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*FREE for churches events, ser­vice clubs events, and rec­og­nized char­i­ta­ble org. only. - Send all ac­tiv­i­ties or changes by Mon­day, 3 p.m., at least one week be­fore the event, only by email at jour­nal@stanstead-jour­nal. com (not re­spon­si­ble for typ­ing er­rors) FRIEND­SHIP DAY – Satur­day June 14th, Events start­ing at 9 a.m. Pa­rade at 10:30 a.m., Sher­brooke’s Bor­ough of Len­noxville ac­tiv­i­ties in var­i­ous lo­ca­tions. Info Karl Hunt­ing 819-569-3118. LEN­NOXVILLE ART GROUP – hold­ing its an­nual Show & Sale at the Amédée Beau­doin Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 10 Sa­muel-Gratham Street (above the fire sta­tion in the bor­ough of Len­noxville). Vernissage on Fri., June 13th, 7 - 9 p.m. Show & Sale Sat., June 14th, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Friend­ship Day) & Sun., June 15th, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Raf­fle draw­ing for the Theme paint­ing “Skies” Sun., at 2 p.m. Pro­ceeds to ben­e­fit the Up­lands Af­ter School Art Pro­gram. Free Ad­mis­sion. BLOOD PRES­SURE CLINIC – Len­noxville, at 164 Queen Street, Suite #104, Tues­day June 10th and Tues­day July 8th, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. BLOOD PRES­SURE CLINIC – Water­ville, clients are in­vited to go to Len­noxville, at 164 Queen Street, Suite #104, Tues­day June 10th and Tues­day July 8th, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. BLOOD PRES­SURE CLINIC – North Hat­ley, at the Li­brary, 165 Main Street N. Fri­day June 6th, and July 4th, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. ACEF ESTRIE – De­fense of con­sumers’ rights or­ga­ni­za­tion. Free ser­vices from third year stu­dents from Fac­ulty of Law, ready to an­swer ques­tions. Info ACEF Estrie 819-563-8144. FUN FEAR­LESS FIT­NESS – Women 16 and + highly qual­i­fied in­struc­tor. Ev­ery Mon­day, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Len­noxville French El­e­men­tary School, École St-An­toine’s Gym. Park­ing on Church and Speid St., Info Su­nita 819-563-9987. LEN­NOXVILLE – AS­COT HIS­TOR­I­CAL & MU­SEUM SO­CI­ETY – Open from Wed­nes­days to Sun­day from 1 to 4:30 p.m. 9, rue Speid, Len­noxville. Info 819564-0409. WEL­COME WED­NES­DAYS – Or­ga­nized by Women›s Cen­tre. “Get to­gether” for cof­fee or tea or have a chat, meet friends, browse the li­brary and learn to cro­chet. Ac­tiv­ity room avail.1:15 to 3:45 p.m. Bring knit­ting or crafts. well as a new AEC which will be of­fered at both its cam­puses of Sher­brooke and Québec City.

“In or­der to stay com­pet­i­tive, Que­bec com­pa­nies must in­vest wisely in or­der to know, in­te­grate and mas­ter the best prac­tices in the field of In­ter­na­tional Trade man­age­ment to­day. Whether linked with ne­go­ti­a­tions, leg­is­la­tion, mar­ket­ing 2.0 in for­eign mar­kets, this new pro­gram will re­in­force and help op­ti­mize the knowl­edge of com­pa­nies so that they per­form bet­ter and more ef­fi­ciently in this fast paced world”, said Pierre Har­vey the new Di­rec­tor of Busi­ness Ser­vices and Con­tin­u­ing Ed­u­ca­tion at the St. Lawrence cam­pus.

Sup­port lo­cal com­pa­nies al­ready present on the in­ter­na­tional scene.

This new busi­ness ser­vice will con­cen­trate on pro­fes­sional con­sult­ing projects in the field of In­ter­na­tional Trade and In­ter­na­tional Cus­tomer Ser­vice. It is tar­geted for com­pa­nies al­ready well es­tab­lished in in­ter­na­tional mar­kets but need to op­ti­mize cer­tain as­pects of their strate­gies and ef­forts.

“Many com­pa­nies from the re­gion will ben­e­fit

Up­land­sCul­tural and Her­itage Cen­tre is thrilled to present an ex­hi­bi­tion of Sara Peck Colby’s Re­cent Work. The pub­lic is in­vited to the vernissage on Thurs­day, June 26th be­tween 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sara Peck Colby : “I am happy to present my sev­enth ex­hi­bi­tion with Up­lands Cul­tural and Her­itage Cen­tre.

This sum­mer ex­hi­bi­tion is filled with im­ages of things that sur­round us ev­ery day in the East­ern Town­ships. From our win­ter, with windswept fields and sparkling silent woods, to the bril­liant greens and stormy skies of sum­mer. My work some­times walks the line be­tween re­al­ism and ab­stract, us­ing pat­terns of light and shadow, com­plex and sim­ple, hop­ing to tell a story, by ex­plor­ing the space be­tween things.

I have been paint­ing the East­ern Town­ships for forty years. Even though I usu­ally do not live in the Town­ships for more than a month at a time, I bring the mem­o­ries and im­ages back to

AEC’s : An­swer­ing to the new trends of the world econ­omy

Cham­plain Col­lege will tar­get man­agers and young pro­fes­sion­als who need to in­crease their knowl­edge and com­pe­ten­cies in the field of In­ter­na­tional Trade. This AEC will de­but next Septem­ber 2014 and will be of­fered in English on a part-time ba­sis as well as À La Carte. Cour­ses will deal with such as­pects as the le­gal chal­lenges of In­ter­na­tional Trade to­day, the man­age­ment of cul­tural dif­fer­ences, in­ter­na­tional ne­go­ti­a­tions with spe­cific re­gions of the world as well as qual­ity man­age­ment at the in­ter­na­tional level to name a few. An em­pha­sis will be placed on codes of ethics and cor­po­rate gov­er­nance as well as cor­po­rate so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity (CSR) a much ne­glected field of In­ter­na­tional Trade.

Photo cour­tesy

my stu­dio in Mon­treal, where, per­haps freed from the re­al­ity of the place, I can in­ter­pret the im­ages from my heart. The long­ing for the fa­mil­iar shapes and colours to be­come re­al­ity on can­vas. Pat­tern is every­where, cel­e­brat­ing and con­firm­ing the rhythms of life.”

In­for­ma­tion: 819-564-0409 or www.up­

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