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In recognition for Professional Journalistic Integrity and Meritorious Public Service, The Beirut Times and the Editor-in-Chief, Mr. Michael Absi, have been the recipient of the following esteemed awards:


1987: Certificate of Merit, from the City of Los Angeles by 4th District Councilman, John Ferraro.


1987 - 1989: Certificates of Merit, from the Arab American Press Guild.


1989: Certificate of Merit, from the University of California Lebanese Cultural Club.


1989: Commemorative Resolution, from the City of Los Angeles by 8th District Councilman, Robert Farrell, and the State of California.


1990: Certificate of Congratulations for Excellence in Journalism, by Mayor Tom Bradley and the City of Los Angeles.


1991: Congratulatory Certificate, from the City of Los Angeles and the State of California by Councilman, Robert Farrell.


1991: Certificate of Congratulations, from the City of Los Angeles, by Mayor Tom Bradley.


1991: Certificate of Merit, from 8th District Councilman, Robert Farrell.


1992: Proclamation on Behalf of the City of Azusa, California by Mayor Eugene Moses.


1993: Plaque from the Lebanese Army Commander General Emile Lahoud commending the Editor-in-Chief Mr. Michael Absi for his efforts in the service of Lebanon.


1993: Certificate of Recognition, from Azusa Mayor Eugene F. Moses to the Editor-in-Chief Michael Absi for dedicated service to the community.


1993: Plaque from the Lebanese community of Boston commending Editor-in-Chief Michael Absi for his efforts in the service of Lebanon.


1995: Resolution from the Los Angeles City Council introduced by Councilwoman Jackie Goldberg, congratulating the Beirut Times for its quality of content and meritorious public service for 11 years.


1995: Certificate of Congratulations, from Los Angeles Mayor Richard J. Riordan.


1995: Certificate of Recognition, from the California Legislature Assembly signed by Willie L. Brown, Jr., Speaker of the Assembly, for meeting the communications needs of the Arab American community for 11 years.


1995: Certificate of Recognition, from the City of Glendora, California.


1995: Resolution from the San Dimas City Council commending Editor-in-Chief Michael Absi for his commitment and service to the Arab American community over the past 11 years.


1997: Resolution from the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles congratulating the Beirut Times for its quality of content and meritorious public services.


1997: The Beirut Times and the Editor in-chief Mr. Michael Absi received the highest reward among outstanding corporate executives from Who’s Who publication.


2003: Resolution from the Los Angeles City Council and the mayor James Hahn introduced by Councilman Dennis Zein, congratulating the Beirut Times for its quality of content and meritorious public service for 19 years.