November 2016 Newsletter
In this issue: Member Rendez-vous, AFF Board, Cafe de l'Alliance, Wine Tasting, Aperitif Event
Member Rendez-vous
Congratulations to Virginia Meltikian
for winning the bottle of Veuve Cliquot
at our Annual Member Rendez-Vous!
A votre santé, Virginia!

Our Rendez-vous included food and beverages, a raffle, great conversation, and news about the AFF, including the announcement of  our board members and officers:
President-Jean Pierre Bedrossian
Vice-President-Nidia Innis-Gonzalez
Treasurer-Gabriel Benitez
Secretary-Jennifer Du Pras
AFF Board 2016-2017
Board Members:
Jennifer DuPras, Richard Crossman, President Jean Pierre Bedrosian, Vice-President Nidia Ines-Gonzales, Denise Ulrich, Treasurer Gabriel Benitez, Stephenie Frederick, Patricia Eisenberg, Natalie Munoz, (Lori Fleenor and Patience Tshimika-Varin not pictured).

Our board and officers donate countless hours to further the mission of the AFF- to actively promote the language and culture of the French speaking world through language classes and cultural events and activities.
Cafe de l'Alliance
Want to practice your spoken French in a relaxed atmosphere?  Stop by the Boulangerie Bakery in Fig Garden Village any Thursday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30.  A group of French-speaking Alliance members of all ability levels meet to practice their French skills.
  AFF members enjoying a wine tasting and tour at the FSU winery. 
Our Alliance Aperitif-great food and wine (or nonalcoholic beverage,) very reasonably priced.  Sign up on our website via PayPal or call us at 227-9850 to make reservations.