The bulletin

Johanne Forest Lépine
Chief editor of Bulletin de l'AFA l'AFA

Bulletin: The Oak and the Reed, the essential link between the members of the AFA. The Association publishes a bilingual newsletter of 28 pages twice a year. To receive the newsletter you must be an active member of the Association. All texts, photos and documents for publication should be sent directly to me in English and in French if possible.
Publicity pages are available in our Bulletin.
The costs are as follows:
-full-page 8 ½ "X 11": $ 500 for three issues
a half-page 5 ½ "x 8 ½" $ 300 for three issues
-full-page 8 ½ "X 11" for a single issue: $ 175
-a business card: $ 50
DVD of the 2nd Annual Meeting of Forest in Joliette 11, 12 and 13 August 1995

DVD of the 14th meeting in Lowell, 20, 21 & 22 August 2007
Cost: $ 10.00 each including shipping

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Mme Johanne Lépine

Association des Forest d'Amérique (AFA)
1, Gabrielle-Roy
St-Alphonse-Rodriguez, QC, Canada
J0K 1W0


Volume XXVII No 1 Spring  2020


President's word 3
Acadian star 4
Death of Gérard Forest, musician 5
Tribute to Me Normand Forest 6-7
19e Gathering of Forest to Shédiac, NB 8
Enthronement of Eric Forest 9
Brief's news 10-11
Old photo 12
News members 13
Research by a history buff with Yves Forest 14-15
Biography of Viviane Forest Paralympic athlete 16-17
The battle of Denis A. Forest 18
Two teachers recognized for their sporting commitment 19
Marie-Laurence Forest best junior athlete 2018-2019 20
From extended families 21
In memoriam 22-25
Aline Foret from Raceland celebrates 106 years 26
Family photo 27