Monthly Archives: September 2016

Townshippers’ Association reacts to Estrie Public Health Director’s Annual Thematic Report

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association reacts to Estrie Public Health Director’s Annual Thematic Report SHERBROOKE, September 29, 2016 – Townshippers’ Association is pleased that the Estrie Public Health Director’s recently published thematic report, concerning the health and well-being of the linguistic minority and cultural communities in the Estrie, sheds light on important issues facing the English-speaking

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Parent child program comes to Bury

I’ll bet you still remember the rhymes, songs, and stories that were passed down to you as a child; the ones that your grandmother and grandfather whispered in your ear when you sat on their lap, or the songs your mother or father sang to you just before you went to bed at night… Those rhymes, songs, and stories are more than just ways to pass the time. They are an invaluable, irreplaceable part of a person’s childhood, and they can have a

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Our Townships Stories: Open Call for Submissions

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Our Townships Stories: Open Call for Submissions Anthology to celebrate the Eastern Townships chapter in Canada’s 150-year story SHERBROOKE, September 22, 2016 – Townshippers’ Association is excited to invite the community to be a part of a special digital anthology project that will highlight the Eastern Townships chapter of Canada’s 150-year story in advance of the anniversary celebrations in 2017.

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Townshippers’ Day 2016 is now over: Thanks to everyone who took part!

Our hectic Townshippers’ Day weekend is over and we are all feeling the afterglow from a well-attended and successful event. If you were there, you were part of an enthusiastic audience of more than 5,000 to enjoy activities, performances, concerts and exhibitors that celebrate our region’s English-speaking community. Over 300 participants and sixty volunteers helped the day run smoothly with the uplifting music, accomplished artisans, varied

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What a wonderful festival!

Another Townshippers’ Day is over but what a blast we had!  Having more than 5,000 visitors celebrate with us at the wonderful Brome fairgrounds, was a bonus that exceeded expectations, and it seems that both the public and over 300 participants in the varied activities, exhibitors and entertainers all had a very good day. Co-Chairs, Tom McGovern, Barrie Paige and committee secretary, Nancy Page and the team of eight volunteers were back

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The 37th Townshippers’ Day offers warm close to festival summer

Credit: Townshippers’ Association Caption: Organizers, entertainers, exhibitors and volunteers welcomed over 5,000 visitors to the Brome fairgrounds for the 2016 edition of Townshippers’ Day. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution The 37th Townshippers’ Day offers warm close to festival summer   BROME, September 18, 2016 – It was great weather for the more than 5,000 visitors to celebrate the Eastern Townships English-speaking

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La 37e Journée des Townshippers termine la saison estivale chaleureusement!

Crédit photographique : l’Association des Townshippers Légende : Les organisateurs, les animateurs, les exposants et les bénévoles ont accueilli plus de 4000 visiteurs à la foire de Brome pour l'édition 2016 de la Journée des Townshippers. Communiqué de presse Pour diffusion immédiate La 37e Journée des Townshippers termine la saison estivale chaleureusement!   BROME, 18 septembre 2016 – Le temps était parfait pour le plus de

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37th Townshippers’ Day festival celebrates community this Saturday

Credit: Stephen Thompson Caption: Organizers are ready to welcome you to the Brome fairgrounds for the 37th annual Townshippers’ Day festival this Saturday, September 17, 2016. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution 37th Townshippers’ Day Festival Celebrates Community This Saturday   BROME, September 15, 2016 – On Saturday, September 17, more than 100 exhibitors and entertainers will descend on the Brome fairground for the 37th annual

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Le festival de la 37e Journée des Townshippers célèbre la communauté ce samedi

Crédit photographique : Stephen Thompson Légende : Les organisateurs sont prêts à vous accueillir sur les terrains de l’Exposition de Brome pour la 37e Journée annuelle des Townshippers ce samedi 17 septembre 2016. Communiqué de presse Pour diffusion immédiate Le festival de la 37e Journée des Townshippers célèbre la communauté ce samedi   BROME, 15 septembre 2016 – Ce samedi qui vient, le 17 septembre, plus d’une centaine d’exposants

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T-Day festival this weekend!

Thousands of people are expected at the Brome fairgrounds this Saturday, September 17 to celebrate and connect with the Eastern Townships English-speaking community at the 37th edition of Townshippers’ Day. The grounds are open to the public at 9 a.m. but the one-day festival really kicks off with the opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. and Townshippers' Association along with the 2016 festival hosts, the Town of Brome Lake, Brome Village and West Bolton,

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