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Americans in Monaco remember 9/11

Americans in Monaco remember 9/11

By Staff Writer - September 11, 2016

us911Some members of Monaco’s American community, along with friends of Swiss, French, British, Russian and Monegasques nationalities, gathered at the Yacht Club Sunday evening for an informal drink to honour the passage of 15 years since 9/11. A glass was raised to “those who have fallen, those who have risen and those to come”.

The US community of Monaco, which numbers around 300, is well represented by MonacoUSA the American Club of the Riviera, and the 14th Annual International Conference for the Associations of American Clubs (AAC) takes place October 20-23 at the Novotel Monte-Carlo. While the conference was previously reserved for the Presidents of the 50 American Clubs worldwide, the event is now open to any American Club member.

While this was not organised through the American Club or MonacoUSA, the 14th Annual International Conference for the Associations of American Clubs (AAC) takes place October 20-23 at the Novotel Monte-Carlo.

While the conference was previously attended only by the Presidents of the 50 American Clubs worldwide, the event is now open to any American Club member.

Burton Gintell
, President of The American Club of the Riviera and
 Member of the Association of American Clubs Steering Committee, says, “We will be actively coordinating between the AAC visitors and ACR hosts to ensure that a great time is had by all, and that the attendees from other countries also spend some enjoyable times with our members.” He also asks that “you register for the 5 planned events to ensure your places and to assist in our planning”.

The first event on the conference agenda is a welcome reception for visiting delegates hosted by MonacoUSA at Stars’n’Bars. The cocktail on the Stardeck starts at 8 pm and €30 per person includes beverages and finger food. Tickets can only be purchased through the American Club of the Riviera. Neither MonacoUSA nor Stars’n’Bars will have tickets available.

 

 

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