Monthly Archives: April 2016

Community Invited to Townshippers’ Association’s Spring Open House

Photo Credit: Townshippers’ Association Photo Cutline: Townshippers’ Association’s Montérégie East team – Kate Murray and Kate Holbrook and Maggie Severs - are getting ready to welcome the community to their Lac-Brome office at their Spring Open House on May 6, 2016. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Community Invited to Townshippers’ Association’s Spring Open House   LAC-BROME, April 28, 2016 – The non-profit community

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TRCF Grants Support 28 Community Projects

Thanks to donor generosity, 28 dynamic and enriching Eastern Townships projects were supported by grants awarded by Townshippers Research & Cultural Foundation (TRCF) at the annual luncheon on Friday, April 15, 2016, in Magog. Not to be confused with Townshippers’ Association, the Foundation is an independent charitable organization working with donors and the community to improve the quality of life in the Townships by awarding grants to local,

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Nominations Open for 2016 OT & YTLA Awards!

Photo Credit: Stephen Thompson Photo Cutline: Townshippers’ Association Executive Director Rachel Hunting, left, and President Gerald Cutting, right, with 2015 Young Townships Leader Award recipients, Gabriele Székely and Sarah Cote at the 36th Townshippers’ Day at the Brome fairgrounds. Nominations are now open for this year’s YTLA and Outstanding Townshippers’ award for exceptional community contributions. Press Release  For Immediate

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Summer Jobs; Come work with us at Townshippers!

Townshippers’ Association is looking for three university level students to join our team this summer! If you are organized, fun, creative and skilled, come work with a local non-profit organization and gain a new appreciation for community involvement. We are looking for assistants in Communications and Outreach, Festival Administration and Strategic Planning and Membership Development to work with us full-time, for 11-weeks, starting on Monday,

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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

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Townshippers’ Association Summer Employment Opportunities 2016

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association Summer Employment Opportunities; Come work with us at Townshippers’!   SHERBROOKE, April 15, 2016 – Townshippers’ Association, a non-profit community organization focused on promoting and supporting the interests of the English-speaking minority community in the Eastern Townships, is hiring three University-level student positions for the summer of 2016. The

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Employment Networking with [email protected] Connect    

Are you looking for work or considering changing career paths? Then join us Thursday, April 21 for the third annual [email protected] Connect! This event will once again be held at Le Cartier Restaurant, 255 Jacques Cartier Street South in Sherbrooke (across from the Jacques-Cartier park). This year the event, organized by CEDEC, Global Excel Management and Townshippers’ Association’s Make Way for YOUth project, will have representatives from two major employers.

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Parent-Child Mother Goose Program Grows

Picture Credit: Richmond & Region CLC Picture Caption: In person and by video feed, 21 new animators were trained to help young children and parents get off to a great start by offering the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program in English-speaking communities in Quebec. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   RICHMOND, April 12, 2016 – Following a successful trial run in the Val-Saint-François MRC, the National Parent-Child Mother Goose

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Thank You Volunteers!

April 10 to 16 is National Volunteer Week and there is no better time to say thank you to the millions of volunteers across the country and those in our own community. This year’s theme is “Volunteers are the roots of strong communities.” Volunteer Canada explains: “Just like roots are essential for trees to bloom, volunteers are essential for communities to boom. Thanks to volunteers, our communities grow strong and resilient. Even the tiniest

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Bursary Applications

Montérégie-East students in the health and social services fields, applications for the McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program are now available through Townshippers’ Association. Created by the McGill University Training and Retention of Health Professionals Project, the Bursary Program, which addresses the need for bilingual health professionals, awards bursaries to students from selected Quebec regions, with

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