Are you new to the Eastern Townships?

New to the region? Looking for services in English? Connect with Townshippers’ Association and kick-start your Townships life!

With active programs addressing heritage and culture, community development, health and social services and youth, Townshippers’ is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization focused on promoting and supporting the interests of the Eastern Townships’ English-speaking minority community.

If you are a post-secondary student or graduate between the ages of 18 and 35, the Make Way for YOUth project can help you settle into the region. If you haven’t made the move yet but are thinking about it, Make Way for YOUth also offers free Discovery Days weekends that let you sample the work and life balance many Townshippers enjoy over three days and two nights. To know more about these activities contact Jenny Ménard, Make Way for YOUth/Desjardins Migration Agent, at 819-566-5717 (1-866-566-5717) or email [email protected]

Looking into the job market for opportunities that suit your qualifications and interests? Check out the employment, career, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities, listed at

Want a piece of the Townships? Check out Townships Expressions, Townshippers’ in-house and online boutique (visit Shop at featuring Townships themed gift items, literature, music and more. You’ll find various Expressions artists featured at Townshippers Day, an annual cultural festival and information fair celebrating Townships English-speaking community. Find out more at

Be a part of the Townships! Get connected to events and activities in the region by becoming a member of the association. Benefits also include access to Townshippers’ monthly digital newsletter and two journals per year.  Visit the association’s website at to connect to community announcements, events and news, and find links to our social networks.

Still can’t find what you are looking for? Contact our Information & Referral Service at 819-566-2182 (1-877-566-2182) or [email protected] for confidential information in English.


Townships Expressions in Concert Tickets on Sale Now 

Get your tickets to celebrate regional music with Amos Joannides and Sarah Biggs in Townships Expressions in Concert taking place at Bandeen Hall, Bishop’s University, on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

Presented by Townshippers’ Association with the support of Canadian Heritage and the Ville de Sherbrooke,  Tickets include a chance to meet and mingle with these home-grown artist during a special reception at 5:30 p.m. Concert begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets, $25 general admission, $20 students and seniors, available, at the door, online at or from Townshippers’ Sherbrooke office, 257 Queen Street, 819-566-5717 (toll free 1-866-566-5717.


Pick up your 2015 Eastern Townships Calendar

Get a jump on the new year while supporting local non-profit organizations by picking up your 2015 Eastern Townships calendar. The bilingual calendar features over a dozen stunning photos capturing the beauty of the region and includes all major Canadian holidays and Eastern Townships events listed with web address for each event to enable users to find details, confirm dates or access any revisions.

Profits from calendars purchased from Townshippers’ Association directly support activities and projects offered by the association. You can pick up or order from Townshippers’ Sherbrooke office at the address below or order online by clicking Shop at .

For more information on Townshippers’ Association and our activities, keep reading this weekly Keeping in Touch column in The Record and visit us on Twitter @Townshippers, Facebook and our website Connect with Townshippers’ offices in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen St. 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.


Photo Credit: Townshippers’ Association

Photo Caption:  Pick up your 2015 Eastern Townships calendar today from Townshippers’ Association for just $10 and get a jump on the new year while also supporting local activities and projects.