Events

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“Annual Meeting Winter Chill Chaser”

Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 3:30-5 p.m.
Sponsored by Sister Cities Yorktown

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Please mark your calendars for our annual meeting on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Joe & Mimma’s, 5742 George Washington Memorial Highway in the Grafton Shopping Center, from 3:30-5 p.m. We will elect our new officers, highlight plans for 2017, review our budget, and celebrate accomplishments of 2016.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres and wine will be provided. Please RSVP so we can insure sufficient food and beverages for everyone.

Don’t forget 2017 plans include both student and citizen exchanges with Port-Vendres, France!

RSVP here: https://scy2017annualmeeting.eventbrite.com/
Registration closes January 26.

 

2017

 

April 22: Sister Cities Yorktown French Market, Yorktown Waterfront
March 26- April 4: York County High School Students Depart for Exchange with French Students
January 28: Sister Cities Yorktown Annual Meeting

2016

October 1: Yorktown Wine Festival, Yorktown Waterfront; Sister Cities Yorktown is non-profit sponsor; volunteers needed!
September 29: “Soirée en Blanc,” Freight Shed, 6 p.m. Tickets: $15 for members, $20 for non-members. A table can be purchased for $150
July 14: Bastille Day Dinner, Riverwalk Restaurant, 7 p..m., $75
July 15: Sister Cities International Day, Yorktown
June 10: Creme Brûlée Class, $12, home of President George Hrichak
April 23: Sister Cities Yorktown French Market, Yorktown Waterfront
February 28: Sister Cities Yorktown Annual Meeting

 

2015

October 28: Meet the New County Administrator, Neil Armstrong Speaks, Riverwalk Restaurant, 8-9 a.m. FREE breakfast.
October 19: Yorktown Day and visit of French student delegation to Yorktown. Home visits.
October 3: Yorktown Wine Festival, Sister Cities Yorktown non-profit sponsor
August 13: Sister Cities Norfolk Toulon Committee’s Soiree en Blanc
July 26: Sister Cities Yorktown Semi-Annual Meeting: Picnique and Boules, Grace Church, Yorktown
July 14: Bastille Day Dinner, Riverwalk Restaurant
July 26: Sister Cities Yorktown Semi-Annual Meeting: Picnique and Boules, Grace Church, Yorktown
June 5-9: Visit of Lafayette replica ship, l’Hermione, Yorktown Waterfront
June 2-9: Visit of Citizen Delegation from Port-Vendres, France; 25th anniversary of relationship; presentation of Quintilla Medal to Georges Grau of Port-Vendres
May 20: Presentation of Quintilla Medal to Anne-Marie de Cruz, in Port-Vendres, France
April 18: Annual French Market, Yorktown Waterfront
March 31-April 12: Yorktown Student Exchange to Port-Vendres and Ceret, France. Home visits.
February 11: Presentation of Sister Cities Yorktown Scholarships to two York County students participating in student exchange (in collaboration with the York Foundation for Public Education, Inc.)
January 18: Sister Cities Yorktown Annual Meeting, Yorktown Library

 

2014

November 2-4: Walking Lantern Tour, Historic Yorktown
October 6: Yorktown Wine Festival, Sister Cities Yorktown non-profit sponsor
June: Membership tea, home of Ken and Sandy Matthews
July: Semi-annual meeting
April 26: Annual French Market, Ken Matthews Garden Center
January 19: Annual Meeting, Yorktown Library

Occasional Language classes: Taught by York County French teachers. Dates and location to be announced. $10 for members + a dish to share.

 

2013

October 20-24: Yorktown Citizen delegation exchange to Port-Vendres, France
October 17-23: French student exchange group in Yorktown for Yorktown Day
October 5: Yorktown Wine Festival, Sister Cities Yorktown non-profit sponsor
July 28: Semi-annual meeting, Riverwalk Restaurant, presentation of Quintilla medals to Shirley Estes and Deborah Marquardt
July 14: Bastille Day dinner, Riverwalk Restaurant
May 4: Annual French Market, Ken Matthews Garden Center
April 19: Membership tea, home of Don & Belinda Willis
March 12: Membership tea, home of Walt & Laurel Zaremba
January 21: Winter Wine Dinner, LeYaCa
January 13: Annual Business Meeting, Tabb Library.

  

French Market (left); Bastille Day Wine Dinner (right)

 

2012


Semi-Annual Meeting
, July 21, business and pleasure with generous hors d’oeuvres by Joe & Mima’s

Student Exchange,September 30-October 8. Eleven York County French students visit Port-Vendres, France, and nearby Ceret to take classes in the French lycee, stay with French families, and tour area sites. First Quintilla Medal presented to Antoinette Quintilla at the City Hall in Port-Vendres.

Bastille Day Wine Dinner, July 14, Riverwalk Restaurant. Sold-out.

French Market, Ken Matthews Garden Center, April 28. Fresh produce, eggs, bread, pastries, French chocolate, marché puce (flea market), silent auction.

Gail & Gary King host February language class for La Fête des Rois.

Language classes, monthly September-April.

LeYaca Winter Wine Dinner, Jan. 19. Sold out.

Annual Business Meeting, Tabb Library, Jan. 8, with a short celebration in recognition of Epiphany with the traditional La Galette des Rois (King Cake).

 

2010

20th Anniversary Yorktown-Port-Vendres, October 17-21, Port=Vendres Citizen Delegation Visits Yorktown; September 15-20, Yorktown Citizen Delegation Visits Port-Vendres

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1 thought on “Events”

  1. You need to update your page, especially your dates.

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