Hundreds of Southern California Arab-Americans Confirmed to Attend the 2011 NAAPOC Meet the Professionals Banquet

Top Quote Further serving the Arab-American Community in social, cultural and educational initiatives, the Network of Arab-American Professionals of Orange County (NAAPOC) will hold its Sixth Annual Meet the Professionals Dinner Banquet on October 22, 2011, at the Sheraton Park Hotel, 1855 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802. End Quote
  • Orange County, CA (1888PressRelease) October 20, 2011 - More than 300 of who's who in the Southern California Arab-American Community and friends will join NAAPOC for this memorable event, coveted to be one of the largest Arab-American sit-downs in Southern California. Maestro Dr. Nabil Azzam along with select members of the Multi-Ethnic Star Orchestra (MESTO) will mesmerize the crowd.

    MESTO's founder and conductor, Dr. Nabil S. Azzam, Ph.D., is highly acclaimed and accomplished in both Classical European and Middle Eastern musical styles. He is a Nazareth son who graduated with a B.A. and B.Mus. from the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv and with an M.A. in Musicology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Occupied Palestine. He earned his doctorate in music from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).

    The guests' list includes corporate sponsors including Comerica Bank, Husami and Associates, The Antoun Saadeh Cultural Society, Dr. Musa Y. Nasir, MD, government officials such as City of Bell Mayor Ali Saleh, Keynote Speaker Assembly Member Jose Solorio, and members of the Southern California Arab-American Community. Attendees will be treated to a three-course dinner along with hilarious entertainment from Arab-American stand-up comedians Mike Batayeh, Omar Elba, Eman Morgan, Reed Hamzeh and Sami Mashney.

    NAAPOC will bestow prestigious Community Recognition Awards upon Dr. Musa Yousif Nasir, M.D. (Humanitarian), MESTO & Dr. Nabil Azzam (Artistic Excellence), City of Bell Mayor Ali Saleh (Moral Leadership), Assembly Member Jose Solorio (Friend of the Arab-American Community), Ahmad Azie (Lifetime Giving Award), and Nahla Kayali, Founder of Access California Services (Community Services), in recognition for their invaluable services to the community.

    The goal of this year's banquet is themed to bring together, in a cooperative atmosphere, members the diverse and united Arab-American Community to work together for the advancement of our community; and most importantly, to benefit Arab-Americans from networking opportunities, especially at such challenging economic climate and job market.

    NAAPOC is an independent, non-partisan, non-sectarian, Arab-American Community-based, tax-exempt, non-profit organization organized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). All contributions to NAAPOC are tax-deductible as charitable contributions as provided in IRC section 170.

    Among other objectives, NAAPOC aims to advance the Arab-American heritage, culture and business in all sectors of society.

    TICKETS: $75

    MORE INFO: Please visit or call a Board Member below:

    Mike Abdeen 949.939.7880

    Abir ElBorno 626.215.1736

    Zuhair Tawil 714.675.0001

    Sami Mashney 714.612.0157

    Nader Tawil 714.209.8255

    Roula Fodda 323.578.9833

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