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Chicago Muslims to Hold Interfaith Iftar

Chicago Muslims to Hold Interfaith Iftar
Suburban mayors, chief of police, village trustees, and neighbors to join in breaking of the fast

(Chicago, IL, 10/04/05) The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced that the Muslim community in Chicago’s Southwestern Suburbs is marking the start of Ramadan by opening its doors to neighbors, interfaith leaders, law enforcement and elected officials. Mayors, village trustees, and chiefs of police from Burr Ridge, Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Willowbrook, Darien, and Westmont are expected to attend the iftar meal (breaking of the fast) hosted by the community s Muslim Educational & Cultural Center of America (MECCA).

WHAT: Community Interfaith Ramadan Meal hosted by MECCA
WHEN: Wednesday, October 5, Reception, 4:30-5:30; Program 5:30-6:30; Dinner 6:30
WHERE: Ashton Place, 341 75th St. Willowbrook, IL

CONTACT: Ahmed Rehab, 312-212-1520, 847-971-3963;; Yaser Tabbara, 312-718-3725;; Hani Atassi, MECCA 630-661-6275


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