||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.
||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.
||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
||July 7-8 - Gathering of the
descendants of David Dionne and Salomé Fongemie in Frenchville,
|July 14-15 - Gathering of the
descendants of Léon Dionne and Anna Dionne, in Rivière-Verte,
|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
||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.
||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
||July 18 - Gathering 93. In
St-Bruno, Kamouraska County, general annual assembly of the
||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.
||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.
||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.
||August 24 - In
Rivière-du-Loup, general annual assembly
||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
|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
||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
||September 16 - In
Sainte-Blandine, Rimouski area, at the Val-Neigette ski center,
general annual assembly of the association.
||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.
||August 3 - In Saint-Pascal,
Kamouraska County, general annual assembly of the association "Les
||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.
||August 28 - In Drummondville,
at the "Village Québécois d'Antan", general annuel assembly of the
||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.
||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.
||August 18 - In
Rivière-du-Loup, at the house of the Knights of Colombus, general
annual assembly of the association.
||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.
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.
in Mont-Joli, at Centre Le Colombien, 1385, boul. Jacques-Cartier,
24ème gathering and general annual assembly of the association.