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Councilman John Akouri, former Washington, DC Press Secretary & Capitol Hill Advisor, is President & CEO of the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Candlelight Prayer Vigil & Memorial Service

The Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce
kindly requests your solemn presence at a
Candlelight Prayer Vigil & Memorial Service
As we gather to pray for all the victims and their families of
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
And to honor & remember Lebanese American students
Reema Samaha & Ross Alameddine


Friday, April 20, 2007
7:30 in the evening
St. Mary Antiochian Church
3212 W. 12 Mile Road
Berkley, Michigan 48072
Religious Participants will include:

Rev. George Baalbaki
Pastor, St. Mary Antiochian Church
Imam Mohamad Mardini
The American Muslim Center
Rev. Manuel Boji
Our Lady of Chaldeans Cathedral
Archimandrite Philip Raczka
Our Lady of Redemption Melkite Parish
Special Performances by:
Acoustic Vocalist Steve Acho
Renown Oud Virtuoso Kareem Badr

Formal Presentation featuring:
The Knights of Columbus Honor Guard
Participants to include:
H.E. Lebanese Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami
H.E. Lebanese Consul Bachir Tawk
The Honorable Judge David J. Allen
Lawrence Technological University Provost Dr. Maria Vaz
Miss Michigan Angela Corsi
Dearborn City Councilwoman Suzanne Sareini
UM LSA President Ryan Jaber
Berkley Police Chief Richard Eshman
Berkley City Manager Jane Bais - Disessa
Berkley Councilman Phil O'Dwyer
Supported & Sponsored by:
The Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce
University of Michigan Lebanese Students Association
Michigan Chapter of the American University of Beirut Alumni
The Lebanese Club at Cornell University
The Lebanese Club at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Oakland University Lebanese Club
Lawrence Technological University
Consulate General of Lebanon in Detroit
The American Lebanese National Mission
The United American Lebanese Federation
Lebanese Monthly Magazine
Cedar's Network USA
American Lebanese Digest
Auxilia-Lebanon Charitable Organization of Michigan
The Lebanese American News Agency, Inc.
The American Muslim Center
Mother of God Chaldean Church
St. Mary Orthodox Church of Berkley
St. Peter Maronite Church of Windsor, Canada
St. Joseph Maronite Church of Phoenix
Chicago Lebanese Club
Sagesse University - Lebanon
The Hariri Foundation
Rene Moawad Foundation
American Lebanese Engineering Society

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