CIOGC congratulates two of its member organizations, the Syrian Community Network (SCN) and the Mecca Center in Willowbrook, on the opening of their new community spaces.
SCN held the official opening of their new office located at 5439 N. Broadway St. In Chicago. on Friday, April 21 for a number of guests including elected officials, organizations, donors, volunteers, and families. SCN’s new office is reflective of the organization’s rapid growth and intent to expand its efforts in supporting newly resettled Syrian refugee families in Chicagoland. Learn more about SCN’s new office!
On April 22, the Mecca Center held its official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for its new 4.7 acre center located at 16W560 91st Street in Willowbrook. The new center includes spacious prayer halls, a library, classrooms, meeting rooms, and a visiting Imam office, an Olympic-size gym which is used by the Mecca Center youth and others, a banquet and multipurpose hall, administrative offices, and a conference room, LED monitor screens and wi-fi available across all common areas of the building, and plenty of green landscape and parking around the facilities. Learn more about the new Mecca Center!