Memoirs of the English-speaking community book launch

Memoirs of the English-speaking community book launch

VEQ_LogoVoice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ) and The Megantic English-speaking Community Development Corporation (MCDC) are pleased to invite you to a press conference to mark the launch of “Memoirs of the English-speaking community” written by Secondary IV students from A.S. Johnson High School [Thetford Mines],  Quebec High School and St. Patrick’s High School [Québec City].

In the fall of 2012, ninety-one seniors and students from our English-speaking community and schools participated in the compilation of this memoir. Through the voices of our seniors, students undertook a personalized discovery of their local heritage. Québec City and the Chaudière-Appalaches region have always held strong English-speaking communities, today we bridge stories of their past to the present for all generations to share.

WHEN :
March 14,  2013

TIME :
5:00 p.m

WHERE :
Espace Hypérion
190, rue St-Joseph Est,
Québec, G1K 3A7

The following people will be present at the press conference: Jean-Sébastien J. Gignac, Executive Director of VEQ, Tarek Toni, representative from Heritage Canada, André Gosselin, principal of St. Patrick’s High School,  a representative from Quebec High School and lastly, our honoured guests: our seniors and students who participated in this project.

Community members are most welcome to attend and may purchase a copy by cash or cheque.

Parking is available at Stationnement Bienvenue Inc. for 4$ that evening at the mention of your attendance to an event at Espace Hypérion.

There is also free parking along the streets after 5 pm.

For more information please contact Amy Bilodeau, Project Coordinator for Voice of English-speaking Québec at 418-683-2366 ext.226 or amy.bilodeau@veq.ca

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