L£BANONAM~RICAN CLUB N[w~APRIL 2012

2012-2013
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PRESIDENT
Richard S. Jowdy

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VICE PRESIDENT John Ash~or PASI PRESIDENI
Joseph Wall<ovich

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TREASURER
Mar~ Chory

WilHam Asmor

SECRErARY

ASSISTANI SECRETARY
Lou Nejomy

Chasson Najm

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any of our ! membership in reference to Club operations, please ~o not hesitate ~to mention it to any of the members of our House Committee. We i i guarantee you it will be brought up for discussion. It is the aim of this committee to make our facilities the best they can be.

! Our ten man House Committee charred by John i swing. If there are any recommendations from
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Ashkar is in full

DIRECTORS Thomas Saadi, Atty
Farid Khouri

Edmond Iowdy
Michae( Ccrovchis

Robert Yamin, Atty
Nicholas Boulard Fouad Antonios

Ledlel Alai/I."

PAsr PREJIDENT
Nodo Zorrini VICE PRESIDENT Ruth Ashl:lcr

PRESIDENT Betty Najm

The tQJlow.ing_are the_memb~r~_.Qf the House Com_mittee..; John Ashkar, Chairman House Committee; Bill Asmar, Treasurer; Nick Boulard, Board Member; Michael Caravakis, Board Member; Vinnie Digilio, Club Member; Jimmy Glynn, Ir., Club Member; Ed Jowdy, Board Member; Richard 5. Jowdy, President; Peter Michaels, Club Member and Joe Walkovich, Past President.

TREASURER
Lalla Khouri

SECRETARY Janet Coury

The NCAA Championship Dinner will be held on Monday, April znd $130 Donation includes 2 Squares on the Board - Open Bar & Cocktails @ 6pm. Cocktails and Dinner only $30. $2000 Final Score, $1,000 Half Time Score. If you are interested please call Joe Walkovich at 203-730-0520.
April zsth will be a delicious Middle Eastern Buffet Dinner sponsored by the ladles Aux. for the Scholarship Award Benefit at the Club at 6:30pm (BYOB) $15.

Richard s. Jowdy, Editor Fred Antonios Adv Cholrmcn
Vincent Digilio, Publisher

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James C1ynn, Jr. Publisher John Ash~ar, Advertising
Ml~e Corcvokis, Advertising

Fouad Antonlos, Photographer

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If you have any historical information or pictures about the Arabic Community Heritage in the Danbury area, please contact Lila l Shaker at 203-748-1422 for our Club's Historical Library.

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Helen Moses

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April showers bring May flowers. It's time to get the ground ready for planting. Chives, Mint & Oregano are now ready to pick. Delicious when chopped up with scrambled eggs. Take precautions: This year we are experiencing an increase

in bugs & hay fever due to warmer temperatures.

Happy Springtime!

The Annual Scholarship Fund Raiser Ladies Aux. April zeth at the Lebanon Club 6:30pm. Delicious home-made MiddJe Eastern Food (BYOB) ..$15. Everyone is invited! Questions? Contact Betty Najim 86o-350~9740 or Nada Zarrini 203-797-

0745· St. Ann Melkite Church Parishioners are collecting recipes for a Cook Book to be printed & sold soon! St. Anthony will sponsor another Gold Exchange for Money on Saturday, April 14th @ narn to 7pm, basement of Rectory and on Sunday April 15th 8:30am to 4pm Church Hall.. Bishop Monsour Gregory will be visiting the St. Anthony Parish April 5th Holy Thursday to celebrate Mass at 7prn. He will wash the feet of 12 men in the Parish.
Condolences to Laurice Saffi for the loss of her brother Alfred Habib in Brooklyn, NY.

Exciting news! Barbaries will open a second restaurant across from Holiday Inn, EagJe Rd on June tst, It will be called Barbarie Prime owned by Tom & Karen Barbarie. Will feature steaks & seafood.

Sometimes 1 feel Bo is real old but not really because when l get up early in the morning, kettle!

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get whistles from the tea

Joseph Najim, son to Betty & Ghassan Najim will play Jesus at the St. Anthony's Passion Play April tst @ Bpm Palm Sunday and on Good Friday .. Word to the wise: If your Dr..prescribes a new prescription lasting 90 days, it would be good to ask him for a 30 day supply because it may not agree with you and need changing.
Twins in our lebanese community: Robert Saffi & his sister Ruth Ann Ashkar; Joseph Buzaid & his sister Josephine Weber; Toni Ann &James Glynn have twin daughters Stacey Glynn & Jacqueline Digilio; Charley & Louise Michael Duncan have twin daughters Sabrina & Georgette; Margaret Rose Robin (daughter to deceased Frieda Andrews Smolskis) & husband Michael have twin sons, Matthew & Steve; Lila Shaker's nephews Robert & Patrick Archiere were born on different days & seasons. How did that happen? Two minutes before midnight on last day of winter Robert was born; Two minutes after midnight on the first day of Spring Patrick arrived .... Amazing! April 17th is deadline for submitting your Income Tax for 2011~

When asked what my name is, J answer "Lila Shaker, like in salt and pepper" but really can that be true because my doctor told me not to use salt in my food, but! Can you imagine telling a Shaker not to use salt?
Tina Hajj & daughter Cindy Scalzo spent two weeks at Cindy's home in Naples, Florida.

If you were born on February 29th leap Year, do you know your birthday would arrive every 4 years. At 80, am I only 20; Early Apri', St George is having a pastry sale. Also selling cheese & Kaak, Contact St. George Parish!
Ladies: Delicious dinners are served Friday Nights at the Club. The men are hoping we attend & enjoy the wonderful food. Next ladies Aux meeting is April 17th @ 7pm. Aux will no longer need donations of coats, books or shoes. Thank you Ladies for all your contributlons. Now Dorothy Day is looking for donations of food. Check website

www.dorothydaydanbury.org. Thanks to Jacqueline SaIame on her presentation Orphanage where Msgr. Hayek resides.

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