Monthly Archives: July 2017

Our Stories ebook now in stock!

The long wait is over! The community-crafted anthology, Our Stories: The Eastern Townships Chapter in Canada’s 150-Year Story, is now available through Townshippers’ Association’s website and in-office boutique, Townships Expressions! The Our Stories project was launched in 2016 by Townshippers’ to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary by sharing stories of the influence and role that our community has had on our country’s history in a

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Who’s your superhero?

Superheroes come in all forms, including in the form of everyday people who are making positive and inspiring contributions to their community. There are so many people doing great things in our Eastern Townships community, and Townshippers’ Association wants to recognize them, but we need your help!  Townshippers’ wants to put a celebrate those people and groups who are making a difference with our two community leadership awards, the Outstanding

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We Hit 1000 Likes on Facebook!

During the July 22nd weekend, Townshippers' Association received its 1,002nd like on its Facebook page. We've been using our social media channel to share our stories, news, upcoming events, and photos to our Eastern Townships English-speaking community. What is especially thrilling for us in reaching this milestone, is that it has been done organically through sharing. We have not paid a single dollar to any social network to promote our page.

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Townshippers’ Association releases first community-created digital anthology

[caption id="attachment_16944" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Townshippers’ Association (Stephen Thompson)Cutline: The contributors and production team of Townshippers’ Association’s first digital anthology, Our Stories, gather at the ebook launch in Orford last month.[/caption] Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Association releases its first community-created digital anthology, Our Stories  

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Townshippers’ welcomes new project coordinator

Townshippers’ Association is pleased to introduce Jayme Marrotte as our new Rooted in the Townships Project Coordinator. Jayme is a true local, making her a great fit within the Townshippers’. From the Stanstead area, where her family still resides, Jayme attended Alexander Galt, Champlain Regional College, and Bishop’s University. After recently completing her Master’s degree from the University of Guelph, Jayme returned to the Eastern Townships

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Come meet us at a diversity space!

If you’ve been thinking about getting more involved with the English-speaking community, lending your support to one of your local non-profit organizations or just want to experience Sherbrooke’s cultural diversity, then come meet us this Sunday, July 16, at the Espace de la diversité Sherbrooke. Held at Sherbrooke’s Parc du Domaine-Howard (1350 boulevard de Portland) from 10am to 10pm, during this free event explore spaces featuring interactive

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Knowlton successfully kicks off Arts Alive! Québec season

The 2017 summer edition of Arts Alive! Québec that took place in Knowlton from June 25 to July 8, was a brilliant success. The arts festival wrapped up last Saturday with a Celtic Celebration of Canada's Roots concert which included performances by a young Québécois fiddler, a master stepdancer (gigueur Québécois), Inuit throat singers and an Indian Tabla player. During the closing events, the audience was treated to the premiere of the film

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New whodunit read for mystery lovers

Add some sleuthing to your summer by picking up the latest new crime novel from the Townships Expressions collection, Townshippers’ Association’s initiative to promote local writers, artists and showcase unique works from and about the region. “Legacy” is the first in the mysteries series featuring Detective Inspector Colin McDermott of the London Metropolitan Police, from notable crime reviewer and Townships author Jim Napier.

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