Pictured: Charles Bichara, Mayor Matthew Castelli, Lebanon Day Committee Chairman Pierre Bejjani

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Director of Economic Development Charles Bichara was honored by the American Lebanese Community Council for his outstanding dedication to the community of Middleburg Heights at the City of Cleveland Rotunda. The celebration gathered dignitaries and numerous elected officials including the President of the World Lebanese Cultural Union from Australia. Over 500 people gathered to enjoy outstanding entertainment from both the U.S. and Lebanon, fellowship and incredible Lebanese cuisine.

Charles Bichara received numerous awards and proclamations for his outstanding work from Governor Mike DeWine, U.S. Senator Rob Portman, Secretary of State Frank LaRose, State Senators Nicki Antonio and Matt Dolan, Representatives Anthony Gonzalez, David Joyce and Marcy Kaptur, Representative Bride Rose Sweeney, Larry Householder and Thomas Patton, County Executive Armond Budish and Mayor Frank Jackson during the event.

Charles Bichara continues to do outstanding work for the City of Middleburg Heights and we are proud to have him as part of our community. If you or someone you know is looking to open up a business in Middleburg Heights, contact Charles Bichara at the Department of Economic Development.