Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013/14 Holiday Hours

Please note Townshippers' offices in Sherbrooke and Knowlton will close for the holiday period on Monday, December 23, 2013. The offices will reopen on Monday, January 6, 2014.      

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‘Tis the Season…To Get Creative

If you find yourself wondering what to do with your holiday downtime or need a way to combat that slight case of cabin fever, stir up your creative juices and submit your work for a chance to be showcased in the fifth volume of Taproot: Poetry, Prose and Images of the Eastern Townships. The combined 483 pages of Taproot’s four volumes captures a slice of the creative spirit of those Townshippers who live among us and delivers it through 42 prose,

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Happy Holidays from Townshippers’

The end of the year is right around the corner which also means that this is our last About Townshippers column of 2013 and what a year it has been. From one end of the region to the other, we’ve enjoyed lots of great activities with, for and by our community. Throughout it all Kate Holbrook, Culture & Community Coordinator, and Kate Murray, Coordinator, Eastern Townships Partners for Health & Social Services, Montérégie-East Network,

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L’Association des Townshippers demande à l’Assemblée nationale de retirer le projet de loi 60
Communiqué de presse

Communiqué de presse  Pour diffusion immédiate Étant donné que le projet de loi 60 fournit déjà une plateforme et confère une légitimité pour attaquer les minorités, l’Association des Townshippers croit que le vrai problème se situe au niveau des mesures que présentera le gouvernement du Québec pour protéger ceux qui sont à risque. SHERBROOKE, le 13 décembre 2013 – L’Association des Townshippers a déposé un mémoire pressant

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Townshippers’ Association Calls on National Assembly to Withdraw Bill 60
Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Distribution   Since Bill 60 has already provided a platform and legitimacy for attacking minorities, Townshippers’ Association believe that the real issue is what measures the Quebec government will introduce to protect those at risk. SHERBROOKE, December 13, 2013 – Townshippers’ Association has filed a brief strongly urging the Quebec National Assembly to withdraw Bill 60 from consideration calling the document

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The Art of Co-creation

If you visit Townshippers’ Lennoxville office you’ll likely notice a vibrant and stunning three-dimensional 4x8 mural. This work of art is the result of a group project with the theme of co-creation from the Stanstead Mental Health Group and artists Brigitte Mittelhammer and Lizabeth Laroche of Gypsy Art. Co-creation is about a shared experience of creativity and collaboration with an open flow of ideas, colours and transformation. With paint

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13th Open House Success

Thank you to all those who attended the Marguerite Knapp Building’s Open House, held on Wednesday, November 27.  The 13th community open house was a great success with some 50 guests visiting the building, meeting with staff and networking with others in the community. Pianist Jan Graham entertained for a better part of the evening while guests enjoyed mingling over delicious treats and great company. The wonderful hum of conversation and laughter

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Hôte 2014 T-Day a annoncé

Communiqué de presse Pour diffusion immédiate COATICOOK, LE 3 DÉCEMBRE 2013 – M. Gerald Cutting, Président de l’Association des Townshippers et Mme Johanne Provencher et M. René Larochelle, coprésidents des Fêtes du 150e anniversaire de Coaticook annoncent la venue de la 35e édition de la Journée des Townshippers à Coaticook, le 13 septembre 2014. Célébrons le passé, préparons l’avenir [caption id="attachment_6044" align="alignleft"

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2014 T-Day Host Announced

For immediate distribution PRESS RELEASE COATICOOK, DECEMBER 3, 2013 – Mr. Gerald Cutting, President of Townshippers’ Association, along with Mrs. Johanne Provencher and Mr. René Larochelle, co-chairs of Coaticook’s 150th anniversary celebrations, announce that Coaticook will host the 35th annual Townshippers’ Day on September 13, 2014. Celebrate the past, shape the future The 35th edition of T-Day will be held under the theme chosen for

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A word from your friendly Townshippers’ Coordinator

Kate Murray, Coordinator, Eastern Townships Partners for Health & Social Services, Montérégie-East Network I love Christmas. I am very sentimental about the music and all the traditions. The re-telling of the stories of the Christmas miracle never gets old. Bringing out the lights and decorations is something I look forward to and the new snow we have just received has put me in the mood. For people of many faiths, this is a season of miracles

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