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Mayor Rick Kriseman & Muslim Leaders to Host St. Petersburg's First Iftar Dinner
Date:  1/25/2017
ArticleType:  Member News

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

MAYOR RICK KRISEMAN & MUSLIM LEADERS TO HOST ST. PETERSBURG’S FIRST IFTAR DINNER

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, Mayor Rick Kriseman and Muslim leaders from throughout Tampa Bay will host St. Petersburg’s first ever Iftar Dinner welcoming residents of all faiths to celebrate the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The event will be held at St. Petersburg’s historic Coliseum.

Mayor Kriseman said “Now more than ever, we must be expressive in our love and respect for people of all faiths. I am excited to bring the community together to honor our Muslim brothers and sisters.”

Abdul Karim Ali, the president of the Tampa Bay Area Muslim Association, said: “We know that breaking bread together helps a community work together for a common cause, and so we thank Mayor Kriseman and his team for their leadership in ensuring that the sun shines bright on all residents and faiths in St. Petersburg.”

Additional details will be forthcoming.

CONTACT

Mayor Rick Kriseman
Contact: Benjamin J. Kirby, Communications Director
727-893-7882 or 727-501-4837 (cell)
benjamin.kirby@stpete.org

General City Information
Contact: Mayor's Action Center
727-893-7111 or action@stpete.org

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