Latest Updates from Cedars of Lebanon Club.
Hi Everyone! Please come along and celebrate Lebanese Independence Day with us on Nov 22nd in Dunedin! Details in attached flyer. Please spread the word!
A Queen's Service Medal (QSM) is a special honour accorded to those in our society who have worked tirelessly for others. Mrs Afifie Scafi Harris is just such a person and last weekend was honoured with receiving that prestigious award. In a private ceremony with about 80 of her …
Q & A with Richard Langston in the current SOUTH Magazine. If the photo isn't clear, here is the link to the digital version - Richard's Q & A is on page 13 : https://www.southmagnz.co.nz/digital-edition
Below is a link to a Television New Zealand episode of Country Calendar which features David Milne who is a bee keeper, amongst many of his other talents. David is the son of John and Beverly Milne, a long established Lebanese family. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/.../country.../episodes/s2022-e12
There is nobody more deserving to receive a Queen’s Service Medal than Lyn Farry, as you will see when you read the below article. Lyn is a long standing member of the Dunedin Lebanese community, who, from the time I have known her, has given herself to the service …
In keeping with tradition, Richard and Lyn Joseph laid an ANZAC wreath at the Queen's Gardens Cenotaph on behalf of the Dunedin Lebanese community.
Kasib Murdoch is the late Margaret McKeitch’s (nee Michael) grandson. She would have been very proud of Kasib’s world title achievement, albeit she was a genteel soul who was opposed to people fighting. Congratulations on a wonderful achievement, Kasib. Link to newspaper article here
By now you will probably know that Margaret Farry-Williams passed away on Saturday October 15. For as long as I can remember I have known Margaret. I can think of many adjectives to describe her like, dignified, generous, distinguished, loyal, devoted, passionate and many more, but they all fall …
Click on the link below to read an article from Otago Settlers News, written by Major Anthony George titled "In My Father's Footsteps", where he explores his family's military history and Lebanese roots. Tony George - In My Father's Footsteps