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MonacoLife.Net | Americans and friends celebrate Thanksgiving 2017
  Americans in Monaco and the Côte d’Azur feted Thanksgiving with the American Club of the Riviera, which was also celebrating its 55th anniversary, over lunch at the historical Negresco hotel in Nice. Guests were treated to a tour of the ground floor art works as collected by Madame Augier, whose family has owned the Belle Époque hotel since 1957. The hotel-cum-museum has been a listed Historical Monument since 1974, and is home to 3,000 objets Click to read more
Friday: Food, Friends, Fireworks, Fun … The Provence Post
After the Bastille Day atrocities in Nice, the City of Cannes cancelled the fireworks scheduled for July 21. Shortly thereafter, the Mayor of Cannes announced that the International Fireworks Festival--a hugely popular annual event that welcomes pyrotechnic teams from all over the world--would resume this Friday, July 29, "with new security arrangements, a specific tribute to the victims of the Nice terrorist attack, and affirmation, by the renewal of the world’s la Click to read more
Sad News – Avery Glize-Kane – 8 January 2016
Dear Members, I have learned of the passing last night of our dear friend, long-time club member and legal advisor, Avery Glize-Kane, after a long fight against cancer. Avery was such a vital and exuberant presence in our lives; it is difficult to imagine that her light has now been extinguished. We all have our personal memories of Avery. Mine is her joy at the piano bar of the Martinez Hotel in Cannes during the years that the buoyant and talented Jimmy McK Click to read more
Burton Gintell speech at September Swell-egant Elegant Party
We have come together tonight in this miraculous corner of the Mediterranean for a Swell’egant, Elegant Party. – yes, I shamelessly borrowed that from Cole Porter’s score for “High Society” as sung in the film by Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. Are you enjoying it so far? In the 1930’s, an American wrote of this place "On the pleasant shore of the French Riviera, about half way between Marseilles and the Italian border, stands a large, proud, rose-col Click to read more
Consulate General of the United States of America, Place Varian Fry - 13006 Marseille – France. The U.S. Embassy to France and Monaco and the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille announce a consolidation of consular services in southern France in order to better serve the public and enhance security for customers and staff. Effective September 1, 2015, the U.S. Consular Agency in Nice will close. All routine and emergency consular services in the Marseille consu Click to read more
Riviera Reporter August/September issue
From the Insider article, page 3 of the August/September issue: Every club and association we include on our events calendar is led by individuals who give their time to organise outings and work behind the scenes so that you can just show up for a game of petanque with the Commonweath Club or an evening of dancing at the Belles Rives with the American Club of the Riviera. I cant be certain that all these people are stress-free, but they are definitely seizing the Click to read more
I regret to inform you of the death on August 7th of our Member Jean François, marquis de Chambrun, aged 79. Many of you will remember him, especially for his inspired speech to our July 4th celebration in 2011 at the Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat, in which he read a remarkable letter written in 1777 by his ancestor - the marquis de Lafayette while on board the ship that took him to America for the first time. The marquis de Chambrun was a shining personification o Click to read more
Burton Gintell speech on Independence Day at 4 July party
Burton Gintell comments on 4th of July 2015 to The American Club of the Riviera We are gathered today in France to celebrate the 239th anniversary of American Independence Day. We have observed before the vital importance of France and Frenchmen to our country’s Independence, and perhaps need not dwell today on the vital contributions of  General Rochambeau, Admiral de Grasse, the  Marquis de Lafayette and Pierre L’Enfant In the 21st Century, current ev Click to read more
In the Spotlight – Radio interview with Burton Gintell, President of the American Club of the Riviera
Burton Gintell was recently interviewed by George Kasiliyake as part of The Internation Club of the Riviera's radio show "In the Spotlight". Click to read more
Living In France announcement and editorial
Author John Baxter,  whose THE PERFECT MEAL: IN SEARCH OF THE LOST TASTES OF FRANCE (Harper Perennial) won last year’s award for travel writing from the International Association of Culinary Professionals,  will preview his newest  book THE FRENCH RIVIERA AND ITS ARTISTS (Museyon) at a special event hosted by The American Club on Saturday, 13th June. Baxter will lead club members on a visit to the Musée Renoir at Cagnes-sur-Mer, followed by a book signing Click to read more
The Riviera Times: American Club of the Riviera Thanksgiving Celebration
On Thursday November 27th 2014 As is traditional, members and friends of the American Club of the Riviera come together in Monte Carlo to celebrate the cherished family holiday of Thanksgiving. The venue for this year's gathering will be the splendid Salon Belle Epoque at the Hôtel Hermitage. 

The traditional thanksgiving lunch will be preceded by a champagne reception and will be enjoyed in the presence of our friends and families, as well as honoured guests Click to read more
FRANCE TODAY: Thanksgiving in Monte Carlo with The American Club of the Riviera
  As in past years, members and friends of the American Club of the Riviera will gather around elegant tables in Monte Carlo to celebrate the cherished family holiday of Thanksgiving. As the usual location, the Hôtel de Paris, is closed for renovations, the event will be held in the splendid Salle Belle Époque at the Hôtel Hermitage. This is truly Thanksgiving done to the highest standards, with a traditional American feast of turkey and all the trimming Click to read more
Provence Post: You’re Invited: A Côte d’Azur Thanksgiving
  Once again, the American Club of the Riviera will celebrate Thanksgiving in Monaco, with a gala luncheon starting at 12:30 on Thursday, November 27. The event is open to all...and members of the US Air Force will be hosted (and toasted!) as the special guests of honor. The menu is, of course, an American feast of turkey and all the trimmings...with a Champagne reception to kick things off. As the usual venue, the Hotel de Paris, is closed for renovations Click to read more
Sponsorship of US Military Personnel | Thanksgiving Lunch – November 2014
  Dear Members and Friends Among the most poignant highlights of our Thanksgiving lunches are surely the presence of the US Military personnel, who have shared this quintessentially family holiday with The American Club of the Riviera. Far away from home, they have so much appreciated being welcomed into our family for this one special day, and, in turn, have enriched our experiences of Thanksgiving. The Club has historically invited approximately 8 serv Click to read more
We have received the following invitation to our American Club Members and Guests to attend an information meeting in English regarding a Seniors’ Residence for English speakers. We pass on this information in case you are interested and, if so, please contact them directly. SUNNY BANK ASSOCIATION 815 chemin des Gourettes 06370 MOUANS-SARTOUX Tel: 0033 (0)4 93 47 94 20 E-mail: admin@ sunny-bank.org Web site:  www.sunny-bank.org September 2014 As you p Click to read more
Petite Journal – 4th July 2014
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American Club of the Riviera Invites You… – The Provence Post
  The American Club of the Riviera hosts luncheons and dinners throughout the year, featuring speakers on timely subjects. If you don't know the group you might think about attending one of their events or even joining up. The ACR welcomes anyone and I hear their events are terrific. The Club has roughly 100 members, about half of whom are... Please click on the image above to view the article on the website. Click to read more

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