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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 week, Linda Ransom will be speaking to Kate Murray about mental health on behalf of Mental Health and Well-Being Support Group.

Some of the interesting interviews over the past months that have taken place on About Townshippers have been with community leaders, health professionals, and volunteers. Knowlton Literary Festival’s Philip Lanthier and April O’Donoughue joined Kate Holbrook to share details about all the visiting talent and the Celtic Harmonies International Festival.

We had an introduction to Theatre Lac Brome’s new Artistic Director, Philip Mercier, who announced the schedule of music for the winter season. Lucy Hoblyn gave us an advanced lowdown about Knowlton Players’ production of the musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, coming in November at Theatre Lac Brome. Lucy will be back with some of the music from the performance later next month.

Are you involved in an organization or activity that you want the community to know about? Contact the Townshippers’ team to find out how to schedule an in-depth interview for the show by calling the Association’s office in Lac-Brome at 450-242-4421.

Radio Communautaire Missisquoi, operators of CIDI 99.1 FM, will hold its Annual General Meeting on October 18, 2017, at 7 pm at the Lac-Brome Community Centre. Aside from proposing their Strategic Imperatives for 2017/2018 they will provide a detailed report of their 2016-2017 accomplishments. They are also calling on members to join the Board of Directors. Phone for more information at 450-305-1195.

Free Legal Info Clinic Opens

Townshippers’ free legal information service has returned for another season and this year we have two students volunteering to answer your questions by phone, email, and in person (by appointment), from the Association’s Sherbrooke office.

This free clinic providing confidential legal information, not legal advice, in English, is offered in partnership with the Université de Sherbrooke’s Law Faculty from September until April, with a break during the holiday season. The clinic will be open in 2017 on Mondays 12:00 – 3:00 pm and Wednesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

To meet our student interns, visit Townshippers.org, follow us on Facebook.com/Townshippers. To get in touch call 819-566-2182 (toll-free:  1-877-566-2182) or email [email protected]

For more on Townshippers’ Association and our activities, keep reading this column in the Brome County News and visit our website www.Townshippers.org. You can also follow us on Twitter @Townshippers and Facebook.com/Townshippers. Connect with Townshippers’ offices in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen, 819-566-5717, toll-free: 1-866-566-5717, or Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowlton Rd, 450-242-4421, toll-free: 1-877-242-4421.


Published: About Townshippers column, Brome County News, Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Photo Credit: Townshippers’ Association 

Photo Caption: The huge cast of the Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Knowlton Players which takes the stage this November.

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Head office

100 – 257 Queen Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1K7 819-566-5717 toll free: 1-866-566-5717

Branch office

3-584 Knowlton Lac-Brome, QC J0E 1V0 450-242-4421 toll free: 1-877-242-4421

Office Hours

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