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CAIR Joins Muslim School to Co-Host Health, Fitness and Safety Day

(CLEVELAND, 6/8/05) – The Cleveland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cleveland) and Al-Ihsan School of Excellence are co-sponsoring a Health, Fitness and Safety Day this Sunday in Cleveland. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

WHAT: Health, Fitness & Safety Day for Kids and Families

WHERE: Al-Ihsan School of Excellence, 4600 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44135

WHEN: Sunday, June 12, 2005 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Activities include: – 23 ft. rock climbing wall – Dunk tank benefiting MDA/Jerry’s Kids Summer Camp – Fire safety courtesy of Cleveland Firefighters and Engine 43. – Health Space Museum’s Interactive Skits for Kids – LifeShare Blood Mobile – Children’s crafts: making get-well cards, food pyramids, etc. – YMCA Body Mass Index; Ladies Super Fitness Trial Memberships – Dental hygiene for kids – Children’s relay races, contests, prizes & more Health, Fitness and Safety Day is part of a nationwide initiative called “Muslims Care” designed to promote volunteerism in the American Muslim Community. The summer-long campaign is designed as an annual effort, with a focus this year on health awareness, helping the needy and activities for youth. To find out more about campaign go to: http://www.muslims-care.org

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. To read CAIR’s Mission, Vision Statement and Core Principles, go to: http://www.cair-net.org/default.asp?Page=About

CONTACT: Julia A. Shearson, 216-830-2247 or 216-440-2247, E-Mail: Julia@cair-ohio.com; Dr. Ahmad Al-Akhras, 614-989-5916 Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail: ihooper@cair-net.org; Rabiah Ahmed, 202-488-8787 or 202-439-1441, E-Mail: rahmed@cair-net.org

 

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