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200 Turn Out for First CAIR-NV Fundraising Dinner

(LAS VEGAS, NV, 9/10/2007) – The Nevada chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NV) hosted its first fundraising dinner in Las Vegas on Friday, September 7.

More than 200 people turned out for the event, themed “”Planting the Seeds of Justice: Empowering Las Vegas Muslims.&quot

CAIR-Florida Chairman Atif Fareed delivered the keynote address at the event and CAIR-Tampa Executive Director Ahmed Bedier encouraged the attendees to do their utmost to support the recently-established chapter.

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and has 33 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

CONTACT: CAIR-NV, Yasser Moten, Executive Director, 702-448-8601, or 702-824-3553, Email:


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