The Calgary Lebanese Association was established to embrace our growing Lebanese community, our rich and diverse heritage and give true meaning to the spirit of unity. The time has come to promote our unique culture, traditions and social aspirations of the Lebanese community in Calgary and surrounding areas.
The Calgary Lebanese Association strives to bring together people of Lebanese ancestry and reach future generations to embrace their heritage by preserving, promoting and encouraging the positive attributes of Lebanese culture and embracing social, cultural and community services in Calgary.
To establish a strong Lebanese community that values and takes pride in our heritage and provides opportunities to unite with the Lebanese community.
Through programs for youth, mentorship, education, culture, sports and other initiatives, we can empower the advancement of the Calgary Lebanese Community for the betterment of all.
President: Alex Halat
Vice President: Norma Salem
Secretary: Ahmed Charanek
Treasurer: Hussein Hage-Ahmad
Director – Memberships: Hussein Borhot
Director – Special Projects: Wasim Elafech
Director – External & Public Relation: Abed Hard
Director – Events & Community Outreach: Ali Halat
Director: Mohamad Awada
After-school/evening drop-in programs for youth to connect and be active
Including career mentorship, entrepreneurship, finance, Lebanese history, tutoring, rejuvenation program (get out of a bad cycle/lifestyle), etc.
Eid, thanksgiving, volunteering, Christmas, concerts, fundraisers, Lebanese dancing, instruments, cooking, etc.
Youth, women, seniors, and all ages programs for mentorship, leadership, culture, community, sports, and more!
Connecting our youth through programs and drop-in hours
Helping aspiring young adults through mentorship
Passing down culture and tradition through classes and programs
Renting out the facility (in the future) for weddings, fundraisers, parties, and other events
Organizing amatuer sports teams to compete locally and nationally
Recognition programs including scholarships and award nights for notable impactful Lebanese people
Commercial area representing Lebanese food, culture, and goods
Promotion of Lebanese businesses
"Nothing is very constant in Beirut. Certainly not dreams. But despair isn’t constant either. Beirut is a city to be loved and hated a thousand times a day. Every day. It is exhausting, but it is also beautiful."
"Lebanon was, and always will be the mistress of hysteria. Lebanon was, and always will be schizophrenic."
"You can say that Lebanese has hundreds of lexemes for family relations. Family to the Lebanese is as snow to the Inuit."
Facebook: Wasim Elafech
Phone: (403) 291-4218
Address: 4631 12st ne
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Phone: (403) 874-7098
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Phone: +1 403-874-7098