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CAIR-OK to Celebrate 4th Anniversary with Annual Banquet

(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 3/1/10) – On Saturday, March 20, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR Oklahoma) will hold its fourth annual banquet at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.
The program will feature international human rights activist Anna Baltzer as the keynote speaker, Preacher Moss from “Allah Made Me Funny – The Official Muslim Comedy Tour” as master of ceremonies, and motivational speaker Rodwan Saleh.
The event will feature a documentary of CAIR-Oklahoma’s work in 2009 and award presentations for distinguished achievements in community service, media and journalism, and social justice. Community leaders and activists from across Oklahoma will join public officials, elected representatives and other distinguished guests at the banquet.
WHAT: CAIR-OK Annual Banquet: “A New Era of Hope: Our Role, Our Future”
WHEN: Saturday, March 20, 2010, registration at 6 p.m., program & dinner at 7 p.m.
WHERE: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St. Oklahoma City, OK
CONTACT: CAIR-OK. Tel: 405-415-6851. Email:
Please call to reserve your seat, or register online here. Seating is limited. Tickets are $35 per person or $60 per couple, $20 for students (with valid ID) and $15 for babysitting (6 months – 12 years). The ticket price will increase after March 12 to $50 per person.
Register online at
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
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CONTACT: CAIR-OK Executive Director Razi Hashmi, 405-248-5853, E-mail:; CAIR-OK Chair Michael Aziz Gipson, E-Mail:; CAIR-OK Operations Coordinator Huda Abdul-Razzak, E-Mail:
NOTE: media must provide press credentials on banquet day. Contact us in advance to arrange interviews, photography and/or video of CAIR-OK, event, and/or speakers.


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