|ICM Waits for Building Permit, $2M Needed to Break Ground|
|Community News - Community News|
|Written by Muslim Link Staff|
|Monday, 15 April 2013 01:37|
The Islamic Center of Maryland in Gaithersburg, Maryland has waited years for this moment, and now they are just waiting for one more permit and of course, money.
Bottom, New Jersey Imam Ahmad Chebli was the keynote speaker and fundraiser at the ICM dinner on April 76, 2013. Playing on the new masjid campaign theme of "Paving the Road for an Enlightened Future," the Imam said the Khalifa Umar (Allah be pleased with him) felt responsible for paying the road for a camel, so parents should feel more responsibility to pave the road for thier childrens' future. On top, Chairman of the Board Taher Elkoshairi, Imam Chebli, Mannan Dasti, and Trustee Sayed Naved. Not pictured is youth committee member Sister Asma who spoke on the need of a place for the youth. Photos by Muslim Link.
Currently, the land development process is underway and about 65% complete. The basketball court and other areas have been cordoned off at ICM.