Lifting the Veil Session 13 – Islam is a Way of Life: A Fresh Perspective

Lifting the Veil on Islam in Augusta – Session #13

Thursday July 6th at 7:00 pm.

Islam is a Way of Life: A Fresh Perspective”. 
Outline: Overview of basics of Islam as a way of life and how Muslims could assimilate in different cultures including the US.
The Speaker: Azza El-Remessy, PhD, RPh, FAHA
Sr. Azza El-Remessy is a pharmacist and research scientist originally from Egypt who moved to Augusta in 1996 to start graduate school and called Augusta home. She is the former Director of the program in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia and currently, she works as a pharmacist.
Over the past 20-years, she has been actively involved with the ISA community as an Arabic teacher in the Sunday school since 1997, served as women representative in 2005 and active member along with her husband and twin boys: Kareem and Ibraheem.

Save the Date: Aug 12, Shifa Clinic Fundraising Dinner

12 August 2017
5:30 PM
Shifa Clinic Fundraising Dinner
Mission of Shifa Care Clinic Inc. –The purpose of the clinic is to serve humanity by providing excellent patient care to uninsured.
Clinic Update–We meet every third Saturday of the month. Last clinic was held on Saturday May 20th, 2017 during 9AM-1PM. Our expert, committed and punctual volunteers participated and the clinic operation went quite smoothly. Our patient numbers are growing, we had total 14 patients made appointments, some cancelled due to bus route related transportation difficulty, and total 8 patients were seen.
Patient Survey–we received outstanding patient survey on our staff, doctors, facility, HIPPA compliance, patient care and providing education ranked 10+++++
We need your help, please, save some charity donation for construction and maintenance of Shifa Care Clinic Inc., which is serving humanity, providing health care to uninsured who are not able to afford otherwise.
SCC Address-University Hospital 820 St. Sebastian Way Augusta GA 30901
Contact- Phone Number 706-513-0582 or send an email
Thank you so much.
Shamim Mohammad, Founder, CEO, Medical Director

Taste of Ramadan – Presentation and Dinner – June 1

Ramadan is a month of generosity

June 1, 2017, 7:00 pm
The Islamic Community Center of Augusta
465 Old Evans Rd, Martinez, GA 30907

Muslims observe the lunar month of Ramadan by fasting from dawn to sunset. For Muslims, it is a special month of increased repentance, prayer & charity.

One of the main features of that month is hospitality. Members of the Muslim community come together to break their fast, sharing food with friends and strangers.

Our monthly Lifting the Veil program for June is combined with our annual Taste of Ramadan dinner. This will also be an opportunity for our guests to meet our new Imam Jawad Rasul.

The Islamic Society of Augusta is extending the invitation to our friends and neighbors to join us in having our iftar, the meal which breaks the fast.

Program Schedule
7:00 pm: Welcoming Guests
7:05 pm: “An Islamic Experience”; A video presentation
7:40 pm: “Ramadan: Past and Present” A Presentation by Imam Jawad Rasul
8:10 pm: Open Q&A
8:30 pm: Preparation for Breaking the Fast
8:40 pm: Maghrib (sunset) call to prayers with quick breaking of the fast.
8:45 pm: Maghrib prayer
9:00 pm: Dinner

This event is free to our guests but reservations are required at

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