23rd Annual Ismaili Stampede Pancake Breakfast- Calgary

July 6, 2019, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Ismaili Muslim community of Calgary hosted their 23rd Annual Stampede Breakfast on July 6, 2019 at Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Calgary. This annual family friendly event featuring eggs from shells, bharazi (coconut based breakfast curry from coastal east Africa) and pancakes was an open event for ALL to enjoy! This annual event gives an opportunity to Ismaili Muslim community of Calgary another way to give back to this great community, this great country that has given them a lot to be Thankful for.

Just like the years past. This year’s event also brought lots of excitement within the Calgary community. People from all over the city came to this great event and enjoyed to the max!

Many dignitaries such as Jason Kenney (Premier of Alberta), Naheed Nenshi (Mayor of Calgary), Michelle Rempel Garner (Member of Parliament for Calgary Nose Hill), Nathan Cooper (MLA for Olds- Didsbury- Three Hills and the Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly) among others were seen enjoying the yummy breakfast and enjoying the festivities.

Leela Sharon Aheer (MLA for Chestermere-Strathmore) said on her social media account ” What an amazing start to #calgarystampede at the Ismaili Muslim Community Stampede Breakfast this morning. Thank you for having me and to all the amazing volunteers!!”

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Dr. Richard Sigurdson (Dean, Faculty of Arts, and professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary) said ” The real heroes of the #Ismaili Muslim Community #Stampede Breakfast are the many good people who organized the event & served up the delicious meal, especially the bharazi. Thanks volunteers! #StampedeSpirit

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Click the link below to watch the video feed from Jason Kenney’s (Premier of Alberta) Twitter account from the event where he talks about enjoying people’s favorite “bharazi”. He thanked the Volunteers of the community for organizing this great event, and much more.

https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1DXxyNardrPKM

 

Annual Ismaili Stampede Breakfast is part of  larger Calgary Stampede event which is an annual rodeo, exhibition, and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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