Islamic Society of Northeast Ohio (ISNEO) was established
Until 2000 ISNEO activities were held in a portion of the property located on Cleveland Ave (South) that was owned by few local physicians. The neighboring school expansion resulted in the acquisition of the entire property by State of Ohio.
2000 to October 2003
During this period only Friday prayers were conducted at various locations by a small group – at school cafeteria, offices and Youth Centers.
The community re-grouped and a office space was leased to establish Salat. In the history of the Society this marked an important event as the foundation was re-laid and activities were reenergized.
Sunday School was reestablished and first semester of Sunday School commenced in Spring 2005. Another office space was rented to provide additional space for class rooms.
An option to purchase a building for Islamic Center was evaluated and a decision was made to procure the building where Islamic Center is currently located.
1st Fundraising was held.
September 22 2005
The property purchase was finalized by making the first initial payment. (Leaving 3 annual payments to complete entire payment).
Building renovations were completed.
Islamic Center was opened for Eid Salat.
2nd Payment was made for the property purchase
3rd Payment was made for the property purchase
Final Payment was made for the property purchase.
Community Hall renovation was completed.
ISNEO School renovations.