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Become a Friend of French Affaires!

Dear France lovers,

As many of you know, French Affaires is a cultural and educational organization dedicated to making France feel like "the country next door." Our goal is to bring wonderful parts of France to the U.S. and to help people plan very rewarding stays in France.

We do this all year long through a variety of cultural events, language classes, travel lectures, guest speakers, food & wine tastings, culinary workshops, personalized trip planning, trips to France, along with French Affaires articles on various parts of French culture. We also make a point of partnering with all sorts of French-related organizations, businesses and institutions in order to bring the richest and most authentic programs to life. And one of the biggest benefits of French Affaires' programming has been the coming together of an incredible community of people who love France and French culture.

In the spirit of growing French Affaires and providing more exciting, cherished events and multi-dimensional programs as well as educational experiences for French students & teachers, we are introducing the "Friends of French Affaires." We want to extend a very special invitation to you to become a Friend and supporter of these upcoming enhancements to our organization. Your contribution of $100 a year ($150 for couples) brings with it several rewards. By becoming a "Friend of French Affaires," you will receive:

  • Attendance at special "Friends of French Affaires" events during the year (these events are free & exclusively for Friends of French Affaires)

    Our next special "Friends" event is "French Napkin Folding With Yves Delorme" in Dallas on October 25th, 2012. See the event invitation below!

  • Offers from our French business partners as they become available
  • Personal satisfaction of supporting a unique cultural & educational effort.

Click below to renew or become a Friend of French Affaires online, or to contribute by check, please email us at . Your Friend status is good for one year and is non-transferable.

If you are especially passionate about France and helping us dream French Affaires, please contact us about additional support opportunities at or 214-232-5344.

Merci beaucoup for your involvement in French Affaires, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Warm regards,
Elizabeth New Seitz, Ph.D.
Founder & President of French Affaires
"Celebrating travel, culture, language & l'art de vivre"

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Friends of French Affaires

As a Friend of French Affaires,
you are invited to the special event

"French Napkin Folding With Yves Delorme"

Join the "Friends of French Affaires" for this special event featuring one of the arts of the French table – napkin folding. Our private evening at the lovely Yves Delorme boutique in Dallas will kick off with a wine and cheese reception followed by a special talk on French table linens. We’ll enjoy a demonstration of various napkin folding techniques plus hands-on practice to translate this art to your own table.

Thursday, October 25, 2012
6 to 7:30 pm
Yves Delorme boutique
4270 Oaklawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas
RSVP required with French Affaires

Yves Delorme

Please note that this complimentary event is by reservation only for registered "Friends of French Affaires." Attendance is limited so please RSVP quickly at .

French Affaires celebrates French travel, culture, language, and cuisine through talks, events, classes, and trips to France. Our goal is to help those traveling to France get the most out of their time in this beautiful country--and also to bring the best of France to the U.S. The company's founder, Dr. Elizabeth New Seitz, is a specialist in French and received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in French from Vanderbilt University and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. She has lived, worked and traveled extensively in France. Currently, she lives part of the year in the U.S. and part of the year in France.


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