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December 27, 2007 by  


ACCESS Welcomes Hassan Jaber’s Appointment as Executive Director

The ACCESS Board of Directors officially appointed Hassan Jaber executive director of the organization effective December 17, 2007. Mr. Jaber, who was formally chief operating officer, was appointed acting executive director in September 2007 after co-founder and Executive Director, Ismael Ahmed resigned to lead the State of Michigan Department of Human Services.

“Hassan’s unique mix of strategic vision, passion and discipline, combined with his intimate understanding of ACCESS, makes him the right person to become ACCESS’ next executive director,” said Fawwaz Ulaby, president, ACCESS Board of Directors.

ACCESS Health Director Visits the White House

Dr. Adnan Hammad, Director of the ACCESS Community Health and Research Center was received at the White House in Washington, DC on Wednesday December 12. He was invited to attend the Roundtable on Faith-Based and Community Solutions to Combat HIV/AIDS to speak on behalf of ACCESS regarding this global battle.

The White House Faith Based and Community Initiatives is a project put together by the President and flows from the belief that the most effective way to address the communities’ deepest needs is to work in partnership with every willing community and faith-based partner.

Bloomfield Muslim Unity Center (BMUC) Board of Directors Election Results

The election committee announced the result of the Unity Center Board of Directors (BOD) elections. In alphabetical order, Dr Abdulsalam Al-Kassab, Dr Ammar Hatahet, Sr. Leana Salka and Sr. Asma Siddiqui were elected to the BOD. They will serve for two years. They will join Dr. Riad Dali, Dr. Fadi Demashkia, Br. Talha Haris, Dr. Mouhamad Kashlan and Sr. Ghada Siada who will serve for one year.

The Unity Center would like to thank Br. Mohamad Fawzi, Sr. Roze Kadri, Sr. Ayesha Khan and Sr.Gigi Salka who are leaving the BOD for their service to the community and their hard work. And we pray to God to reward them generously.

BMUC Substance Abuse issues. Dec. 28th, 2007 for parents and youths

By Rashid Flewylynn, MSW/MPH

Learn about the many substances that are illegal; why they are illegal and considered “haram”; and prevention and intervention and treatment.

Where & When

Muslim Unity Center
1830 W Square Lake Rd
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48098
Starting 7:15 PM

BMUC Activities Restart Dates

All activities will resume in the new year according to the following schedule. Happy New year every body
Quraan classes for kids: Thursday January 3rd.

MYNA: Friday, January 4th.
Boys and Girls group: Friday, January 4th.
High school boys Halaqa: Wednesday, January 7th
Tafseer and Ibadat for women: Tuesday, January 8th.
Middle school boys Halaqa: Not Specified yet.

Sunday School will open on January 6th for parents conferences only (No Students). Classes will resume normally on January 13th 1:00-12:00 followed by School Pot Luck Eid Party 12:00-2:45.(please bring a dish and Happy Eid)

Important notice regarding the Friday youth program. Due to the overwhelming success and large enrollment. the Unirty center had to hire more supervisors, which putting a financial burden on the center budget. To help reduce the financial burden and sustain the program at its current level the board of directors instituted a modest fee of $100 per child for 5 months from January to the end of May 2008. If you feel such a fee will cause you a financial hardship and can cause you not to bring your kids to the program. Please speak with brother Hossam Musa, the youth leader and special arrangement to reduce or waive the fee could be granted on case by case basis. Please visit our website to download the application.

BMUC–Steroids use in our youth. January 4th, 2008

Join us for this eye opener by Yasser Haq

Where & When
Muslim Unity Center
1830 W Square Lake Rd
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48098
Starting 7:15 PM

BMUC Donate your Blood on January 4, 2008

The American Red Cross is challenged with increasing the blood supply daily. People throughout Southeastern Michigan are counting on The American Red Cross every day to help them feel well again. You can help save up to 3 lives when you donate blood.

The MuslimUnityCenter wants to help do our part to help with the blood shortage by hosting a blood drive on Friday, January 4, 2008 from 1pm to 7pm . In order to do that we need at least 30 commitments. Please contact the office as soon as possible to sign up your name to donate. At that time you will be asked to schedule the time you prefer to come in.

Where & When
Muslim Unity Center
1830 W Square Lake Rd
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48098
Friday January 4, 2007.
1:00- 7:00 P.M

Monthly Pot Luck. January 4th, 2008

Please bring a dish and share it with the rest of the Unity Center family.
There will be a $10 charge per family to help cover the cost of set up, cleaning and drinks.

Where & When

Muslim Unity Center
1830 W Square Lake Rd
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48098
6:30 PM

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