Monthly Archives: August 2016

Loads to do at the 37th Townshippers’ Day festival!

Besides the entertainment, exhibitors and food at the annual Townshippers’ Day festival, visitors of all ages will have a number of other free activities that celebrate our English-speaking community on Saturday, September 17. The Brome fairgrounds will be a buzz of activity from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with sheep shearing and rug hooking demos, to the even-bigger children’s area with its playful petting zoo and a fun inflatable farm house. Festival

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Community is the cornerstone of the 37th Townshippers’ Day festival

Credit: Townshippers’ Association Caption: There was a packed crowd at the opening ceremonies for last year’s Townshippers’ Day festival, the largest event of its kind for the region’s English-speaking community. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Community is the cornerstone of the 37th Townshippers’ Day festival   BROME, August 25, 2016 – The annual gathering of the Eastern Townships English-speaking community will bring

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La communauté : pierre angulaire du festival de la 37e Journée des Townshippers

Crédit photographique : L’Association des Townshippers Légende : Il y avait une foule compacte l’année dernière lors de la cérémonie d’ouverture du festival de la Journée des Townshippers, le plus important événement du genre pour la communauté d’expression anglaise de la région. Communiqué de presse Pour diffusion immédiate La communauté : pierre angulaire du festival de la 37e Journée des Townshippers BROME, 25 août 2016

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Nominations for community leaders award closes soon!

Do you know someone who deserves an award? There are just days left to get your nominations for Townshippers’ Association’s two community leadership awards – the Outstanding Townshippers (OT) and Young Townships Leaders Award (YTLA). Nominations will be accepted until noon, Friday, August 26, 2016. Everyone knows at least one local champion – a friend, a neighbour, a co-worker -- someone who inspires and takes actions that benefit our community,

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Art’s Alive! for a Vital Community

For a second year, the Arts Alive! Québec (AAQ) initiative is turning Knowlton into a creative hub. Supported by the Quebec English Language Arts Network (ELAN) with funds from Canadian Heritage, the AAQ committee chose the art of writing as the theme for the 2016 festival, which runs from August 21 to 28. "Every picture tells a story," whether the subject is crime, humour, or writing for plays and screen, the creative process always begins

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Last Call: 2016 Community Leadership Awards Nominations

Photo Credit: Stephen Thompson Photo Caption: Rachel Hunting, Executive Director of Townshippers’ Association, celebrated the 2015 Young Townships Leader Award recipients, Gabriele Székely and Sarah Cote, with Townshippers’ President Gerald Cutting at the 36th Townshippers’ Day festival in Brome. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Last Call: 2016 Community Leadership Awards Nominations   SHERBROOKE, August 18, 2016 –  Time

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Local Performers At The 37th Townshippers’ Day Festival

Local and regional performers have always been a large part of Townshippers’ Day, the 37th edition in Brome will be no exception. Music lovers will have a chance to explore a variety of toe-tapping performances, on the hour from 9am to 5pm, during the 2016 festival. On Saturday, September 17, the Knowlton Academy Choir will help to officially open the one-day festival at 10 am with a short and sweet program. Foster Grit will get you moving with

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Townshippers’ Ambassador Collecting Townshippers

Townshippers’ Association’s community ambassador, Shannon Delarosbil, is actively working on increasing the Townshippers’ community. A few weeks ago, Shannon made an appearance at ShazamFest where she had a great time speaking to new people while spreading the word about the work the non-profit community organization is doing. This weekend, Shannon will be making a similar stop at Potton's Multicultural Fest. The festival is known to be a "fun

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Exhilarating Entertainment And Activities For All!

With the clock ticking down to the 37th annual festival, the Townshippers’ Day organizing committee is busily preparing a fun and interactive day that is sure to delight all ages! Townshippers’ Association and our gracious host for the second year in a row, the Town of Brome Lake, in collaboration with the municipalities Brome Village and West Bolton, have planned workshops and demonstrations, entertainment and activities to discover for free

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New Opportunities In The Health Sector

Health care institution CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS will soon be adding around 350 new jobs. That’s great news for the region and for graduates who are interested or working in the health sector! With over 17,000 employees and managers and more than 1,000 physicians, the CIUSSS de l’Estrie - CHUS is already the largest employer in the Estrie region. Serving 500,000 people, from Lac-Mégantic to Ange-Gardien, the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS is

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