Northwest Islamic Center Expansion Project Overview Brief History by ewghwehws

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									Northwest Islamic
     Center
Expansion Project
                     Overview
   Brief History of NWIC
   Current Status
   Ongoing Activities
   Expansion Project
                Brief History
   Established in 2002
   Goal: to serve the Muslim community of St.
    Louis, especially in North St. Louis County
   Jumah Prayers were held at a rented location
    until October of 2006
   5 acres of land was purchased in October
    2003
   Masjid construction completed in October
    2006
             Current Building
   3600 square feet
   Capacity: 250 individuals
   Parking Spaces: 84
             Imam Abdul Wajid
•   In April 2009, Imam Abdul Wajid was hired as
    the full time Imam for NWIC
•   Memorized the Qur'an at Darul Uloom in
    Buffalo, NY at the age of 12
•   Spent 2 years in Egypt learning the Arabic
    language
•   Studied fiqh and hadith for 7 years at Jaamiah-
    ul-Uloom in Toronto
          Ongoing Activities
   5 daily congregational prayers
   Jumah congregational prayers
   Sunday School / Madrassa
   Brothers' & Sisters' Halaqas
   Taraweeh Prayers in Ramadan
   Daily community Iftar in Ramadan
   Eid Prayers
   Regional Charities
             Sunday Madrassa
•   1st full school year
•   42 registered students
•   4 teachers
            Expansion Project
   Attendance at Jumah Prayers has been
    exceeding our current capacity
   Average total attendance for Jummah
    Prayers has been approx. 500
   Since November 2009, it has been
    necessary to hold 2 Jummah Prayers in
    order to accommodate all the musalleen
   Parking is also overcapacity – 5 to 7
    volunteers are needed to coordinate parking
    on Fridays
            Expansion Project

   Addition of 4080 square feet to the existing
    building
   Total Building Capacity = 7680 square feet
   Addition of 124 parking spaces
   Total Parking Capacity = 208 spaces
                   Project Details
   Multipurpose structure
       Prayer hall
       Weekend school / madrassa
       Social and religious activities
       Dining Area
   Full Service Kitchen
   Storage Areas
   Additional Bathrooms
     Bids for Construction

 Multiple bids were obtained for
  the construction
 Lowest bid was submitted by RK

  Builders for a total cost of
  construction at $782,299
       Current Finances

 Funds Raised & Collected:
  $298,469
 Expenses Paid: $76,893.89

 Available Balance: $221,575.11

 Outstanding Pledges: $26,500
          Detailed Expenses Paid
                 Vendor                      Amount Paid

          Rangwala Architects                 $4,290.00

      St. Louis County Surveying              $9,500.00

   Conrad Lutz Asooc. - mechanical,           $4,200.00
     plumbing, and electrical work

 Site Dev. Engineering – civil / site eng.    $45,407.49

MO Dept. Of Natural Resources – fee for        $300.00
          land disturbance

         MSD – plan review fee                $724.64.00

    St. Louis County Dept. Of Health           $340.00

St. Louis County Treasurer – permits fee      $6,761.76

 Ringis Design Group – kitchen design          $800.00

      Fundraising – May 24, 2009              $4,540.00

                 TOTAL                        $72,323.89
    Current Cost of Project

 Total Construction Cost:
  $782,299
 Available Balance: $248,075

 Amount Needed: $534,224

 Target for Tonight: $200,000

								
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