CATOM Fundraising Event: "Ruby Night"

Touch the life of a child! The American Turkish Friendship Council cordially invites you to attend a dinner reception to enjoy delicious Turkish food, dancing, the company of friends and the good feeling of giving to less fortunate. Funds collected at this event will be used to support the education of underprivileged Turkish children and adolescent girls through ATFC's CATOM Project.

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TSO Business Forum with Esat Sezer

On May 1st, the Turkish Student Organization (TSO) at Georgia Tech, conducted its annual “TSO Business Forum.” This forum hosts prominent Turkish and Turkish-American businessmen along with Turkish students in the United States. Esat Sezer, Senior VP and CIO of Coca-Cola Enterprises was the keynote speaker.

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Turkey is represented at Fernbank's Winter Wonderland Exhibit

The ATFC and the office of the Turkish Honorary Consul General for Georgia once again followed its strong tradition in working to build stronger cultural bridges between the United States and Turkey by participating in the Annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations and Traditions around the World exhibition and program series. The exhibit, supported by 34 different partners is organized to present Atlantans of all ages the diversity of groups, traditions, holidays and events from around the world including Turkey. Close to 50,000 Atlantans visit the exhibit each year. This year’s exhibit started November 21, 2014 and continued through January 11, 2015.

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Turkey represented at Congressman John Lewis’s Multicultural Festival

The ATFC joined the 9th annual Atlanta Multicultural Festival hosted by Congressman John Lewis, which took place at Colony Square in Midtown. Our exhibit included touristic brochures of Turkey, and a traditional Turkish tea and coffee set. Two students from the Turkish Student Organization at Georgia Tech. performed a Turkish folk dance. Samples of Turkish food included lentil patties and a Turkish salad served with authentic Turkish tea. Other cultures represented were from Mexico, Japan, Taiwan, Nigeria, China, the Caribbean, Middle East, and many more. The event went on from 12pm to 4pm.

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