French-American Community – May 2016 [fr]
Discover the organized events in May 2016 associated with the French presence in the Southeastern US. Our partners, Alliance Française, the French-American Chamber of Commerce, and various other associations offer an exceptional showcase of France in our region. Mark your calendars!
On Sunday, May 1 from 3pm to 6pm, the Alliance Française of Atlanta invites you to join them for the 6th Annual Salon de Thé Fundraiser at the Four Seasons Hotel- Atlanta. Celebrating La Louisiane en Fete, enjoy an afternoon tea, auction, and hat parade! Hats are strongly encouraged. For ticket prices or registration, visit AF Atlanta.
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On Monday, May 2 from 6pm to 8pm, the French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Carolinas will host a member mixer at Vivace (1100 Metropolitan Avenue, Building E, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28204). This is an excellent opportunity to meet the new Executive Team and network with other members. Complementary appetizers will be provided. Feel free to bring a potential member. For more information, visit FACCC.
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On Saturday, May 7 from 9am to 4pm, the French American Chamber of Commerce Southeast Chapter invites you to join them for a tour of the Silver Bait plant in Coalmont, TN. Silver Bait, a French owned company, is the largest worm farm in the United-States with about 55% of the market share in this country. Following the visit, guests can picnic and fish in a convivial setting. Please bring your own picnic and fishing rod. For more information, please visit FACC Atlanta.
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On May 10 from 5:30 to pm to 7:30 pm, the French-American Chamber of Commerce of Tennessee, in partnership with the Chattanooga Area Chamber’s International Business Council, will host their first international mixer at the Flying Squirrel Bar (55 Johnson Street, Chattanooga, TN 37408). This is an excellent opportunity to expend your international network and unwind over drinks. For more information or to register, visit FACC TN.
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On Friday, May 13 from 6pm to 8pm, the French American Chamber of Commerce-Atlanta Chapter will host a Young Professionals Spring Social at the One Eared Stag (1029 Edgewood Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307). End your week on a high note with a night of international mixing and mingling. To register for this free event, visit FACC Atlanta.
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On Wednesday, May 18, the French-American Chamber of Commerce-Atlanta Chapter will host a cooking class with Chef Shular at the Cordon Bleu-College of Culinary Arts in Atlanta (1927 Lakeside Parkway, Tucker, GA 30084). Chef Shular will guide you through the realization of a 3-course meal in order to provide you with one-on-one guidance as you explore new cuisine and techniques in a commercial kitchen. And of course, as part of this culinary experience, you will have the privilege to share the meal you prepare. Admission: FACC members: $50, non-members: $70. To register, visit FACC Atlanta.
Finally, don’t miss the weekly/monthly meetings of the Baragouineurs and the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group:
The Samedi Frenchies and the Baragouineurs meet each Saturday for breakfast from 10am to 12pm at La Madeline Perimeter (1165 Perimeter Center W #330, Atlanta, GA 30346). Contact Kathy Slough at770-314-3171 or at email@example.com for more details.
The next Atlanta French Language Meetup Group will take place on May 16 at 7PM at APRES DIEM restaurant (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA 30308 - 404-872-3333). Dave will answer email questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org.