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Be a part of the first Health and Wellness Fair!

Getting healthy is important but sometimes it’s hard to find local information, and then your health suffers. What better way to get healthy than to visit a health fair! Health fairs play an important role in the community because they give people access to information that is vital to their health.

Healthy People, Healthy Communities is the theme for the Health & Wellness Fair happening this June 10 at the Centre Lac-Brome, 270 rue Victoria, Knowlton. The event is the first of its kind to be organized by the Steering Committee of the Health and Social Services Partners’ Network – a group of local health and social service organizations.

The free health and wellness fair will help promote a healthy lifestyle by featuring two talks by professionals, a video presentation on Ticks and Lyme Disease, and kiosks with information and local resources.

Featured speakers include retired family physician Dr. Robert Pincott who will share information on what’s new at the Brome Missisquoi Perkins Hospital along with other things you might not know about the hospital in Cowansville, and Dr. Camillo Zacchia, senior advisor at the Montreal’s Douglas Hospital, with a focus on mental health issues.

This event is organized by the Steering Committee of the Eastern Townships Partners for Health and Social Services, Montérégie-East network, which includes Townshippers’ Association, Avante Women’s Centre, Yamaska Literacy Council, CIUSSS de l’Estrie Adaptation Program, CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS, the BMP Users’ Committee, and the Mental Health and Well-being Support Group in Brome Lake.

This initiative is funded by Health Canada through the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2013-2018: Education, Immigration, Communities.

For further information about this event, visit Townshippers.org/HealthFair2017 or contact the Townshippers’ office in Lac-Brome at 450-242-4421 

For more on Townshippers’ Association and our activities, keep reading this column in the Brome County News and visit our website at 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, May 16, 2017    

Photo Credit: Courtesy

Photo Caption: Avante Women’s Centre (Barbara Bellingham) and Townshippers’ Association (Maggie Severs) pictured here at the 2014 Montérégie Health Fair, are two of seven health and social services organizations joining forces to host a Health & Wellness Fair for the English-speaking community on June 10 in Knowlton.

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