Monthly Archives: January 2016

37th Annual Townshippers’ Day Host Chosen!

Picture Credit: Stephen Thompson Picture caption: Organizers and volunteers are ready to welcome you back to the Brome fairgrounds on Saturday, September 17, 2016 for the 37th Townshippers' Day! Press Release For Immediate Distribution BROME, January 28, 2016 – Building on last year's success, Townshippers’ Association is pleased to announce that the annual Townshippers’ Day is returning to the Brome fairgrounds on September 17, 2016. Taking

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Choix de la ville hôtesse pour la 37e Journée annuelle des Townshippers

Photo : T-Day2015 (Stephen Thompson).jpg Crédit photographique : Stephen Thompson Légende : Les organisateurs et les bénévoles sont prêts à vous accueillir à nouveau à la terrains de l’Exposition de Brome, le samedi 17 Septembre 2016 pour la 37e Journée des Townshippers! Communiqué de presse Pour diffusion immédiate BROME, le 28 JANVIER 2016 – Forte du succès obtenu l’année dernière, l’Association des Townshippers a le plaisir

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Free Legal Information Clinic

Our free legal information service is once again open for business! Thanks to a partnership with the Université de Sherbrooke, Townshippers’ Association is pleased to once again provide this clinic giving the public free, easy and confidential access to legal information in English. From September until April, a student from the Law Faculty at the UdeS volunteers once a week to answer legal questions by phone, email and in person by appointment

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Helping Those Around Us

Today in Canada approximately 11 people will end their lives by suicide while roughly 210 others will attempt suicide. It’s estimated that the lives of up to ten grieving “Survivors” are profoundly affected by suicide, meaning that 77-110 people in Canada per day will become newly bereaved. Based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey, 14.7% of Canadians have thought about suicide and 3.5% have attempted it in their lifetime. They

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Food for Thought; Making Medical Decisions

Physicians have a responsibly to give patients information about the benefits and risks of treatments so they can make informed decisions about their health care. Armed with this information, patients, or those who make decisions on behalf of the patient, can give their consent to treatment. Find out more about doctor patient information and obligation at the first Townshippers’ Association’s Food for Thought lunch and learn event of 2016 on

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Coaching for Artists and Business Owners

Are you an entrepreneur? If you are an artist or a small business owner then yes, you are! Do you need guidance in expanding your business or moving it in a different direction? Need help reaching your target audience? Would you just like to connect with other independent business people? If you find yourself thinking how helpful it would be to run all those great ideas by a business coach, you’ll be delighted to know an amazing service exists

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When to Worry About Memory Disorders

There have been many news articles about memory disorders which tends to raise many questions. According to the World Health Organization “Worldwide, 47.5 million people have dementia and there are 7.7 million new cases every year.” Knowing that memory problems are prevalent worldwide and that we may be at risk, is there anything we can do? Townshippers’ Association will be hosting a free live and interactive videoconference examining the topic

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Deadline Looming for Community Project Funding!

Are you in need of funds to launch a project that will enhance the quality of life for people and communities within the historical Eastern Townships? Towshippers' Research & Cultural Foundation may be able to help. But don’t wait to apply, the January 31 deadline is quickly approaching! Each year, the Foundation allocates funds to worthy local, grassroots organizations and projects in the fields of arts, education, health, heritage, research,

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