Racine Families' Association

 

History

The Racine Families Association was founded on 10 June 1987, at which time it was incorporated under Part 3 of the Québec Corporate Law as a non-profit organization.

Purpose

The Association's purpose is to unite all Racine family members, their relatives, and friends in an effort to promote historical research on the genealogy of the family. Its purpose is also to maintain communication, friendship, and fraternity among and between Racine descendants.

There are over 150 members in Canada, the USA and France.

Activities

There is an annual reunion each summer/autumn. The following is a list of past reunions, including the name of the presidents of the organizing committee for each reunion and the Association's President at the time. 

City/Municipality
Gathering dates

Pres. of the
organizing committee

Pres. of the
Association

Ste-Anne-de Beaupré
August 7, 1988

Lucien Racine

Lucien Racine

Ste-Anne-de Beaupré
August 6-7, 1989

Denis Racine

Denis Racine

Granby
August 18-19, 1990

Jean-Marie Racine

Denis Racine

Casselman
August 10-11, 1991

Pauline Racine

Denis Racine

Saint-Hyacinthe
August 8-9, 1992

Jean-Paul Racine

Denis Racine

Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
August 7-8, 1993

Jean-Guy Racine

Denis Racine

Quebec
August 6-7, 1994

Denis Racine

Jean-Marie Racine

New Bedford, Mass.
August 5-6, 1995

Donald Racine

Jean-Marie Racine

La Prairie
August 10-11, 1996

Gustave Racine

Jean-Marie Racine

Racine and Sherbrooke
August 9-10, 1997

Jean-Louis Racine

Jean-Marie Racine

Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez
August 7-8, 1998

Paulette Racine

Gustave Racine

Plattsburgh, New York
Isle La Motte, Vermont
August 7-8, 1999

Céline R. Paquette

Gustave Racine

Saint-Anicet
August 12-13, 2000

Pierre Racine

Gustave Racine

Longueuil
August 11-12, 2001

Gisèle R. Simard

Gustave Racine

Shawinigan
August 10-11, 2002

Yvette R.Marineau

Gustave Racine

Ottawa
August 9-10, 2003

Jacques H. Racine

Jean-Louis Racine

Laval
August 14-15, 2004

André Racine

Jean-Louis Racine

Saint-Hyacinthe
August 6-7, 2005

Jean-Paul Racine

Jean-Louis Racine

Saguenay
August 5-6, 2006

Gustave Racine

Jean-Louis Racine

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
August 4-5, 2007

Pierre Racine

Jean-Louis Racine

Drummondville
August 8-9, 2008
Jacques H. Racine Jacques H. Racine
Granby
August 22-23, 2009
François Racine Jacques H Racine
Montréal
August 7-8, 2010
Yolande Huppé and Roger Racine Jacques H Racine
Ottawa
September 10-11, 2011
Jacques H Racine Jacques H Racine
Saint-Anne de Beaupré
September 15-16, 2012
Anne-Sophie Guimond-Racine Céline Paquette
Saint-Donat
September 21-22, 2013
Diane Racine Céline Paquette

Other Activities

A maple sugar gathering is normally held in March or April in the Montéregie area.

L'Enraciné

L'Enraciné, our newsletter, is published two times a year. It discusses the history and the genealogy of the family and the latest events of the Association and its member activities.

Publications

The Association has also published many genealogical documents and it has a number of promotional articles in stock.

Membership

Single:                        $20.00 CDN or $22.00 US yearly
Member and Spouse:  $35.00 CDN or $35.00 US yearly

Head office

3508, Carré Rochon

Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada G1X 2C2
c/o Denis Racine e-mail paracine@videotron.ca