Monthly Archives: May 2017

Our Stories: ebook for Canada’s 150 nearly ready to be unveiled! 

After nearly nine months of community collaboration, writing workshops, and countless hours reviewing, selecting and editing entries, the digital anthology commemorating the 150th anniversary of Canada is nearly ready to be unveiled! Launched last September by Townshippers’ Association as a way to celebrate our community’s part in Canada’s sesquicentennial story, submissions of photographs and written and visual work were accepted to highlight

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Resources in English for families in Brome-Missisquoi

In celebration of Quebec Family Week from May 15-21, the Partners for Family Services in English launched a brand new brochure listing local health and social services, and community organizations that ensure access to help and support in the English language. The Resources in English for Families in Brome-Missisquoi brochure will be distributed for free to all students attending English primary schools in the area, and will also be available

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Working to make a difference for youth in our community

A lack of access to employment services is a major gap for anyone looking to start or advance their career. It can also be a major factor for English-speaking youth leaving the Eastern Townships as they search of more support. Townshippers’ Association is currently running a two-year pilot project funded by Secrétariat à la jeunesse du Québec to help close that gap by linking existing resources available in the region with young English-speaking

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Health & Wellness Fair for the English-speaking community on June 10, 2017

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Health & Wellness Fair for the English-speaking community on June 10, 2017   LAC BROME, May 22, 2017 – A network of regional health and social service organizations are joining forces to launch a new Health & Wellness Fair that will connect the English-speaking communities of Brome-Missisquoi, Haute-Yamaska and their surrounding areas, with information on available services in the

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Save the date for our 2017 AGM and more!

Townshippers' Association’s Annual General Meeting is a vital opportunity for members to participate in our governance. Along with usual business, such as the presentation of our 2016 Annual Report, the AGM gives us the chance to showcase our achievements and gives you the chance to meet Townshippers’ staff and board, as well as other members of the community. Members, stakeholders, and the public are invited to the 2017 edition on June 9, at

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Be a part of the first Health and Wellness Fair!

Getting healthy is important but sometimes it’s hard to find local information, and then your health suffers. What better way to get healthy than to visit a health fair! Health fairs play an important role in the community because they give people access to information that is vital to their health. Healthy People, Healthy Communities is the theme for the Health & Wellness Fair happening this June 10 at the Centre Lac-Brome, 270 rue Victoria,

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Nominations open for Townshippers’ Association’s 2017 community leaders awards

[caption id="attachment_16529" align="aligncenter" width="595"] Credit: Stephen Thompson Cutline: Townshippers’ Association Executive Director, Rachel Hunting (far left) and President, Gerald Cutting (far right), with the 2016 Outstanding Townshippers’ Joey Notargiovanni and Ursula Stretch. Nominations are now open for this years two community leadership awards.[/caption]   Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Nominations

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Family fun in Waterloo

Free activities, family fun and a celebration of Waterloo’s 150th anniversary are all great reasons not to miss the 6th edition of Familles en Fête! being held, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 13 in Waterloo and Townshippers’ Association is excited to once again be a part of the action! This year’s celebration will be extra special as it marks Waterloo’s 150th anniversary with a journey through time. Inspired by the theme of “generations

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Writing workshops wrapping up

Every story has an ending…and the free writing workshops hosted by Townshippers’ Association’s Our Stories project, will soon be wrapping up. Writers of all styles and abilities can catch the last three sessions on Thur. May 4, 6:30pm at the Memphrémagog Community Learning Centre (120 Bellevue, Magog), Wed. May 10, 1:30 pm at the Richmond & Region Community Learning Centre (375 rue Armstrong), and Thurs. May 11, 1:30 pm at the

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Health and social services bursary closing soon!

School can be expensive, but help may be available for students living in the Montérégie-East region who are pursuing the health and social services field. With applications closing on May 12, there’s no time to delay! Offered by McGill University, and administered in the Estrie and Montérégie-East by Townshippers’ Association, the Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program offers bursaries to full-time students from

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