Monthly Archives: January 2015

Town of Brome Lake and Brome Village to Host Townshippers’ Day 2015!

BROME, January 29, 2015 – Townshippers’ Association is proud to announce that Brome Village and the Town of Brome Lake are joining forces to host the 36th edition of Townshippers’ Day on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at the Brome Fairgrounds. Townshippers’ Day Townshippers’ Day, affectionately dubbed T-Day, is an annual celebration of the creativity, heritage, and vitality of the English-speaking community of the historical Eastern Townships.

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Warm up Winter with Townships Expressions

Townships Expressions lets people interested in Townships arts, culture and history buy works unique to this region. It also gives local artists greater visibility and a means to sell their works, including books, music and small graphic arts items such as cards, postcards and prints.  Until February Expressions is offering some specials to warm up your winter. For a limited time grab your copy the special edition of BEN, A 1st Treasury Book autographed

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Graduates Explore a Future in the Estrie for Free

SHERBROOKE, January 28, 2015 – Amazing scenery, valuable learning experiences and plenty of memorable moments awaits adventurous post-secondary graduates during the free all-inclusive Discovery Days weekends from Make Way for YOUth.   The Project Make Way for YOUth, an initiative of Place aux jeunes en région offered to the English-speaking community by Townshippers’ Association, encourages young professionals to explore the Eastern Townships

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Young Quebecers Leading the Way

Calling all youth! Looking to get involved, meet new people, and take part in an incredible experience? Young Quebecers Leading the Way, a project led by the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) and the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM), is looking for young people ages 15 to 25 who are passionate about the future of their country, want to share their vision and add their voice to the conversation. The project seeks to engage young Quebecers in celebrating

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Legal Information Service Is Back

My landlord keeps promising to fix our leaky kitchen taps; I’m just going to hold the rent until he comes and fixes it. Is that ok? I have to go to traffic court; how do I prepare for this? My friend got called for jury duty but says that she is too busy to go. Can she get out of it? I want to travel to the US but I was convicted of impaired driving many years ago. Is that still on my record? Will I be stopped at the border? Where can you find

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Food for Thought Luncheons

Are you caring for a loved one and wondering where to turn for help? Do you feel like you are lost in your quest to find English resources? There are many organizations, agencies and individuals available to help you; Townshippers’ Association, responding to the needs of the English-speaking senior population in the area, would like to help you find them. Food for Thought Luncheon January 16 Join us for the next Food for Thought luncheon January

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Spaces Open for Palliative Care Workshop

L’Équipe d’accompagnement Au Diapason, a nonprofit organization working in close collaboration with the Haute-Yamaska and La Pommeraie Health and Social Service Centers (CSSS), is offering a three-day palliative care workshop. These seminars are stimulating and helpful for anyone who wants to learn more about how to accompany a loved one coping with cancer or any other terminal illness, caregivers, people going through the process of grief or

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Call for Applications: McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program, Winter 2015 Term

SHERBROOKE, January 12, 2015 – Calling all health and social services students; McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program applications are now available through Townshippers' Association. Created by the McGill University Training and Retention of Health Professionals Project, the McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program’s Category 1 Bursary is intended to provide financial incentive to

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Care-giving: Not Just for Women Videoconference January 21

Back by popular demand in 2015! The Community Health and Education program is pleased to invite you to join us for an interactive videoconference with presenter and filmmaker Chris Wynn. Chris will be speaking about his experience with his late father, an Alzheimer's sufferer and subject of his film "Forgetful, Not Forgotten." The role of care-giver is not exclusive to women. In recent years the number of men in this traditionally female role has

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