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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.

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Governor, Ambassadors & Members of Congress to Serve as Honorary National Co-Chairs at 2007 Golden Cedar Awards Gala

WASHINGTON, DC - Indiana Governor Mitch E. Daniels, Lebanese Ambassadors & Members of the United States Congress will serve as National Co-Chair's on this year's Honorary Host Committee at the 2007 Golden Cedar Awards Gala presented by the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce. Themed 'Celebrating Leadership in North America' the grand event will take place in Detroit, Michigan on Friday, November 30 at the Historic Hotel St. Regis. Honorees include former White House Chief of Staff, Governor John H. Sununu, his son current United States Senator John E. Sununu and MSNBC News Analyst Raghida Dergham. The distinguished host committee includes US Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA), US Rep. Ray LaHood (R-IL), US Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), US Rep. Nick Rahal (D-WV), US Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), US Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), and US Rep. Thad McCotter (R-MI), who will present the Golden Cedar Award to Senator Sununu at the Gala. The committee has the distinct honor this year of including Lebanese Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Nawaf Salam, former Detroit Consul General Dr. Ali Ajami, the just named Lebanese Ambassador to the Ivory Coast and former US Ambassador to Bahrain Sam Zakhem, in addition to the Governor.

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