French-American Community — October 2015 [fr]
Discover the organized events over the course of the month of October 2015 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 October 1 from 6 PM to 8 PM, the French-American Chamber of Commerce- Southeast Chapter and Jade Associates will host a joint event for French Expatriates in Raleigh (École French School of Raleigh, 5100 Lacy Avenue, #104, Raleigh, NC 27609). The Keynote speakers will be Oliver Sureau and Cécile Nozière, the Managing Partners of Jade Associates. For more information, visit: http://www.faccnc.com.
On October 1 from 6 PM to 8 PM, the French-American Chamber of Commerce- Southeast Chapter will host its annual New Members Reception in Atlanta (Après Diem, 931 Monroe Drive Atlanta, GA 30308). Old and new members are welcome to enjoy a fabulous buffet and wines as well as build new connections with the French-American business community. For more information, visit: http://facc-atlanta.com
On October 5 at 6:30 PM, l’Alliance Française de Memphis will hold their monthly conversational group, La Table Française at the Booksellers Bistro (387 Perkins Extd, Memphis, TN 38117). Come practice your conversational skills and connect with fellow French enthusiasts! For more information, visit: http://www.afmemphis.org/
On October 8 from 1 PM to 2 PM, The French-American Chamber of Commerce - Southeast Chapter will live broadcast “HR Obligations Abroad: A Focus on Europe.” Presented by Katie Davies, Senior Director of Radius, this Webinar will focus on the essential tactics for international operations. For more information, visit: http://facc-atlanta.chambermaster.com.
On October 11 from 9 AM to 7 PM, the Alliance Française d’Atlanta will host a Petite Excusion in Dahlonega. Come enjoy a wine tasting at the Wolf Mountain Winery as well as a day of French conversation. For more information, visit: http://afatl.com.
On October 15 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, The French-American Chamber of Commerce - Southeast Chapter will host a Members- Only Leadership Dinner. (Atmosphere Restaurant, 1620 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324). Enjoy a French meal, while networking among fellow FACC members and board. For more information, visit: http://facc-atlanta.chambermaster.com/.
On October 17 from 10 AM to 5 PM, the Alliance Française d’Atlanta Roswell location will host a French for Travelers Workshop (435 Jones Drive - Roswell). Prepare for your trip to a Francophone country by learning the do’s and don’ts of tourism. For more information, visit: http://afatl.com/
On October 22 from 7:30 PM to 9 PM, The French-American Chamber of Commerce - Southeast Chapter and the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce will host an Afterwork Drink events at Baraonda Restaurant and Bar. (710 Peachtree St NE #200,
Atlanta, GA 30308). Come for a nice Italian dinner and networking and connecting with other professionals. For more information, visit: http://facc-atlanta.chambermaster.com.
On October 28 from 11:30 AM to 2 PM, The French-American Chamber of Commerce - Southeast Chapter will host the 10th Annual Crystal Peach Awards. (Georgia Tech Historic Academy of Medicine, 875 W Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30309). The Keynote speaker will be the French Ambassador, Gérard Araud. For more information, visit: http://facc-atlanta.chambermaster.com.
On October 28 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM, France-Atlanta 2015 will host a roundtable on "Climate Change and Humanitarian Aid: Local and Global Stakes in COP 21" (Emory University Mathematics and Sciences Center – Room E208 (400 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332). Join experts from CARE, Action Contre la Faim, and Groupe U.R.D. as they share about what humanitarian and development actors are doing to address issues related to climate change. Free and open to the public. Registration required
Finally, don’t miss the monthly meetings of the Baragouineurs and the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group:
The next baragouineurs meeting will be on October 19th at 7PM at ANIS restaurant in Buckhead (2974 Grandview Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA, 30305 - 404.233.9889). Contact Kathy Slough at770-314-3171 or at firstname.lastname@example.org more details.
The next Atlanta French Language Meetup Group will take place on October 7th at 7PM (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA 30308 - 404-872-3333). Dave will answer email questions at : email@example.com.