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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.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Akouri Assembles Delegation of Business, Health & Civic Leaders in Support of Lebanese Charitable Organization Al-Kafaat



(TROY, MI)...Fmr. Washington DC Senior Advisor John Akouri led a delegation of business, civic and health leaders to a fundraising dinner in support of the Lebanese charitable organization known as Al-Kafaat. The group included Dr. & Mrs. Khaled Abdelnour and Dr. Khalil Nahra. Akouri also arranged for Michigan Senator John Pappageorge to present a Gubernatorial & Senate Tribute to the grand-daughter of the founder of Al-Kafaat, Miss Myriam N. Shwayri, on the occasion of the charity's 50th Anniversary. Also present were staunch supporters and highly respected community leaders, Mr & Mrs. Walid Khalife, along with Mr. Lou Ferris and guests. During the program, Councilman Akouri was thanked publicly for his support and leadership by the V. Rev. Archpriest Fr. Joseph Antypas, Pastor of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, site of the 2007 event.

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