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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.

Friday, May 30, 2008

BRAVO! Maestro: Reception at the Estate of Dr. Jonathan Swift of Madonna University Honoring Michigan Opera Theatre Impresario Dr. David DiChiera

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Garden Show to Benefit St. Jude Children's Cancer Center of Lebanon

Friday, May 16, 2008

The Time Is Now

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Akouri Officially Announces LEBFEST! 2008 - The Lebanese Festival -

2nd Annual Mahrajan
LEBFEST! The Lebanese Festival
Friday & Saturday, August 1 & 2, 2008
Shain Park in Downtown Birmingham, MI-USA

Monday, May 05, 2008

LACC Founders, Directors, Friends & Guests from Australia, Lebanon, Canada Gather With Their Families for 2nd Annual Sunday Brunch at the Skyline Club

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Celebrating Cheikh Bachir's Birthday on the Riverfront

Saturday, May 03, 2008

Akouri Hosts Dinner for Ex-Labor Department Official; Names Sam Saad of Florida to Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce National Leadership Council

NOVI, MI - Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Chairman & CEO John Akouri hosted a private dinner last night for his former Washington, DC colleague Samuel J. Saad III, Esq. The invitation-only reception was held at the posh new Mezza Mediterranean Grille of Novi, in the trendy northwest suburb of Metro Detroit. The endless feast of savory Lebanese cuisine was prepared by the talented chefs on staff at the Walid Khalife & Samir Salah owned establishment - a corporate partner of the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce. Following the meal, Akouri then made the formal announcement naming the former Special Assistant to the US Solicitor of Labor to the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce National Leadership Council.
Akouri & Saad both served as advisors in Washington, DC during the Bush administration - Akouri on Capitol Hill and Saad at the Department of Labor. In 2006, Saad was one of the first-ever recipients of the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce inaugural Golden Cedar Award, along with fellow honorees Racing Legend Bobby Rahal, and CNN's Octavia Nasr. Saad will join the nations most prominent and successful Americans of Lebanese descent as a member of the National Leadership Council, including its Chairman, US Ambassador Sam Zakhem of Denver, Colorado.

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