Fes­ti­val vol­un­teers needed for the 37th Town­ship­pers’ Day

Stanstead Journal - - FROM PAGE ONE -

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 Cana­dian Her­itage, CBC, the Sher­brooke Record, CASS, CJMQ 88.9 FM (The Qube), Global Excel Man­age­ment, Ville de Lac Brome, Stanstead Jour­nal, Député de Saint-François Guy Hardy, Député de Sher­brooke Luc Fortin, 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,

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