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First Health and Wellness Fair a great success

It was a beautiful day outside last Saturday, June 10, but that didn’t keep a large number of people from attending the first Health & Wellness Fair, held in English at the Lac Brome Community Center in Knowlton. Under the theme “Healthy People, Healthy Communities” community members in Brome-Missisquoi, Haute-Yamaska and surrounding areas visited the booths of 20 community and health organizations who were providing information

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Resources in English for families in Brome-Missisquoi

In celebration of Quebec Family Week from May 15-21, the Partners for Family Services in English launched a brand new brochure listing local health and social services, and community organizations that ensure access to help and support in the English language. The Resources in English for Families in Brome-Missisquoi brochure will be distributed for free to all students attending English primary schools in the area, and will also be available

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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,

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Health and social services bursary closing soon!

School can be expensive, but help may be available for students living in the Montérégie-East region who are pursuing the health and social services field. With applications closing on May 12, there’s no time to delay! Offered by McGill University, and administered in the Estrie and Montérégie-East by Townshippers’ Association, the Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program offers bursaries to full-time students from

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Spreading the Word

The Blue Metropolis Foundation brings together people from different cultures to share the pleasure of reading and writing and encourages creativity and intercultural understanding. Throughout the year, the Foundation offers a wide range of educational and social programs. Spreading the Word is an exciting new resource from the not-for-profit Foundation to help retirees discover English-language writers in Quebec and start creating

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Pleins Rayons in Motion

Most cyclists set out on a trip with a plan but the creators of Pleins rayons/ Freewheeling— a bike building enterprise located in Cowansville, for autistic, intellectually challenged, and at-risk school students and young adults — have been riding into the unknown for the last year and a bit. Michael Herman, a local philanthropist well known in school circles, had the means to make a difference with the closing of a local bicycle factory. Stephane

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It is all about mental health

Mental illness is increasingly recognized as a serious and growing problem, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. The CMHA estimates that 1 in 5 Canadians will develop a mental illness at some time in their lives, but many more individuals such as family, friends and colleagues are indirectly affected. The good news, mental illnesses can be treated effectively and there are resources to help. Townshippers’ Association recently had

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Health Matters: What is Cancer?

About 2 in 5 Canadians will develop cancer in their lifetimes, according to the Canadian Cancer Society, and 1 in 4 will die of the disease. The national community-based organization estimated 202,400 new cases of cancer and 78,800 cancer-related deaths would take place last year. The statistics can be frightening and for those facing cancer, the diagnosis can completely change their approach to living. In collaboration with the Avante Women’s

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Health information day in Waterloo

The Community Health Education Program (CHEP) connects communities to health and social services information from professionals, in English, on a variety of health topics, and informs individuals about local resources. Through CHEP, Townshippers’ Association is pleased to offer the second annual Health Information Day, in Waterloo on Wednesday, March 1 at the Royal Canadian Legion, 77 Lewis Street. The day begins at 10 AM with a live presentation

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Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks

What’s the difference between stress and anxiety? Why are panic attacks so scary? What are the life cycle impacts as we age and how can be cope? Join us on Friday, February 10, from 10:00 to 12:00 at the CLSC in Cowansville (397 Rue de la Rivière) for a free informative session, in English, to find the answers to these questions, along with management techniques. This Health Matters session - Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks Throughout

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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

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 12 pm | 1 pm - 4:30 pm
excluding statutory holidays

Community & Culture Events

Mar
19
Sun
2017
all day Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne
Mar 19 2017 – Jan 28 2018 all day
Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! Museum’s collection March 19th 2017 to January 28th 2018 A costume accessory worn since Antiquity, the word “hat” comes from the old French “chapel” which emanates from the Latin “caput”[...]
Apr
13
Thu
2017
all day Contemporary Art Exhibition for ... @ Foreman Art Gallery
Contemporary Art Exhibition for ... @ Foreman Art Gallery
Apr 13 – Jul 8 all day
Contemporary Art Exhibition for Youth - Foreman Art Gallery @ Foreman Art Gallery | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
EXHIBITIONS IN THE BACKCOUNTRY OF NICOLAS   April 13 to July 8, 2017   From April 13 to July 8, 2017, the Foreman Art Gallery presents the second installment of a three-year series dedicated to[...]
Apr
23
Sun
2017
all day Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!… EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!… EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne
Apr 23 – Oct 22 all day
Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!... EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
Expo 67 is the most important event of the centennial celebrations of Canada’s Centennial in 1967. It all begins with an idea of Quebec Senator Mark Drouin, which is realized after the withdrawal of Moscow,[...]
May
8
Mon
2017
6:30 pm Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall | Warden | Québec | Canada
Every Monday night 6:30 to 7:30 Do you Like Country Music? Do You Like Line Dancing? Come and join our class.  You’ll have so much fun moving, stepping, clapping, stomping, and laughing, you’ll forget[...]
May
15
Mon
2017
6:30 pm Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall | Warden | Québec | Canada
Every Monday night 6:30 to 7:30 Do you Like Country Music? Do You Like Line Dancing? Come and join our class.  You’ll have so much fun moving, stepping, clapping, stomping, and laughing, you’ll forget[...]

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