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Townshippers’ Day on hiatus for 2017

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Day on hiatus for 2017   SHERBROOKE, April 26, 2017 – Townshippers’ Day, one of the largest annual events for the English-speaking community of Quebec’s historical Eastern Townships, will not take place in 2017. The announcement was made today by the President of Townshippers’ Association, the non-profit community organization behind the one-day cultural festival and

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Townshippers’ Association’s summer employment opportunities offer students experience and skills in the non-profit sector

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Association’s summer employment opportunities offer students experience and skills in the non-profit sector SHERBROOKE, April 19, 2017 – Students with an interest in the community and non-profit sector are invited to develop hands-on experience working with Townshippers’ Association this summer. Join the Townshippers’ team at our Sherbrooke office and learn more about this

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2017 Student Essay Challenge Deadline Extended

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   2017 Student Essay Challenge Deadline Extended   SHERBROOKE, April 13, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association’s Make Way for YOUth Estrie project has announced that the submissions deadline for entries to the 2017 Excel in the Estrie essay challenge has been extended to Sunday, April 30. The essay challenge is open to graduating high school seniors in the Eastern Townships English-speaking

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Call for Applications: McGill Health and Social Services Bursary Program

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Call for Applications: McGill Health and Social Services Bursary Program SHERBROOKE, March 16, 2017 – Calling all health and social services students in the Estrie and Montérégie-East; applications for the McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program, which awarded $20,000 to four students last autumn, are now available through Townshippers' Association. Created by

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Essay challenge invites high school seniors to focus on their success

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Essay challenge invites high school seniors to focus on their success Your story could inspire others to persevere in school! SHERBROOKE, February 13, 2017 – High school seniors could be published and win up to $500 by sharing their past accomplishments and plans for future success in the Excel in the Estrie! essay challenge. Back for its fifth year, the essay challenge is launched

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Discover the Estrie – for free

Credit: Townshippers’ Association Cutline: Participants in a previous Make Way for YOUth Discovery Days discovered the sweeter side of the Estrie, it’s maple syrup production, during a weekend of free activities designed to help introduce them to the region and begin building a network of contacts. More fun and interesting activities are being planned, at no cost, for the March 17-19 weekend but participants must register for a limited spot to

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Townshippers’ Association simplifies Canada 150 eBook submissions process

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association simplifies Canada 150 eBook submissions process Get published and celebrate the Eastern Townships chapter in Canada’s 150-year story! SHERBROOKE, January 26, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association has extended the deadline to Our Stories, an ebook project on the Eastern Townships experience in Canada’s history, to March 1, 2017. In addition to giving the community nearly

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Townshippers’ Association Disenchanted by Prime Minister’s Visit

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association Disenchanted by Prime Minister’s Visit   SHERBROOKE, January 18, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association is profoundly disappointed in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s refusal to answer questions in English at the town hall meeting held in Sherbrooke on Tuesday evening. More than just a slight of a minority community, the Prime Minister's reaction is discouraging

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Townshippers’ Association presents the Sherbrooke premiere of ”Home Child” by Laura Teasdale

Credit: Laura Teasdale Cutline: Bishop’s University Drama students Natalie Demmon and Nicolas Retson-Fournier interpret a complex and fascinating part of Eastern Townships history through “Home Child,” a stage production written and directed by Laura Teasdale, which will be featured at Bandeen Hall on January 14. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association presents the Sherbrooke premiere of ”Home Child” by

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Community open house scheduled for December 14

Credit: Townshippers’ Association Cutline: Friendly faces from seven community organizations will welcome you at the Marguerite Knapp building’s open house on December 14, from 5pm to 7pm. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Community open house scheduled for December 14  SHERBROOKE, December 8, 2016 – Townshippers’ Association, a non-profit community organization serving the region’s English-speaking community, invites the public

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all day Call for Artists Submissions fro... @ Online Submissions - www.saltspringartprize.ca
Call for Artists Submissions fro... @ Online Submissions - www.saltspringartprize.ca
Feb 27 – May 31 all day
Call for Artists Submissions from your community - $30,000 in Awards, The Salt Spring National Art Prize @ Online Submissions - www.saltspringartprize.ca | British Columbia | Canada
The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) 2017 Call For Artist Submissions offering $30,000 in Awards SSNAP is pleased to launch its second biennial juried competition of Canadian 2D and 3D visual art, encouraging artists[...]
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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”[...]
all day Exhibition: La faune ailée et la... @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: La faune ailée et la... @ Musée Beaulne
Mar 19 – May 14 all day
Exhibition: La faune ailée et la flore @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
LA FAUNE AILÉE ET LA FLORE Jocelyne McCaughan March 19th to May 14th 2017 The careful observation of fauna and flora combined with photography is the basis of Jocelyne McCaughan’s artistic approach. Her project La[...]
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6:30 pm Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – May 8 @ 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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6:30 pm Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – May 15 @ 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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