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A new twist: Excel in the Estrie essay challenge goes digital!

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution A new twist: Excel in the Estrie essay challenge goes digital! New video category in essay challenge gives high school seniors another way to share success stories and inspire others to persevere in school! SHERBROOKE, February 8, 2018 – After six years of encouraging high school seniors to share their educational trials and triumphs, the Excel in the Estrie! essay challenge from Townshippers’

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Six community organizations host festive open house on December 20

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Six community organizations host festive open house on December 20   SHERBROOKE, December 7, 2017 – Community members of all ages are invited to celebrate the holidays with the community organizations in the Marguerite Knapp Building at the annual Open House from 5 pm to 7 pm on Wednesday, December 20 in Sherbrooke’s Borough of Lennoxville.  Meet and mingle with the team behind Townshippers’

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Former Townshippers’ Association Executive Director to head new English-language community secretariat

[caption id="attachment_17661" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo credit: Townshippers’ AssociationCaption: Townshippers’ Association was on hand at Quebec City’s Morin Centre on Friday as Kathleen Weil, the Minister responsible for English-speaking Quebecers [far left], appointed William Floch [grey suit] as the province's new English-language community secretariat.[/caption] Press Release  For Immediate Distribution

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Singer-songwriter Keenan Wilcox bringing soulful show to Bandeen Hall

Credit: Keenan Wilcox Caption: Singer-songwriter Keenan Wilcox Credit: Eleuthera Caption: Soul/blues singer Eleuthera Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Singer-songwriter Keenan Wilcox bringing soulful show to Bandeen Hall Expressions Series live shows spotlight the culture of the region’s English-speaking community SHERBROOKE, November 9, 2017 – The Expressions Series, offered by non-profit organization Townshippers’ Association,

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Being Hank & Patsy kicks off new Townships performance series

[caption id="attachment_17376" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Path Productions presents Being Hank & Patsy, a musical memoire by Laura Teasdale, starring Ralph Steiner and Laura Teasdale. Townshippers’ Association’s Expressions Series brings the musical to Bandeen Hall on Oct 21. [/caption] Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Being Hank & Patsy kicks off new Townships performance series Expressions Series live shows spotlight

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Bursary and Community Awards Winners Announced

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Bursary and Community Awards Winners Announced Awards Recognize Dedication and Excellence in the Eastern Townships English-speaking Community SHERBROOKE, September 7, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association will honour four winners of its 2017 community leaders awards and award health and social services bursaries to three deserving students at a special community celebration on September

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Limited edition Our Stories book released by Townshippers’ Association

[caption id="attachment_17023" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Townshippers’ AssociationCutline:  Our Stories, the community-created digital anthology produced by nonprofit organization Townshippers’ Association, has been released in a soft-cover book limited to just 150 copies in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.[/caption] Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Limited edition Our Stories

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We Hit 1000 Likes on Facebook!

During the July 22nd weekend, Townshippers' Association received its 1,002nd like on its Facebook page. We've been using our social media channel to share our stories, news, upcoming events, and photos to our Eastern Townships English-speaking community. What is especially thrilling for us in reaching this milestone, is that it has been done organically through sharing. We have not paid a single dollar to any social network to promote our page.

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Townshippers’ Association releases first community-created digital anthology

[caption id="attachment_16944" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Townshippers’ Association (Stephen Thompson)Cutline: The contributors and production team of Townshippers’ Association’s first digital anthology, Our Stories, gather at the ebook launch in Orford last month.[/caption] Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Association releases its first community-created digital anthology, Our Stories  

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New Townships-based career opportunity app launched

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   New Townships-based career opportunity app launched   SHERBROOKE, June 15, 2017 – A new Eastern Townships-based app is giving English-speakers in the region access local career opportunities that place a value on their language skills. Launched by Townshippers’ Association at their Annual General Meeting on June 9 in Orford, the Topportunity Mobile application provides direct access

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Community & Culture Events

Sep
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2017
7:00 pm CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN’S C... @ Haskell Library
CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN’S C... @ Haskell Library
Sep 14 2017 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 7 2018 @ 9:00 pm
CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN'S CHOIR @ Haskell Library | Stanstead | Québec | Canada
CHOROMONDO, founded in 1999 by director, Allyna Harris, is an international world music women’s choir in residence at the Haskell Library and Opera House on the Canada/USA border of Quebec and Vermont. Rehearsals are weekly[...]
Nov
9
Thu
2017
all day Walk in my Shoes: HUGS for the H... @ Mental Health Estrie
Walk in my Shoes: HUGS for the H... @ Mental Health Estrie
Nov 9 2017 – Mar 31 2018 all day
Walk in my Shoes: HUGS for the Homeless @ Mental Health Estrie | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
Research shows that small acts of kindness boost our own health and wellness. Mental Health Estrie invites you to help keep a homeless person warm this winter. From November to March, the HUGS campaign accepts[...]
Feb
4
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2018
all day Exhibition: Musique éclatée & In... @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: Musique éclatée & In... @ Musée Beaulne
Feb 4 – Mar 8 all day
Exhibition: Musique éclatée & Interactions avec la nature @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
From February 4th to March 4th 2018 Claire Desjardins, painter influenced by Antoni Tapiès and Anselme Keifer presents Musique éclatée, an exhibition in which she favors the integration of objects recovered in the works.  [...]
Feb
11
Sun
2018
all day Photography Exhibition – Des pia... @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Photography Exhibition – Des pia... @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Feb 11 – Apr 29 all day
Photography Exhibition - Des pianos et des hommes by Marcel Carey @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
The Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre opens its new exhibition season with « Des pianos et des hommes » by Marcel Carey. After  a career as a commercial photographer, Marcel Carey chose to follow in the footsteps[...]
Feb
21
Wed
2018
9:30 am CHEP Video Conference: Hearing Loss @ Eaton Valley Community Learning Centre
CHEP Video Conference: Hearing Loss @ Eaton Valley Community Learning Centre
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
According to the Canadian Hearing Society, nearly one in four adult Canadians report some hearing loss. “Hearing loss frequently goes unnoticed and because it happens gradually, many people are in denial. They often stop communicating[...]

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