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Stories
On Tuesday January 16, Rotary Club Beirut Cosmopolitan and Rotary Club de Beyrouth hosted a dinner featuring our guest speaker HE Raya Haffar El Hassan, ex Minister of Finance in Lebanon and currently Chairman- General Manager of the Tripoli Special Economic Zone.
The dinner was well attended by Rotarians and distinguished guests who were treated to a very informative and realistic presentation on the topic Economic Development 2017-2018: Highlights and Outlook.
On December 15, 2017 RCBC hosted 78 children from two orphanages : Saint Charbel Baabdate de la Congregation des Soeurs de Saints Coeurs and from the Ecole Immaculee Conception de Saint Vincent de Paul, Beyrouth. 
Dr. Assem Saffieddine Professor of Finance at AUB explained how companies are rated by external rating agencies and what affects the rating. In addition he explained how the rating can be correlated with the country rating . 
Dr. Nabil Naja (Geriatrics Consultant at CMC Hospital ) Nd founder member  and ex president of the Lebanese Alzheimer  Association explained to the RCBC members and guests what's Alzheimer. 
 
Fellowship meeting with BCRAC members who presented their vision for this rotary year, followed by brief talks on Public Image and the Rotary Foundation.
Mrs. Raja Ghoainy Sarieddine, Lebanese University Professor - Faculty of Demography & social science- talked about the Increasing Urban Population in Lebanon & social implications
H.E Glenn Miles Ambassador of Australia in Lebanon was the guest speaker of RCBC. During the dinner meeting (attended by many guest Rotarians from many Lebanese clubs) Mr.Miles talked about  the Australian-Lebanese Relations distance with depth. Mr. Miles also explained how to strenghen economic ties and what each country can learnf rom the  other
By guest speaker Ms Farida Najjar - Psychologist at AUB- licensed as a Neuro-Linguistic Programming master Practitioner 
Three new members joined RC Beirut Cosmopolitan: Joelle Feghali, Wael Hamdan and Salah Damer. The pinning ceremony took place during the September Dinner Meeting.  
RCBC was honored to welcome DGN Theodore Panagos (from the Rotary Club of Kifisala Dist 2470) and his spouse to the business meeting. DGN Panagos talked about the potential Future cooperation with RCBC. The speech was followed by a session by Ms. Lulu Baasiri  
PP Peter Rink from the RC Wasserburg - Bavaria , PDG Dr. Hans Peter Sonnenborn of the RC Pfaffenhofen, and Dr. Maria Fick wife of PDG  H G Fick, visited RCBC and talked about the Schneller project that is being implemented in Lebanon. The business meeting was followed by a fellowship dinner. 
Dr. Dima Jamali, professor at the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut and Associate Dean for research and faculty development talked about the GCNL (Global Compact Network Lebanon), its mission, goals and objectives.  
RCBC Past President Me. Fawzi Metni -lawyer and Founding and Managing partner of the firm AbouKheir & Metni talked about NGOs in Lebanon and Worldwide, Rotary as NGO, and NGOs and Governments. The speech was followed by P Joe Boulos granting the Paul Harris Fellowship pin to Me. Fawzi Metni.