FABA Awards Recap: The First Annual French-American Business Awards Pacific Northwest (FABA PNW) was held on Friday, May 15, at the Rainier Club in downtown Seattle. The event showcased the formidable successes of French and American businesses and individuals from throughout our region. The nominees, mostly from Washington but also Oregon, distinguished themselves in areas that have positively and profoundly impacted trade, culture and relationship for both France and the United States. Awards were given in three categories.
for the list of nominees and winners and click here
for a nice array of photos of the event; credit to Folrev Photography. Shown above at left is Karim El Naggar,
the winner of this year's "Prix de l'Excellence."
Job Openings at the Alliance in Portland:
We continue to seek candidates for job openings in administration and teaching. Click here
etailed job descriptions and information on how to apply; the deadline is May 25, 2015.
Many thanks to our readers from Washington and Oregon who participated in last week's raffle for two round-trip business class tickets (Seattle to Europe). The winner was Susan Gates, shown here with FACC president Alan Merkle of Stoel Rives LLP. Again, thanks to all who participated in the fundraising raffle. Seeking Other Young Students to Share a Class: An Alliance member is seeking to pull together a semi-private class for 12-year-old beginners in French, to meet this summer. Potentially interested persons should contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The Best Bistros in Paris
: The Wall Street Journal has just published a helpful list of the top 10 bistros in Paris, complete with price-range information. Click here
for the online article, which features beautiful photos as well. Intern Sought:
Alliance organization member, Oregon Translation
is seeking a Summer Intern - preferably bilingual - who wants to get the insider scoop on the Language Services Industry.
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