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One Hundred Community Achievers and Youth Excellence Awarded

[caption id="attachment_18911" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Caption: Townshippers’ Association’s Executive Director Rachel Hunting, with representatives of the Canadian Federation of University Women, Sherbrooke and District who won this year’s Outstanding Townshippers award, the 2018 Young Townships Leader Award winner Audrey Morneau the 2018 Excel in the Estrie Essay Challenge winners Sunny Skelling Brooks (back) and Junia Goddard, and

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Secretariat for relations with English-speaking Quebecers to fund pilot program in the Eastern Townships

[caption id="attachment_18844" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Photo credit: Townshippers’ Association Photo: Townshippers’ Association was on hand for Minister responsible for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Kathleen Weil’s announcement Wednesday morning at the James W. McKee Jr. Business Lounge in Montreal.[/caption] Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Secretariat for relations with English-speaking Quebecers to fund

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Call for Applications: Health and Social Services Bursaries

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Call for Applications: Health and Social Services Bursary Program SHERBROOKE, May 18, 2018 – Calling all health and social services students in the Estrie and Montérégie-East: applications for the 2018-2019 McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program, which awarded $10,000 to three students in the 2017-2018

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High School Winners Chosen in Excel in the Estrie Essay Challenge

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution High School Winners Chosen in Excel In the Estrie Essay Challenge   SHERBROOKE, May 10, 2018 – Townshippers’ Association’s Make Way For YOUth (MWFY) project is pleased to announce the winners of its essay challenge to describe overcoming obstacles during high school. Junia Goddard and Sunny Skelling Brooks, both from Alexander Galt Regional High School, have won top prizes for their essays

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Keeping In Touch: the final column

For over a decade, Townshippers across the region have been connected to the community, activities, and initiatives announced through this weekly Keeping In Touch column from Townshippers' Association. This column provided a way for those of us at the Association to share new projects, news, information and resources with you, our community members. It’s a space that also enjoyed contributions from countless writers from Townshippers’ and

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MADE EN ESTRIE: A tradition in the making

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution MADE EN ESTRIE: A tradition in the making   SHERBROOKE, April 18, 2018 – Following a successful Made en Estrie event in Sherbrooke in November 2017, the Made en Estrie organizing partners are proud to announce a series of three events set to take place in Sherbrooke over the coming year. The partners behind theses bilingual networking events for artists are comprised of the Conseil de la

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MADE EN ESTRIE : Une tradition en devenir

Communiqué Pour diffusion immédiate MADE EN ESTRIE : Une tradition en devenir   SHERBROOKE, le 18 avril 2018 — À la suite du succès de Made en Estrie en novembre 2017 à Sherbrooke, le groupe de travail composé d’artistes francophones et anglophones, du Conseil de la Culture de l’Estrie, de Townshippers Association et d’ELAN (English Language Arts Network) prépare la réalisation d’une série de trois événements Made en

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CJE Coaticook: Unique opportunities for self-discovery and growth

As part of a provincially-funded pilot project to increase access to existing employment services for young English-speakers, Townshippers’ Association has been profiling the carrefours jeunesse-emplois (CJEs) in the Estrie. For the fourth edition of this series, which can also be read at, Project Coordinator Katie Bibbs sat down with CJE MRC de Coaticook Executive Director Steve Proulx to discuss their team’s efforts to help

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About Townshippers: Column’s end is a new beginning

In January 2011, this About Townshippers newspaper column from Townshippers’ Association made its first appearance in the Brome County News. Our first column announced the format - “every two weeks”, with “news about our activities and those of our many partners” - and introduced the team working out of our Knowlton office. Over the years we’ve never had to look too hard to find something to write about; there’s always something going

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Health Link: Recognizing and preventing fraud

These days, it seems like fraud is everywhere: on television, on the internet, and in the newspapers. From phone scams to internet viruses that steal your personal information or individuals who promise you things that are too good to be true, it can be hard to know what is legitimate and what isn’t, and even harder to know when to trust someone or be wary. This new reality can be especially stressful for seniors, many of whom are still a bit unfamiliar

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