Office of Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland


Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017                                                                               

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  


contact: Aigner Cleveland

Press Secretary


City of Chester to Officially Recognize Islamic Holidays


(CHESTER, PA) – On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 during the City of Chester’s regularly scheduled Council Meeting, Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland and Chester City Councilmembers will present a proclamation that will officially recognize two Islamic holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.


Brother Shakur Abdul-Ali will accept the proclamation on behalf of the City of Chester’s Muslim community.



Who: Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland and Chester City Councilmembers


What: Will present a proclamation to recognize two Islamic holidays in the City of Chester


Where: Chester City Hall (Council Chambers)

              1 E. Fourth Street

              Chester, PA 19013


When:  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00am