Riviera

photo by François Philipp

Welcome, we are the Riviera Chapter within Democrats Abroad France. We serve Americans living in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04), Alpes-Maritimes (06), Var (83) and the principality of Monaco. Please join us for any one of our scheduled events year round, whether you live in the area or are a visiting fellow Democrat.

If you represent the press, please contact our Media Contact here.

Otherwise, you may contact our Executive Committee here.

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DA Riviera Leadership:

Joe Voelker
| Chair, Riviera Chapter
Scott Baker
| Vice Chair, Riviera Chapter
Marion Curlin
| Secretary, Riviera Chapter
Alison Bracker
| Member-at-Large, Riviera Chapter
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  • News

    American Consular Services Day in Nice

    The U.S. Consulate General in Marseille is pleased to announce the provision of off-site consular services in Nice, September 4, 2019

    1 - Who qualifies for an appointment?
    ⁃ If you have a 5-year-passport (minor or first-time adult application)
    ⁃ If you are no longer in possession of your prior passport
    ⁃ If your passport expired more than 15 years ago
    ⁃ If you wish to report the birth abroad of a child to a U.S. citizen
    ⁃ If you wish to have a document notarised

    2 - How to schedule an appointment?

    Send an email to NiceOffsite@state.gov You will receive an email confirmation, including the appointment time and specific instructions for the service requested. You will be asked to submit all of the required documents and payment ahead of your appointment. We look forward to seeing you.

    United States Consulate General
    American Citizen Services Unit
    Place Varian Fry
    13006 Marseille
    France
    Telephone: 01.43.12.47.54
    Website: http://fr.usembassy.gov

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    Honoring U.S. Engagement in World War 1

    There is an exhibition of photographs made by the Patrouille de France in 2017, which by documenting current US and French military cooperation hopes to honor the US engagement in WWI.

    This free exhibition at the Maison du Combattant at 36 bis Blvd Risso, NICE will run from 27 to 31 May from 14h00 to 17h30 each day.

    The exhibition is sponsored by the US Ambassador to France, the Association France Etats-Unis, and the Ville de Nice. The Maison du Combattant is located facing the Acropolis.

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    Upcoming Events

    Wednesday, November 06, 2019 at 07:00 PM · €5.00 EUR · 1 rsvp
    Holy Trinity Church Hall in Nice, France

    Political Wine in November

    This social event is open to all our members, Americans and accompanying guests.  We welcome you all to come and interact with fellow Americans in the region and engage in American political discussions.  We will give a brief presentation particularly where these issues stand in the Washington political discourse.  Join us to formalize our viewpoint as Americans living abroad by paying (€5) includes drinks, such as wine and water.

    Parking: Palais de la Méditerranée or Grimaldi

    Public Transport: several bus stops in walking distance: GrimaldiCongrès-JoffreCongrès-Promenade

    Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 06:30 PM · 9 rsvps
    Holy Trinity Church Hall in Nice, France

    Thanksgiving Dinner

    Come enjoy this truly American meal with other Americans! This social event is open to all our members, Americans and accompanying guests.  We welcome you all to come with a prepared side dish to be shared with fellow Americans in the region (sorry no cooking facilities available on-site).

    Democrats Abroad will be providing the main dish, a turkey of course! But each participant is expected to bring a salad, vegetable or dessert for the event. Due to the space of the church hall, we will limit the number of RSVP's to 35 people.
    More details will come as we get closer to the date. The entry fee is that you don’t come empty-handed.

    Parking: Palais de la Méditerranée or Grimaldi
    Public Transport: several bus stops in walking distance: GrimaldiCongrès-JoffreCongrès-Promenade