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Bastille Day 2013 : A prestigious event

The 2014 edition of Bastille Day will celebrate Liberty Day Normandy 1944/2014. The 70th anniversary of D-Day shall be the perfect occasion to celebrate the spirit of freedom and gratitude that has cemented the solid friendship between France and America. The evening is organized under the patronage of his Excellency Francois Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States; he will express his gratitude to our sponsors during the VIP pre-reception.

Bastille Day is the Comité Tricolore largest annual Fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Comité Tricolore’s charitable endeavors and will welcome Washingtonians and their guests to the Embassy of France for an evening of French culture and fun on Friday, July 11, 2014. The Comité Tricolore, a 501c 3 non-profit society of French and French-American associations of the Washington DC area, has been extending support to assist the needy in the community for 15 years.

Show your support to our mission with a donation to our auction

Hosted by La Maison Française at the Embassy of France in support of the Comité Tricolore, Bastille Day will attract over 600 guests with highly cultured tastes. Your prestigious image coupled with this luxurious event would only add to the festivities.

By participating in the silent auction for Bastille Day, your company would agree to supply the Comité Tricolore with a good or service to be sold for its benefit. Your generous donation would assist the all-volunteer committee in its mission as well as bring your company great publicity. Your logo or the name of your company will be displayed during the evening as a sign of our gratitude and receipt will also be mailed to you after Bastille Day.

Please visit: Last Year’s Bastille Day Online Auction

We sincerely hope you that you will choose to support the Comité Tricolore in its mission with a donation to our auction, and remain available if you have any questions.

Please download our AUCTION DONATION FORM and mail it back to:

Raphaele Holley – Comité Tricolore

c/o La Maison Française

4101 Reservoir Road NW

Washington DC 20007

Tel 202 944 6346| Fax 202.9446167

Email raphaele.holley@bastille-day.org

 

The  Venue

La Maison Francaise is located at the Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20007.

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If driving, street parking will be available on Reservoir Road and throughout the surrounding neighborhoods. Also, there is a pay lot located across the street at Georgetown University Hospital.

If using public transportation, the D6 Metro Bus drops off directly in front of the Embassy of France.

Forget the hassles that come with driving or public transportation and try Uber, a convenient on-demand car service, accessible with your iPhone or Android device. (http://www.uber.com/invite/p8cwf)