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Welcome Summer 2016 Interns! 

Each year, a handful of talented students join us at Townshippers’ Association for the summer and experience the process of working with the community through a non-profit organization. We are excited to welcome Risha Dave, Jocelyn Grubb, Ashley Hatfield and Shannon Delarosbill to our team. As always, the summer students are an essential part of the Townshippers’ team, preforming a wide variety of responsibilities and building skills and experience

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Townshippers’ 37th AGM A Success

Thank you to the 50 friends and members who attended Townshippers’ Association’s 37th Annual General Meeting on Friday, June 3 in Sherbrooke. President Gerald Cutting led the meeting, joined by Executive Director, Rachel Hunting, as they reviewed the Associations’ activities and projects over the last year. Townshippers’ is happy to announce that President Gerald Cutting will preside over the association for another term, joined on the Board

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Connecting English-speaking Artists to the Arts

In 2004, the Quebec Arts Summit assembled more than 200 artists, government officials and community partners in Montreal. It was the first time that representatives of the entire English-speaking arts community had been brought together. They concluded that the creation of a network could help create conditions to empower English-speaking artists to live and work in Quebec. As a result of the success of the initial arts summit, the following

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High School Graduates Celebrated at Townshippers’ Association’s AGM

Photo Credit: Nathalie McAuley Photo Cutline: Jenny Ménard, Make Way for YOUth Migration Agent (far left) and Kohl Kelso, Lennoxville Youth Center Executive Director (far right), recognized Alexandria Lowry, Emma Laroche Spaulding and Meaghan Rivett (absent) for their winning Excel in the Estrie essays at Townshippers’ Association’s annual general meeting on June 3. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution High School Graduates Celebrated

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in the Estrie

Far too many seniors fall victim to various forms of exploitation, neglect and violence. Elder abuse is a distressing crime which can be psychologically detrimental and lead to serious physical injuries. As the ageing population continues to grow, its predicted abuse towards older people will increase. Since seniors often experience mistreatment in private settings, the United Nations designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD),

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Laughter Is The Best Medicine!

Everybody knows that laughter feels good. But did you know it is a great workout for your muscles and releases a lot of stress relieving hormones? Laughter is an infectious antidote to stress, pain and conflict, it even has the power to fight illness. And that’s no joke! Several studies have shown the wide-ranging health benefits of laughter from burning calories to boosting memory. Actor, singer, playwright and teacher, Laura Teasdale learned

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Registrations for Townshippers’ Day Now Open!

Summer is right around the corner which means things are starting to shape up for the 37th Townshippers’ Day. It also means that registrations are now officially open for this one-day celebration of the region’s English-speaking community! Artisans and entertainers, businesses and educational institutions, historical and community organizations, are invited to take part in the 2016 edition of T-Day which will be returning to the Brome fairgrounds

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Townshippers’ Day 2016 – Call for Exhibitors and Supporters

Photo Credit: Townshippers’ Association Photo Cutline: The annual Townshippers’ Day festival provides the perfect opportunity for organizations to connect with more than 4,000 community members. Be a part of it! Exhibitor applications are being accepted for the 37th edition on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution T-Day 2016 - Call for Exhibitors and Supporters   BROME, May 30, 2016 – The organizing

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Journée des Townshippers 2016 appel aux exposants et supporteurs

Crédit photographique : L’Association des Townshippers Légende : La journée des Townshippers, célébration annuelle de la communauté d’expression anglaise, offre une occasion parfaite aux organismes de la région de rejoindre plus de 4 000 membres de la communauté. Faites-en partie ! Nous acceptons maintenant les inscriptions pour les exposants qui désirent participer à la 37e édition de l’événement, qui aura lieu le samedi 17 septembre

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In Loving Memory of Ruth Atto

It is with heavy hearts that Townshippers’ Association mourns the loss of cherished long-time community and health care advocate, Ruth Atto, 86, who passed away last Thursday, May 19, at the Maison Aube-Lumière. A truly extraordinary and remarkable woman, Mrs. Atto dedicated her life to improving health care in the Townships, especially for the English-speaking community, both professionally and as a volunteer. Mrs. Atto’s journey as advocate

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Community & Culture Events

7:00 pm CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN’S C... @ Haskell Library
Sep 14 2017 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 7 2018 @ 9:00 pm
CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN'S CHOIR @ Haskell Library | Stanstead | Québec | Canada
CHOROMONDO, founded in 1999 by director, Allyna Harris, is an international world music women’s choir in residence at the Haskell Library and Opera House on the Canada/USA border of Quebec and Vermont. Rehearsals are weekly[...]
all day Photography Exhibition – Des pia... @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Photography Exhibition – Des pia... @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Feb 11 – Apr 29 all day
Photography Exhibition - Des pianos et des hommes by Marcel Carey @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
The Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre opens its new exhibition season with « Des pianos et des hommes » by Marcel Carey. After  a career as a commercial photographer, Marcel Carey chose to follow in the footsteps[...]
8:00 am Donations drop off for the Stude... @ W. B. Scott Arena, Bishop's University
Donations drop off for the Stude... @ W. B. Scott Arena, Bishop's University
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – Apr 28 @ 1:08 pm
Donate your clothes, furniture, etc. to the Student Refugee Program’s Big Little Garage Sale! Donations will be accepted for two weeks at the W. B. Scott Arena, Monday-Friday, April 14-28, 8am-7pm.
all day Employment info session/workshop... @ Townshippers’ Association
Employment info session/workshop... @ Townshippers’ Association
Apr 23 all day
Employment info session/workshop (ages 35+) @ Townshippers’ Association | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
[Note: Time will be confirmed.] Finding a job when your older comes with its own set of challenges. If you are a mature English-speaking job-seeker, a free workshop can help you navigate your search! Job-seekers[...]
all day Business Coaching – Sherbrooke @ Townshippers' Association
Business Coaching – Sherbrooke @ Townshippers' Association
Apr 24 all day
Business Coaching - Sherbrooke @ Townshippers' Association  | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
Are you a business owner in the region? Do you have a start-up business or an idea for a business? Are you an artist looking for grant outlets, a larger network, or business plan guidance?[...]

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