Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thank You for a Successful Open House!

Townshippers’ Association would like to send out a big thank you to all who came out to the Open House at the Marguerite Knapp building last Thursday, November 19!  It was a fabulous evening thanks to the participation of our friends, family and colleagues. We hope all of our sixty guests enjoyed themselves and relished listing to the wonderful acoustic performance of musician Keenan Wilcox. We enjoyed seeing so many familiar faces, and a few

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Open House this Thursday   

The Marguerite Knapp building in Sherbrooke’s Borough of Lennoxville is home to several organizations serving the English-speaking community, such as Townshippers’ Association, Townshippers' Research & Cultural Foundation, the Townships Sun, Mental Health Estrie and the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network.  On Thursday, November 19, 2015, from 5 – 7 pm the public is invited to learn more about these organizations at a free family-friendly

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What’s Involved in a Do Not Resuscitate Order

What does “Do Not Resuscitate” or DNR mean? What are the implications when a DNR is requested? On Saturday, November 28 the free Caregivers’ Café, which provides an opportunity for caregivers to come together to exchange resources and learn from others, will focus on the topic “What is involved in a Do Not Resuscitate Order.” A local physician will join us to explain what is involved in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Does a DNR

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Community Open House Scheduled for November 19

Picture Credit: Keenan Wilcox Picture Caption: With his soothing voice and guitar, featured musician Keenan Wilcox will entertain visitors who want to meet and mingle at the Marguerite Knapp building’s Open House on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Press Release For Immediate Distribution SHERBROOKE, November 12, 2015 – Townshippers’ Association, a non-profit community organization serving the English-speaking community of the historical Eastern

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Program Confirmed for Senior Academy Inauguration

Classical music, cocktails and good fellowship will set the tone for the inaugural event for Bishop’s University’s Senior Academy for Lifelong Learning. This new initiative, which launches at Sherbrooke’s Hotel Le President on November 16 and 17, invites seniors and other interested adults to, “Channel Your Passion for Living.” The day-and-a-half Lifelong Learning retreat starts off with a cocktail party and dinner, and features a classical

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Brome-Missisquoi Students Awarded $20,000 in Scholarships

Two Brome-Missisquoi students have been awarded $20,000 to help them pursue their educational ambitions in the health and social services sector. Michèle Giard of Farnham and Katalina Smith of Cowansville will each receive $10,000 to support their studies. The amount is the lion’s share of this year’s McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program, with an additional $2,500 being awarded to Alexander

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Mental Health Estrie Celebrating 10 Years

The statistics are well known, at least one in five Canadians will live with a mental illness at some point in their lives. Their struggle will also affect everyone who cares about them, especially their families, friends and colleagues. Until 2005, there was little service available in the English-language in Estrie to meet the needs of individuals and their families. In January 19, 2001, an idea was sparked to respond to this growing need for support.

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