Baby Boy, Samuel Jay, was born to Samir and Rebecca Lyons. His proud grandparents are Farris and Jane Salah Lyons and Jerry and Debbie Cohen of Westlake Village, California.
Baby Girl, Rainie Caroline, was born to Michael and Nancy Elias Harrison. Her proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Connie Harrison and Mr. and Mrs. Edward and Rima Elias.
Christina Lynn Bateh, daughter of Freddie Bateh and Shirley Bateh of Jacksonville, Florida
married Chad Reisch, son of Dave and Leslie Reisch of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Christina Anne Darling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Darling married Matthew Alexander Bateh, son of Johnny and David Bateh.
Tamara Khalid Jermanus daughter of Khalid and Ahlam Jermanus married Dr. Jarrod James Mousa son of Jim and Howaida Mousa.
Christopher Joseph Essa Bateh son of Sandy and Shereen Bateh graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law with his Juris Doctorate. He will begin his career as an Assistant State Attorney in the 4th Judicial Circuit in Jacksonville, FL. His proud grandparents are Abla Bateh, the late Essa C. Bateh, and the late Mike and Badia Elias.
Zabrina Parker Bateh, daughter of Raymond Bateh and Heather Parker graduated from Todd Beamer High School in Federal Way, Washington. Zabrina will be attending Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Her proud grandparents are John and Klare Bateh of Jacksonville, Florida and the late Keith and Maurine Parker of Rupert, Idaho.
Amber Selby Brown, daughter of Richard and Janan Farhat Brown graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Public Relations and Communications. Her grandparents are Mrs. Hilweh Farhat and the late Said Farhat, and Mrs. Joan Brown and the late Richard E Brown.
Gabriella Francesca Forte, daughter of Charles and Julie Salameh Forte graduated from Bishop John J. Snyder High School, She will be attending Ave Maria University. Her grandparents are Luca and Emily Forte and Nasim and Munira Salameh.
Daniel William Hanna, son of Dr. Muneer and Lana Hanna graduated from Bishop Kenny High School Magna Cum Laude. He will be attending University of Central Florida in Orlando to pursue a degree in Biomedical Sciences/Pre-Medical. His proud grandparents are Nabeel & Nigma Hanna, and Samir and Suad Salameh.
On Sunday, June 14, our club hosted our annual Father’s Day picnic. It was a huge success as close to 300 members attended. A huge thank you goes out to Chairperson and Co-Chairperson Mrs. Tania Hanania and Mrs. Nancy Salem, and their committee for coordinating the event.
Congratulations to our new RACJ Treasurer, Elias Said Samaan, and our new Board Member, Eric Mussa Bateh. Many blessings to each of them for much success! In addition, appreciation and recognition goes out to our outgoing Treasurer Chris Farmand who served as our Treasurer for 6 years.
Youth Group News:
In May, ten members of our Youth Group participated in Zip Lining at the beautiful campus of the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. All who participated including the parents who attended had an amazing experience. Many thanks to Youth Group President, Rawan Farah for organizing the event.
During our June and July General Assembly meetings our Youth Group provided Bezar and Nakrashah with Arabic coffee. Many thanks go out to the Youth Group, Youth Group Directors and their parents.
The Jacksonville Community extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to the following families:
The Harb and Salem families for the passing of Salwa Harb (Sister in Law of Nabila Harb Salem) in Bettendorf, Iowa.
May her memory be eternal.
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