Monthly Archives: September 2013

Five Fantastic Townshippers of 2013

For their exceptional commitment to community, Townshippers’ Association would like to congratulate this years awardees Andrew Boersen, the 2013 Young Townships Leader, and the four Outstanding Townshippers awardees Sandra and Garnet Morrison, Everette Taylor, and Emma Stevens, photographed here with Gerald Cutting, President, Townshippers’ Association (centre) at the 34th Townshippers’ Day, on September 14, 2013. These peer-nominated awards

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A Fond Farewell

Summer quickly flew by and just before the bustle of Townshippers’ Day, those of us at Townshippers’ sadly said goodbye to one great team member and two great summer interns. With the wrap up of the Canada Summer Games 2013, Project Recruiter/Coordinator Holly McMillan’s time with Townshippers’ has come to a close. Holly joined the team as a summer intern in 2012 and handled a variety of including revamping the Association`s Information and

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Free Legal Info Service Returns

Can I withhold my rent because my landlord hasn’t fixed the leaky toilet in our apartment? How does an adoption process work? Do I have to do jury duty if called? You have questions; Townshippers’ Association’s Legal Information Service has answers! Thanks to an on-going collaboration with the Université de Sherbrooke which began in 2007, we are pleased to welcome third-year law student Christopher Jackson who will be in our Lennoxville office

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Highlights of the 34th Townshippers’ Day

Townshippers’ Day (T-Day) has wrapped up for another year and for those of us at Townshippers’ Association and the team on T-Day’s organizing committee, it is time to reflect on the many months of hard work.  If the many smiling faces seen on Saturday, September 14th were the litmus test, then we can pat ourselves on the back for a job well-done. It was a shorter day than previous editions of T-Day, but the compact festival site in the beautiful

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34th Townshippers’ Day Shines
Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Distribution SHERBROOKE, September 15, 2013 – Despite the rainy morning and crisp temperatures,  Townshippers’ Day, the biggest cultural and heritage celebration for the Eastern Townships English-speaking community, was a smashing success with local residents and visitors enjoying an exciting day of events and entertainment on Saturday, September 14. The 34th Townshippers’ Day, affectionately dubbed T-Day, which

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Two Days to T-Day!

The biggest cultural and heritage celebration for the Eastern Townships English-speaking community is right around the corner! That’s right; Townshippers’ Day takes place this Saturday, September 14 at Bishop’s College School (BCS). The exhibits of heritage, community groups, businesses from all corners of the Townships, performances of traditional dancing, Ry Guy Magic, Amos Joannides and Bowser & Blue, the fun and games, it will all be

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Welcome to the 34th Townshippers’ Day
Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Distribution Welcome to the 34th Townshippers’ Day SHERBROOKE, September 10, 2013 – With just days to go, the final preparations are being made for Townshippers’ Day, the largest cultural and heritage celebration of the Eastern Townships English-speaking community, on Saturday, September 14, at Bishop’s College School, in Sherbrooke (Borough of Lennoxville). The 34th edition will appropriately pay tribute to the

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Townshippers’ Day This Weekend

The fun, the games, the shows, the food, it’s almost here! Townshippers’ Day, the biggest cultural and heritage celebration for the Eastern Townships English-speaking community, takes place this Saturday, September 14, at Bishop’s College School, in Sherbrooke (Borough of Lennoxville) and this year’s event is not to be missed. The 34th edition features great performances (Bowser & Blue anyone?), exciting events, and chances to meet local

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Free Legal Info Clinic is Back

Can I withhold my rent because my landlord hasn’t come to fix the leaky toilet in our apartment? How does an adoption process work? What do I need to know before going to traffic court? Do I really need to make a last will and testament? How long does a drunk driving conviction stay on my driving record? Do I have to do jury duty if called? You have questions; Townshippers’ Association’s Legal Information Service has answers! Thanks to an on-going

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