Greige Bouharoun, creative artist & poet, was recognized at the Heritage & Culture Center’s event on Thursday, May 18. Mr. Farid Khoury, Director of Library Services, was honored to receive an original painting from Mr. Bouharoun that will be displayed in our library for all to enjoy. Mr. Bouharoun’s paintings employ vivid colours in his realistic recreations of the beauty of Lebanon. Special speeches of recognition was given by journalist Ghada Aoun, poet Asaad Mkari, Dr. Michael Kehdi and MEU President Dr. Leif Hongisto who also presented Greige Bouharoun with the honorary MEU pin. The auditorium was filled with guests who enjoyed a light reception after the program of poetry and words of recognition concluded.