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August 2017 newsletter
A recap of summer and upcoming events for fall
   Past events and updates
Vive le 14 juillet!
Our 14 juillet, Bastille Day Bash, was great fun! We ate, drank, played games, sang songs and told jokes. Thank you to all the members and guests who made this event so enjoyable!
Châteauroux-Fresno jumelage delebrates its first anniversary on July 8 in Châteauroux
The jumelage is official between our two great cities.  In the picture from right to left:

Christian Bach: Fresno Sister Cities Committee Member; Denise Ulrich: Fresno Sister Cities  Committee Chair Woman and AFF Board  Member; Gil Averous: Châtearoux Maire; Imelda Golik: Delegate for Fresno City  Mayor; Marlene Murphy; Nidia E. Innis-Gonzalez  President Alliance Française de Fresno and Fresno Sister Cities Committee Member ; Ron Stumpf.


See the Châteauroux Metropole site for more information on our sister-city:


Châtearoux metropole link

Thank you and Merci to Ted Chocat!
Ted left Fresno and returned home to Ch âteauroux. He was the first of what we hope will be many professional and personal exchanges. He filled our local Alliance Française with song.
UPCOMING EVENTS 
La Rentrée scolaire!
September 11
 Fall classes at the Alliance Française of Fresno begin September 11.  Sign up now to guarantee a seat in a class. Please see the link below to view the schedule and prices.

Alliance Française of Fresno Class Schedule
School Open House
Sept. 5 from 5:30-7:30
Have you always wanted to take a class at AF of Fresno? Are you interested in meeting our teachers? Or just interested in speaking some French? Come to our Open House and meet the teachers and learn more about the program. Drop by any time between 5:30 - 7:30.

Alliance Française of Fresno Class Schedule
Members Open House
Polynesian Luau Preview
Sept. 15 from 6:00-8:00
Join us at this informational Open House for members, potential members and guests. Find out more about what we do and get a preview of our French Polynesian Luau. Come listen to Polynesian legends and feel the rhythm of the dance!
Membership Renewal Time
August - September
We are asking all members to please renew their membership via the website or by mail by the end of September. Your membership supports our programs and keeps French and Francophone cultures alive in Fresno.

Board members wanted! If any members are interested in becoming board members, please send your name and interest to Nidia Innis-Gonzalez at nidinnis@gmail.com. 
Alliance Française of Fresno
4747 N. First Street, Suite 103
Fresno, CA 93726