2011 Unite and Ignite Youth Conference in Ottawa
Townshippers’Association recently sent four members of its Youth Council to the Unite and Ignite Youth Conference in Ottawa, Ontario. Elise Brown-Dussault, Emilly Hubert and Alexandra Dougherty, accompanied by supportive adult Jenny Menard, reported that the conference was a life-changing experience for them. This event was the first major outing organized by the council, and the youth enjoyed it so much that they plan to return next year with other members of the council.
The Townshippers’ group represented the vastness of our region well and included a student from each of three different, local high schools – A.S. Johnson Memorial School in Thetford Mines, Richmond Regional High School in Richmond and Alexander Galt High School in Sherbrooke Four members of Townshippers’ Association’s Youth Council went to Ottawa to take part in the Unite and Ignite Youth Conference.