Monthly Archives: October 2014

Musicians Come Together for Community Celebration

Press Release For Immediate Distribution Musicians Come Together for Community Celebration SHERBROOKE, October 30, 2014 – Townshippers’ Association announces the next of its 35th anniversary celebrations with Townships Expressions in Concert taking place at Bandeen Hall, Bishop’s University on Saturday, November 15. Helping the Association to celebrate more than three decades as a non-profit community organization serving the English-speaking

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Caregiver Wellness Focus of National Family Caregivers Week

During Quebec’s National Family Caregiver Week from November 3 to 9, Mental Health Estrie is providing a series of interactive trainings and information sharing sessions for caregivers.  These afternoon events are held in collaboration with L’Appui Estrie and other community partners. All programs will include presentations about preventing anxiety and depression for caregivers and a demonstration of how music can be used to communicate and

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Public Consultation on Bill 10\Auditions publiques sur le projet de loi n° 10

Public hearings for Bill 10, An Act to modify the organization and governance of the health and social services network, in particular by abolishing the regional agencies [download / téléchargement]  began on October 20, 2014. After initially being refused, Townshippers' Association and the Voice of English-speaking Québec were invited to present before the Committee on Health and Social Services at noon, on Thursday, October 23, 2014.

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Townshippers’ Association and Voice of English-speaking Québec Lend Voices to Bill 10

Press Release For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Association and Voice of English-speaking Québec Lend Voices to Bill 10   QUEBEC, October 22, 2014 – Following an initial rejection to present at the public hearings for Bill 10, Townshippers’ Association and Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ) have accepted an invitation to appear before the Health and Social Services Commission at the National Assembly in Quebec City

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Local Musicians to Celebrate Townshippers’

Musicians Amos Joannides and Sarah Biggs will be joining Townshippers’ Association to continue its 35th anniversary celebrations with Townships Expressions in Concert on Saturday, November 15, at Bandeen Hall, Bishop’s University. At the last Townshippers’ Day on September 13th,   Townshippers’ 35th anniversary was commemorated with the launch of Taproot V: Poetry, Prose and Images of the Eastern Townships. A tradition established 15 years

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Planning and Resources at the Next Caregivers Cafe

Armed with knowledge it is easier to deal with situations as they arise. Under the theme “Choices through Knowledge - Be Prepared” caregivers are invited to learn about local resources and how and when to use them at the next Caregivers’ Cafe, on Saturday, October 25, from 10 am - 11:30 am at St. Paul’s Church, 24 St. Paul Road, Knowlton. Caregivers are faced with many choices in daily life; accomplishing tasks, getting to appointments, providing

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Food For Thought is Back!

After a series of successful lunch and learn events that began last December, Townshippers’ Association is pleased to announce the return of the Food For Thought luncheons. Funded through L’APPUI Pour Les Proches Aidants D’Ainés Estrie, Townshippers’ initiative Increasing Access to Information for English-speaking Caregivers of Seniors includes a series of seven luncheons providing information and resources for individuals in the English-speaking

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Townships Expressions in Concert

Throughout the year Townshippers' Association provides a forum for English-speaking artists to share and sell their works through the Townships Expressions initiative, an online and in-office boutique. After celebrating our written and visual artists at Townshippers Day last September 13 with the lunch of Taproot V: Poetry, Prose and Images of the Eastern Townships [click here for more], the association is proud to turn a spotlight on our musical

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Important Notice: School Board Elections Nov 2

Voter turnout for school board elections is historically low and the provincial government is currently evaluating the need for school boards. More than ever it is important to exercise your right to make your voice heard on how your school board operates. We encourage you to read the important information below to better understand how to ensure you are on the correct voting list.  The Role of Commissioners: The members of the council of commissioners

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Community Efforts Brings English Prenatal Classes to Magog and Richmond

In an effort to reach out to more communities, the Lennoxville & District Women’s Centre will be offering prenatal classes Centre in three locations this fall including Lennoxville, Magog and Richmond. The Women’s centre has offered prenatal classes for several years from their Lennoxville location; in fact, they are the only child birth education classes offered in English in the Estrie region. This Pilot Project, offered in partnership

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