Saturday, October 30, 2010

... and Mr. Zein Al Atat will Run for LOST this Marathon

Zein Al Atat visited LOST headquarters in Baalbeck and discussed with Dr Ramy Lakkis and senior executives in LOST the possibility of joining efforts in different projects LOST is conducting this year. Mr. Al Atat will support the participation of more than 2600 runners from Baalbeck Hermel in Beirut Marathon 2010. He also showed deep interest in sustaining needy people from the region through different social and economic programs that will be agreed upon in further meetings and discussions. Mr. Al Atat promised to donate 2500 kits of Zein soap and toothpaste. These kits will be distributed by LOST after the Marathon.
Mr. Al Atat was warmly welcomed by LOST executives and staff and his support was highly appreciated. The meeting ended by taking photos and celebrating the beginning of a promising cooperation in the future.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Massive Participation in Beirut Marathon 2010 from Baalbeck Hermel; More than 3000 persons will break the record

  “The number of participants that will run for LOST will exceed 3500 persons this year; more than 2600 will come down from Baalbeck-Hermel. It is a new breaking record in the Marathon”, said Hussein Yazbeck, director of Beit Shama Branch in LOST.

Participants from almost every high school in Baalbeck-Hermel will participate in this Marathon. “We are very excited, preparing almost everything we can to make this Marathon a very special day,” affirmed Rana Solh from Baalbeck.

LOST will manage to provide every logistical detail to help runners from Baalbeck-Hermel to participate actively and make the Marathon this year a great day.  They will run to reinforce a message that LOST is promoting all times “We live together, We run together!”

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Mrs. May Khalil supports Women’s Empowerment Program in Baalbeck

Mrs. May Khalil
President of Beirut Marathon Association

Mrs. May Khalil the president of Beirut Marathon Association supported and funded special English and IT training courses for more than 40 women in Baalbeck. This course is part of the Women’s Empowerment program that LOST is managing in its four branches in Baalbeck, Ein, Beit Shama and Hermel. LOST would like to greet and thank Mrs. Khalil for its generous support.

Honoring Mrs. May Khalil and Dr. Zuhair Chokr

Dr Lakkis
honoring Mrs Khalil and Dr Chokr
Sunday October 10 witnessed the honoring of two Lebanese great figures; Mrs. May Khalil, the president of Beirut Marathon Association and Dr. Zuhair Chokr, the president of the Lebanese University. The event was conducted in Baalbeck and was attended by more than 400 academic, political, social and municipal figures.

The special event started at 12:30 pm with the Lebanese National Anthem followed by a warm welcoming speech by Mr. Hussein Yazbeck, the director of Beit Shama branch in LOST, who launched the Beirut Marathon participation campaign in Baalbeck Hermel. Dr. Ramy Lakkis, the founder of LOST then declared that “this year the participation of Baalbeck-Hermel is going to be massive.” He added that “we took the occasion of this honoring event to announce that the participation in the Marathon this year is dedicated to support an IT and career guidance program that will target 600 Lebanese University students. The program will start on November 13 in all LOST branches in Baalbeck, Ein, Beit Shama and Hermel.”

Dr. Lakkis’ speech was followed successively with a speech by Mrs. Khalil and Dr. Chokr. Mrs. Khalil thanked LOST and Dr. Chokr for the great efforts that they are doing for the Marathon and called for a substantial participation on November 7 to make this day a “national day”. In his speech Dr. Chokr thanked LOST and said “I think that LOST, Mrs. Khalil and Beirut Marathon Association that deserve to be honored today for the great achievement and contribution that they are doing for the Lebanese youth in our days.” The event ended by handing two honoring shields to Mrs. Khalil and Dr. Chokr.