Keeping In Touch

Welcome summer interns!

Summer is here which means so are the interns! Each year, an internship program through the Department of Canadian Heritage's Young Canada Works (YCW) allows students to engage in field experience, acquire skills in preserving and promoting our cultural heritage and share insight within a local non-profit organization. Townshippers' Association is thrilled to welcome two new interns this summer. Our new Communications and Culture intern is Kaitlyn

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Coaticook senior wins essay challenge

Caroline Fisette, a senior at Alexander Galt Regional High School, was named the winner of this year’s Excel in the Estrie essay challenge following Townshippers’ Association’s Annual General Meeting on June 9, in Orford. Each year in celebration of school perseverance, Townshippers’ Make Way for YOUth (MWFY) project challenges high school seniors to share stories about how they have excelled in school and how they see themselves living and

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Health education sessions take summer break

After another successful season, Townshippers’ Association is wrapping up the Community Health Education program (CHEP) for the summer. Held in partnership with the Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN), the program connects members of Quebec’s English-speaking communities with timely information, in English, on health topics from health professionals. Everyone is welcome to the last health education session of spring that will

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Our Stories: ebook for Canada’s 150 nearly ready to be unveiled! 

After nearly nine months of community collaboration, writing workshops, and countless hours reviewing, selecting and editing entries, the digital anthology commemorating the 150th anniversary of Canada is nearly ready to be unveiled! Launched last September by Townshippers’ Association as a way to celebrate our community’s part in Canada’s sesquicentennial story, submissions of photographs and written and visual work were accepted to highlight

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Working to make a difference for youth in our community

A lack of access to employment services is a major gap for anyone looking to start or advance their career. It can also be a major factor for English-speaking youth leaving the Eastern Townships as they search of more support. Townshippers’ Association is currently running a two-year pilot project funded by Secrétariat à la jeunesse du Québec to help close that gap by linking existing resources available in the region with young English-speaking

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Save the date for our 2017 AGM and more!

Townshippers' Association’s Annual General Meeting is a vital opportunity for members to participate in our governance. Along with usual business, such as the presentation of our 2016 Annual Report, the AGM gives us the chance to showcase our achievements and gives you the chance to meet Townshippers’ staff and board, as well as other members of the community. Members, stakeholders, and the public are invited to the 2017 edition on June 9, at

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Family fun in Waterloo

Free activities, family fun and a celebration of Waterloo’s 150th anniversary are all great reasons not to miss the 6th edition of Familles en Fête! being held, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 13 in Waterloo and Townshippers’ Association is excited to once again be a part of the action! This year’s celebration will be extra special as it marks Waterloo’s 150th anniversary with a journey through time. Inspired by the theme of “generations

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Writing workshops wrapping up

Every story has an ending…and the free writing workshops hosted by Townshippers’ Association’s Our Stories project, will soon be wrapping up. Writers of all styles and abilities can catch the last three sessions on Thur. May 4, 6:30pm at the Memphrémagog Community Learning Centre (120 Bellevue, Magog), Wed. May 10, 1:30 pm at the Richmond & Region Community Learning Centre (375 rue Armstrong), and Thurs. May 11, 1:30 pm at the

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Proactive approaches to increase your community’s vitality

We each have our communities: our family, our circle of friends, our volunteer group, our town. All of these communities are important because they allow us to interact with each other, share experiences, develop valued relationships, and support each other in different ways. At the Food for Thought lunch on Friday, May 5, guest speaker Gwyneth Grant, the Richmond Community Liaison, will talk about how proactively connecting to local

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, when organizations around the world draw attention to Parkinson’s disease: a neurodegenerative disorder that affects approximately 84,700 Canadians. It results from the progressive loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. The chemical Dopamine carries signals between nerves in the brain and controls the body’s movements. Decreasing amounts of dopamine can lead to the four main symptoms of Parkinson’s

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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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