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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, August 30, 2008

Akouri Attends 86th Anniversary Celebration of 30 Ağustos Zafer Bayrami at the Victory Day Picnic Hosted by the Turkish American Cultural Association

Monday, August 25, 2008

Final Summer Sunset

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

FUSION FRIDAYS at Mezza Mediterranean Grille

Monday, August 18, 2008

Lebanese Acting Consul General Bachir Tawk Visits Our Lady of Lebanon Shrine in Leamington, Ontario for Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Akouri Attends Third Annual Movement For Lebanon's Future Summer Picnic

Thursday, August 14, 2008

25th Anniversary Celebration of the Establishement of Our Lady of Lebanon Shrine in Leamington, Ontario to Honor Feast of the Assumption

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Leadership Meets with Washington, DC Senior UBS Americas Lobbyist of its U.S. Office of Public Policy

(BIRMINGHAM, MI) - At a private dinner held at the Birmingham Country Club last night, Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Leaders discuss the 2008 Presidential Election with UBS Managing Director of its U.S. Office of Public Policy. UBS investment & financial executive Ron Pruette, of the Peninsula Wealth Management Group, were instrumental in making LEBFEST! '08 possible and played a major role with a large UBS presence at this year's Lebanese Festival. (From l-r): UBS Senior Lobbyist John Savercool, LACC President & former Capitol Hill Senior Advisor John Akouri, LACC Board Member & Wayne State University Vice President Harvey Hollins, III.

Monday, August 11, 2008

SNAPPED! 2008 Lebanese Festival at Shain Park in Downtown Birmingham

A Royal Entrance: Launching LEBFEST during the 2008 Red Carpet Preview Party at Margot European Day Spa in Downtown Birmingham are Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce CEO John Akouri with his brother James and his wife Karen.
Arriving in Style: Detroit Red Wings singer Karen Newman and her sister arrive via Luxury Limousine at the star-studded Lebanese Festival launch party in Downtown Birmingham, where they are greeted by Councilman John Akouri.
The Official Voice of LEBFEST: Posing with the 2008 Lebanese Festival Celebrity Emcee, John Akouri welcomes WNIC 100.3 Radio Personality Kevin O'Neill.
Lebanese & Proud: Former United States Ambassador to Bahrain Sam Zakhem flew in from Denver, Colorado to attend LEBFEST! and serve as the 2008 Festival Chairman.
Art in Motion: Lana of Detroit BellyDance mesmerizes thousands of festival-goers with her exotic and hypnotic art of Middle Eastern dance at the 2nd Annual LEBFEST!
Back by Popular Demand: Jimmy A and his Ratpack Rollers belt out Ol' Blue Eyes tunes with ease on the Paramount Bank MainStage and to the listening pleasure of the crowds in Birmingham.
Yallah, Dabke: As part of the 'Lebanese Stars under the Birmingham Skies' program theme, 2008 Festival General Chairman John Akouri applauds International Superstar Usama Baalbaki on Day-2 of LEBFEST! '08.

Friday, August 08, 2008

Secretary of State Letter to LACC President & CEO

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

LEBFEST! '08 Mahrajan Souvenir

Oakland County Board of Commissioners PROCLAMATION

Monday, August 04, 2008

LEBFEST! 2008 Lebanese Festival - Another Huge Success!

LEBFEST 2008: Celebrity Emcee, Councilman John Akouri, presents to Motown Legend Martha Reeves an authentic Belly Dancing Kit with music CD, 'How-to' book & Finger Cymbals (castanets) at the Lebanese Festival Opening Ceremonies. In this photo: US Ambassador Sam Zakhem, Senator John Pappageorge, Motown Legend Martha Reeves, State Representative Chuck Moss, Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, NFL Great Lomas Brown, LACC Founder John Akouri, Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano, US Army May Smith, Judge Linda Hallmark, Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence.

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