June 4, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Hundreds Expected at Last Iftar Dinner Hosted by County Executive Leggett Tuesday

The Montgomery County Muslim Foundation will celebrate County Executive Ike Leggett’s last year in office with an Iftar Dinner on Tuesday in the County Executive Cafeteria. Iftar is the dinner eaten after sunset to break the fast each day during the month of Ramadan. “This is going to be our last event we are going […]

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July 6, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Hundreds Turnout for County’s Annual Ramadan Iftar Celebration (VIDEOS)

Nearly 400 residents along with local and state officials turned out for an iftar celebration in honor of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the County Executive Building in Rockville on June 30th. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett hosted the event along with the Montgomery County Muslim Council and Montgomery […]

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July 17, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Muslim Residents Observe Ramadan (Photos)

The Muslim community in Montgomery County observed Ramadan with non-Muslim neighbors and officials during an Iftar dinner. Ramadan is a time Muslims fast from food, physical needs during daylight hours and the Iftar—breaking the fast—can be shared with family and friends after sunset. The fast lasts for 30 days. About 200 people attended the gathering, […]

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