Discount Shopping with Maïte

Our ACL shoppers will brave even subzero temperatures for a great deal!  In February, our professional personal shopper, Maïte, led us on an expedition all over Lyon to discover where to get bargain clothes and accessories. At the end of our visit, we stopped at Loggia for a hot chocolate and some serious fashion discussion.

Chicago Pizza Night- February 3

Chicago Pizza Night- February 3

Our first Route 66-themed party was held on February 3, 2012 at the home of our Treasurer, Eric Way.  The weather cooperated by ushering in real Chicago style temperature and winds!! Over 30 members attended. We feasted on superb Chicago style pizza prepared by member Dori Schwartz who amazed all of us with her culinary

Meet Me in St. Louis- March 24

Meet Me in St. Louis- March 24

Can you hear the Ragtime music and the Riverboat whistles? Our next stop on Route 66 is ST.  LOUIS! __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.  This Tapas-style meal and cash bar will be held at a Presqu’île bistrot  (near Place Bellecour) Member price: 15 euros per person   Non-Member price:  20 euros per person

V.I.P. Tour of the Hilton – Pictures

V.I.P. Tour of the Hilton – Pictures

Jennifer arranged a fun morning with a “behind the scenes” tour of the award winning Hilton Lyon.  Our host, Richard Cuello, treated us to an American coffee and an assortment of pastries in the Executive Lounge.  Our guide, Laye, was on hand to show us the Presidential suite, spa, hammam, and the Blue Elephant Thai

Musée Gadagne Visit- Pictures

Musée Gadagne Visit- Pictures

Several of our members and guests met at the Museum to visit the “Gourmandises” Exhibit on January 27 where we marveled in the century long traditions of the famous Bouchons of Lyon.  Jennifer provided wonderful anecdotes and stories to enhance our visit.