Wear the ALAA Pin Proudly

To get your pin, send a check for $10.00, made out to the ALAA, and mail it with your  shipping address, to Box 292, Lawrence, MA 01842 .

Congratulations to the 2012 ALAA Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2012 ALAA Scholars !

1st Row (Left to Right):Gabrielle Hill, Elizabeth Teebagy, Jesica Chaya, & Meaghan Drees.
2nd Row : Carla Francis, Michelle Abou-Raad, Carla Khoder, Jacquelyn Farah, Sofia Ashooh, Kaleigh Kfoury, Grace Oulette, & Chena Farhat.
3rd Row :Elias Kassis, Gabriel Hamawi, Benjamin Maroon, & Anthony Francis
4th Row : Jeremy Kamari, Peter Somi, Christian Hbaiter, & Zach Walsh.
5th Row : Tony Abou-Jaoude, Marc Letayf, Jacob Fleming, & Chase Clark.


ALAA 2012 Annual Meeting

ALAA Annual Meeting


Monday, May 21, 7:00 pm          

Join Us… Free & Open to the Public

Everett Mill 6th Floor, 15 Union Street, Lawrence, MA

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If your family was in Lawrence in 1912, chances are they were affected by the Strike of 1912, Bread & Roses. Jim Beauchesne, Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitor Services Supervisor will discuss their role in the Strike that made headlines around the world and eventually came to a conclusion after Congressional hearings in Washington DC. We will be meeting in Short Pay! All Out ! the exhibit of the Lawrence History Center on the sixth floor of the Everett Mill.  The Lewis Hine Project:Stories of Lawrence Children and the Maine Labor Mural Project will also be on display.

For information about the exhibit go to:


New Website Launched

Welcome to our new home on the web…

Learn more about the American Lebanese Awareness Association by visiting us on our new website.  Since 1984 the ALAA has served the Lebanese community of the Merrimack Valley, through awareness programs and scholarships.  The 2011 scholarship application is now available under the “Scholarships” tab.  Read how to qualify and you could be one of the recipients at our June Banquet. Visit often as we develop our site, and if you want to support our work, become a member or contribute to our scholarship program.