The Quba Institute Fundraising Banquet 2009

Saturday, December the 5th, the Quba Institute will be presenting it’s 2nd-Annual Fundraising Banquet from 5 – 9pm. Quba Institute has been a leader in Islam in Philadelphia, helping to develop and grow the Muslim community here in Philadelphia. I personally have benefited tremendously from Imams Anwar and Anas. More than I will ever be able to repay. The theme is of this year’s banquet is, “Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders Today”. I hope you will be able to attend if you’re in the area.

Location: Regal Ballroom, 5411 Oxford Ave, Philadelphia 19104.

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You may purchase tickets online via Eventbrite or via PayPal. General Banquet Tickets are $50.00 each, with a special discount for seniors: $45.00 each, as well as for students: $35.00 each (ages 13 – 18 years old). They are also providing Family Banquet Packet Banquet Tickets at $150.00 per packet (2 adults and 2 youth tickets). A savings of $20.00. The guest speaker will be Dr. Sherman “Abd al-Hakim” Jackson. For more information call 215-473-8589 or e-mail Quba at If you cannot attend, please consider donating to the Quba Institute [see the orange button on the right-hand side]. Quba’s 60+year legacy is a testimony to the endeavors, dreams, and supplications of the Muslims in Philadelphia. I pray Allah grants them another 60 and more successfully. Amin.

Hope to see you there, God willing.

3rd Annual Islam In America Lecture Series

Islam in America: Establishing an Islamic Educational Foundation

Saturday, September 8th through Sunday, September 9th, at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law [Sansom Street between 34th and 36th Streets – Google Maps]. Registration at 9:00am. Programs start at 11:00am.

Guest speaker list: Dr. Amir al-Islam, Sheikh Anwar Muhaimin, Dr. Jamilah Carter, Dr. Khalid Blankinship and Dr. Aneesah Nadir. Other guest speakers include Dr.Sherman Abdul-Hakim Jackson, Dr. Ihsan Bagby, Suad Islam and many more.

Total cost for the weekend: $40. The event is sponsored by the International Muslim Brotherhood. For more event/vending information please call 215.473.8589 or email IMB at