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President 2021 - 2022

Ronald FarraPresident 2021-2022 Dear friends Serve to change lives is Rotary President theme this year. And this what we have been doing at our club. Rotary opens opportunities, and we have been able to serve in the 7 areas of focus Rotary connects the world and we have touched all continents after August 4 blast.…

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President 2020-2021

Hagop DantziguianPresident 2020-2021 Assistant Governor Salwa CHOUCAIR, Past Presidents Philipe SKAFF, Rami MAJZOUB, Joe KENAAN, Christine SABIEH, Ghassan HAJJAR, Rima KHALAF and Rami SARKIS. Immediate Past President Antoine KALDANY Dear Rotarians and Dear Zoomers It’s an honor for me to be standing in front of you in my quality of president of this vibrant club…

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President 2019 - 2020

Antoine KaldanyPresident 2019-2020 Chères amies, chers amis, Une année rotarienne s’achève. Elle aura été à l’image de son président, le Docteur Rami Sarkis : dynamique, joyeuse et efficace. La qualité des conférenciers que nous avons accueillis, les nouveaux membres qui nous ont rejoints, les projets que nous avons livrés, confirment la continuité de l’histoire de notre…

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President 2018 - 2019

Rami SarkisPresident 2018-2019 Dear Rotarians and friends of Rotary, It’s an honor to address you here as the incoming President of Rotary Club Beirut Cedars for 2018/2019. I feel valued for being entrusted with this special responsibility from people that I respect highly and specially for being given this opportunity to continue on the path…

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President 2017 - 2018

Rima KhalafPresident 2017-2018 Dear Rotarians, dear friends of Rotary It was with great honor that I accepted the invitation by my club to be its president for the year 2017-18. It is not an easy task, and I intend to give it all the needed attention for a successful year. At RC Beirut Cedars, perfection…

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President 2016 - 2017

Ghassan HajjarPresident 2016-2017 The show must go on ! It is with great honor but also some serious apprehension that I will be receiving the gavel over from President Elie Melkane to run the Rotary Club Beirut Cedars for the RY 2016-2017 Not only because he fulfilled his mission with the utmost respect for the…

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President 2015 - 2016

Elie MelkanePresident 2015-2016 Chers Amis, D’aucuns se demandent : Le Rotary, c’est quoi ! Le Rotary est, avant tout, un esprit. C’est le sentiment de vouloir se rendre utile, en servant les autres. Et, pour les servir, il faut les accepter, tels qu’ils sont ; puis, déterminer leurs besoins, ce qui fera le plus de…

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President 2014 - 2015

Christine SabiehPresident 2014-2015 Overcoming differences: Bridging the diversity divide Ten percent of Lebanon’s population is 65 or older (2009) 69,385 persons carry official disability cards (2009) Approximately 80,000 are physically disabled as a result of the war (2003) Three percent of the Lebanese population -300,000- is estimated to be physically handicapped (1997) Convention on the…

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President 2013 - 2014

Joe KanaanPresident 2013-2014 My promise to you Dear friends, I have been elected president of the Rotary Club Beirut Cedars for the year of 2013-2014, therefore I hereby inform you of the goal I want to achieve during this year. Our club has participated in the first three years of its foundation financing several projects…

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President 2012 - 2013

Rami MajzoubPresident 2012-2013 It’s time to work for Peace! As I am writing these words, a series of intense feelings is going through my heart. On the one hand, I feel honored and privileged to continue the journey that was started by my two great and inspiring predecessors. Past President Philip Skaff and President Mona…

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President 2011 - 2012

Mona KanaanPresident 2011-2012 When I became a Rotarian in 2007 and learned about the objectives and goals of Rotary International and the well-organized work dedicated members of Rotary clubs to achieve these goals, I realized that I have been a Rotarian at heart all my life. It is true that our motto in Rotary is…

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President 2010 - 2011

Philip SkaffPresident 2010-2011 Friendship, family like ties between members and implementation of projects to help our community through a 50 members Rotary Club. Yes, this is the challenge we have promised ourselves to achieve. By we, I mean the Charter members of RC Beirut Cedars who will receive his chart tonight. We are 27 members…

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