Monthly Archives: November 2014

Townshippers’ Association Opens House to Celebrate 35th Anniversary

Press Release For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Association Opens House to Celebrate 35th Anniversary SHERBROOKE, November 27, 2014 – In honour of its 35th anniversary, Townshippers’ Association, which has been an integral part of the English-speaking community of the historical Eastern Townships since it was established in 1979, invites the public to a very special celebratory open house on Friday, December 12, 2014, from 4:30

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Angels and Anniversaries

It's that time of year again...time to share our good fortune with those among us who aren't so blessed.  For the 12th year, the Yamaska Valley Optimist Club is looking for a few good angels to help make the season a little brighter through the Christmas Angels project. How does it work? In conjunction with local schools and la Cellule Jeunesse, the Club, compiles a list of recipients who are in need this holiday season.  This list contains specific

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Townshippers’ Association Deplores Potential School Board Merger

Press Release For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association Deplores Potential School Board Merger SHERBROOKE, November 24, 2014 – Townshippers’ Association will remain vigilant in the wake of last week’s rumours surrounding the possible merger of the Eastern Townships School Board with the Riverside and New Frontiers school boards. It is the opinion of the Association that, as the only remaining institution with local community governance

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Moving Forward – Townshippers’ Association Makes Recommendations Re: Bill 10

Press Release For Immediate Distribution Moving Forward - Townshippers’ Association Makes Recommendations Re: Bill 10 SHERBROOKE, October 30, 2014 – Townshippers’ Association has filed a formal proposal outlining recommendations for the modification of Bill 10 with the office of Quebec's Minister of Health. The recommendations for modifications to Bill 10: An Act to modify the organization and governance of the health and social services network,

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Food for Thought; Counselling for Caregivers

Did you know that the Quebec’s English-speaking seniors outnumber the entire population of Prince Edward Island?  A recently published study of this group shows that English-speaking Quebecers are living longer than ever before but unfortunately many feel their ability to realize their full potential is curtailed by language barriers. In health services especially and caregiving situations specifically, challenges in trying to access information

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Your Health, Your Future

As the provincial government continues to evaluate the future form of the health and social service sectors, it is important that the English-speaking community is aware of the potential impact the legislation will have on our community as well as all Quebecers. This past October Townshippers’ Association, as part of our mandate and mission to speak on behalf of the members of our regions English-speaking community, presented a brief in response

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Aging and Well-Being in the Eastern Townships: Free Activity at Bishop’s University

Come join us at Bishop’s University on Thursday, November 13 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the lobby of Centennial Theatre for an evening of discussion, learning and sharing. Five presentations will be given by experts in their field on the following topics: Self-perceptions and Aging; Participate in the Community – Possibilities and Challenges; Neurodegenerative Diseases – How Problems with Olfaction may Predict Impending Cognitive Decline; Mobile

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35th Anniversary Celebration

Townshippers’ Association is turning 35 Join us for a special anniversary celebration on Friday, December 12th, 2014 - 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Since its creation in 1979, Townshippers’ Association has had the interest of the English-speaking community at its heart. Its focus has been to ensure that all of the members of this minority community remain visible. Through a variety of initiatives, Townshippers’ works to strengthen the community and

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Are you new to the Eastern Townships?

New to the region? Looking for services in English? Connect with Townshippers’ Association and kick-start your Townships life! With active programs addressing heritage and culture, community development, health and social services and youth, Townshippers’ is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization focused on promoting and supporting the interests of the Eastern Townships' English-speaking minority community. If you are a post-secondary

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Amos and Biggs in Concert

ABC, 123...no it’s not the Jackson Five, its Amos Joannides and Sarah Biggs celebrating regional music with Townships Expressions in Concert taking place at Bandeen Hall, Bishop’s University, on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Presented by Townshippers’ Association with the support of Canadian Heritage and the Ville de Sherbrooke, this one-night-only concert gives ticket holders a chance to enjoy Amos and Sarah’s signature styles while also

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