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Newspapers covering Hoffman Estates:

Thomas Jefferson: Seduced by France

Post Date:10/21/2015 9:50 AM

On Saturday, Nov. 7, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club, 1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates, the Hoffman Estates Sister Cities Commission is proud to welcome Tish Robinson's presentation, “Thomas Jefferson: Seduced By France,” in celebration of National French Week.

As one of our founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson served as America's second Minister to France in the 18th century and became enamored by the cultural life, cuisine, wines, as well as the arts and architecture of France. Learn how his time in France helped shape the future of early America.

Tickets are $25.00 per person, and include a luncheon featuring vichyssoise, mixed green salad with brie and walnuts, beef bourguignon over buttered noodles, mocha pots de crème for dessert, coffee, and tea. Reservations are limited, and must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30. Contact Sue Lessen at 847-781-2606 to reserve your spot today.

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