Monthly Archives: November 2013

Feel Good Gifts That Give More

Does seasonal gifting bring out your aggression?  Find hundreds of affordable gift ideas from Townships Expressions! Postcards and artwork to thrill the eye, music to move you and calendars to live by. With mystery, history, poems and prose, factual, fiction, your book addiction will grow! From young readers to a more seasoned crowd, our collection of Townships literature will leave you wowed.  With Expressions you can ease your shopping woes faster

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Jingle and Mingle at the Open House

We’re getting ready to jingle and mingle with you at our 13th annual Open House, on Wednesday, November 27 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.  In keeping with tradition, the community groups occupying the Marguerite Knapp Building at 257 Queen St. in Sherbrooke (Lennoxville) will open our doors to the public to share information, entertainment, light refreshments and even door prizes. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy great company and chat with those from Townshippers’

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Get Between the Covers of Taproot

Townshippers have fascinating stories and they tell them through written word, photography or other artistic mediums.  In 1999, Townshippers’ Association set out to celebrate these stories and images through the publication of Taproot: Poetry, Prose and Images of the Eastern Townships. Featuring original unpublished works, four editions of the anthology have been produced and submissions are being currently accepted for the fifth, which will

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Between the Covers of Taproot

Whether literary or logical, artistic or analytical, everyone has the capacity to be creative. But there seems to be something outstanding about the Eastern Townships that plays on the imagination and brings out people's creativity. In 1999, Taproot: Poetry, Prose and Images of the Eastern Townships was produced by Townshippers’ Association to share the works of local storytellers, poets, and visual artists who have captured the unique experiences,

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13th Marguerite Knapp Community Annual Open House

Media Release For Immediate Distribution SHERBROOKE, November 14, 2013 – Members of the public are warmly invited to Fall into Winter with entertainment, discovery and seven community organizations at the Marguerite Knapp Building annual open house from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. For the thirteenth year the Marguerite Knapp Building, which is home to a number of organizations offering services to the English-speaking community,

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Legal Q&A: Claiming Damages from a Dog Bite

Townshippers’ Association’s Legal Information Service is now in full swing. Every Wednesday, third year Université de Sherbrooke law student  Christopher Jackson volunteers his time at Townshippers’ head office answering legal questions by phone, email, and in person by appointment. Starting this year our legal volunteers are also sharing the answer to some questions with the whole community and the first question to be shared concerns claiming

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Legal Q&A; Dog Bite

Disclaimer: It should be noted that this is a very brief overview of an area of law that is extremely vast and complicated. This should in no way be interpreted as being comprehensive. Equally, this is not intended as being advice: only general information on civil responsibility. Facts:                 An individual was bitten by somebody else’s dog. The dog was on a lead however the lead was long enough so that the dog could leave

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Discovering Individual Differences

Bishop's University Education student Matthew Johnson, recently spoke with Townshippers’ Kate Murray on radio CIDI 99.1 FM about an upcoming conference which gives students a chance to share their research on a wide array of topics. The show will repeat today, Tuesday, November 5, [2013] at 8 a.m. Dr. Corinne Haigh offers more details on this open conference; “For the past seven years, Bishop’s University students in their final Bachelor of

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