Dear Members and Friends,
This is the 22nd year for the Syrian American Club Scholarship Program and qualified students in our community are invited to apply to the program for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Students who graduated from high school this year and plan to attend college are encouraged to apply. Students who are undergraduates in a four year college program may also apply if they are in their junior year or below.
A limited number of scholarships will be awarded to those with the highest qualifications and/or greatest need. For more information or to download an application, please visit our Scholarship page.
The Syrian American Club
Please join us on Sunday, December 4th from 3 to 6 pm for our 2016 Annual Christmas Gathering!
Fun activities for the children will be provided, and Santa will make a special appearance!
Reservations are required by Thursday, December 1st. Please RSVP here before the deadline.
Payments can be made:
Over the phone at (713) 266-5577
Or in person on Saturday, December 3rd from 9 am to 4 pm at
5729 Winsome Lane
Houston, TX 77057
Feel free to invite your friends! Space is limited, and reservations will close once capacity is reached.
The Syrian American Club
To All Members of the Syrian American Club:
The purpose of this letter is to notify you of the upcoming election for the members of the Board of Directors (hereinafter the “Board) of the Syrian American Club, Inc. of Houston, Texas (hereinafter the “Club”) and to encourage you to participate in that election.
The election will be held during the General Assembly meeting that will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Al-Sham Center, which is located on 5729 Winsome Avenue, Houston, Texas 77057.
Please note that no nominations will be taken from the floor during the upcoming General Assembly meeting. Instead, a mechanism has been put in place that will allow all active members of the Club to submit nominations ahead of time as outlined hereunder.
The relevant requirements, qualifications, and procedures for the upcoming election are as follows:
We look forward to seeing all of you at the upcoming General Assembly Meeting.
Syrian American Club, Inc. of Houston, Texas
To purchase tickets, please visit our Events page or click here now.
Collateral Repair Project, a U.S. grassroots organization that helps Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Amman, Jordan with food, housing, education and trauma relief, will be making a presentation about their efforts at Al-Sham Center on October 16th at 5:00 pm. See flyer for additional details.
Come show your support for this organization's great work. Please RSVP by emailing us at syrianamericanclub@yahoo. com.
This year's annual Eid Dinner was a success as families gathered to celebrate the conclusion of Ramadan. Kids enjoyed games and face-painting, as parents caught up with new and old friends.
Check out photos from the event. If you have additional photos to add, feel free to tag us on Facebook or contact us here.
Local Syrian-American Club families came out to support local refugees just arriving from Syria. In collaboration with Al-Amaanah Refugee Services, the SAC brought Eid toys for refugee kids during the Eid Al-Fitr celebration. Check out the photos from the event.
Check out our Facebook page for even more photos! Don't forget to tag your friends and family.
An examination of the conflicts now tearing apart the Arab world and the way in which journalism and governments frame our misunderstanding of it.
How can we learn from the unwritten story of the region – and predict its future?
MAY 9, 2014
BioScience Research Collaborative,
Rice University, 6500 Main Street
Paid visitor parking is located in the underground garage, off Dryden Road.
Seating is limited. To RSVP, please visit theaaef.org.
The Syrian American Club was founded in 1991 by a group of individuals who believed in the strength and quality of the Syrian community in Houston. The Club provides a sense of community to its members, and its many activities are aimed at both social and philanthropic purposes. This newsletter gives insight to upcoming and past events, as well as interesting news from around the Houston Syrian-American community.