Tag Archives: Arnaud Mentré

Bringing French into Portland’s Customs House

Governor Mills and Maine legislators at the Portland US Customs House on August 29 with Consul General Arnaud Mentre

PORTLAND, Me–   Félicitations l’Alliance Francaise du Maine! “It is a bond that lies at the heart of Maine,” said Governor Janet Mills during her speech. Although I’ve passed the US Customs House located on Portland’s Fore Street hundreds of times, I had never been inside the historic building.  It’s beautiful! On Friday,August 29, the Customs […]

March is “Celebrate French in Maine” month: Events recognize Franco-Americans

Juliana and Richard L'Heureux at the French Cultural Center in Boston on March 5, 2019

First of all, I want to thank my social media friend Doris Perrault Pelletier for adding this following quote to the message I posted about the Francophonie kick-off celebration, hosted at the French Cultural Center, on March 5, in Boston: Doris Perreault Pelletier  “It’s wonderful that there is a celebration for Franco Americans. Society has […]