair which celebrates the heritage, vitality and creativity of the Eastern

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Townships Expressions 3 for 1

Featuring more than 100 unique works from local artists, Townships Expressions is the spot to shop for that exceptional item for yourself or a great gift for someone special. Kick start your summer reading with a special three-for-one offer on the popular Taproot series. The three volume anthology showcases   poetry, prose and images from the Townships and helps support a number of Townshippers’ Association projects, including Townshippers’

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Townshippers’ 34th Annual General Meeting
Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Distribution SHERBROOKE, May 7, 2013 – The Annual General Meeting of members of Town­shippers’ Association will take place at the Orford Arts Centre, 3165 chemin du Parc, Orford, on Friday, June 7, 2013, from 5:40 until 8 p.m. Members of the Association in good standing are invited to participate in this evening of network­ing and a dynamic presentation of the Association’s activities during 2012-2013 followed

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