Author Archives: Gene Jenkins

Dîner de Noël – 16 décembre 2019

25 members and guests celebrated our annual Dîner de Noël at Chez Guy Parisian Bistro, where we savored the delicious cuisine of a three-course French meal.  After dinner we had the traditional holiday gift exchange. Join us for our next … Continue reading

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La Causerie – January 15, 2020

The first event of the New Year is our Causerie with luncheon on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Moorings Golf & Country Club in Naples.  For location and directions only, call 239-261-0909. Barbara Decker will present a talk on Stephanie Cowell’s novel, “Claude … Continue reading

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La Causerie – Presentation by Elaine Sciolino – December 6, 2019

On December 6, 2019, La Causerie was held at our Business Partner, The French Brasserie Rustique on Fifth Avenue South in Olde Naples.  New York Times bestselling author Elaine Sciolino discussed her new novel, “The Seine: The River that Made … Continue reading

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Board Meeting – December 3, 2019

We were warmly received by our Business Partners, Anne & Philippe Cousin of Grain de Café. We welcomed Barbara Decker as our new Board Member. Planned for three upcoming events:   1.  La Causerie (Presentation by Elaine Sciliono, author of “The Seine, … Continue reading

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Beaujolais Nouveau Dégustation – 23 novembre 2019

The wine choices were excellent.  The French tastings were copious and delicious.  Our 40 members and guests thoroughly enjoyed bidding on the beautiful gifts at our Raffle Table. “Chapeaux” to Mary and Gordon Rohr for opening their lovely home to … Continue reading

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Dîner de Noël – Monday, December 16, 2019

Dîner de Noël will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019. Price includes a 3-course, gourmet French dinner. For more information, please call 239-592-7576. 5:30 PM        COCKTAILS (CASH BAR for wine, beer & champagne) 6:00 PM        THREE COURSE DINNER (served promptly … don’t be late)  Chez … Continue reading

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La Causerie – Presentation by Elaine Sciolino – 6 décembre 2019

Elaine Sciolino is a former Paris bureau chief for The New York Times.  She will discuss her new book, THE SEINE: The River That Made Paris, the follow-up to her New York Times best-selling book The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des … Continue reading

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Board Meeting – November 5, 2019

Planning many exciting events and programs for the 2019-2020 Season, and enjoying a delicious French lunch at Chez Guy Parisian Bistro, Naples.

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“Piano Recital by Frazar Henry” – October 25, 2019

Frazar Henry is a 13-year old composer/pianist who performed selections from Chopin, Mozart and Schubert for 25 members and guests at Grain de Café in North Naples.  Proceeds of the event funded a scholarship for Frazar to continue his study … Continue reading

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First Board Meeting of the 2019-2020 Season (October 1, 2019)

On October 1, 2019, owner Philippe Cousin of Grain de Café (our Business Partner) welcomed the Board of Directors to our first meeting of the 2019-2020 season.  President Denyse Jenkins, Secretary Paula Smith, and Treasurer Gene Jenkins welcomed Viviane Morin … Continue reading

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