The Lebanese Emigrant and Residency Club (LERC) was established in 2004 in Kfarhouna, Lebanon. The LERC works to bring together youth from Lebanon with those with Lebanese ties from abroad. Members of the LERC working toward continuing the annual Emigrant Camps of Kfarhouna. In 2009, the LERC worked with Relief International to conduct a camp of 120 participants. The current LERC president is Abraham Ajrouch, while the vice president is Hajj Ali Abbas.