LA DÉPÊCHE
February News & Updates
What you will find in this month's newsletter:


Save the Date: Seattle's French Fest
A Celebration of French-Speaking Cultures
Join us at the Seattle Center on Sunday, March 22, 2020 for this free, public festival celebrating French-speaking cultures. This year will be the 8th edition of this popular event as part of the Seattle Center Festàl series. Watch for updates about the program, food and more on the Seattle's French Fest Facebook page . To get involved in the event as a volunteer or as a participant, please email info@faccpnw.org .

Enjoy Exclusive Benefits:
Renew your FACC-PNW Membership for 2020
Membership Levels
Member Benefits
All yearly memberships include:

  • Invitation to join our popular industry committees*
  • Access to the online member directory
  • Access to a list of French companies operating in the Pacific Northwest
  • Discounted event registration
  • Access to FACC-PNW network for job shares and company announcements

Visit faccpnw.org/join to discover all of our offers and to view the complete benefits list. To renew or to join for the first time, visit our Membership Page or email info@faccpnw.org to request more information.

*Please note: the Aerospace Committee is restricted to Corporate members and up.
Upcoming Events
February 26: Le Networking Committee Meeting

Save the date! These meetings are open to all to facilitate networking across industries. Don't miss out on updates or on invitations to the next event - sign up for Le Networking newsletter !
February 26: Vincent - A play in French with English Subtitles

Join the  Alliance Française de Seattle  for the theatrical play  Vincent , a biographical one-man-show about Vincent Van Gogh written by Leonard Nimoy and performed by Jean-Michel Richaud. The play already toured New York, Los Angeles, and Paris among many other cities. It is based on over 800 letters between the Van Gogh brothers, Vincent and Theo. The performance will take place at the ECC Theater (UW Campus) and will be in French with English subtitles. Tickets and more information.
February 29: North Seattle French School Open House

North Seattle French School will host another open house on Saturday, February 29 th  from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. The open house will include a tour and a brief presentation from the Interim Head of School. Visit the classrooms, learn about the benefits of immersion and bilingual education, and meet teachers, faculty, and current parents. Their programs include before and after school care, hot lunch, after school enrichment classes, and bus service.

Please RSVP by email  office@northseattlefrenchschool.com  or visit the NSFS website  for more information.
More Events:

  • April 6-8: Aerospace and Defense Suppliers Summit (ADSS). Save the date!
  • June 3: Seattle European-American Air Forum (SEAAF) at the Museum of Flight. More info.
Community Announcements
Camp Around the World Enrichment Camp offered by
North Seattle French School (February 18-21)
Travel the globe during North Seattle French School 's (NSFS) mid-winter enrichment camp! NSFS invites you to participate in an enrichment camp offered February 18 th  – 21 st  from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Students will learn about and explore Switzerland, Qatar, Morocco, and Guatemala. Each day we will “travel” to a new country through music, games, cultural activities, STEAM projects, snacks from each country, and much more. 
 
The camp is open to all students in Kindergarten through 5 th  grade. While French is not required, there will be French language activities offered for half of the day. For pricing and for more information visit the camp page on their website .
le Mag' fr@ncophone - Winter 2020

Made in France is a vibrant community guided by the belief that language, art, and culture, are powerfully interconnected.

The Made in France magazine - le Mag' fr@ncophone - is issued every quarter to more than 1,100 readers and distributed during targeted cultural events (French Fest, Cinéclub francophone, Meetups, etc.).

UW Bothell Offers New General MBA
The University of Washington Bothell has a new General MBA that allows you to build your own program. UW Bothell also offers specialized MBA options in Technology, and Leadership to turn them from a necessity into an advantage. Through their evening classes in Bellevue and Bothell, the program offers accelerated career advancement for tomorrow's global business leaders. GMAT waivers and Scholarships available. Apply by April 10. Applications and details can be found here, or email  uwbmba@uw.edu

Paris Chansons returns to Seattle with an unforgettable night of French music with an international twist!
When: Sunday, April 5th, 7:30 PM

Paris Chansons is an exciting French band with an international twist based in Los Angeles. Recently featured on the news in France, they are known for their original renditions of French favorites from Aznavour, Dassin , Piaf, Macias, Adamo, Dalida, all the way to contemporary artists like Zaz & Stromae. Their exhilarating performances are punctuated with gypsy jazz standards as well as classics in Russian, Italian, and other languages. Get a taste for the group. A lucky audience member will win a gift from the Alliance Française de Seattle !
Merci to our Latest 2020 Renewing Members!
AKKA; Amazon; Astronics PGA; BRPH; Microsoft; Nathalie Boss Real Estate with John L.Scott; Perkins Coie; Port of Seattle; Spokane International Airport; Stoel Rives; UW Department of French & Italian Studies.
Welcome New Members
Veymont Travel
Small groups. Scenic rides. Great memories.  
 Veymont Travel designs, organizes and leads cycling tours along the most scenic roads of France and Europe, offering original itineraries adapted to all levels, either on road bikes, hybrid bikes, gravel bikes or e-bikes. Veymont's cultural bike tours combine beautiful villages, vineyards and heritage: Burgundy, Provence, French Riviera, Catalonia, Portugal... The challenging tours take you to mythical climbs: Mont Ventoux, Alpe d'Huez... or to experience the biggest pro cycling races such as the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix or the Tour de France.
Thank you to our Official Airline Partner
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