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CAIR-NV Fundraising Dinner on September 7

(LAS VEGAS, NV, 9/5/2007) – On Friday September 7th, the Nevada chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NV) will host its 1st fundraising dinner at the Omar Haikal Islamic Academy.

The theme of the fundraiser is “Planting the Seeds of Justice: Empowering Las Vegas Muslims.”

WHEN: Friday, September 7, 2007, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Omar Haikal Islamic Academy, 485 E. Eldorado Lane, Las Vegas, NV

Speakers will include:

*Atif Fareed, Chairman, Chairman, CAIR-Florida
*Ahmed Bedier, Executive Director, CAIR-Florida
*Yasser Moten, Executive Director, CAIR-NV

Entertainment and complimentary babysitting will be provided for children. The dinner is free and open to everyone.

“Like the city of Las Vegas, the Muslim community is dynamic and growing,” said Mohammed Jadid, president of CAIR-NV. “The establishment of a CAIR chapter in Las Vegas will help serve the needs of Nevada Muslims.”

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


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