36th Annual ALAA Scholarship Dinner 2019

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Michael’s Function Hall,

2 Alpha Street, Haverhill, MA

Cocktails at 5:00 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm

Donations $50.00/Person

Guest Speaker: George Kassas

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bireme Systems, a boutique advisory services company, and Kassas Real Estate Development, a 31-year old Real Estate Development company based in NH.

George attended UMass Amherst where he earned a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MBA in International Business. His career began in 1985 at AT&T as a Product Manager, in 1996, becoming Vice President of Business Management of Lucent Technologies Access & Switching Division. In 2000, George started his own high-tech company Cedar Point Communications.  George was named 2006 Entrepreneur of the Year by the High-Tech Council of the State of New Hampshire, and was named by President George W. Bush to become a member of the President Small Business Council. In November 2018, George was named by the New Hampshire Governor Christopher Sununu to become a Commissioner on the State infrastructure Site Selection Committee.

George and his wife Kristen have three children, Juliette, Anthony and
George Jr..

 

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2019 Annual Meeting


Jowdy Challenge Celebrates 30th with a Lebanese Theme

 

2019 Jowdy World. Knowledge Challenge


2019 ALAA Scholarship Applications Now Available

The American Lebanese Awareness Association is proud to support education in our community through our annual scholarship program.  To participate, click on “2019 Scholarship Application,” read the guidelines and find the application form.  Please read the guidelines carefully and follow the guidelines and deadlines. Scholarships will be awarded at the ALAA Scholarship Dinner, Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m., at Michael’s Function Hall, Haverhill, MA.

2019 Scholarship Application

New ALAA Mailing Address

While we are making our updates, please note that as of, September 1, 2017, the new ALAA mailing address is:

ALAA
Box 2244
Methuen, MA 01844

Thank you

Congratulations to the 2017 ALAA Scholarship Recipients , Thank You to ALAA Donors

2017 American Lebanese Awareness Association Scholarship Recipients

2017 American Lebanese Awareness Association Scholarship Recipients

Back Row:
Zachary Kimmett, Emmett Nahil, Marc Akouri, , Benjamin Kfoury, Andrew Veilleux, John El Helou
Third Row:
Elias Ashooh, Andrew Kamari, Timothy Walsh, Corey Sarkis, Christopher Rizkallah
Second Row:
Lauren Becotte, Tia Sfeir, Angela Essa, Josette Nammour, Samantha Attar, Elizabeth Demers

Front Row:

Hanna Walworth, Maya Ashooh, Angela Matta, Marla Nammour, Gemma Francis, Jasmine Francis, Ashleigh Shaw

Recipients Not Pictured:

Claudia Kfoury, Thomas Kfoury, Dario Nachef, Raymond Nammour, Farah El Khouri

 Program Book Sponsors

Michael’s Function Hall, Commonwealth Motors, All Care Medical

Cedar’s, David J. Ameen, Butcher Boy, Marcel’s Autoworks, Shadi’s, Home Inspection Inc., Chaya Brothers

Noel, Judith, Robert & Jaquelyn Farah

 Annual Donors

$3,000 .00 Scholarship Donor

Delia Moses Abdinoor Scholarship

$2,500 .00 Scholarship Donor

George & Lillian Naddif Scholarship

$2,000 .00 Scholarship Donor

Dr. Barbara A. Hajjar Scholarship Robert & Donna Manning Scholarship Charlie & Liz Daher & Family Scholarship Samuel J. Ameen, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

$1,500 .00 Scholarship Donor

Rose Budron Memorial Scholarship Ned & Edna Kfoury Memorial Scholarship Bert J. & Mary Samia Memorial Scholarship Charles A. & Shirley Zraket Scholarship

$1,000 .00 Scholarship Donors

Zraket & Shibel Families Scholarship
Louis J. Zraket Memorial Scholarship Kenneth Kellan Scholarship
Michael & Sandra Naddif Scholarship Joseph & Adele Hatem Memorial Scholarship Kellan Family Scholarship
Vivian A. & Nicola H. Ramy Memorial Scholarship ALAA In Memory of Laurie Gabriel
Fred B. Sr. & Sada Kfoury Scholarship
Fred B. Kfoury Jr. Scholarship

$500 .00 Scholarship Donors

Joseph & Yvonne Ellis Memorial Scholarship United Lebanese Charitable Society

Endowment Donors

Kellan Family Scholarship
Riscalla “Ross” Abdinoor Memorial Scholarship George & Lillian Naddif Scholarship Charles A. & Shirley Zraket Scholarship Bert J. & Mary Samia Scholarship Abraham D. Bashara Scholarship
James & Rose Yameen Scholarship
Dr. Fred & Emily Arrigg Foundation Scholarship Shahadi & Nellie Batal Memorial Scholarship Dr. Michael J. Kannan Memorial Scholarship Rose Budron Memorial Scholarship George W. Hajjar Scholarship
Fred B. Sr. & Sada Kfoury Scholarship
Ann F. Yameen Scholarship
Sadie Bashara Memorial Scholarship Claire M. Savio Scholarship
Carpenter Family Trust Scholarship
Sadie Jowdy Memorial Scholarship Thomas Mansour & Anthony Ramey Scholarship Msgr. Semaan Farris Scholarship
Elias Abdinoor Scholarship
Sam Jowdy Scholarship

 

 

 

 

ALAA Arts Festival 2016

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30 Scholars Receive $40,000.00 in 2016

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Front Row: Rebecca Modrich, Alex Ata, Catherine Jreije, Carina Imbornone, Katherine Veilleux, Elizabeth Demers, Nora Jaber, Gabrielle Kazzi

Middle Row: Elissa Haddad, Nicole Hayek, Amber Lancey, Sarah Waterhouse, Alexandra Layous, Amanda Maroun, Jad Haddad, Monica Abou-Ezzi, Gillian Connors, Kristen Kazzi

Back Row: Andrew Dagher, George Jreije, Christian Merheb, Nicholas Shepherd, Angela Essa, Anthony Jreije, Madelyn Ryan, Michael Consoli, George Scopelites

Not Pictured: Elie Daou, Nicole Francis, Danielle Nasser

Thank You to our Endowed  & Annual Scholarship Donors, and our Program Book Supporters.
Through their generosity the Organization is able to assist qualified and deserving students in their pursuit of higher education .

Endowed Scholarship Donors

Kellan Family Scholarship
Riscalla “Ross” Abdinoor Memorial Scholarship George & Lillian Naddif Scholarship
Charles A . & Shirley Zraket Scholarship
Bert J . & Mary Samia Scholarship
Abraham D . Bashara Scholarship
James & Rose Yameen Scholarship ( Butcher Boy Inc .) Dr . Fred & Emily Arrigg Foundation Scholarship Shahadi & Nellie Batal Memorial Scholarship
Dr . Michael J . Kannan Memorial Scholarship Rose Budron Memorial Scholarship
George W . Hajjar Scholarship
Fred B . Sr . & Sada Kfoury Scholarship
Ann F . Yameen Scholarship
Sadie Bashara Memorial Scholarship
Claire M . Savio Scholarship
Carpenter Family Trust Scholarship
Sadie Jowdy Memorial Scholarship
Thomas Mansour & Anthony Ramey Scholarship Msgr . Semaan Farris Scholarship
Elias Abdinoor Scholarship
Sam Jowdy Scholarship

Annual Donors

$3,000 .00 Scholarship Donor

Delia Moses Abdinoor Scholarship

$2,500 .00 Scholarship Donor

Vivian A . & Nicola H . Ramy Memorial Scholarship

$2,000 .00 Scholarship Donor

Dr . Barbara A . Hajjar Scholarship Robert & Donna Manning Scholarship Michael & Sandra Naddif Scholarship Joseph & Adele Hatem Memorial Scholarship

$1,500 .00 Scholarship Donor

Rose Budron Memorial Scholarship Mitchell Sawaya Memorial Scholarship Kellan Family Scholarship

$1,000 .00 Scholarship Donors

Samuel J . Ameen, Sr . Memorial Scholarship Zraket & Shibel Families Scholarship Louis J . Zraket Memorial Scholarship Charles A . & Shirley Zraket Scholarship Kenneth Kellan Scholarship

George & Lillian Naddif Memorial Scholarship Bert J . & Mary Samia Memorial Scholarship Scholars For Scholars
Dr . & Mrs . George Abou-Ezzi
ALAA In Memory of Julia Hassan ALAA In Memory of Roy Bistany

$500 .00 Scholarship Donors

Joseph & Yvonne Ellis Memorial Scholarship United Lebanese Charitable Society

Program Book Supporters

Michael’s Function Halls

Commonwealth Motors

All Care Medical

Health Now Med Clinic

Fantini Bakery

Shadi’s Restaurant & Lounge

Methuen Auto Care

Butcher Boy Market

Marcel’s Autoworks

Chaya Brothers

Congratulations to the ALAA Raffle Winners

$10,000.00    Azar Korbey
$  3,000.00    Ali Jabak
$  1,000.00    Laurie Eggleston
$     500.00    Leila Eid

2015 Scholarship Recipients

2015 American Lebanese Awareness Association Schorlaship Recipients

2015 American Lebanese Awareness Association Scholarship Recipients

Nicholas Sheperd, Jeremy Abdulla, Adam Chory, George Scopelites, Christopher Rizkallah,
Jaclyn Becotte, Brianna Atwood, Jenna Berry, Kaleigh Maroon, Katherine Veilleux,
Elias Ashooh, Timothy Walsh, Daniel Kfoury, Andrew Attar, Christian Merheb,
Julia Hassan, Amber Lancey, Rebecca Hassan, Nicole Hayek, Nicole Francis, Hannah Ross, Delaney Bradley, Lauren Arsenault,
Not Pictured: Emma Ashooh, Brendan Dagher, Rafael Hamawi, Madeline Rahme, Gina Sawaya