Monthly Archives: September 2014

What’s New In Expressions

Did you know there is a way to support local talent while also improving your knowledge of where you live?  Townships Expressions lets people interested in Townships arts, culture and history buy works unique to this region while also supporting local English-language artists. An initiative of Townshippers’ Association and supported by Canadian Heritage, local artists enjoy greater visibility and sales opportunities through the Expressions collection

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Townshippers’ Association concerned over Barrette reform bill’s impact on English-speaking community voice

Press Release For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Association concerned over Barrette reform bill’s impact on English-speaking community voice   SHERBROOKE, September 26, 2014 – Townshippers’ Association and its President Gerald Cutting share in the apprehension voiced by the Quebec Community Groups Network in response to the massive reorganization of the health care sector as proposed in Bill 10 tabled by Health Minister

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Calling All Silent Auction Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in the silent auction at the 35th Townshippers’ Day in Coaticook on September 13, 2014. Just a friendly reminder to all those winning bidders, don’t forget to pick up your items at Townshippers’ head office in Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), at 257 rue Queen. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays to Thursdays. Thank you! Brooch Found on T-Day A brooch was found by

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Thanks for Joining in the 35th T-Day

Thank you to all who attended and had a hand in making the 35th edition of Townshippers’ Day the success it was! Photos of the event will be shared in the next issue of Townshippers’ Association’s journal, TOWNSHIPPERS. Townshippers’ Association members receive Townshippers journal as a member benefit. The journal is available in print (for an annual $5 fee to cover postage) or in digital format (without any additional charge).  To

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Community Involvement Key to 35th Townshippers’ Day Success

Press Release For Immediate Distribution Community Involvement Key to 35th Townshippers’ Day Success [caption id="attachment_7989" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo credit: Stephen ThompsonDignitary's and special guest, residents and visitors filled the Pavillon des Arts & de la Culture de Coaticook for the 35th Townshippers' Day opening ceremonies on September 13, 2014. The Pavillon was one of five venues in Coatciook that hosted T-Day

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35th Townshippers’ Day A Success!

A cool and crisp autumn day greeted thousands of visitors who  travelled to the town of Coaticook for the 2014 edition of Townshippers’ Day last Saturday, September 14.  The 35th edition was a resounding success with visitors taking the opportunity to enjoy wonderful entertainment, delicious food, experience interesting activities and meet with new and familiar friends. Although the day’s activities took place at five separate locations around

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Townshippers’ Association to Launch Taproot V at T-Day

Press Release For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association to Launch Taproot V at T-Day   COATICOOK, September 11, 2014 –  As part of Townshippers’ Association’s 35th Anniversary Celebration, Taproot V: Poetry, Prose and Images from the Eastern Townships will be launched on Townshippers’ Day, Saturday, September 13, at 11:15 a.m. in the Pavillon des Arts & de la Culture de Coaticook located at 116 Wellington,

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Don’t miss the 35th Townshippers’ Day this Saturday

There are only days remaining until Townshippers’ Day in Coaticook. Are you planning to be there this Saturday, September 13, 2014? If so, this “to-do” list of activities will help you make the most out of the  daylong celebration of the 35th Townshippers’ Day and Coaticook’s 150th anniversary! This year T-Day will take place across five venues connected and numbered by free shuttle service or accessible by foot. Don’t forget to visit

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The 35th Annual Townshippers’ Day Festival Comes to Coaticook

Press Release For Immediate Distribution [cliquez pour la version française] The 35th Annual Townshippers’ Day Festival Comes to Coaticook    COATICOOK, September 10, 2014 – Residents and visitors to the Eastern Townships are invited to join the celebration of creativity, heritage, and vitality of the regions English-speaking community at the 2014 edition of Townshippers’ Day, on Saturday, September 13, in Coaticook. Now in its 35th

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Le 35e festival Annuel de la Journée des Townshippers se Déroule à Coaticook

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Pour diffusion immédiate [English version] Le 35e festival Annuel de la Journée des Townshippers se Déroule à Coaticook     COATICOOK, 10 septembre 2014 –Résidents des Cantons-de-l’Est et visiteurs sont invités à se joindre à la célébration de la créativité, du patrimoine et de la vitalité de la communauté d’expression anglaise de la région à l’occasion de l’édition 2014 de la Journée des Townshippers,

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