Monthly Archives: May 2016

Registrations for Townshippers’ Day Now Open!

Summer is right around the corner which means things are starting to shape up for the 37th Townshippers’ Day. It also means that registrations are now officially open for this one-day celebration of the region’s English-speaking community! Artisans and entertainers, businesses and educational institutions, historical and community organizations, are invited to take part in the 2016 edition of T-Day which will be returning to the Brome fairgrounds

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Townshippers’ Day 2016 – Call for Exhibitors and Supporters

Photo Credit: Townshippers’ Association Photo Cutline: The annual Townshippers’ Day festival provides the perfect opportunity for organizations to connect with more than 4,000 community members. Be a part of it! Exhibitor applications are being accepted for the 37th edition on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution T-Day 2016 - Call for Exhibitors and Supporters   BROME, May 30, 2016 – The organizing

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Journée des Townshippers 2016 appel aux exposants et supporteurs

Crédit photographique : L’Association des Townshippers Légende : La journée des Townshippers, célébration annuelle de la communauté d’expression anglaise, offre une occasion parfaite aux organismes de la région de rejoindre plus de 4 000 membres de la communauté. Faites-en partie ! Nous acceptons maintenant les inscriptions pour les exposants qui désirent participer à la 37e édition de l’événement, qui aura lieu le samedi 17 septembre

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In Loving Memory of Ruth Atto

It is with heavy hearts that Townshippers’ Association mourns the loss of cherished long-time community and health care advocate, Ruth Atto, 86, who passed away last Thursday, May 19, at the Maison Aube-Lumière. A truly extraordinary and remarkable woman, Mrs. Atto dedicated her life to improving health care in the Townships, especially for the English-speaking community, both professionally and as a volunteer. Mrs. Atto’s journey as advocate

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Users’ Committee of the Estrie

On April 26 the Users' Committee of the Estrie region published a special supplement in the Sherbrooke Record, packed with useful information to help readers in the region understand their rights when using health and social services. If you have used or will use any health care or social services in the region –directly from the L'hôpital Fleurimont or l'Hôtel Dieu de Sherbrooke, or from any CIUSSS Estrie-CHUS service – this guide will help

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Thanks To Everyone for A Great Open House!

Thank you to everyone that popped by Townshippers’ Association for the open house on May 6! Around 30 individuals visited our Lac-Brome office to enjoy laughs and lunch with us. We enjoyed meeting such wonderful community members and supporters – both new and familiar faces - and appreciate all the kind words and support. We had such a wonderful time and look forward to the next event! Did you miss out? Don’t worry, once a year we hold open

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Warning; Tax Scam

Townshippers’ Association’s tax clinic for low-income Townshippers is winding down for yet another tax season. Thanks to our hardworking volunteers, this year the free tax preparation clinic helped around 250 people to file their tax return. While many people are breathing easier having made their filing deadline, scammers are putting out fraudulent emails and phone calls which are bilking Canadians of their hard earned money and putting them

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Townshippers’ Announces its 37th Annual General Meeting

Photo Credit: Townshippers’ Association Photo Cutline: Townshippers’ Association’s Executive Director, Rachel Hunting, President, Gerald Cutting, will present the Association’s annual report at the 37th Annual General Meeting on June 3, 2016, at the at the Amédée-Beaudoin Community Center in Sherbrooke (Lennoxville). Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ 37th Annual General Meeting Announced   SHERBROOKE, May

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Tillotson Grant Boosts and Expands Townshippers’ Learning Luncheons

Townshippers’ Association’s popular Food for Thought project, learning luncheons for caregivers, will be supported and expanded thanks to a grant from the Tillotson Coaticook Region Fund. Last Wednesday, Townshippers’ Executive Director, Rachel Hunting, gratefully accepted $2,000 on behalf of the Food for Thought project during a biannual grant giving evening at the Club de golf Coaticook which saw $92,013.00 awarded to 30 projects that benefit

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Townshippers’ to Catalogue Opportunities

Townshippers’ Association recently received financial support through the McGill Training and Retention Project’s Golden Share Initiative to carry out a unique research project in the Townships. Through this project, the Association will create a career opportunities catalogue that includes information about health and social services careers, educational programs and professional development opportunities available on the territory of the CIUSSS

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