WHAT: Islamic Foundation School Fundraising Dinner
WHERE: Islamic Foundation - Villa Park, IL
WHEN: April 29, 2006
TOPIC: Living Islam: Knowledge, Faith, & Action
CAIR-Chicago's Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, will deliver the keynote speech for the Islamic Foundation School Fundraiser at Villa Park, one of Chicagoland's most important Muslim schools. The topic of the speech will be the importance of knowledge, faith, and action and how they relate to each other. Rehab will speak about the obligation of the young Muslim generations towards ensuring a bright future for the world through leveraging the authentic values of Islam. He will focus on the unique role of American Muslims and attempt to put our current struggle in context of the larger journey towards reform and reconstruction via proper Muslim values as practiced by our beloved Prophet SAW. Rehab will stress the importance of funding the education of our children as the surest return on investment.
6:30 pm: Registration, Reception, Silent Auction
7:00 pm: Quran Recitation & Welcome, Update about the new School Building
7:20 pm: Key Note Speech : Br. Ahmed Rehab
7:45pm: Maghrib Prayers Break
8:15pm: School Report: Audrey Zahra Williams
8:25pm: IFS Sudents Entertainment
8:30pm: Keynote- Speech and Fund Raising. Sk.Abdool Rahman
9:45pm: Dessert, Tea and Dua
10:00pm: ISHA Prayers.