Preparation on the 3rd books fair

10 Mar 2012

Preparation on the 3rd books fair

As usual, our books fair will take place on the 14th of July in Tocqueville’s multi-purpose hall.

So please bring us your books ! Whatever they are in perfect state or a bit tired, you may offer them a second life and make happy future readers. All the kinds are welcome. You can contact our treasurer, Jean-Pierre. Let visit your attics !

Alexis de Tocqueville’s prize for 2010

14 Oct 2011

Alexis de Tocqueville’s prize for 2010

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing  presented Zbigniew Brzezinski with Alexis de Tocqueville’s prize for 2010. This american political commentator,  have been adviser for Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, have been an important actor in american political life since 1975.

Every two years, this prize (created in 1975) rewards people for their humanist ideas ans their attachment to civil rights, subjects dear to the heart of Democracyin America’s author.This yaer, the prize-giving ceremony took place in the beautiful garden of Tocqueville’s castle in front of 500 people.

Restoration of stained glasses windows : urgent !

11 Jul 2011

For our organization, restore stained glasses have priority for instance, before they deteriorate a bit more, therefore cause more dammages, on coating for example. We need to repair “Jesus bless children” stained glass window, in church’s chorus, and four other big ones.