La Federation Franco-Americaine du New York

 

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Bienvenue!
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The purpose of this organization as set forth in the Certification of Incorporation shall be:

1. to create an awareness of the culture and heritage of North American French

2. to foster expressions of this heritage among Franco-Americans

3. to promote the use of the North American French language and

4.to promote communication with other French-speaking peoples.

 

THE BOARD EXPRESSES THEIR SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO OUR PRESIDENT, BERNARD OUIMET, ON THE PASSING OF HIS MOTHER, LUCILLE GAGNE-OUIMET. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.
http://www.fcfq.coop/avis-de-deces/lucille-ouimet-nee-gagne-78450/

 

 

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*****QUEBEC IN AUGUST*****

distant viewfalls

Québec City Bus Trip

August 29 – 31, 2014

THE TRIP WAS A BIG SUCCESS.

EVERYONE WANTS TO RETURN NEXT YEAR.

 

 

Movie "Mon Oncle Antoine" at Cohoes Public Library, Sept 20, see EVENTS tab

 

*****TRAVEL FOR GENEALOGY - FRENCH CANADA AND FRANCE*****

SEE EVENTS TAB

 

For other upcoming EVENTS see our tab at the bottom of the page.

 

 

 

FROM THE EDITOR
There is no report this month, Bernie will return soon.

 

 

NEWSLETTER INFO; We encourage our members to send us articles or information pertinent to our goals.
The deadlines for submitting articles for the newsletter:

2014 NEWSLETTER DATES
For issue of          Cut off dates for material            Mailing date

October               September 22                                 September 29
November          October 24                                          October 30
December           November 23                                    November 29
January             December 22                                    December 30
February              January 24                                           January 30
March                   February 20                                        February 27
April                       March 23                                             March 30
May                       April 21                                                 April 29
June                      May 21                                                 May 29

 

 

SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER ARTICLES
FRENCH-CANADIAN PARTICIPATION IN THE WAR OF 1812 PART VI
RECIPE OF THE MONTH
THE FRENCH IN COLORADO
FRENCH LAUNDRIES OF CALIFORNIA
HISTORY AND THE FRENCH IMMIGRANT
DNA GENEALOGY AND YOU


ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER
If any of our members
wishes to receive his/her newsletter as an email, please let us know. 
To our contributors we owe a BIG thank you. You have made Bernie's job so much easier. Please keep the articles coming. Articles can be on any subject just as long as they have something to do with French culture in general. The editor invites other Federation members to send articles for our newsletter.
If not for their many hours spent writing, grooming and proofreading each month, we would not have a Newsletter. To Bernie and Francoise Ouimet our club is most appreciative. THANK YOU.

If for some reason, you did not receive all the FRANCO NEWS/NOUVELLES FRANCOS issues, please let us know. We will be happy to mail the ones that were missed. You may send me an E-mail at bouimet@nycap.rr.com or you may call me at 518-692-2690. You may also drop me a note at Bernard Ouimet, 205 Meeting House Rd, Valley Falls, NY 12185.

Meetings: - - - Everyone is welcome, please join us.

CLUB MEETINGS
SEPTEMBER 9, OCTOBER 14, NOVEMBER 11, DECEMBER 9, JANUARY 13, FEBRUARY 10, MARCH 10, APRIL 14, MAY 12, JUNE 9


------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ All meetings are 6:00 pm at THE VENUE (the former St Joseph's Church), 65 Congress Street, Cohoes NY.
Our open informal meetings are for everyone.
All visitors are invited and welcome, members are encouraged to attend all meetings of the Fédération.

A reminder that memberships dues are due starting this month.  Individual membership is $15.00.            Family membership is $18.00.  Thank you.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION click here.

 

 
 
Contact Information
Club Activities
Club History
French in New York State
The VENUE for our meetings and your next event.

EVENTS

THINGS PAST
READ AND SPEAK FRENCH
MUSIC AND GROUPS