Monthly Archives: October 2016

Weaverworld Book 3 to be revealed October 30

Townships Expressions - a Townshippers’ Association initiative to promote regional artists and showcase works unique to this region – is always proud to celebrate the accomplishments of our members. That’s why we are delighted to announce that Knowlton author, Julia K. Rohan, will be launching the final book in her Weaverworld fantasy trilogy on October 30. Though intended for readers aged 9 to 14, the series has also acquired many enthusiastic

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Tax preparation clinic: Lend a hand!

For over 10 years now Townshippers’ Association, in collaboration with Revenue Canada and Revenu Quebec, has been offering a free volunteer tax preparation clinic for low income individuals and families [www.cra-arc.gc.ca/volunteer]. What started out with approximately 50 clients the first year has steadily grown in popularity, with over 250 people, including seniors, students, using the service this past year. This much sought after service depends

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Legal information clinic opens for fall/winter 2016

Trekking through the land of laws and legality can be confusing and frustrating. Sometimes all we want is the answer to a simple question. Should I make a last will and testament? What are the laws about collecting a debt? Do I have to pay my rent even though the landlord never fixes anything? The free Legal Information Clinic from Townshippers’ Association can help you out. Each semester we are fortunate to have a third-year law student spend

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Free October health and wellness events

When it comes to your health, information is important which is why Townshippers’ Association is proud be a part of several free health and wellness events this month. Caregivers, it's easy to forget about your own health when you're busy caring for a loved one. Mental Health Estrie, in partnership with Townshippers’, Bishop’s University and Université de Sherbrooke, invite you to join us for ‘Who cares for the caregivers?’ a mental

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Free legal information in English

From now until December, a Université de Sherbrooke law student will help answer legal questions for the English-speaking community through Townshippers’ Association’s free Legal Information Clinic. Working in partnership with the UdeS Law Faculty, Townshippers’ has hosted this confidential clinic from its Sherbrooke office since 2007, giving the public access to answers for their legal questions. Since the Clinic is operated by volunteering

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Health Matters; Palliative care  

Townshippers’ Association is delighted to announce the return of Health Matters, a popular health information series held in collaboration with the Avante Women’s Center, La Pommeraie, and the Community Health Education Program. These information sessions take place on the second Friday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the CLSC in Cowansville, 397 Rue de la Rivière. They are free and are in English. Our topic for Friday, October

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