Festival volunteers needed for the 37th Townshippers’ Day

Credit: Townshippers’ Association
Caption: Volunteers play an important role in making each Townshippers’ Day a success and every job, such as the Green Team pictured here at the 2015 festival, is vital.

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Festival volunteers needed for the 37th Townshippers’ Day


BROME, September 6, 2016 – The Townshippers’ Day organizing committee is currently seeking volunteers to help bring the 37th annual cultural festival and information fair to life on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Townshippers’ Day is a unique festival that celebrates many aspects of the Eastern Townships English-speaking community in an inclusive, open and respectful environment.

Volunteering is a great opportunity to meet new friends and spend time with familiar faces, and a great way to get behind the scenes of this vibrant and special event. From set-up, to interacting with festivalgoers, to supporting exhibitors, there are a variety of positions available before, during and after the event. The only qualifications required is your desire to have fun and be helpful.

Volunteers can give anywhere from an hour of their time to helping out all day long and will be appreciated with a free dinner from the Star Café the end of the day.

If you are interested in volunteering at this year’s festival, held in Brome at the fairgrounds, please contact Kate Holbrook, Townshippers’ Association Community and Culture Coordinator, at 450-242-4421 (toll free at 1-877-242-4421) or kw@townshippers.org.

Organized by the Town of Brome Lake and Townshippers’ Association, a non-profit community organization, in collaboration with the municipalities Brome Village and West Bolton, Townshippers’ Day is made possible with the generous support of partners including Canadian Heritage, CBC, the Sherbrooke Record, CASS, CJMQ 88.9 FM (The Qube), Global Excel Management, Ville de Lac Brome, Stanstead Journal, Député de Brome-Missisquoi Pierre Paradis, Député de Saint-François Guy Hardy, Député de Sherbrooke Luc Fortin, Caisse Populaire de Brome-Missisquoi, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and the Corporation Municipale du Village de Brome.

The 37th Townshippers’ Day takes place from 9 am to 5 pm at the Brome fairgrounds, 345 Stagecoach road. Parking $2. This festival is family friendly but not pet friendly, thank you for leaving your pets at home.  For more on the festival, visit www.TDay.ca or call Townshippers’ office in Brome Lake at 1-877-242-4421.

About Townshippers’ Association

Townshippers’ Association is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization that has been serving the English-speaking community of the historical Eastern Townships since 1979. For more on the Association and its activities, connect online at Townshippers.org or contact Townshippers’ in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen, 819-566-5717 (toll free: 1-866-566-5717) or in Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowlton Rd. 450-242-4421 (toll free: 1-877-242-4421).



Corrinna Pole
Communications Officer, Townshippers’ Association
819-566-5717 (toll free 1-866-566-5717), ta@townshippers.org


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