Lebanese Club in the Czech Republic
Mission and Objectives: The Lebanese Club in the Czech Republic is a Czech NGO catering for the Czech-Lebanese Community. It is involved in cultural and social activities that bring the two communities closer together. The Club is made of 7 board members: President, Vice-President, Head of External Affairs, Head of Cultural Affairs, Treasurer, & 2 reserve members. The Club has 2 internal auditors. All these work for the Club on pro bono basis. The Club has no paid staff. The budgetary resources stem mainly from annual club membership fees; secondary resources are from entrance or participation fees of the club (they are re-invested into the club) Sources of funding are the registered member’s of the club The club is involved in cultural & social activities bringing the Czech-Lebanese communities closer together. These activities included: sports events (football, ping-pong matches, annual trick-track competition), social events (annual get-together party), cultural events: exhibitions, music events and poetry evenings. The Club prefers to work with Czech based NGOs on events such as the Czech-Arab Association & the Multicultural Centre as well as universities. Main Projects / Activities: 1)Sports events: annual football, ping-pong, trick-track matches. 3)Cultural events: exhibition, poetry recitals, public lectures and debates. 2)Social events: annual get-together party, musical concerts, poetry recitals and literature events. All the events are open to members of the Club and the wider public. The Club stresses being involved within the Czech community hence often it joins events related to the above three organized by other like-minded NGOs.