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Welcome to the Lebanon American Club of Danbury Web Site

أهلا و سهلا   - Ahlan wa Sahlan

Happy Valentine's
and have
Blessed Lent Season

See upcoming Club events below! 
Regional and Community Events is at this link


This monthly Board and General membership meetings will be held at the Club 
 Annual Meeting Feb. 4, 13, 27

2024 1st half  of the Year Meetings schedule 
  Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 9, 23, May 7, 21, Jun. 4,18

2024 1st half  of the Year LAX Meetings schedule (Tentative)
    Annual Meeting Feb. 4/ 20,29, Mar. 19, Apr. 16, May 14, June 11

Club Reserved -  TBD

Next Pasta Dinner  - Wed. Feb. 21  

Friday Night Dinners (BYOB)
American or Italian - TBD
 Lebanese Buffet Dinner 
by Hanna's Restaurant  -  See Special Event
 by Tabouli and More Restaurant  -  Feb. 23rd
Lebanese Buffet Dinner by Kibberia Restaurant - TBD

Special Saturday Night Dinner Dance - Sat. Apr. 06, 2024


Special Links:
                                  2014 Scholarship Awards Guest Speaker - Selime Noujaime
                                                         Life Beyond Borders - 2019
Lebanese Heritage Monument Dedication in Danbury - June 2010  

2024 NCAA Tournament Auction Event - Tues. March 19

 

LEBANON AMERICAN CLUB

2024 NCAA TOURNAMENT AUCTION

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

TIP-OFF DINNER:            Tuesday, March 19, 2024                              

 Cocktails- 5:15- 6:00 p.m.- Dinner -6:00 p.m.  Auction- 7:00 p.m.  SHARP

 Separate Pools will be established for the following:

 1.   Auction Pool - Each of the teams in the tournament will be auctioned to the highest bidder. Payouts will be based on the team’s seed and progression in the tournament.

 2.   Supplemental Pool – By lottery, a random name will be drawn for each team with the option to purchase that team for 20% of the auction price for a return of 20% of that team’s payout. You must be present to exercise the option which is not assignable. 

 3.   Bracket Pool – Entry fee to the Bracket Pool is included with admission (additional grid entries will be accepted at a cost of $10 per entry.) Completed entries are to be submitted online to the following website address:

https://www.runyourpool.com/p/j/e8e5ec4f7ee248d2b744c5111d8db1fc

 All entries must be submitted online before noon on March 21, 2024. Contestants will select and carry forward the winners of each game in every round up to and including the final champion. Ten points will be awarded for each winner picked in the first round, fifteen points for the second round, twenty points for the elite eight, thirty points for the final four teams, forty points for the semifinals round and fifty points for selecting the tournament champion.

 Cash prizes will be awarded for:

a.                   Highest point total for first two rounds combined (10%)

b.                  Highest point total for third and fourth rounds combined (15%)

c.                   Second highest overall point total (25%)

d.                  Highest overall point total (50%)

 

4.   Blind Draw – Entry fee into the Blind Draw is included with admission (additional entries  will be accepted at a cost of $10 per entry). Each entry will be assigned a team (region & seed) selected at random. That selection will advance based upon its performance  as adjusted by the  point spread published by  CBS SPORTS.COM WITH TIES AWARDED TO THE UNDERDOG. Favored teams that do not cover will have their region/seed position assumed by their opponent.

 5.   Pari-mutual Pool - Single team wagers ($10 minimum/$100 maximum) for 2024 NCAA Champion.

6.   Skins Game – Cost: $10.00 to enroll any entry submitted in the Bracket Pool. If you are the ONLY person selecting a winning team in any round, you will be awarded “skins” as follows:

                        1st Round – 1 skin;                              eg. 10 seed beats 7 seed

                        2nd Round – 2 skins;                           eg. 6 seed beats 3 seed to reach sweet 16

                        3rd Round – 3 skins;                            eg. 4 seed beats 1 seed to reach elite 8

                        4th, 5th and final rounds – 4 skins;       eg. 3 seed beats 1 seed to reach finals


CC Payment:  For those who wish to make payments by CC for this event,  they can be made by accessing this CC Payment Web Link or the QR Code below. Once on the first page, you will need to enter the total amount being paid first before checking out. At checkout, you will have the opportunity to select what the payment is for, and provide detail info.  









Next Monthly Pasta Dinner - Wed. March. 20

 


     Lasagna, Spaghettis and Meatballs with Salad and Garlic Bread for only $15/person!

    Drinks extra.   Prepared and Served by the Lou's!

    All proceeds go towards supporting the needs of the Club kitchen!    

    

      

        


LAC Sponsored Blood Drive @St. George Church (Mar. 20), St. Anthony (Jul. 11), St. Ann (Jan. 24 & May 18)

 To sign up, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org  to schedule an appointment. If this is not a  good date for you, just search by using your Zip Code or Sponsor Code  LACD to get another drive more convenient.   

If you are a 1st time donor I believe you would agree saving 3 lives on average per donation is worth going through the process to determine if you can donate. Thank you again and hope that you would consider signing up.  










Join us for the March Madness Men's Final - April 8th


The Lebanon-American club is proud to announce a fun and exciting event for its members and guests for this year's NCAA Men's Basketball Bracket and Final.

This year's program will feature a dinner during the Men's Final Championship on 4/8, with prizes awarded at the half, and Final +1/-1. Select 2 Boxes on the board, for $50. 


The Board is limited to the first 50 participants. For more information or to reserve your spot contact Jimmy Glynn coachglynn@yahoo.com or 203-994-1817 or you may register by CC payment  (See details below). Also include the payment for the number of brackets (see info below)  you are signing up for. 

             Big Board Prizes: Halftime score $250 Final score $450 
                                          Halftime +1 and -1 $75 ea. 
                                          Final +1 and -1 $75 ea

Additional $10 per bracket pool Entry if you have not participated in the Auction Night. Will need to be submitted by noon on 3/21.

Brackets Cash prizes will be awarded for:

a.   Highest point total for first two rounds combined (10%)

b.    Highest point total for third and fourth rounds combined (15%)

c.     Second highest point total (25%)

d.    Highest point total (50%)


Everyone who participated last year should have received an email to join again. The site is www.runyourpool.com Below are links for those who participated last year and for new people.

For those who did it last year:

All you need to do is sign in with your existing account and enter your pool. You'll be asked if you will participate in my pool this year.
If you have trouble signing in, you can recover your account information here.

For people joining for the 1st time:
If this is your first time please use the link below to create your account and join our pool.


CC Payment:  For those who wish to make payments by CC for this event,  they can be made by accessing this CC Payment Web Link or the QR Code below. Once on the first page, you will need to enter the total amount being paid first before checking out. At checkout, you will have the opportunity to select what the payment is for, and provide detail info.  






CC Payment option for any of our events

 CC Payment Web Link 

Once on the first page, you will need to enter the total amount being paid first before checking out. 
At checkout, you will have the opportunity to select what event the payment is made for, and provide additional detail info. This can be used for online reservations for any of our events.

Support for Lebanon and Our Communities

In addition to our local church communities, following are several worthy causes recommended for your support:

-  KAT6 Foundation  supports individuals around the world diagnosed with KAT6A and KAT6B syndromes.

St. Jude Children Hospital  Finding Cures and Saving Children

-  Friends of the Lebanese Franciscan Sisters of the Cross (FLFSserving the most in need in Lebanon. 

-  Gift of Life for Lebanon  or Gift of Life for Lebanon from Metro NY Chapter - Providing Cardiac Medical Services for children born with heart defects.

Catholic Near East Welfare Association  founded by Pope Pius XI in 1926 as an instrument of love and a sign of hope for those in need scattered throughout the historic but unstable lands of the ancient Eastern churches — the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe

For additional non-profit organizations and details on the above visit the Regional Community Events



The New American Foundation Gala - Friday Sept. 15, 2023

 


Congratulations to the Lebanon-American Club of Danbury, a 2023 Community Hero Award Honoree at the 2023 American Dream Awards. For tickets, visit www.americandreamgala.com/shop. Proceeds will go towards Mission Health Day, free health screenings for the uninsured hosted by Nuvance Health, and benefit The New American Dream Foundation programs. #americandream #danbury.  

When reserving, please add Lebanon American Club to your name to be seated with our members!