Spring in Full Swing at Townshippers’ in Knowlton

Discover what your community organization is doing at Townshippers’ Association’s Spring Open House on Friday, May 6, 2016. Held at our Knowlton office, 584 Knowlton Rd., this free event for the public will take place from 10:30 am to 2 pm. Visitors will have the chance to discover the Association’s activities and browse the large collection of information.

While you’re in the office, shop from Townships Expressions collection of products by local authors/artists, socialize with the Townshippers’ team and other community members. We’ll have delicious refreshments to savour and fun games to enjoy. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, carnations will be given to all ladies in attendance. Bring family theme joke to share for a chance to win a prize!

Class of 2016; Essay Contest

High school seniors, share your story about overcoming obstacles to the Excel in the Estrie! essay contest by April 29, 2016, for a chance to win one of three awards and to have your work published!

Hosted by Townshippers’ Make Way for YOUth project, and open to this year’s high school graduates in the historical Eastern Townships, we want to read about the challenges – academic, social or personal – you experienced on the path to graduation, how you overcame them and how you imagine yourself living and working in the Townships in five years from now.

Three prizes of $250 will be awarded to winning essays, thanks to our sponsors Centre des Jeunes Lennoxville Youth Center, CASS, and Global Excel Management. Full rules, guidelines, and entry forms can be found under the Youth section at Townshippers.org. No internet access? No problem! Just contact our Sherbrooke office at 819-566-5717 (toll-free: 1-866-566-5717).

Coaching for Artists and Business Owners 

YES Montreal business coach Coby Ingham will be back in Townshippers’ Knowlton office on April 26, 2016. Don’t miss your chance to find grant outlets or realize the full potential of your business. If this is your first visit, a onetime cost of $20 is charged to open a file and give you continue to have access to advice, guidance, and resources. Files only expire when clients you are inactive for a two year period.

Schedule your appointment today with Maggie Severs at 450-242-4421 or [email protected]

For more information on Townshippers’ Association and our activities, catch our columns in the Brome County News, visit us on Twitter @Townshippers, Facebook, and our website Townshippers.org. Connect with Townshippers’ offices in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen St. 819-566-5717, toll-free: 1-866-566-5717 or Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowlton Rd, 450-242-4421, toll-free: 1-877-242-4421.

Published: About Townshippers column, Brome County News, Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Photo Credit: Townshippers’ Association

Photo Caption: Townshippers’ annual Open House, traditionally held in time for St. Pat’s, will take place on May 6 and will celebrate spring and moms! Join us for fun, games, refreshments and check out what your community organization is doing.