Monthly Archives: September 2017

Second Richmond Health and Wellness Fair

Explore new ways you and your family can get healthier, happier and more involved in the community at the free Richmond Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 30. The Partnership for the Vitality of the English-speaking community Val‐Saint François, which includes the Richmond Regional Community Learning Center, CIUSSS-Val-Saint-Francois, Townshippers’ Association, and Val Famille, invites you to find out about local, regional and provincial

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Learn your rights while laughing out loud!

Everyone who receives care and services from a health and social services institution in Quebec has rights, a dozen of them to be exact. This autumn, Dominic St-Laurent is focusing on the funny side of healthcare to help Townshippers learn about theirs. Presented by the Eastern Townships CIUSSS-CHUS User's Committee, the free comedy show is a way to raise awareness across the general population about their rights when using any of the Centre intégré

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Caregivers’ Café ramps up for the fall

At one time or another, we are all caregivers although many of us do not think of ourselves in that way. The Caregivers’ Café meetings in Knowlton gives people information related to themselves and to their loved ones. As well as learning to take care of their own health, caregivers benefit from learning about legal situations. The topic of legal situations will be the focus of the first Caregivers’ Café of the fall season on Saturday, September

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Let’s celebrate those who have given to our community!

The Eastern Townships English-speaking community is stronger thanks to the people that go the extra mile or inspire others to get involved. Spend an evening recognizing the impact of some exceptional individuals who are working to build a stronger community during a free awards evening with Townshippers’ Association, joined by Sue Smith host of CBC Montreal's Homerun, on Saturday, September 16, at 7 p.m. at The Piggery Theatre. Long-time volunteer

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Bursary and Community Awards Winners Announced

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Bursary and Community Awards Winners Announced Awards Recognize Dedication and Excellence in the Eastern Townships English-speaking Community SHERBROOKE, September 7, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association will honour four winners of its 2017 community leaders awards and award health and social services bursaries to three deserving students at a special community celebration on September

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Upcoming Health Link Sessions in Bury – Save the Dates!

Following upon the success of last year’s sessions, three new Health Link activities are in the works for this fall. These lunch-and-learn sessions, which connect the English-speaking community in the Haut-Saint-François region with health and wellness information in English, will take place at the Armoury Community Centre in Bury (563 Main) on Wednesdays on September 20, October 18 and November 22.  Details on the session topics will be

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Literacy legacy continues

This week, two of Canada’s best musicians will perform at one of the greatest events in the Eastern Townships dedicated to benefiting literacy efforts. Our latest’s guests on Townshippers’ Association’s About Townshippers radio program on CIDI 99.1, were Wendy Seys from Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC), and Ilze Epners, the Quebec Director of the Peter Gzowski Invitational (PGI). Townshippers’ has worked closely with both these literacy champions

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