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Awards


The recipients of our 2017 community awards have been selected! Let’s celebrate them at: 

Please RSVP using the form below so we can ensure seating. Tickets are not required to attend. 

 

This special free awards evening will honour four Townshippers for their dedication to the region’s English-speaking community and will award bursaries to three future health care professionals with English-language skills. Sue Smith, host of CBC Montreal’s Homerun, will emcee.  

Join us to celebrate: 

the 18th annual Outstanding Townshippers: Clement ForestJo-Ann Öberg-Müller, and Nancy Robichaud

the 13th annual Young Townships Leader Award winnerAlesha Grimes

and present bursaries totaling $10,000 through the 2017-2018 McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program to Marie-Soleil Larouche-Roberge, a nursing student at the Université de Sherbrooke, and Champlain Regional College Lennoxville students Marie-Pier Latour-Latreille, who is studying special care counseling, and nursing student Brad-Lee Tanguay.

This free event is open to the public. Refreshments will be available for purchase with proceeds benefiting The Piggery Theatre.

Thank you to our partners: the Lennoxville Youth Center, NAV Canada, Champlain College Lennoxville, Cass Funeral Homes, Global Excel Management, The Piggery Theatre, CBC and the Government of Canada.


Young Townships Leaders Award

The younger members of our community are doing incredible things! Each year we are looking to award exceptional young people, ages of 15 and 35, who have proven themselves to be inspiring leaders in their communities through the Young Townships Leaders Award. We invite the public to nominate recognize and celebrate the achievements, dynamism, and involvement of our English-speaking youth by nominating someone they know for the annual YTLA awards. Read more…>>

Outstanding Townshippers

The Outstanding Townshippers award recognizes the dedication, generosity, and talent of those whose unique gifts have contributed positively to the Eastern Townships English-speaking community.  Since 1999, Townshippers’ Association has been recognizing the individuals, couples, and groups, from all walks of life who are making outstanding contributions to their communities. Read more…>>


Contests

The Excel in the Estrie! essay challenge invites graduating high school seniors to share stories about how they excelled in school and plan to succeed in the region. Hosted annually by Make Way For YOUth during the regional Hooked on School Week, winning essays are published and awarded a cash prize.  Read more…>>

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Head office

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

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Office Hours

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2017
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2017
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Oct
28
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2017
all day Exhibition: Henry Wanton Jones. ... @ Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke
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Thu
2017
all day Walk in my Shoes: HUGS for the H... @ Mental Health Estrie
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12
Sun
2017
all day exhibit Acéphale @ Musée Beaulne
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