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Festivities At Stanstead Stone CircleThursday June 16, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Celebrating Summer Solstice And Father s Day

Interviewee: Kim Prangley      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Join the festivities on Sunday, June 19th at 2pm at the Stanstead Stone Circle. For more details go to

SLM SalvageMonday June 13, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Getting Rid of Dry Waste, Metal, and Old Sheds And Barns

Interviewee: Francis & Melissa      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

SLM Salvage is a great place to help you with getting rid of those leftover construction materials, old metal around your place, and old sheds or barns you want help to demolish.

John Speed Launches New AlbumWednesday June 8, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
John Speed & Band Discovers Their Sound

Interviewee: John Speed      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

John Speed and his band launches their new album called No More Cowboys in Sherbrooke on June 11th, Saturday. Check out the website to get more information at

A Book Called Miracle MileTuesday June 7, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
The Miracle Mile

Interviewee: Jason Beck      Interviewer: Christine Blanchette

Runner, columnist, and TV personality, Christine Blanchette, interviews author Jason Beck about his book called Miracle Mile.

Gutsy Walk For Crohn s And ColitisThursday June 2, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Raising Funds For Crohn s & Colitis Research

Interviewee: Rosalie Sarasua      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Rosalie Sarasua is the Development Coordinator for Sherbrooke for the Crohn s & Colisits charity. The Gutsy walk is the biggest fundraiser of the year for this charity. It takes place this weekend at Jacques Cartier Park in Sherbrooke.

Singers N Guitar Slingers At Piggery Theatre On May 28, 2016Thursday May 26, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Local Musicians Perform For Red Cross Refugee Fund

Interviewee: John, Billy, and Jon      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

John Maysenhoelder, Billy Lidstone, and Jon MacAulay are part of the band called CMON FM & Friends. They decided to organize a benefit concert at the Piggery Theatre in North Hatley with the money going to the Red Cross Refugee Fund. Other local musicians will be joining them on May 28th, Saturday, at 8 pm at The Piggery Theatre in North Hatley. It promises to be an awesome concert for a great cause. Come for the concert or for dinner and the concert! Contact for tickets and info.

Unit #318 Awards Robert Groulx TrophyWednesday May 25, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Honouring The Local Cadets

Interviewee: Robert Groulx      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Robert Groulx is the Service Officer of ANAF Unit 318 and Vice President of Dominion Command of the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada. He talks about a new trophy for the cadets called the Robert Groulx trophy, which was created by him for deserving cadets.

Drummondville Elementary School Leucan ProjectTuesday May 17, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Leucan Shaved Head Challenge

Interviewee: Marie Michele Fradet      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Marie-Michele Fradet, a teacher at Drummondville Elementary School, has been organizing the Leucan Shaved Head Challenge for five years. This year the school raised over $8,000.00 for Leucan. Sixteen students and two adults participated. One girl in Grade 4 was not able to have her hair cut, but she went door to door collecting money for the event.

Relay For Life The Bravehearts TeamMonday May 16, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
The Bravehearts Team

Interviewee: Linda Guillette And Judy Williams      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Linda Guillette lost her daughter to cancer. She is carrying on with the wishes of her daughter to keep The Bravehearts team alive. The Bravehearts are part of The Relay For Life organization which raise money for The Canadian Cancer Society, with the emphasis on research. Google Bravehearts Relay For Life and give a donation.

solooo stephThursday May 12, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Visiting All The Countries In The World With In A Single Journey

Interviewee: Stephanie Tavares      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Stephanie Tavares has a project and it is called solooo steph. She plans to visit all the countries in the world in a single journey and make some records doing it.

David Francey Performs At The Piggery May 13Wednesday May 11, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Former Townshipper Three Time Juno Winner

Interviewee: David Francey      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

David Francey returns to the Piggery Theatre in North Hatley on Friday, May 13th to perform. He has eleven albums to date, including his recent one called Empty Train.

Metropolis ProjectTuesday May 10, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
An Educational Project For Youth

Interviewee: Akesh Coleman      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

An exciting educational project in the small towns of Bury, Canterbury and surrounding districts with youth in mind, but to make this happen, the public needs to vote each day. To vote, go to

Running To Quit SmokingThursday May 5, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Accident Inspires Reason To Get Fit And Quit Smoking

Interviewee: Christine Blanchette      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Danielle Buchanan had a nearly fatal accident at the age of nineteen. She was inspired to start running and quit smoking. Christine Blanchette tells the story of Danielle Buchanan.

Remapping And Deconstructing CanadaWednesday May 4, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
A Solo Walk Across Canada

Interviewee: Melina Querel      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Melina Querel talks about her project called Remapping And Deconstructing Canada. She plans to do a solo walk across Canada. Check out her website at or on facebook at Melina Querel artist or instagram melina.querel

National Summer Safety Weeek May 1st to 7th 2016Wednesday May 4, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Safety Around Water

Interviewee: Lewis Smith      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Lewis Smith, Coordinator for Communications and Media Programs for the Canada Safety Council, talks to us about water safety.

BCS Play Called Play OnWednesday April 20, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Play On Is A Comedy

Interviewee: Felip, Michelle, Paul & Miranda      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Actors Felip, Michelle, and Paul are part of the BCS Player s Club. The next play is a comedy and it is called Play On which runs from May 4th to May 7th. For tickets call 819 566 0227.

Fundraiser For Local Food BankTuesday April 19, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Bring Some Food And Enjoy A Family Event

Interviewee: Jessica Bourque      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Come to Lennoxville on Saturday, April 23rd and bring some food for the local food bank. There Will be face painting and clowns in the parking lot of the Lennoxville Provigo and Desjardins. There will also be a salad bar. Those who bring food will qualify for 50% off on tickets to a ska reggae gypsy music show in Sherbrooke Saturday night. For more information contact Jessica at 819 993 3028.

One Eyed Rabbit Exhibition At Foreman Art GalleryThursday April 14, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
A Fun Exhibition For Children And Adults

Interviewee: Jonathan Plante      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

One Eyed Rabbit Exhibition starts on Saturday April 16th at the Foreman Art Gallery. The opening reception is at 11 am and everyone is invited to attend. The artist will be present and there will also be a mask making event.

Maison Oxygene EstrieThursday March 31, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
A Safe Place For Fathers And Their Children

Interviewee: Sarah Gaudet      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Sarah Gaudet is the director at Maison Oxygene Estrie, which is a community based organization. It offers temporary housing for fathers and their children along with psychological support for those who are in a distressed situation. For more information and to donate to this one of a kind place in the whole Estrie, visit the website at

Prom Fairies Helping Everyone To Have A Wonderful Prom Or GraduationThursday March 31, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Making A Nice Prom For Everyone

Interviewee: Nancy Grey, Wanda Evans, & Marie Letemplier      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

The prom fairy teams consists of Nancy Grey, Wanda Evans, and Marie Letemplier. The project was spearheaded five years ago by Nancy Grey. These hardworking and caring group of ladies are busy making sure everyone has a chance to have a memorable prom. A bingo is being held at The Hut on Sunday, April 3rd to raise money for the event. Everyone is welcome to come and it is a family event. Also visit the facebook page promfairies.

The Recent Fire At Blue Seal And The OutcomeWednesday March 30, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Jen Young Speaks Out About The Recent Fire At Blue Seal

Interviewee: Jen Young      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Jen Young, owner of Blue Seal Animal Nutrition Centre and the Blue Seal Boutique, is also responsible for The Pet Connection, a rescue. A recent fire destroyed the grooming room at Blue Seal and a number of cats suffered from smoke inhalation from the fire. Jen recounts the events of that night and speaks out about how she and the animals are doing now. If you would like to help The Pet Connection, there are a number of fundraisers coming up and you can also go to the website at to donate.

Local Musician And Latest Contestant On La Voix (The Voice) Tim BrinkThursday March 24, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Tim Brink Speaks Out

Interviewee: Tim Brink      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

The very popular local musician Tim Brink speaks out about his latest experiences on The Voice and his love, in general, for music. Tim has many projects planned for the next few months, including a lot of live performances.

Hope Lives On With DaffodilsWednesday March 23, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Time To Order Your Daffodils

Interviewee: Maureen Quigg      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Maureen Quigg has been a volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Campaign for the past fifteen years. She is also a cancer survivor. She talks to us about how we can get our beautiful daffodils and how money raised is used by the Canadian Cancer Society. If you do not get a call by April 7th, you can still buy your daffodils at the United Church Hall in Lennoxville on April 7th from 10 am to 4 pm. $10.00 for 10 daffodils.

A Study of Astrology, Fengshui, and Culinary Tuesday March 22, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Thinking Outside The Box

Interviewee: Alexandra Lucky      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Alexandra Lucky made a complete change in her life when she left the world of business to pursue studies in astrology, fengshui, and culinary. She believes in thinking outside the box. Visit her website at

Has Feminism Gone Off CourseMonday March 21, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Equality And Equity In Relation To Feminism

Interviewee: Lauren Southern      Interviewer: David Teasdale

Lauren Southern describes herself as an anti feminist. Has the pendulum gone too far? Equality and equity in relation to feminism are outlined in this interview.

Richmond 4 H ClubThursday March 17, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Opportunities With 4H

Interviewee: Devin & Ryley Keenan      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Devin Keenan is the president of the Richmond 4H club. He talks about the many opportunities and learning experiences that he has experienced in the club, as well as, some of the fundraisers the club has. Brother Ryley Keenan has just returned from a trip to Nova Scotia where he presented his science exhibit in the first ever National 4H Science Fair. To learn more or become involved in the Richmond 4H Club, call Maria Enright Keenan who is one of the adult leaders at 819 826 1377.

Richmond St Patrick s Parade 2016Thursday March 17, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
A Huge Parade In Richmond

Interviewee: Erika Lockwood      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

The St Patrick s Day parade in Richmond for 2016 happens on Sunday, March 20th, at 2 pm. There are a lot of activities before and after the parade for everyone in the family. It is the second biggest parade in Quebec!

50 Years Of Meals On Wheels WeekWednesday March 16, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
The Importance Of Community Aid In The Community

Interviewee: Sylvie Fowlis      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Sylvie Fowlis, director of Lennoxville & District Community Aid, talks to us about the history of serving meals on wheels and the importance of the service. To learn more about community aid, contact The Lennoxville & District Community Aid at 819-821-4779 or visit the website at

Farm Safety Week March 14 to March 20 2016Tuesday March 15, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Preventing Accidents On The Farm

Interviewee: Lewis Smith      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Lewis Smith, communications and media coordinator, talks to us about the importance of safety on the farm, especially in relation to children.

Improving Productivity In The Eastern TownshipsThursday March 10, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
A Productivity Development Program

Interviewee: Denis Marchand      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Defi Innovation Estrie is affiliated with the non profit organization called Economie Estrie. The Eastern Townships ranks last in regard to its contribution to the improvement in the province s productivity.

Running With Christine BlanchetteMonday March 7, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
All About Running

Interviewee: Christine Blanchette      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Christine Blanchette talks to us about how running has changed her life. She is involved with CJMQ doing health snippets about running and other interviews dealing with running and health. She also is involved in print media, as well as,she has her own TV show on youtube called Christine Runs or Run With Christine. She stresses how finding our passion is life is important.

A Break For StudentsWednesday March 2, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Student Rebate Cards

Interviewee: Nicholas      Interviewer: David Teasdale

Nicholas from Etudie a rabais talks about student rebate cards. If you are a student, this is a great opportunity to help save money.

Inspiration For A Healthy Lifestyle Tuesday March 1, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Ways And Tips To Get Healthy

Interviewee: Catherine Hamilton      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Catherine (Cat) Hamilton talks about her many projects in the community to help get us moving and become more healthy. She has a pilates class and a weight loss group and plans to add a yoga class, in the future. You can reach her on facebook at catpilateshamilton and by e mail at or by phone at 819 200 1975.

Christa Davis On Running SoberWednesday February 3, 2016 - 12:00:00 AM
Running To Help Become Sober

Interviewee: Christa Davis      Interviewer: Christine Blanchette

Christa Davis talks about her problem with alcohol and how running helped her get sober.

Pilates Classes Make A Healthier YouWednesday December 23, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Getting Healthier

Interviewee: Catherine Hamilton      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Catherine Hamilton has been involved in fitness her whole life and has taught pilates in The Townships for ten years. She talks about fitness, weight loss, and pilates. If you would like to try pilates, you are welcome to come and try a session on January 5th at 5 pm at The United Church in Lennoxville. Please bring a mat and good running shoes. You can also reach her at or on facebook under Cat Pilates Hamilton.

The Men s Rights MovementWednesday December 2, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Speaking Out For Men

Interviewee: Karen Straughn      Interviewer: David Teasdale

An interview about men s rights. Karen Straughn is a men s rights activist.

Christine Blanchette Interviews Kathy MarlissTuesday November 24, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Keeping Fit With A Busy Life

Interviewee: Kathy Marliss      Interviewer: Christine Blanchette

Christine Blanchette interviews Kathy Marliss of Beauty & Wellness.

Christine Blanchette Interviews Tara ShannonThursday November 19, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Singer Songwriter Tara Shannon

Interviewee: Tara Shannon      Interviewer: Christine Blanchette

Christine Blanchette, runner and columnist, interviews singer and songwriter Tara Shannon.

Sleep HealthThursday November 5, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Importance of Quality Sleep

Interviewee: Dr Paul Zickler      Interviewer: Christine Blanchette

Runner and columnist Christine Blanchette interviews Dr Paul Zickler on the importance of quality sleep time.

Gabi Szekely Awarded Young Townships Leadership AwardWednesday September 23, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Earning The Young Townships Leadership Award And Singing

Interviewee: Gabi Szekely      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Seventeen year old Gabi Szekely is a well deserving recipient of the Young Townships Leadership Award. Gabi was responsible for bringing Pink Shirt Day to Alexander Galt High School five years ago. She has also volunteered her time helping many students in the Eastern Townships Learning Centre. Now, she is in CEGEP at Champlain College in Lennoxville and she intends to bring Pink Shirt Day, a campaign to stop bullying, there also. She loves to sing and play the guitar in her spare time. Check out her music videos on youtube under thegabismusic.

Lets Run With Christine Sept 2015Friday September 18, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Canadian Actor Karl Campbell Talks About Acting And Healthy Lifestyle

Interviewee: Karl Campbell      Interviewer: Christine Blanchette

Christine Blanchette interviews Canadian actor Karl Campbell about his acting career and his healthy lifestyle.

4Th Lake Scouts In MagogThursday September 10, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Information About Cubs And Scouts

Interviewee: Gabriel McClung      Interviewer: Maureen Dillon Teasdale

Gabriel McClung explains what scout life is like and shares his favourite memory of being in scouts. The 4TH Lake Magog Scouts will be doing registrations on Sept. 14 and 21 at Princess Elizabeth Elementary School in Magog from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. For information please contact Lucette at 819 843 3811. Boys and girls are welcome to join.

Lets Run With Christine For August 10 2015Monday August 10, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Clean Eating For Health

Interviewee: Matthew Wilson      Interviewer: Christine Blanchette

Christine Blanchette, runner and columnist, interviews Matthew Wilson, actor and producer, about his career and how clean eating helps.

Jen Young Talks About Blue Seal And The Pet ConnectionFriday January 30, 2015 - 12:00:00 AM
Jen Young Talks About Her Business And Other Projects

Interviewee: Jen Young      Interviewer: David Teasdale

Jen Young, owner of Blue Seal Animal Nutrition Centre, talks about her business and her many products. She also talks about her other project called The Pet Connection. Stop by her store at 1730 Wellington St to discover quality pet food, pet products, and much more. And stop by on Fridays if you wish to purchase one of the new special colour coded leashes or collars for one of the members of The Pet Connection.

News About ArthritisTuesday September 23, 2014 - 12:00:00 AM
All About Arthritis

Interviewee: Elizabeth Kennel & Bjillian MacKinnon      Interviewer: David Teasdale

Elizabeth Kennel and Bjillian MacKinnon from the Arthritis Society share experiences and give us news and support for arthritis sufferers.

Blue Seal; The Pet Connection and AslandWednesday December 11, 2013 - 12:00:00 AM
Blue Seal; The Pet Connection and Asland

Interviewee: Jen Young      Interviewer: Sylvia Bullard

Jen Young, the new owner at Blue Seal Animal Nutrition Centre, and founder of The Pet Connection gives a run-down of the events leading up to the purchase of Blue Seal, and the story of Asland who stands for everything The Pet Connection does. A huge Asland Birthday & Christmas Sale Bash will be held December 14 & 15 .

Help Us Help ThemWednesday September 18, 2013 - 12:00:00 AM
Help Us Help Them

Interviewee: Jessie Aulis      Interviewer: Sylvia Bullard

Country Connection's own Jessie Aulis has organized an empty bottle drive on September 28th at the Provigo in Lennoxville to raise money for The Pet Connection.

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