Community Health Fair on Emmanuel United Grounds on April 30

By Louise Smith

On Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. there will a Community Health Fair on the grounds and inside Emmanuel United Church in Cowansville. The church is located at 203 rue Principale. (It is located beside the Giant Tiger parking lot.) There will be many community groups represented there and local musicians will be performing all day long.

The community groups and kiosks include Verveine Natural Store, Sac a Mots, Avante, the Missisquoi County Women’s Institutes (comprising of the Dunham and Fordyce branches), Kids Play, Clinique d’aide multi, CAB (Centre d’action benevole Cowansville), The Welcome Project, the Townshippers’ Association, Le Noyau Organic Seeds, La Maison de las Familie de Cowanaville Region, the User Committee RLS La Pommeraie, and the Township Grandmothers (associated with the Stephen Lewis Foundation.) Mathieu Baker will have a popcorn machine in operation. There will be a kiosk where a community healing tapestry is being created and there will be an intergenerational drumming circle kiosk as well.

There will be brochures available from the Yamaska Literacy Council, Dr. Ballivy, Sur La Scene Davignon on Stage, Pleins Rayons, Budget planning (ACEF, l’Eveil, and Joshua Roy Services.
This day will mark the last day that the Emmanuel United Church will be collecting funds which are going one hundred per cent for Ukraine Relief. “Peace” bears are being given out when a donation is made.

Music will be provided by Blues Bette and Barry, Donald O’Hara, Valerie Kerr and Bill Nunnally, and Coco Racicot and Linda Wand.

It will be a full four hours of interaction between the community services in the area and community citizens at large. The day will be both informative and entertaining. Mark the date on your calendar. For further information contact Rev. David at 1-514-567-7756 or Darlene at 1-514-754-6225 or go to the facebook page at

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