Monthly Archives: March 2015

Extra! Extra! Townshippers is on its way

If you are an active member of Townshippers’ Association, watch your mail or email for the latest copy of Townshippers, our biannual members-only journal! The spring/summer issue takes a look at health activities and issues, in addition to sharing other current events and information for the English-speaking community. Want to get your own copy? Become a member of Townshippers’ Association today.  Your membership to the association makes a difference.

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Business Coaching with YES   

Many people today are now running their own small business. Being self-employed is an adventure, and allows you to follow your dream and do something you love and are passionate about. It is also a lot of work, and there are numerous decisions to be made getting solid, professional advice to those questions is important. Youth Employment Services (YES) Montreal is a community organization with a number of business-related services; one of which is

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Job Seekers – Don’t Forget to Reserve March 26 for [email protected] Connect

[email protected] Connect will once again be held at Le Cartier Restaurant, 255 Jacques Cartier Street South in Sherbrooke (across from Lac des Nations) on Thursday, March 26 from 5 to 7 p.m.. This year the event, organized by CEDEC, Global Excel Management, and Townshippers’ Association’s Make Way for YOUth project, will have representatives from three major employers and one placement agency. Opportunities for employers to network with multilingual job seekers

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Over 100 Caregivers Tap into Resources at 2015 Forum

[caption id="attachment_9549" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dr. Joe Schwarcz Director of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society and Gerald Cutting, President, Townshippers’ Association at the 2nd annual the Forum for English-speaking Caregivers of Seniors in the Eastern Townships.[/caption] MAGOG, March 16, 2015 – Over 100 people attended the 2015 edition of the Forum for English-speaking Caregivers of Seniors in the Eastern

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2nd Annual Caregivers Forum

Caregivers will have the chance to learn from experts such as Dr. Joe Schwarcz, host of "The Dr. Joe Show" on Montreal's CJAD, and connect to existing and emerging services and service providers at the 2015 edition of the Forum for English-speaking Caregivers of Seniors in the Eastern Townships on Saturday, March 14, 2015, noon to 5 p.m. at Princess Elizabeth School, 120 Bellevue, Magog. This event is free and open to caregivers, professionals

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Summer Fun in the Works

Townshippers’ Association has been busy helping in the organization of fun-filled, family activities for the summer of 2015. Many towns in our region host annual summer festivities and this year is no exception. Start thinking about putting away your shovel and taking out your tiller, because summer is in the air.  Healthy, fun and educational activities are what await you this summer, from all across our beautiful region. Waterloo will be

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2015 Caregivers Forum Program Announced; Dr. Joe Schwarcz to Open Event

MAGOG, March 5, 2015 – Townshippers’ Association is pleased to announce Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be among the presenters the 2015 edition of the Forum for English-speaking Caregivers of Seniors in the Eastern Townships on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Princess Elizabeth School, 120 Bellevue, Magog. Held for a second year with the support of L’APPUI pour les proches aidants de l’Estrie, , the Memphremagog Community Learning Centre and the Table

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Coming Together in Support of English-speaking Community Vitality

[caption id="attachment_9352" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Éric Campbell, secretary general of the ETSB; Rachel Hunting, Executive Director of Townshippers’ Association; Roch Rousseau, interim Director General of the CSSS Val-Saint-François; Cathy Varnier, coordinator for ValFamille Credit: Courtesy Julie Corriveau-Wilson[/caption] Val-Saint-François, March 4, 2015 – The Centre de santé et de services sociaux (CSSS) du Val-Saint-François,

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Ensemble à l’appui de la vitalité de la communauté anglophone

[caption id="attachment_9352" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo : Éric Campbell, secrétaire général de la CSET; Rachel Hunting, directrice générale de l’Association des Townshippers; Roch Rousseau, directeur général par intérim du CSSS Val-Saint-François; Cathy Varnier, coordonnatrice de ValFamille. Photo : courtoisie de Julie Corriveau-Wilson[/caption] Val-Saint-François, le 4 mars 2015 – Le Centre de santé et de services sociaux

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WANTED: Multilingual and Skilled Jobseekers

Following a very successful first edition of [email protected] Connect event last year, Townshippers’ Association, Global Excel Management, CEDEC, and Make Way for YOUth have once again come together to organize a second edition to be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 as part of regional employment week. Aimed at giving skilled and multilingual jobseekers a chance to meet and mingle with potential employers, this is an event you don't want to miss. This year’s

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