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  • Tags: 2000s

A newspaper article, published in Romania in 2008, about Wael Abou-Chakra's volunteer service helping nonprofits and private-sector businesses integrate into the European Union in Timisoara, Romania.
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An article about Wael Abou-Chakra published in 2008 in Al Mustaqbal.
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An article about Wael Abou-Chakra published by the Lebanese Arabic-language newspaper Al Mustaqbal in 2008.
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An article published by the American Druze Society celebrating Wael Abou-Chakra's 2008 Inventor of the Year Award.
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The letters, signed by President Barack Obama, to Wael Abou-Chakra. The letters congratulate him on earning the bronze level of the Presidential Service Award, thank him for his dedicated volunteer service, and encourage him to continue.
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A cover of Biotechnology Magazine featuring Raja Khalifah and James Wassenberg at work at BioStratum. This special report on Khalifah's work at BioStratum was published in the January 14, 2005 edition of the magazine.
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An article, published in the Wall Street Journal, profiling Wael Al-Chakra's position as leader for IBM's Corporate Service Corps, established in 2008 and dedicated to aiding local nonprofits.
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Article about the Andrews, North Carolina Annual Christmas Party where the Joe El-Khouri Community Service Award was presented to Beth Hay. Based on context from the article, this was December 2006.
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Professional and academic update from Edward M. Shiner, University Program Manager of Lebanese American University to Claude and Marsha Shiver of Hillsborough, N.C.
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The eulogy given by Edward W. Najam, Jr., the son of Agnes Parker Najam and Edward W. Najam, following his father's death. Edward Najam, Jr., describes his father's character, faith, and keen intellect, as well as the loving relationships that he had…
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An obituary for William Jabaley (December 12, 1919-July 11, 2009), brother-in-law of Rose Isaac El-Khouri.
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Wael Abou-Chakra's IBM Inventor of the Year certificate, awarded in 2008 for his 2007 inventions.
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A newspaper article published after the 2007 death of Magdalen Parker Mileski. The piece is a remembrance of her many years of teaching and the influence she had on her former students as a demanding, yet kind, high school English teacher. The…
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A photograph of Raja Khalifah playing tennis at the 2008 United States Tennis Association League National Championship.
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An article in St. Sharbels Light, newsletter of the St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Mission of Raleigh, North Carolina, about Joseph El-Khouri's reception of the Mother Teresa Memorial Award.
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August 2005 edition of "The Maronite Write," a Maronite periodical. (Folder 11-14)
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A brief history of the St. Elias Maronite Church located in Roanoke, Virginia, written by Loretta Saleeba Jolley. The history includes accounts of some of the earliest Lebanese immigrants, including Father Rabil, an ancestor of Matt Kannan. It covers…
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The 2008 Historic Mooresville Calendar, which featured archival photographs from Mooresville's history. The month of November was sponsored by John Mack & Sons Department Store and includes photographs of the family and the business.
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This document describes the varies spellings of surnames in the Wilmington Newspaper collection.
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