Jennifer Rose Farhat to Michael Bassam Marzoug. Their proud parents are Mr. and Mrs. Bassam Marzoug and Mr. and Mrs. Omar Farhat.
Amanda Renee Saad of Ocala, Florida to Khaled Nemer Oweis. Their proud parents are Nemer and Nabila Oweis and Nabil and Boshra Saad.
Tyler Jack Bateh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted and Jackie Mousa Bateh graduated from the University of Florida with a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
On Saturday, August 2 members participated in a peaceful protest in honor of Palestine. Approximately 150 people attended.
Youth Group News:
Congratulations to Hannah Marie Hanania and Kristen Leigh Mousa as they were recipients of the 2014 Outstanding High School Senior Award for their outstanding credentials as high school seniors and RACJ members! They each received a $1,000.00 Apple Gift Card. Their proud parents are Dr. David and Tania Hanania and Mr. and Mrs. Easa and Amy (Shunnarah) Mousa. Mabrook Hannah and Kristen! We are so proud of you and your accomplishments!
On Wednesday, August 6 members of our Youth Group gathered at Dave and Busters for food and fellowship. Much appreciation goes out to our Youth Group Directors, Mrs. Shereen Shunnarah Bateh and Mrs. Ghada Habash Batteh. In addition many thanks go out to the parents that attended: Mr. Eric Bateh, Mrs. Sireen Bateh, Mrs. Suha Habash Bateh, Mrs. Ruba Farah, Mrs. Abla Farhat and Mrs. Christy Rukab.
On Saturday, August 23 twenty youth members and their parents gathered at Farah and Farah’s condominium for food, fellowship and fun. It was a very fun day. Much appreciation and thanks go out to Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Farah and Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Farah for hosting the event.
On Sunday, September 7 our Youth Group hosted a spaghetti dinner in honor of Grandparents Day. It was a huge success as the food was sold out. Many thanks and much appreciation goes out to the youth, the Youth Group Directors, the parents and our community.
On Friday, August 8 approximately 13 members of our Teen Soyo volunteered at the St. Francis house in St. Augustine, Florida. They served food and organized the donations including canned goods and hygiene products which were collected over the week. Many thanks to Youth Group Director, Andrew Anthony for organizing the event as well as the parents who attended: Mrs. Ruba Farah, Ms. Abeer Iwais and Mrs. Poline Salameh.
On Sunday, August 17 the Ladies Auxiliary hosted a BBQ luncheon including a raffle for an iPad Mini. It was a huge success as the food sold out. Congratulations to Lamia Saoud for winning the iPad Mini. Much appreciation goes out to Chair Ladies Mrs. Afaf Kassis and Mrs. Naila Hanna, Co-Chair Lady Mrs. Suha Habash Bateh and the men who helped prepare: Sammy Batteh, Dr. David Hanania, Issa Kassis, Issa Odeh, Ramzi Salameh and Louie Samaan. Last but not least many thanks goes out to the community for supporting the event.
On Friday, August 22 The Ladies Auxiliary hosted a Health Education lecture featuring Cynthia Farah, Service Line Director, Oncology, Women’s Health, Cardiology, Palliative Care, & Research of St. Vincent’s HealthCare. Thirty members attended. Many thanks goes out to the Ladies’ Auxiliary President, Mrs. Poline Salameh for organizing the event.
The Jacksonville Community extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to the following families:
The Akel family for the passing of Samir Paul Akel.
The Bajalia and Bateh families for the passing of James (Jimmy) Audi Bajalia.
May their memories be eternal.