Mrs. Carmen Chahine Debbane, founder and president of C.L.E.S hosted the annual team Christmas and New Year lunch on January 6, 2017 at the Gabriel Hotel. This yearly event brings together CLES administrators, the scientific committee, the center staff and therapists as well as other CLES stakeholders to celebrate the end of the year and to look forward to a new one filled with activities that help the DYS children in Lebanon.  During the lunch, Mrs. Debbane welcomed all and thanked them for a job well done in 2016, she also introduced new members to the CLES team and announced some new projects that CLES would be undertaking in 2017.