Monthly Archives: February 2017

Build a professional health and social services network

Nearly every graduating post-secondary student and young professional faces it; trying to decide what comes next after school. As you adjust to life after post-secondary, you find yourself surrounded by so many options as you look at the bigger picture of your life. Where will you live? Where will you start your career with? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a resource to help you explore your options and begin making connections that can help you take

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Health information day in Waterloo

The Community Health Education Program (CHEP) connects communities to health and social services information from professionals, in English, on a variety of health topics, and informs individuals about local resources. Through CHEP, Townshippers’ Association is pleased to offer the second annual Health Information Day, in Waterloo on Wednesday, March 1 at the Royal Canadian Legion, 77 Lewis Street. The day begins at 10 AM with a live presentation

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High school seniors; write and win!

It’s time to celebrate school perseverance in the Estrie region with Hooked on School Days which also means it’s also time for Townshippers’ Association’s Make Way for YOUth Estrie project to launch its annual Excel in the Estrie essay challenge! The challenge is for high school seniors to think about how they have and how they will excel in the Estrie then write a 500-word essay about the obstacles they have faced in school, what they did

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Essay challenge invites high school seniors to focus on their success

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Essay challenge invites high school seniors to focus on their success Your story could inspire others to persevere in school! SHERBROOKE, February 13, 2017 – High school seniors could be published and win up to $500 by sharing their past accomplishments and plans for future success in the Excel in the Estrie! essay challenge. Back for its fifth year, the essay challenge is launched

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Discover the Estrie – for free

Credit: Townshippers’ Association Cutline: Participants in a previous Make Way for YOUth Discovery Days discovered the sweeter side of the Estrie, it’s maple syrup production, during a weekend of free activities designed to help introduce them to the region and begin building a network of contacts. More fun and interesting activities are being planned, at no cost, for the March 17-19 weekend but participants must register for a limited spot to

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Planning for today’s active seniors

Planning for our senior years is a process that all people must go through either for ourselves or a loved one. The process involves careful, and thoughtful preparation, especially when it comes to deciding where we or our loved ones, will spend the later years. Gaining knowledge about the resources and the residences equipped to serve seniors can only help in the decision-making process. Join Townshippers’ Association and the Coaticook area Seniors

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Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks

What’s the difference between stress and anxiety? Why are panic attacks so scary? What are the life cycle impacts as we age and how can be cope? Join us on Friday, February 10, from 10:00 to 12:00 at the CLSC in Cowansville (397 Rue de la Rivière) for a free informative session, in English, to find the answers to these questions, along with management techniques. This Health Matters session - Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks Throughout

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Free Legal Info Clinic Turns 10!

January marks the beginning of a new year and new school semester; it’s also the time when Townshippers’ Association welcomes a new legal student to manage our free legal information clinic. This semester we say hello to Zoë Fortin. Zoë is in her third year at the Université de Sherbrooke studying civil law and plans to write here bar exams next year. Although she is not sure yet what area of law she would like to practice in, she particularly

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