Yes, 3 Consecutive Miss Lebanese Emigrants Meet for the first time in San Francisco
Welcome To the 15th
Annual Lebanese American Association Banquet
Westin Hotel, Millbrae, California, USA
Saturday, November 13, 2004
Our Special Guests
On behalf of the Lebanese American Association (LAA), the Lebanese community in Northern California and the newly formed youth Welcome Committee, we wish to extend a warm Lebanese welcome to you and your family as our Special Guests to celebrate our 15th Anniversary Banquet with the theme of "Casion Du Liban" Dinner, Dance and Casino.
I wish to express a BIG thank you for the Welcome Committee Angie Atik; Anwar George Kenicer; Carla Ghosn; Fadi Malak; Jumana Nabti; Kamal Freiha; Maroun Fram; Maya Houcheime; Nader Shehayed; Raina Makdissy; Rima Mattar; Rola Malaeb who volunteered to welcome our three queens. A special thanks to Maroun Fram for taking this most recent segment of posted pictures.
Nader Shehayed playing the piano.
|<<Nader is son of Georgette Abi Nader from Shweir. Many of you remember her sister Yvonne who used to be Shweir phone switchboard operator.|
|< Ghada Saliba Malouf, neice of Mitran Saliba, from Btighreen||
^ Laila bint Adeeb Touma Sawaya
Fouad Malouf, founder of the LAA
|Arriving at SFO: Miriam & Sue Habib||Abeer, Chad & Tina Hage||Hage & Habib|
|Here Rima & Brother Rami join Miriam and Tina at the Westin Hotel|
|Storming Pier 39|
And at the LAA Banquet...
L: Salwa Jurdak Nawas & daughter Samira *
* More Shweir connections: Salwa Nawas is daughter of astronomer and mathematician, Mansur Jurdak from Shweir. Go to http://www.shweir.com/did_you_know.htm and scroll to see Mansur Jurdak then read also about his eldest daughter, Angela Jurdak Khoury, Salwa's sister, who was Lebanonís first woman diplomat. Salwa & Angela were born in Shweir. Salwa's daughter, Samira Nawas Plesman is V.P of the Lebanese American Association. Samira promised to send bio about her mom soon.
and the next day on Sunday,,, a visit across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito
A very SPECIAL THANKS to
the Mothers of our three Queens...
Without them, non of this would have happened.
Abeer Hage, Siham (Sue) Habib & Joumana Mattar
|Author||Topic: San Francisco!!!!!!|
Member # 5
posted 11-19-2004 02:13
Hello Miriam, Rima & Tina, our
wonderful Queens and your families,
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To see Emigrant Festivals (Eid Al Mughtaribeen) 2001 and 2002
Emigrant Festival Committee invites potential contestants from around the world to participate
Miss Lebanon, Christina Sawaya, Crowned "Miss International" in Tokyo...
An Interview with Christina during a recent visit to Abu Dhabi by Lama Katoul
To see Christina Sawaya web page
To see Miriam Habib's Web Page
Layla Riachy, Miss Emigrants 2001,
Rima Mattar from California is crowned Miss Emigrants 2002 at Casino Du Liban, Congratulations > > >
An interview with Rima in California by Angie Atik