Press Release...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 18, 2004

Contact Information:

Véronique Lhemann, Press Secretary of the French Consulate

(713) 985-3264

E-MAIL: veronique.lhemann@diplomatie.gouv.fr

The Veteran’s Museum in Texas gets a special grant.

The Veteran’s Museum in Texas gets a special grant from proceeds of the 60th anniversary of D-Day’s celebration. 600 people attend the 60th anniversary of D-Day on June 6 2004, organized by the French Consulate and the French-American Chamber of Commerce, with the active innocemment of the local Veteran Associations. This impressive attendance coupled with the generous support of several compagnies : Accor, Air Liquide America, American Eurocopter, Calyon, CFAN - GE Snecma, Dalkia North America, FBA –Snecma, Law Office of Thomas Cuny, , Natexis Banques Populaires, Texas Instruments Inc ,The Crispin Company, Veolia Environnement and Veolia Water allowed to raise funds for the future Veteran’s museum in Texas :

On Monday June 21, at 5 p.m. at the French Consulate, the President of the French-American Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Dennis Petito and the Consul General of France, Denis Simonneau, will have the pleasure to give a check to Mr. Malcom Browne, Chairman of the Veteran’s Museum in Texas.

The French consulate is located at 777 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 600, Houston, Texas 77056.

For more information call – (713) 985-3264