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Welcome to the Lebanon American Club of Danbury Web Site. 

Our Prayers are with all the Victims of Terrorism and senseless conflicts!

Check out the latest on upcoming Club Events below,
the latest Newsletter at this link and Regional Events at this link

The Club Meetings are every other Tuesday at 7pm (Board) and 8pm (General Membership).
Next Meeting is on Tues. November  17th.

Friday Night Dinner Nov. 13,  is Steaks by Ron Antous

Next  Lebanese Buffet Dinner by John  Hanna is Friday, November 20
Featuring:  Kibbee Nay (Raw) , Grape Leaves, Baked Chicken, Mezza and Much more.

Thanksgiving Eve. Buffet Dinner Open House on Wednesday Nov. 25 
Guests are welcome at $20/person. 

Check out Holidays and Regional events in CT and NYC
by visiting Regional Events Page

Annual Club 300 50/50 Raffle - Saturday December 5th

It is that time of the year again for the Annual Club 300 Raffle reception and drawing that will be held on Saturday December 5th at 7:30pm. The evening will include a Delicious Buffet Dinner and great prizes. If you have not purchased your ticket yet, please reach out to Billy Asmar, by sending him an email to, and include your name and telephone number.

Annual Christmas Party at the Club - Saturday. Dec. 12 - RSVP by Dec. 7th

2014 Christmas Party - The Glynn Siblings with their Spouses


2013 Christmas Party - Last Year's Photos

Annual Children Christmas Party at the Club - Dec. 13 - RSVP by Dec. 4th

The Club's Annual Children Christmas Party will be held on
Sunday Dec 13, at 2pm.  Special guest will make an appearance
to share the Holiday Joy with many of the Children up to 12 years old,
that are expected to attend. If you are a member of either the Club or
Ladies Auxiliary and have a child or a grandchild, please
contact to plan for the special day by Monday Dec. 4th. Please provide the Name, Age and Gender for ea. child, and number of adults attending. Please also indicate the number of adults that will be attending.
A sign up sheet will also posted at the Club. Pizza and refreshments will be served.Adults: $5.00 donation.
Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas!!!!

2013 Photo

2014 Photo

Persons of the Year Banquet on October 22, Honorees Announcement

On Thursday, October 22nd, the Lebanon American Club hosted the annual "Persons of the Year Award Banquet" at 6:00 PM at the Amber Room in Danbury.  This year the Club honored, John N. Ashkar, Helen Georgette Ayoub, and Posthumously George J. Dimyan. Life long members of the club, St. Anthony’s and St. Ann churches of Danbury respectively, they have had a lifetime of contributions to the advancement of the Lebanese and Arabic Speaking Community in Danbury and the Danbury Community at large. Congratulations to all the Honorees and their families.

Welcoming the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gibran Basil on Friday September 25 at the Club

Per the request of his Excellency, Majdi Ramadan, the Lebanese General Consul in NY, and Father Naji Kiwan, The Lebanon American Club in Danbury welcomed his Excellency, Gibran Basil, the Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants on Friday September 25th at 6:30pm. The event was attended by members of the club,  Danbury, Waterbury and Westchester  Communities, and several dignitaries.

After their arrival they were greeted by the president of the club John Ahskar, Club Secretary Ghassan Najm, Father Naji Kiwan of St. Anthony's Maronite Church, Judge Dianne Yamin, State Representative of Waterbury Selim Noujaime and World Lebanese Cultural Union President Atef Eid, among others. After a brief tour of the Facility, he then proceeded to the Meeting Hall where he was greeted by all attendees.

President Ashkar opened the meeting with asking Father Naji Kiwan and Secretary Najm to lead with the US and Lebanese National Anthems respectively.  This was followed with his brief welcoming remarks. The rest of the program MCed by Father Naji Kiwan, included welcoming of all dignitaries, His and General Consul remarks, followed by  the presentation by State Rep. Selim Noujaime that included a proclamation from the CT State legislative branch. The Minister was then introduced to give his remarks and opened it up for questions and answers session from the audience. Questions included topics about the Lebanese internal affairs such as the Vacuum of the presidency,  Refugee impact on Lebanon, Europe and the world, US Policies and assistance of Lebanon for fighting against ISIL Dual citizenship among other topics.

After the meeting, Mr. Basil accompanied by the delegation, decided to join Club members, guests and many of event attendees for a Lebanese Buffet Dinner, prepared by Chef John Hanna.

The event was covered on the Noon and Nightly news in Lebanon such as OTV and LBCI TV stations, the following day. The report can be viewed on this link. It was also covered in the Al-Mohajer  Online news magazine for the Lebanese emigrants in English and Arabic at this link

Mr. Bassil was part of the Lebanese delegation that included the Prime Minister Tamam Salam attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York city.  He departed the club with his company and security details at after 9pm.