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Friday, July 23, 2021

Boise's Islamic Community organized 'Honk for Heroes' parade to honor healthcare workers

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Boise's Islamic Community organized 'Honk for Heroes' parade to honor healthcare workers
Boise's Islamic Community organized 'Honk for Heroes' parade to honor healthcare workers

Boise's Islamic Community organized 'Honk for Heroes' parade to honor healthcare workers.

SIGNIFICANT DAY FORBOISE'S ISLAMICCOMMUNITY...EID AL-FITR...ALSO KNOWN ASTHE FESTIVAL OFBREAKING THE FAST...IS A RELIGIOUSHOLIDAYCELEBRATED BYMUSLIMS TO MARKTHE END OF THEMONTH LONG...DAWNTO SUNSET FASTINGOF RAMADAN.USUALLY....THE DAYWOULD START WITH ALARGE CELEBRATIONFILLED WITH FOODFOR THEIR FRIENDSAND FAMILY...BUT...BECAUSE OF THECOVID-19 PANDEMIC...THE LOCAL ISLAMICCOMMUNITY DECIDEDTO INSTEADCELEBRATE WITH APARADE OF THANKSTO THE HEALTH CAREWORKERS AT SAINTALPHONSUSREGIONAL MEDICALCENTER IN BOISE."WE WANT TO SHOWAPPRECIATION TOYOU GUYS, THAT'SWHY WE GOT A FEWOF OUR PEOPLE.

YOUKNOW IF NOTHINGELSE IF WE CAN'T DOOUR NORMALCELEBRATION WEWILL AT LEAST COMETO THE HOSPITALAND SHOW OURGRATITUDE AND OURTHANKS TO YOUGUYS."THEY HELDSIGNS...HONKED ANDWAVED AS THEYDROVE BY...AS WELLAS DROPPED OF GIFTBASKETS TO THEHEALTHCAREWORKERS.