An Erie household initially from the Center East is opening a enterprise later this weekend, and the proprietor stated he’s dwelling the American dream.
The brand new enterprise proprietor stated he moved from Iraq in highschool, and in Erie it’s potential to observe your goals.
Salah Mohammad is a Kurdish American, and in 2008 he and his household moved from Iraq to Erie. Mohammad stated he was in highschool on the time and attended Robust Vincent. In 2012, he graduated and moved on to work at a number of companies throughout the county.
Now, Mohammad is opening his personal enterprise this week, a hookah bar on thirty third Road and Pine Avenue and encourages others to remain decided.
“If you wish to work and if you wish to observe your goals, it’s straightforward to make companies. It’s straightforward to work and straightforward to seek out jobs right here in Erie. Everyone’s hiring, everyone’s welcoming, and you could find a job actually simply in the event you actually need. If you wish to observe your dream, it’s best to by no means cease,” stated Mohammad.
Mohammad’s cousin agreed and stated Erie is a good place to observe your goals. Mohammad
“It’s a really welcoming group. It helps a whole lot of immigrants and other people in want, individuals from war-torn international locations like Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and hopefully Ukraine. It’s a welcoming group, and it’s an exquisite factor,” stated Mohammad Ali, cousin of enterprise proprietor.
Mohammad and his household stated they hope to spotlight Center Jap tradition with their new enterprise.
“We now have a whole lot of range proper now in Erie. I hope that it grows extra and we see extra companies from the Afghani individuals and the Syrian and each different group.”
The hookah lounge will open Friday, Dec. 30, at 6 p.m. Mohommad added that he’s trying ahead to the occasion.