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The AFLMT-WAAUB Greater DC chapter joint hiking event

The AFLMT-WAAUB Greater DC chapter joint hiking event

by Marielle Fares On Saturday, Oct 14th  the American Friends of the Lebanon Mountain Trail (AFLMT) and the Worldwide Alumni Association of the American University of Beirut (WAAUB)-Greater DC Chapter held a one of a kind, first joint hiking event in Rock Creek...

The September 2017 AFLMT fundraiser dinner

“Protecting the Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT), and indeed the mountains of Lebanon, has become a cause for the LMT fans and the Lebanese people.” Joseph Karam, President, AFLMT   On June 13th, 2017, Patrick Vaughan, a U.S. ultra-trail runner from Virginia,...

Running the LMT to Protect the Mountains of Lebanon!

By the AFLMT Board of directors Dear Friend of the Lebanon Mountain Trail: It is with great pleasure that we announce the successful completion of the LMT Run by U.S. athlete and trail runner Patrick Vaughan, who just ran the entire length of the LMT (294 miles) in...

AFLMT Approves Signpost Grant

At its end-of-year meeting, December 3, the board of directors of the American Friends of the Lebanon Mountain Trail (AFLMT) approved a $10,000 grant to the Lebanon Mountain Trail Association (LMTA) to support its signposting program. The grant followed on an earlier...

Thank you Rathmann Family Foundation!

For the fifth consecutive year, AFLMT has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Rathmann Family Foundation. The board was notified of the most recent grant in June 2016. The mission of the Rathmann Family Foundation is “to promote and support innovation, development...

AFLMT Sponsors LMTA’s First Annual Gala Fundraiser

Many of us Lebanese in the U.S. feel a sense of deep yearning for the beautiful Lebanon depicted in our grandparents’ stories, celebrated in Fairuz’s songs, or experienced in our early childhood and teenage years. We want to experience Lebanon’s charm, re-live its...

AFLMT Comedy Shows with Lebanon’s King of Comedy, Nemr Abou Nassar

In an effort to further spread awareness of the LMT in the U.S. and raise funds to support the Trail, the AFLMT organized and hosted two stand-up comedy shows in March 2013 for Lebanese and Arab communities in Northern Virginia and Michigan, with the amazingly...

Community Service with the US Embassy

On the occasion of the US Independence Day, the US Embassy in Lebanon and the LMTA organized a Community Service Event on Section 10 of the LMT, near the village of Chatine in the caza of Batroun. The event was attended by the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura...

Lebanese-American Professional Mixer

On June 28, 2012 more than 150 participants attended a “professional mixer” near Detroit at the elegant home of Ms. Joumana Kayrouz, a prominent Detroit-area auto-accident attorney, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The event was organized by Mr. Rami Haddad on behalf of...

AFLMT in the San Francisco Bay Area

On Monday, November 21, 2011, AFLMT Board President Joseph Karam presented the LMT to about 20 members of the Lebanese American community in the San Francisco Bay area. Organized and offered graciously by Mr. Abdo George Kadifa on behalf of LebNet, the dinner...

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