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We meet Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
Phoenicia Hotel
Minet El Hosn
Carthage Room
Beirut,  0000
Lebanon
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Stories
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. 
Mr. Walid Maalouf, General Manager of Lebanese Food Bank (LFB)  talked about the Mission of LFB to have a hunger free Lebanon by 2020-2025. Studies show that 1/3 of our food purchases is consumed and the remaining is thrown away. LFB collects food from restaurants, caterers, supermarkets and suppliers the excess of food products and distributes it to the poor. 
 
Captain Rola Hoteit, first and only woman pilot in the history of MEA, was the guest speaker of RCBC. The title of her speech was "Women with Cedar Wings". Captain Hoteit, talked about her beginings as a Pilot, the education she went through, the challenges she faced, the personal satisfaction she accomplished and finally the position and challenges of women in the society. Captain Hoteit surely inspired all the attendees by her accomplishments. 
Ms Reina Milad Sarkis holder of a DESS in Clinical and Pathological Psychology, a leading Psychoanalyst with groundbreaking initiatives talked about the Ministry of Human Rights (MoHR)