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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.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Honored by Corp! Magazine

(TROY, MI)...Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Chairman & CEO John Akouri was honored by Corp! Magazine at a Salute to Diversity event at the Michigan State University Management Education Center in Troy, Mich. The award was presented in cooperation with the Michigan Business and Professional Association and the Michigan Food and Beverage Association, headed by Ed Deeb. Fellow honorees included former Detroit Pistons Basketball player Vinnie Johnson, Ghafari Associates Chairman Yousif Ghafari, former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer and Detroit Pistons owner Bill Davidson. In receiving the prestigious award from Corp! Magazine publisher Jennifer Kluge, Akouri was joined at the event by Chamber Board Members Judge Linda Saoud Hallmark and Julie Oldani of the State Department International Visitors Council. Steve Hagar, President of the Michigan Mortgage Brokers Association and part of the Chamber Leadership, was also present at the breakfast event.
"On behalf of the LACC, I humbly accept this honor
," said Akouri, in receiving the award. "It is due to their commitment, dedication and hardwork towards our stated mission and goals, that we stand before you here today. As you hear me so often say: 'The opportunities we seek are for our Members.' Let us continue to move forward together recognizing that the measure of success is achieved only in working collaboratively as a team. Thank you for this kind recognition, we are truly honored," concluded Akouri.

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