Topic: On this International Day of Peace Shab will lead us through some of the diversity of actions of our existence and how these create stresses that bring us into conflict with nature and each other. Then, how we as Rotarians are People of Action to bring peace and harmony into our world, using his wealth of experience from numerous peace and humanitarian projects.
Shab’s Bio: PDG Chehab ElAwar (Shab) was born in Lebanon. He migrated to the United States in 1978 where he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a masters in structural engineering. He is married to Dr. Bricia, they have four grown children, all college graduates and five grandchildren. He is a private real estate investor, and a Rotarian since 1997. He has served as Assistant Governor for two years, international and matching grant director, youth exchange officer for two years, polio chair for five years, Grant oversight committee and District Governor 2014-2015, Rotary International President representative 2015-2016. He has also served as District International service chair in 2006 thru 2008 and once again in 2016-2018. District Global grant chair, endowment fund, PETS Committee, GETS and KNATS committee and PETS board of directors. PDG Shab has also participated in over 400 Global Grants, has been on over 30 missions including NID Polio vaccination in Benin Africa. Foundation giving, member of AKS (ARCH Klumph Society) level four, Platinum Trustees Circle. Out of the four million, 1.5 million is given to the peace center to sponsor one peace fellow each year. At club level, he has served as international chair, executive secretary, global grant chair. At the Rotary International level, he served as International Service Chair Champion, district resources network, and Cadre of Foundation Technical Support. He is a recipient of the Service Above Self Award from Rotary International. He also received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from The MANNA Foundation in 2017. He was a beneficiary of one more Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Black Culture Foundation in 2018. He is on the Board of Directors for Rotary Action Group for Peace, Chairman for Global Council for Peace Ambassadors. Global grant chair for District 5300. Founder of the Group Rotaract for Peace, Rotaract World Peace Conference, World Peace Music Festival, SDG Choupal Kindness Ambassador. And Rotary International Committee to promote the Houston Convention.
Date and Time: next Tuesday September 21, 2021 – 2:00pm UTC (7:00am Las Vegas; 9:00am Evanston) PDG Shab ElAwar –. Zoom Registration: https://esrag.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtcuCgpjgoGNOnDa03htCgsFKuK764y2ez
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|} September 21, 2021|
| Tuesday, 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm|
|n Biodiversity, Featured Events, Sustainable Living|