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ADC Michigan News and Views: ADC Recognizes International Women’s Day- Important Community Events
Today, March 8, 2013, ADC Michigan joins the rest of the world in marking International Women’s Day. This annual celebration recognizes women from around the world who have made significant contributions across the spectrum in business, the arts, government and more. ADC Michigan salutes the endless number of woman, who, on the local, national, and international levels, have made a difference in the lives of others through their hard work, strength, and perseverance.
"As people all over the world celebrate this important day, ADC Michigan salutes the dedicated and exemplary women who have contributed to the advancement of society as a whole." stated Imad Hamad, ADC Sr. National Advisor and Regional Director. "Today we recognize these outstanding citizens, wherever they may be, and thank them for their determined leadership,” Hamad continued.
ADC Expresses its Condolences for the Death of Hajj Hussein Makled:
ADC extends its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the late Hajj Hussein Makled, who passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Hajj Hussein Makled served the community tirelessly for good number of years through the Islamic Center of America, ACCESS and other community organizations. He was devoted to public service, and relentless in his efforts to bring people together. ADC Michigan extends its sympathies to the Makled family during this difficult period. A memorial gathering (Al Fatiha) will be held today Friday, March 8, 2013 at 5:30PM at the Islamic Center of America. A weekly memorial service will be held Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. will be at the Islamic Center of America located at 19500 Ford Road in Dearborn.
The Sadr Foundation’s 13th Annual Fundraising Dinner: On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 4:30PM, The Sadr Foundation will be holding its 13th Annual Fundraising Dinner at the Islamic Center of America located at 19500 Ford Rd., in dearborn. Reception at 4:30pm and the program will begin promptly at 5pm. Tickets are $100 and Reserved Tables are $1,000. For more information, contact the Sadr Foundation office at (313)584-8230. (Mon-Fri 10am-2pm) or email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Syrian American Medical Society hosts an informative discussion regarding the Syrian Crisis:
On Sunday, March 10th from 11:30am – 4pm the Syrian American Medical Society and Foundation will be hosting an informative discussion, “Anguish to Action: Psychosocial Conflicts in the Syrian Crisis.” From sexual violence affecting women, to the psychological impact on children, to the psychosocial impact on the men, world renowned speakers will discuss these topics and provide insight on how you can help. Tickets are $25 (includes lunch), for more information or to purchase tickets visit: www.samsmi.org/event
Give, so Gaza can Live Fundraising Dinner:
On Friday, April 5, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. , the Palestine Aid society, Friends of Sabeel in Michigan and students organizations, will be holding a fundraising Dinner to help rebuild Gaza while remembering the Palestinian Nakba (Catastrophe) in its 65th year. Dr. Mustafa Bargouthi, Secretary General, Palestinian National Initiative will be the Special Guest Speaker. The event will be held at the Greenfield Manor Hall in Dearborn. For tickets, donations and information please call 313-585-1739 or 248-214-7588 or visit: www.givegaza.org
ACCESS 42nd Anniversary Dinner
On Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., ACCESS will be holding its 42nd Anniversary celebrating ACCESS’ 42 years of service in the Detroit-metro area and throughout the United States at the Marriott at the Detroit Renaissance Center in Detroit. ACCESS will honor our Arab Americans of the Year -- Diane Rehm, host of The Diane Rehm Show on WAMU in Washington D.C. and medical pioneer Dr. Marwan Abouljoud of the Henry Ford Health System. ADC Michigan congratulates ACCESS for another year of success. For tickets, sponsorship and information please contact Rose Asi at 313-842-4749 or email@example.com or Click here for additional sponsorship information.