Our annual meetings

 

 

 

 
1987 July 19 - In St-Pierre, Île d'Orléans, gathering and general annual assembly, to commemorate the 325th anniversary of the establishment of the first Dionne in America, Jean Dionne, who, in 1662, was granted a land in St-Pierre, Île d'Orléans.
1988 August 27 - Gathering 88, Île d'Orléans. General annual assembly to commemorate the 325th anniversary of the establishment, in 1663, of our first ancestors, Antoine Dionne and Catherine Ivory, in St-Pierre, Île d'Orléans.
1989 June 11 - Gathering  of the Dionnes living in the province of Manitoba, in St-Joseph, Manitoba.

 
August 26-27 - Annual gathering of the members of the association Les Dionne d'Amérique in Drummondville, Québec
1990 July 7-8 -  Gathering of the descendants of David Dionne and Salomé Fongemie in Frenchville, Maine, USA

 
July 14-15 - Gathering of the descendants of Léon Dionne and Anna Dionne,  in Rivière-Verte, Québec. 

 
July 27 - Celebration to commemorate the centennial of the arrival of Ernest Dionne in Manitoba, in the Parc Letellier.

 
August 4-5 - In Rivière-du-Loup, gathering and general annual assembly of the association Les Dionne d'Amérique. We also commemorate the 320th birthday of Jean Dionne, son of Antoine and Catherine Ivory and the only child of the family who has perpetuated the Dionne lineage in America.
1991 September 7-8 - In St-Jean-Port-Joli, gathering and general annual assembly of the association. A cycling ride had been organized that day. This year is also the 5th anniversary of the association.
1992 July 18 - Gathering organized by the Dionnes of the Bas-Saint-Laurent area.

 
August 22-23 - General annual assembly of the association Les Dionne d'Amérique in the CEGEP Maisonneuve, Montreal. 
1993 July 18 - Gathering 93. In St-Bruno, Kamouraska County, general annual assembly of the association.
1994 July 30 - Gathering 94. In Saint-Jacques, New-Brunswick, general annual assembly.

 
September 17 - In the Château-Richer church, east of Quebec City, mass to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the marriage of Jean Dionne and Charlotte Mignot, who were married there on August 2nd, 1694.
1995 July 23 - Gathering 95. In Saint-Philippe-de-Néri, Kamouraska County, general annual assembly of the association Les Dionne d'Amérique. We then joined the celebrations surrounding the 125th anniversary of this parish.
1996 September 21 - On the Île d'Orléans, general annual assembly of the association Les Dionne d'Amérique. We celebrate the 10th anniversary of the association.
1997 August 24 - In Rivière-du-Loup, general annual assembly
1998 August 30 - In Saint-Pascal, Kamouraska County, at the Motel-Restaurant de la Montagne, brunch organized by "La Dionneraie", the Dionne regional branch in the Bas-Saint-Laurent area. Annual assembly of the members in the afternoon.

 
October 11 - In Magog, Cantons de l'Est (Estrie), at the Venise golf club, gathering and general annual assembly of the members of the association Les Dionne d'Amérique.
1999 September 18 - In Kamouraska, gathering and general annual assembly of the association. This meeting joined the celebrations surrounding the 325th anniversary of the Seigneurie of Kamouraska. We also take this opportunity to unveil the sculpture "Le Semeur", work of art of Alain Dionne. This sculpture is installed on the land of his father, Camille Dionne, Rte 132, St-André de Kamouraska.

A bronze plaque has also been unveiled on the wall of the house built on the ancestral land of Jean Dionne, in Saint-Germain of Kamouraska. 

2000 September 16 - In Sainte-Blandine, Rimouski area, at the Val-Neigette ski center, general annual assembly of the association. 
2001 In June - In Madawaska, Maine, inauguration of the Parc Louis-Philippe Dionne; more than 200 persons were present, for a good part, Dionnes from Madawaska and Grand Isle, Maine,  and Edmundston, New-Brunswick. A bronze plaque was unveiled and the Park has was blessed by Mrg Gérard Dionne, followed by a thanksgiving prayer.

 
September 22 - In Lévis, Rond-Point Hôtel, gathering and general annual assembly of the members of the association. This meeting is also the occasion to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the association, under the theme 
"Les Dionne, 15 ans… et toujours de l'avant!"

We also took this opportunity to launch a CD recorded in Allegro Studios of Kamouraska in May 2001, which presents the history of Antoine Dionne in America and the song "Vive Antoine", words from Mrs Georgette Pelletier and music by Mrs Jacqueline Dionne.

2002 August 3 - In Saint-Pascal, Kamouraska County, general annual assembly of the association "Les Dionne d'Amérique".
2003 August 2 - In Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Amphithéâtre L'Islet-Nord, gathering and general annual assembly of the association. We took this opportunity to unveil the new front page of our bulletin "La Voix des Dionne", which will from then on present the sculpture "Le Semeur", from the artist Alain Dionne.
2004 August 28 - In Drummondville, at the "Village Québécois d'Antan", general annuel assembly of the association.
2005 June 23 to 26 - In Madawaska, joining the 28th Acadian Festival of Madawaska, Maine, great gathering of Dionnes. The whole city was part of the feast, with parades, exhibitions, floats, commemorative mass and unveiling of a stone remembering this important event.
2006 August 19-20 - In Kamouraska, at the Salle Communautaire, gathering and general annual assembly of the association "Les Dionne d'Amérique". This meeting gave us the opportunity to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the association, under the theme 
"Les Héritiers d'Antoine"

The logo was suggested and illustrated by Mrs Nicole Dionne de la Chevrotière. For the occasion, a commemorative stone was unveiled in the "Berceau de Kamouraska" by Mrs France Dionne, our honorary President. Were present Mr Jean Charest, Prime Minister of Quebec province and his spouse, Mrs Michèle Dionne.

The association also took this opportunity to present the new front page of the bulletin "La Voix des Dionne" which will therefore be printed in full colors.

2007 August 18 - In Rivière-du-Loup, at the house of the Knights of Colombus, general annual assembly of the association. 
2008 On August 23rd, in Saint-Jean, Île d'Orléans, at La Sucrerie Blouin, 2967, Royale Ave, gathering taking place in the annual general assembly of the association. The day after, the Dionne team will participate in the first Marathon des Familles-souches. Further information will be published in the February 2008 issue of our bulletin and will also be available on the association's web site. 
2009 August 22   In Saint-Georges de Beauce, at the Centre Culturel Marie-Fitzbach, 250, 18th Street, 3rd floor, general annual assembly of the members of the association Les Dionne d'Amérique inc.
2010 June 26, in Mont-Joli, at Centre Le Colombien, 1385, boul. Jacques-Cartier, 24ème gathering and general annual assembly of the association.