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2003-12-01 Our Association's newsletter, "The Missive", is fresh off the press. It has been sent out by standard mail to all our members. If you are a member, but did not get your copy in your mailbox, please contact us. If you are not a member, browse its Table of Contents. Note that you can obtain a copy for $3.
2003-11-22 The Board of Directors met on November 22nd 2003. You will soon find the minutes of that meeting on this site.
2003-08-15 The after-action report of our participation at the "Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France" in Quebec City is now available online in the "Activities" section
2003-07-25 The General Rules of the Association are now available online (in French only) under the "The Association" section.
2003-07-24 The minutes of the last meeting of the Board of Directors (2003-05-10) are now available online under the "The Association" section.
2003-07-22 The General Assembly and the Picnic Brunch have been combined. They will both be held Sunday, August 17th starting at 10 AM. See the invitation card and the agenda. Don't forget the Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France August 6th to 10 th. We will be hosting a stand on the site. The stand will be shared with another Founding Family (the Fauchers). We will be at the stand Thursday 7th and Saturday 9th from noon to 10 PM.
2003-06-14 The Newsletter Vol. 1 No 3 is now available! Also, see the model of our new emblem
2003-05-12 New pictures are now available on our ADBSTAR MSN Group!
2003-05-01 Vol.1 No 2 of the St-Arnaud Newsletter is now available online under the "Quaterly Newsletter" section!
2003-03-01 The new Association Web site is born!
2003-02-15 The association had a booth at the Salon de la Généalogie du Québec 2003 at Place Laurier in Ste-Foy. See the announcement (French) and the pictures.
2002-09-22 A form to ask the Association to do your ancestry are available.
2002-08-22 The Reunion in Batiscan is a grand success. See the annoncement and the report.
2002-07-11 The official Association Logos are now available.
2002-07-10 The Association Brochure is now available.
2002-07-09 The first Newsletter (Spring 2002) for the Association is now out (soon to be available online).
2002-05-17 The association had a booth at the Salon du Patrimoine meeting in Trois-Rivieres. See the announcement (French) and a photo of the booth.
2006-07-18 Register now to attend our annual gathering in Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan on Sunday August 20th 2006. For more information, read the full convocation message. Fill-in and return the registration form along with your cheque payment. Hope to see you this summer!
2006-02-18 You probably now that we have organised a trip to High-Normandy for this Summer, two weeks, beginning of June. Join us; the more the merrier! You will find here all the details. To make your reservation, send your deposit to à Marie-Paule St-Arnaud as soon as possible.
2006-02-18 The Association of the Descendants of Paul Bertrand dit Saint-Arnaud (ADBStar) will gather in Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan again this year on the third Sunday of August 2006, the 20th. Mass will start the day around 10:30 AM, which will be followed by a cocktail and a particularly tasty buffet. Participants will then be invited to attend the conference on the contribution of the Saint-Arnauds in the colonisation of Abitibi. In addition, two invited guests will, through story telling and music, share with us two legends of Sainte-Geneviève: La jaquette à Simon et Le trésor de la Rivière-à-la-Lime. The participants will also be invited to visit the exposition organised by the Sainte-Geneviève Historical Society. Contact one of the organizers: Micheline Gervais or Yolande St-Arneault for more information (you will find their email address here).
2005-11-09  Do not miss the 5th Salon national d'histoire et de patrimoine de Trois-Rivières on Friday 11 of November and Saturday 12 of November 2005. ADBStar will host a kiosk. Come and visit us! For more information visit the Salon's Web site.
2005-10-26  The Board of Directors met on Saturday October 22nd 2005 and elected the new Executive Committee. See the Association section for more details.
2004-11-22 The Minutes of the last three administrative meetings of the Association are now online (the B.O.D. meeting on April 3rd 2004, the General Assembly on August 22nd 2004 and the B.O.D. November 6th 2004). You will find it all in section The Association. Also, take a look at the new application form design. Finally, note that the Association Rules (French only) have at last been adopted during the last General Assembly on August 22nd 2004.
2004-11-06 11th Board of Directors Meeting. Read the minutes (French only). Take note of the new Executive Committee.
2004-09-01 On the occasion of the last Family Reunion, Denis Bertrand introduced us to the Chanson de la terre à Bertrand dit St-Arnaud song. Take a look at the partition in Word or PDF format. You can also listen to the melody in WMA format.
2004-08-24 See photos of the "Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France 2004".
2004-08-22 About 80 people were present at the annual family reunion in Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan! A great success! Here are some pictures. Read the Minutes (French only).
2004-06-30 Take a look at the photos from last year's reunion!
2004-05-18 The invitation for the 2004-08-22 General Assembly has been sent!
2004-04-03 9th Board of Directors Meeting. Read the minutes (French only).
2003-11-22 8th Board of Directors Meeting. Read the minutes.

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