In 1954/55 during the presidency of Dr. Michel Shammas, RI President Joaquin Sarratosa Cibils was the first RI President to visit Nazareth. A Reception was held in his honor and was taken to tour the holy sites in Nazareth.
During the year, the president and several members of the club attended
the Charter Meetings of the clubs of Beer Sheva`(Chartered 18/8/54) Safad Ashkelon (Chartered 17/3/55), Rehovot ( chartered 17/6/55), Zikhron Yacov (Chartered 29/5/55). Petah Tiqva (Chartered 11/3/55) and Hadera (Chartered 24/6/55).
FROM THE ROTARY DIRECTORY 1955/1956
(None Districted Area)
Members of the Rotary Club of Nazareth
Abu Nassar Neme – Baker Dwight – Bathish Antoine – Bathish Elias – Bathish Emile
Bushnak Said – Dagher Fouad – Dahdah Farah – Dahdal Aziz – Farah Basem – Geraysi Sami
Hakim Fawzi – Jabaji Bishara – Jamal Rev. Khalil – Jarjoura Adib – Khoury Jeries –
Mazzawi – Na`man – Muammar Costandi – Murphy Milton – Ramadan Misbah – Saba Shafic
Shammas Dr. Michel – Sibani Habib – Scoumabardis Dr. – Srouji Anis – Srouji Dr. Aziz
Srouji Dr. Elias – Srouji Yusef – Suleiman Fouad – Touma Costandi – Warwar Naief.