Monthly Archives: February 2015

Second Annual Forum for English-speaking Caregivers of Seniors Announced

MAGOG, February 26, 2015 – Townshippers’ Association’s second annual Forum for English-speaking Caregivers of Seniors in the Eastern Townships will help equip caregivers with useful tools and increase access to resources when it takes place on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Princess Elizabeth School, 120 Bellevue, Magog. The forum is a half-day event designed for caregivers of seniors and the general public to discuss the opportunities that

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Are you Rooted in the Townships?!

Last Wednesday, February 19, 2015 marked the first edition of “Rooted in the Townships” at Richmond Regional High School. Jenny Ménard, the Make Way for Youth/ Desjardins Migration agent who also supports youth retention in the area worked with Denise Robinson, the career counsellor at the Richmond high school, to make this afternoon a success. As part of the Hooked on School Days initiative, 14 professionals came to talk to the students about

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Business Coaching in Knowlton

YES Montreal’s business coach, Coby Ingham, will be at Townshippers’ Association’s Knowlton office on Thursday, February 26. Whether you have an idea for a business, or you have an established business and need a little advice, Coby has you covered. For a one-time fee of $20.00, you’ll have ongoing access to business coaching services through YES Montreal; which include, but are not limited to, legal and accounting services, workshops and

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Mark Your Calendars: [email protected] Connect March 26

Are you a skilled bilingual or multilingual worker looking for employment? Then you need to be at the [email protected] Connect happening on Thursday, March 26 in Sherbrooke! Following a very successful [email protected] Connect event last year, Townshippers’ Association, Global Excel Management, Eastern Townships CEDEC, and Make Way for YOUth have once again teamed up to organize a second networking event on March 26. [email protected]  Connect is a networking event whose goal is to

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Excel in the Estrie Essay Contest Launched

SHERBROOKE, February 12, 2015 – High school seniors, get ready, set, write! In time for the Hooked on School Days in Estrie, which runs from February 16 to 20, Townshippers’ Association’s Make Way For YOUth Estrie program and its supporting partners, invites the graduating class of 2015 to share their stories of overcoming challenges for a chance to win an exciting prize in the third annual Excel in the Estrie essay contest. In a few months

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Take the Pressure Off: High Blood Pressure 

February is Heart and Stroke month. Townshippers’ Association and the Community Health and Education program (CHEP) are pleased to present an interactive videoconference “Take the Pressure Off: High Blood pressure” on Wednesday, February 18 from 10 am to 12 pm in Bury, Richmond and Waterloo. “High blood pressure is a common condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health

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Free videoconference on High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure generally develops over many years and it affects nearly everyone eventually. Fortunately, high blood pressure can be easily detected. And once you know you have high blood pressure, you can work with your doctor to control it.” (Mayo Clinic online). February is Heart and Stroke Month, and Townshippers’ Association is pleased to bring you a Free Live interactive CHEP video-conference from the Community Health and Social Services

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Townshippers’ On the Road

On Tuesday, February 3, Townshippers’ Association travelled to Montreal to participate in Dialogue Day with Industry Canada and the Canada Economic Development for Quebec. The day long activities of Dialogue Day provides the opportunity for representatives from the  federal government to enhance their knowledge of the Quebec Anglophone community's priorities and challenges while also reconnecting with representatives of various community groups.

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