Media advisory - The National Press Club of Canada Foundation and the Makhzoumi Foundation announce a contribution agreement for journalism scholarship



    OTTAWA, April 16 /CNW Telbec/ - The National Press Club of Canada
Foundation is proud to announce the signing of a contribution agreement with
the Makhzoumi Foundation of Lebanon which will provide a significant financial
contribution to the Press Club's journalism scholarship program.
    The contribution agreement will be signed at a dinner in honour of the
Founder of the Makhzoumi Foundation, Mr. Fouad Makhzoumi and the President,
Mrs. May Makhzoumi.
    Mr Makhzoumi will be speaking about Lebanon in the 21st Century and
Canada-Lebanon relations.

    
    When:     April 16, 2009

    Time      Reception: 6:00pm
              Dinner: 7:00pm
              Speech and signing of Agreement: 8:00pm

    Where:    Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
              Rideau Room
              150 Albert St, Ottawa

    Cost:     By invitation only

    RSVP:     Media registrations at 613-567-9900
    

    The Makhzoumi Foundation, established in February 1997, was founded by Mr
Fouad Makhzoumi, who had a vision larger than a dream. He surrounded himself
with a dedicated team, whom hand in hand worked hard to make that dream become
a reality. The Foundation's Mission is working to reach a wide spectrum of the
Lebanese population and guide them to prepare themselves for a better life by
taking responsibility of their education enhancement, self responsibility and
independence as well as encouraging them to preserve the environment and take
preventive measures for good health care. Visit
http://www.makhzoumi-foundation.org for details.

    The NPCCF operates the National Press Club, founded in 1928. Today the
Press Club is thriving under a new business model and guided by a 10-person
Board of directors. Our mission is to provide a place where journalists and
newsmakers can meet and speak on issues of the day, to support press freedom
and reward and encourage excellence in journalism through awards and
scholarship programs. Visit www.pressclub.on.ca for details.




For further information:

For further information: Dr. Guy Félio, NPCCF President, (613) 266-0023
guy.felio@videotron.ca

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