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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, December 22, 2010

Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Partners with Detroit Marriott Hotel & Forgotten Harvest for Second Annual Good Neighbor Feast

(DETROIT, MI/USA)...Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce partners with Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center and Forgotten Harvest for the ‘2nd Annual Good Neighbor Feast’ with more than a thousand people, including over 300 children, served by emergency food providers across the City of Detroit enjoyed a Christmas meal to remember. Detroit Marriott’s General Manager Bob Farmery and Director of Sales Renee Hanna, along with noted Executive Chef Josef Zimmer – oversaw the preparations for the meal, consisting of 400 pounds of turkey, 400 pounds of ham, 8 cases of stuffing, green bean casserole, 250 pounds of potatoes, 6 cases of gravy, 15 cases of pasta salad, 5 cases of cranberry sauce, 1,500 dinner rolls donated by Sysco and 100 pies donated by Grand Traverse Pie Company. Chamber President John Akouri, joined by Advisory Board Director Judge Linda Saoud Hallmark, General Counsel Jeffrey Lance Abood, Leadership Member Dr. Tarik Daoud, and Special Assistant to the President Eric Swyak poured coffee & tea, served food and assisted with kitchen duty, providing for those in need, especially during this time of year. Also joining the team in serving the feast was Mable V. Jones, AAA Director of Public Affairs and Corporate Contributions. The event was covered by NBC-affiliate WDIV- TV Channel 4's Hank Winchester, who also took part in serving those less fortunate and in need.

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