Governor Quinn Statement on Eid al-Fitr

Office of the Governor Pat Quinn    For Immediate Release Monday, July 28, 2014   Contact Press Line: (312) 814-3158 Grant Klinzman Dave Blanchette Governor Quinn Statement on Eid al-Fitr CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today issued the following statement on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan: “Today, Muslims…

Eid al-Fitr 2014

Eid al-Fitr is on Monday, July 28, 2014. There will be two sets of Eid congregational prayers, starting at 8:00 AM (with takbirat at 7:30 AM) and 10:30 AM (with takbirat at 10:00 AM). Contact to assist with Eid breakfast and other activities. Parking is reserved for handicapped, elderly, and those from outside Champaign…

Recap: Governor Quinn honors Muslims

Dear Friends, May peace and blessings be upon you. Last week, Governor Quinn hosted his 2nd Annual Iftar Dinner at the Illinois Executive Mansion. (Scroll down for pics.) It was an enjoyable and memorable evening including: good company representative of the Muslim American community’s rich cultural diversity; great speeches commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the signing of…

Ramadan Qur’an Memorization Challenge

Ramadan Qur’an Memorization Challenge for all ages will be conducted in the Masjid on Saturday, July 26, after Dhuhr. See flyer for details and registration. Qur’an Camp for children grade K and up will meet in the Masjid every Tuesday and Thursday throughout Ramadan from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. The camp is free of charge and is…

Governor Quinn’s Muslim American Advisory Council’s Third Semiannual Report

In this report, MAAC calls for a coordinated effort to help the most vulnerable juveniles in our State and a policy that shows compassion to the elderly in our prisons. Recognizing the key role that education and economic opportunity play in the reduction of social disparities, MAAC also recommends an inclusive outreach strategy to education…

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Upcoming Events

  • Friday (Jummuah) Prayer
    Date: August 22, 2014
    Time: 1:10 pm - 1:50 pm
  • Urbana Farmers' Market Outreach Booth
    Date: August 23, 2014
    Time: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Weekend School
    Date: August 24, 2014
    Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Qur'an Challenge Award Ceremony
    Date: August 24, 2014
    Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Community Barbecue Welcoming Back Students
    Date: August 24, 2014
    Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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