Baby Boy, James Henry “Quinn”, born to James and Brittany Dewan Frazier in Dallas, Texas. His proud grandparents are James and Caroline Frazier, and Kim (Bateh) and Derek Dewan.
Dr. Ronnie Bateh, son of David and Renee Bateh, to Michelle Jarjoura, daughter of Hanna Jarjoura and the late Nadia Jarjoura.
Emily Randall Bateh, daughter of Randall and Suha Bateh graduated from Mandarin High School in Jacksonville, Florida. She will be attending Santa Fe College in Gainesville. Her proud grandparents are Klare Bateh and late John Bateh, and the late Atallah and Dalal Habash.
Rania Noor Farah, daughter of Chuck and Ruba Farah graduated from The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida with High Honors and will be pursuing her education at the University of Georgia.
Her proud grandmothers are Suad Farah and Ibtisam Musallam.
On Saturday, May 19th, a Medical Mission Dinner for our motherland was held. In attendance were 260 members, along with special guests Bajis Katwan and Hanna Hanania. They enjoyed a cocktail hour and a delicious dinner. Many thanks go out to Chairpersons Jamal Jubran and Johnny Rukab and their committee for a successful event.
Our annual Fathers’ Day Picnic was held on Fathers’ Day. Many members enjoyed fellowship and our traditional meal. Many thanks go out to Chairpersons Nadia Farah and Poline Salameh, and their committee for coordinating a successful event.
Youth Group News:
On Wednesday, June 13th, the youth group consisting of 14 members enjoyed a dinner meeting at Dave and Busters. Along with participating and enjoying the various games offered, they enjoyed fellowship. Many thanks go out to the Youth Group Directors, Christy Farmand Rukab and Kathy Shunnarah Akel.
The Jacksonville Community extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to the following families:
The Salem family for the passing of Mr. Salem A. Salem
The Newey family for the passing of Julienne M. Newey
The Salah family for the passing of Mr. Jalil Jacob Salah
The Akel and Wheatley families for the passing of Barry “Buddy” Wheatley Akel
May they Rest In Peace and May their Memories Be Eternal.