May 7, 2015

Executive to be Honored as a Bridge Builder by InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington

County Executive Ike Leggett will be one of three local leaders to be honored with a 2015 Bridge Builders Award presented by the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC) for significantly strengthening interfaith relations in the DC metropolitan area. The awards program will be held at on May 17 at 4 p.m. at the LDS Washington DC Temple Visitors’ Center in Kensington.

The other 2015 honorees are Hindu-American leader Mythili Lee Bachu and social entrepreneur Andy Shallal.

The IFC was established in 1978 to promote dialogue, understanding and a sense of community among people of different faiths and to work cooperatively for social and economic justice in the Washington metropolitan region.

The Bridge Builders Awards program is open to the general public but advance purchase of tickets is required.

For information on tickets to the program or for the reception for the honorees, contact the InterFaith Conference at 202- 234-6301 or via

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