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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, January 15, 2007

PRESS RELEASE: Salute to Justice 2007

An unprecedented premiere event honoring Michigan’s Distinguished Judges of Lebanese descent
(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI) – The Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce announces its first annual Salute to Justice event honoring distinguished Michigan judges of Lebanese-descent. The event will take place on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 6:30 pm at the Farmington Hills Manor.
“Judges serve a fundamental role in communities across America, and I don’t know of anywhere else where this many judges of Lebanese-descent currently serve on the bench,” said John Akouri, Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Chairman & CEO. “Just this month alone, Michigan sees the investiture of two newly elected Lebanese American judges. With the Metro Detroit area’s rich cultural heritage and ethnic diversity, the Chamber is pleased to recognize their work and celebrate their achievements.”
ABOUT THE CHAMBER: The Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit national business organization headquartered in Michigan with offices in Detroit, New York, Houston, Seattle, Chicago & Washington, DC. The Chamber serves to actively develop, promote and advance Lebanese American business and to enhance the economic, social, educational, trade and cultural interests by providing leadership, legislative advocacy, social and philanthropic activities, business networking, special projects and the exchange of business and information. It also seeks to promote economic growth and development, expand business opportunities and heighten awareness between the Lebanese and American communities throughout the United States and Lebanon operating as an American, Michigan-based non-profit corporation linking business professionals locally, nationally, and globally.
For more information, please call the Chamber office at 248.320.7300

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