Monthly Archives: May 2014

Townshippers’ Association Calls for Nominations

Press Release For Immediate Distribution [cliquez pour la version française (auto-traduit par Goggle)] Townshippers’ Association Calls for Nominations  Individuals to be honoured during Townshippers’ Day, Sept 13, 2014, in Coaticook   SHERBROOKE, May 29, 2014 – Do you know someone who gives selflessly of their time, energy and ideas to make the Eastern Townships English-speaking community better? It could be your child’s sports coach,

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Health and Social Service Team on the Road

With a focus on improving and maintaining access to the full range of Health and Social Services, Townshippers’ Association’s Health & Social Services (HSS) Coordinators are in Quebec City this week to exchange results and ideas with peers from across the province. The conference is organized by the Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN), a network of community resources, associations and public institutions dedicated to the

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Presentation before the Standing Committee on Official Languages

On May 15, 2014, Townshippers' President Gerald Cutting and Executive Director Rachel Hunting presented before the Standing Committee on Official Languages on the Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities at the House of Commons in Ottawa. Townshippers' Association travelled to the nation's capital to present along with representatives from the Canadian Centre for Refugee Employment and the English Language Arts Network Quebec (ELAN). The

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Tax Clinic Wraps Up

It was once again a very busy year for Townshippers’ Association’s free income tax clinic with close to 175 people receiving help in filing their federal and provincial forms. This service, provided annually to help low income earners, would not be possible without the invaluable help of our income tax volunteers. This year three volunteers worked days, evenings, and weekends to get the job done. Many thanks for their hard work! If you have yet

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Townshippers’ Association Annual General Meeting Announced
Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Distribution [cliquez pour la version française (auto-traduit)] Townshippers' Association Annual General Meeting Announced ORFORD, May 15, 2014 - 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 20, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. Members of the Association in good standing are invited to participate in this evening of network­ing

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Partnerships To Boost Arts and Business

Help is on the way for those of you who have a business and want help with your plans for development and for those artists and musicians wanting to figure out the next step. This spring, Townshippers’ Association has two new ways to assist artists, cultural organizations, and entrepreneurs! The first is through Ed Humphrey, the cultural agent at the CLD, who is looking for local artists who are in need of a mentor. Through the extensive mentorship

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YES Business Coaching at Two Locations

Having a business is a lot of work and sometimes owners have questions. Should expand my small business? Is it a good idea to advertise on social media? How do I know if I have a good idea for a new business? If you have questions, Yes Montreal has answers! YES is offering one-on-one coaching sessions at Townshippers’ Association’s Sherbrooke (Lennoxville) office on Wednesday, May 28, and, for the first time, at the Lac-Brome (Knowlton) office

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Gotta Go, Gotta Go: Better Bladder Control

"As many as 3.3 million Canadians - nearly 10% of the population - experience some form of urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, very few people talk to their doctor about their symptoms. According to the Canadian Urinary Bladder Survey, 16% of men and 33% of women over the age of 40 have symptoms of urinary incontinence but only 26% have discussed it with their doctor.” –Canadian Continence Foundation. Whether you call it incontinence or unexpected

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Two Free Educational Health Events

Whether you call it incontinence or unexpected leaking, lack of bladder control is distressing and embarrassing. “As many as 3.3 million Canadians - nearly 10% of the population - experience some form of urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, very few people talk to their doctor about their symptoms. According to the Canadian Urinary Bladder Survey, 16% of men and 33% of women over the age of 40 have symptoms of urinary incontinence but only 26%

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