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CAIR-OH: Muslims Plan Fundraiser for Quake Relief

CAIR-OH: Muslims Plan Fundraiser for Quake Relief

(CLEVELAND, OH, 10/19/05) ­ On Sunday, October 23, Muslim organizations throughout Northeast Ohio will co-host a fundraising dinner at the Islamic Society of Akron and Kent for victims of the October 8 earthquake that struck South Asia.

WHAT: Ramadan Fundraising Dinner for Earthquake Relief
WHEN: Sunday, October 23; Fundraising program begins at 4:30; Dinner to follow.
WHERE: Islamic Society of Akron & Kent, 152 E. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223

Participating organizations: Islamic Society of Akron & Kent (ISAK); Islamic Center of Cleveland; Uqbah Mosque Foundation; Islamic Society of Northeast Ohio; Masjid Al-Madina; Masjid al-Islam; First Cleveland Mosque; Muslim Association of Cleveland East (MACE); Islamic Society of Mansfield; Islamic Society of Youngstown; Unity Center (Brecksville); Muslim Student Associations of Case Western Reserve, Akron, Kent State and Cleveland State universities; and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OHIO).

For further information, contact Dr. Ghulam Mir 330-713-2226 (pager),; Dr. Shameem Ahmed 330-848-7992; Julia A. Shearson 216-830-2247 or 216-440-2247,


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