2017 AFNWCT Pétanque League

The 2nd AFNWCT Ligue de Pétanque ran this year from May through September 2017 with 19 members participating. Whereas last year the group played on 2 courts: one in Southbury and one in Bethlehem, two of our participants this year built two new courts which offered more opportunities to play throughout the season and different…

New AFNWCT Board

Samedi, le 19 août, à la dernière réunion du Conseil de cette année fiscale, on a accepté la résignation de Jean Marie et Marda Gutierrez du Conseil. Comme ils avaient chacun encore une année pour terminer leur mandat, on a présenté les remplaçants et de nouveaux membres. On a voté à l’unanimité en faveur du nouveau…

Member Celebrates Father’s Chevalier Medal

Nancy Callahan and her family were present this spring to witness the bestowing of the honor of “Chevalier” (Knight) of the National Order of Légion D’Honneur for the French Government on their father, Donald Lytle. He was honored by the Consul General of France in San Francisco and the honor was bestowed by Gabrielle Applequist,…

Volunteers Needed for Open Board Positions

The Board of the Alliance Française of Northwest Connecticut (AFNWCT) was recently informed that as of August 31 the two members who hold the Board positions of President and Treasurer will resign from the Board in order to move closer to their family. To ensure overlap training time and a smooth transition, we call upon…

2017 AFNWCT Pétanque League

The Alliance Française of NW CT announces the kickoff of its 2nd Pétanque League! Phase 1 of the League will run from May 1st to Labor Day (Sept. 4) Four players meet and play 3 games by changing partners: this takes from 2-3 hours Each member will be scheduled to play against all other players (or…

VEUILLEZ NOUS AIMER! (Please LIKE Us!)

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO “LIKED” OUR PHOTO We didn’t win, but we had fun trying and a lot of new people are more aware of our organization. Facebook Photo Contest April 26-27 – CASH PRIZE IS $500! As a non-profit oganization participating in the GIVE LOCAL 2016 on-line giving campaign, we are competing in the Facebook…

AFNWCT Annual Meeting – Saturday, October 17

The Alliance Française of Northwestern CT Annual General Meeting On Saturday, October 17, several members attended a pre-meeting reception with a delicious breakfast of croissants, fresh fruit and hot beverages prior to our official meeting. Annual Meeting Agenda: 2014-2015 Financial Report Language School Report Membership Report Activities & Committee Reports Overview of Culturethèque Presentation of…