First message from Mrs Carla Zarifeh, the newly elected president of the Lebanese Canadian Society of British Columbia. ( WLCU Vancouver Chapter).
Dear community members,
It is my honour and privilege to serve as the president of the Lebanese Canadian Society of BC for the upcoming two years. I am very excited for the opportunity to work with this board whose members bring a wealth of knowledge and experience which in turn is going to benefit the society.
- Dr. Nick Kahwaji (Vice President)
- Ziad Boustany (Secretary)
- Nicolas Zammar (Treasurer)
- Nickolas Haddad (Director)
- Mayssoun El-Chami (Director)
- Nisrine Hammoud (Director)
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the LCS of BC and with a very dedicated and passionate board of directors, I know we can achieve remarkable things.
Please mark your calendar with the following 2015 dates:
April 17– “The untold stories of the Lebanese on board the Titanic”. A Tribute to the 125 Lebanese who lost their lives on board the Titanic. (Vancouver Public Library)
May 9- Installation of 2 commemorative benches (Queen Elizabeth Park across from Cedar Tree-Lebanese memorial)
June 21- Annual members’ day picnic (Belcarra Regional Park)
July 18 & 19- Surrey Fusion Festival (Holland Park-Surrey)
September 26- Scholarship Night in association with WLCU-BC council
October 24- Halloween party (Alan Emmott in Burnaby)
November 21 or 22- Raising of the Lebanese Flag (Vancouver City Hall)
December 31- New Year’s Eve Party
Lastly, on behalf of the board of directors, I would like to extend a very Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers and mothers-to-be. Wishing you all the love and happiness you so richly deserve!
I hope to see you at the upcoming events. It’s going to be a great year.
LCS of BC
Lebanese Canadian Society of BC (WLCU Vancouver Chapter)
Celebrating 50 years (1965-2015)