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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Ramadaan Iftar Dinner draws Muslims & Christians alike, 8-28

L-R: Guest Speaker Balcones Heights Mayor Suzanne DeLeon, Sarwat Husain, Najis Pierre, Muslim women praying, Muslim & non-Muslim women attendees, banner

Ramadaan Iftar Dinner drew Muslims & Christians alike @ the Omni Hotel near the Colonnade, Aguust 28th. Guest speakers included Mayor Julian Castro, Balcones Heights Mayor Suzanne DeLeon & Police Chief Bill McManus.

Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D. spoke of Muslim communities internationally and locally being active in charity work and education. She particularly noted members of the Muslim community in San Antonio who have contributed to education at the University of the Incarnate Word by speaking and participating in dialogues there.

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