Monthly Archives: October 2017

Tell us what you want, what you really, really want.

I’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want. We, at Avante Women's Center, want to support you in reaching your full potential; in whatever aspect of your life that you feel is lacking. Our first step in doing so is to hear from you what it is that you want. If you are a young woman, or mom aged 18-40ish, and you’ve been looking for an opportunity to learn and do new things, we want to hear from you. Avante is working to develop workshops

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Offices closed

Our offices in Sherbrooke and Lac-Brome are closed today, January 23,  due to the weather conditions.   

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Local employment service providers becoming better equipped to serve in English

As a result of a provincially-funded pilot project launched by Townshippers’ Association last winter, English-speaking youth will be able to access various services provided by their local Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi (CJE) in English. The project, which partners with CJEs in the Eastern Townships, has already translated close to one hundred resources into English, and the goal is to have a bilingual website for each CJE by the end of 2018. This will

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Take a seat for local arts

Townshippers’ Association is rolling out the red carpet for its new Expression Series this Saturday, October 21, with a one-night-only performance of the new musical memoire, Being Hank & Patsy, at Bandeen Hall, on the Bishop's University campus. The Expressions Series is a new performance offering that complements the Association’s Townships Expressions initiative which has been promoting artists, musicians and writers from the region’s

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Changes to the Townshippers’ team

It’s hard to believe nine months have gone by already, but Townshippers’ Association is very happy to announce that Maggie Severs is back from maternity leave! Maggie is resuming her role as our Eastern Townships Partners for Health and Social Services agent and will be overseeing activities and projects that help inform and engage our community. Welcome back, Maggie! We’re also excited to announce that Emily Prangley Desormeaux, who replaced

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An afternoon immersed in local history and culture

Historical and cultural groups play an important role in preserving and sharing heritage. Without them, we might lose precious artifacts and knowledge from our past. On Friday October 13 from 1-4 pm, the community is invited to a free afternoon of exploration of a range of collections, exhibitions and heritage treasures on display by nearly a dozen participating museums and societies from across the region, at the Eastern Townships Heritage Fair.

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Being Hank & Patsy kicks off new Townships performance series

[caption id="attachment_17376" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Path Productions presents Being Hank & Patsy, a musical memoire by Laura Teasdale, starring Ralph Steiner and Laura Teasdale. Townshippers’ Association’s Expressions Series brings the musical to Bandeen Hall on Oct 21. [/caption] Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Being Hank & Patsy kicks off new Townships performance series Expressions Series live shows spotlight

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Understanding Compassion Fatigue – A Workshop for Health Care Students and Professionals

When you are in the business of helping others, your wellness depends on you developing resiliency skills that will help combat compassion fatigue and burnout. But what is compassion fatigue? And how can you develop the skills to avoid burnout? On October 13, Registered Social Worker and Compassion Fatigue Specialist Amanda Rocheleau will be in Lennoxville to offer a presentation on this topic to students who are studying in healthcare-related fields,

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About Townshippers on CIDI Radio

Did you know you can find in-depth reviews and interviews about all the health and cultural activities in the Brome Missisquoi area on the air at www.cidi991fm.com? Get your laptop, phone or Ipad (or your radio!) scheduled to tune in every Friday at 4 p.m. to hear the Townshippers’ Association team on About Townshippers. Bearing the same name as our regular column in the Brome County News, our radio show is repeated on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. This

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