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International Festival has special meaning after Mosque arson

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Organizers say this year's International Festival at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo has a special meaning.

They've spent the last twelve months rebuilding after an arson fire at the Mosque.

Festival Chairman Ahmad Taouil said, "The fire actually made us stronger. It brought the community closer, brought a lot of support from the community. We're very appreciative of the Perrysburg Township Fire Department. We're actually have them showcased here as our way of brining everybody together."

The festival features food, games and exhibits for the whole family.

Randy Linn is currently serving a 20-year sentence for setting the fire.

The festival runs:

Saturday, Sept. 14, 11 AM - 9 PM

Sunday, Sept. 15, Noon - 6 PM

There's no admission cost, but it does cost $3 per car to park.  The center is located at 25877 Scheider Rd. in Perrysburg.

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