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CAIR-OH Urges Muslims to Join ‘Race for the Cure’

(CINCINNATI, OH, 8/30/07) – The Cincinnati office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Cincinnati) is calling on Muslims in the Cincinnati area to help raise breast cancer awareness by taking part in the upcoming ‘Race for the Cure’ event on Sunday, September 9.

Muslim participation in the event is part of CAIR’s third annual summer-long “Muslims Care” campaign designed to encourage volunteerism in the American Muslim community.

SEE: http://www.cair.com/muslimscare/

“We encourage Muslims and others in the Cincinnati area who are concerned about breast cancer to join the Race for the Cure or to support those who are taking part,” said CAIR-Cincinnati Executive Director Karen Dabdoub.

WHEN: Sunday, September 9, 2007; registration begins at 7 a.m.; the non-competitive 5k walk begins at 9:45 a.m.
WHERE: Begins at the Mason Community Campus, 6050 Mason-Montgomery Road, Mason, OH

Please join the CAIR-Ohio team and walk to help find a cure for breast cancer. You can join the CAIR-Ohio team by visiting http://race.komencincinnati.org/site/TR and entering “CAIR Cincinnati” in the search box. For assistance, please e-mail the CAIR Cincinnati office at kdabdoub@cair.com or the team leader Roula Allouch at r_allouch@hotmail.com

CONTACT: CAIR-Cincinnati Executive Director Karen Dabdoub, E-mail: kdabdoub@cair.com; Roula Allouch, E-mail: r_allouch@hotmail.com

 

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