Event Information

Event Date: Sunday, June 14, 2015
Start Time: 5:30pm Appetizers. Program begins at 6:30pm
Tickets: Adults: $40/Person | 12 Years and Older
Children: 15$/Child | 4-11
Toddlers: Free Baby Sitting | 3 & Younger
Venue: Waterford Banquets
933 S. Riverside Drive
Elmhurst, IL 60126

A Message For You


Inshallah on June 14th, 2015, ICNA Chicago will be hosting its annual banquet to support its different projects and initiatives. We will have Shaykh Yasir Qadhi and Imam Karim AbuZaid as the speakers for this event inshaAllah.

As you may already be aware of that Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is a non-ethnic, non-sectarian; open to all, independent, North America wide, grass root Islamic organization, which seeks the pleasure of Allah (SWT) through working for the establishment of Islam in all spheres of life. ICNA has many projects, programs, and activities which are designed to help in the process of molding the individual and reforming society at large. Some of our projects include:

  • Islamic Learning Foundation (ILF)
  • GainPeace
  • ICNA Relief
  • ICNA Sisters
  • YM (Young Muslim) Brothers
  • YM (Young Muslim) Sisters
  • MCNA (Muslim Children of North America)

We would really love to have you over at our banquet. Please participate by purchasing the tickets.

There will be special program for the kids, so bring your whole family along!

Jazakallahu Khair,
Saad Khalid
Ameer, ICNA Chicago


Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, PhD, is the Dean of Academic Affairs at AlMaghrib Institute. He is one of the few people who has combined a traditional Eastern Islamic seminary education with a Western academic training of the study of Islam.

Shaykh Yasir graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences, and then completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah. He then returned to America, and completed a PhD in Religious Studies from Yale University.

He has authored several books, published academic articles, and appeared on numerous satellite and TV stations around the globe. His online videos are of the most popular and highly-watched Islamic videos in English.

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi is a resident Scholar of the Memphis Islamic Center. He is also a professor at Rhodes College, in the Department of Religious Studies.

Imam Karim AbuZaid is the imam of Colorado Muslim Society (CMS). He obtained his master in Assoul-Al-Deen, Fundamentals of Islam, Quranic and Hadeeth Sciences from the American Open University, Alexandria, VA. His areas of expertise include:

  • Hafiz Al-Qur’an and Dawah
  • Tafseer Al-Qur’an
  • Islamic Counseling
  • Islamic Leadership Development
  • Program Development and Execution
  • Motivational Lecturing and Teaching
  • Frequent appearances on Al-Huda TV and GuideUS TV.