Nausheena Hussain said, “It’s really exciting to see the community come out and support it and it’s not just for Muslims. There are a lot of neighbors here, a lot of our interfaith partners, so it’s really, really just an exciting time for us.”
Hussain felt Saturday’s celebration was important because last year, she said, “we were fighting to get this establishment put up.”
Despite some neighborhood opposition, the Plymouth City Council gave its approval to the center last August….
So now Plymouth has its own mosque in a former post office building at 3300 Plymouth Boulevard. The center will also have rooms available for rent to the community for those who may want to use the space….
The Northwest Islamic Community Center is also leasing back some space to the post office so the branch can stay open.
Mateen Ali said, “There are a lot of post offices that are shutting down across the country so this worked out to be just a great win, win situation for our Plymouth community, but also our Muslim community.”…
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