Southeast Michigan News (V11-I19)

Announcement:  Pakistani Consular Services Available in Metro Detroit

The President of the Pakistan Association of America has invited the vice Consul General of Pakistan Consulate from New York to the Detroit area to perform consular services.

The vice consul general, Mr. Saqib Rauf, will come with a consular team from New York to Detroit to provide consular services (passport services, visas, national ID cards, etc.) this Saturday May 2nd. 

They will be at the Muslim Community of the Western Suburbs (MCWS—Canton Mosque) from 10AM to 4PM.

MCWS; 40440 Palmer Rd., Canton, MI; 734-467-7704

Bloomfield Muslim Unity Center Collects Approximately $200,000 in Fundraiser

P4258105 Bloomfield Hills–April 25–The Bloomfield Muslim Unity Center and Professor Ramzi Mohammad did not disappoint this last weekend during their fundraiser. 
The affair was packed, with about 200 people attending a dinner with Middle Eastern food and silk-lined chairs, from 5:30 until maghrib salat to show the accomplishments of the BMUC and collect more money for its good work. There were displays of Qur`an reading by four children of the BMUC. 

Professor Ramzi Mohammad’s theme seemed to prove itself, “I know you are very generous people” he said to the audience as he cajoled them and energized them, making them smile and laugh as he encouraged them to give.

Also, all were invited to next week’s BMUC Open House, the weekend of May 2 and 3.

Dearborn Memorial Day Parade to Host Navy Seal

Dearborn’s 85th annual Memorial Day Parade pays respectful tribute to America’s fallen; Parade marshal is Medal of Honor recipient;

DEARBORN, Mich. –  Dearborn’s 85th annual Memorial Day Parade will pay tribute to America’s fallen. The public is invited to attend the event, which begins at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day:  Monday, May 25.

The Parade route is Michigan Avenue from Firestone to Schaefer in east Dearborn.

Dearborn residents reminded that May 4-8 are Public Service Days

Keep parked vehicles off street 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on your trash pickup day, regardless of when trash is picked up

DEARBORN, Mich. –  Dearborn residents are reminded that Monday, May 4, through Friday, May 8, are Public Service Days in Dearborn.

Residents must remove parked vehicles from the street from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on their trash pickup day during the week of May 4-8. Failure to do so could result in a ticket.

Please note that parked vehicles must be removed from the street during the entire time from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on your trash pickup day that week. Do not put parked vehicles back on the street until 4 p.m., even if your trash is picked up earlier than 4 p.m.

Also, please note that city ordinance prohibits residents from putting trash containers in the street at any time, including on your regular pickup day. All trash, yard waste and recycling must be placed on the easement. This is required on every trash pickup day, not just those that coincide with your neighborhood’s Public Service Days.

Public Service Days occur the first full week of the month and the third full week of the month.  The first full week has the first Monday of the month; the third full week is two weeks later.    

For more about Public Service Days, including a complete schedule, visit or call 943.2886.

Governor Granholm Announces Appointments to Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission

In a recent announcement on the appointments to Asian American Affairs Commission Governor announced the appointment of about 20 people from Asian Pacific region that included the names of Sr. Mumtaz P. Haque of Troy, producer and host of the Manoranjan Radio Show, for a term expiring November 30, 2010 and Br.Ehsan Taqbeem of Rochester, president of the Bangladeshi American Public Affairs Committee, is appointed for a term expiring November 30, 2009.  


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