Community Outreach & Visits

A Meeting with the Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan in the USA

President of American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA), Ahmet Tarik Ilhan and principle of Pinnacle Academy, Mustafa Akpinar, had a meeting with the Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan in the USA, H.E. Muktar Djumaliev on February 22, 2013. The intent of the meeting was to be engaged in exchange of information about the upcoming Nowruz Celebration, which was to happen on March 17 of the same year. At the end of the meeting, Ambassador was presented a hand-made

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Meeting with the President of GMU

On January, 22, 2013, leaders of several Turkish organizations paid a visit to the new President of George Mason University, Ph.D. Ángel Cabrera. President of American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA), Ahmet Tarik Ilham, President of Mid-Atlantic Federation of Turkic Associations (MAFTAA), Mahmut Yeter, President of Rumi Forum, Emre Celik, principle of the Pinnacle Academy, Mustafa Akpinar, and President of the student organization Rumi Club

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The Ambassador of Turkey in the USA Receives Turkish American Leaders

Ambassador of Turkey in the USA, H.E. Namik Tan received representatives of Turkish organizations over a breakfast at his residence.  President of Turkic American Alliance (TAA), Dr. Faruk Tabar, President of Mid-Atlantic Federation of Turkic Associations  Mahmut Yeter and President of American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA), Ahmet Tarik Ilhan represented the umbrella organization TAA at this meeting. H.E. Ambassador N.Tan underlined the

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Visits

Congressman Jim Moran   Senator Mark Warner Sharon Bulova, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors   Senator Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington) Senator Mark R. Herring (D-Leesburg) Tom Rust, Virginia Delegate Representing the 86th District Mark D. Sickle, Virginia Delegate Representing the 43rd District Senator Janet Howell (D-Reston)  

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Christmas Visit to McLean Police Dept. and Fire Station 2006

ATFA Sunday School children, ATFA President and some volunteers paid a visit to McLean Police Department and Fire Station last Monday to thank policemen and firefighters for their work throughout the year.

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Trip to Monticello 2006

ATFA visited Third President of the United States "THOMAS JEFFERSON" HOUSE in CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA on OCTOBER 29 2006 SUNDAY. Join us to explore history of the United States.

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ATFA at Collin Powel Elemtary School 2006

ATFA participated in the Collin Powel elementary school international night with home-made Turkish food, Turkish arts and crafts, and movies promoting Turkey. As it has always been, our booth is the richest and most beautiful one in the exhibition. Here are some pictures, enjoy!

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ATFA Staff Present Turkish Culture at Flint Hill High School 2006

With the initiation of our Program Director Veli Aslan, ATFA organized a program at Flint Hill School in Fairfax. ATFA volunteer Gokhan Kuzu presented a power point presentation about the history and civilization of Turkey, and highlighted some historic monuments of our country on February 2, 2006. We had two sections, having approximately 20 students at each; and delicious Turkish food was served at the end of each presentation. Many thanks to the

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President M. Sait Yavuz visits the Embassy of Pakistan 2005

The President of the American-Turkish Friendship Association, Mr. Sait Yavuz called on the Ambassador to donate a check of $ 5,075 for the President's Relief Fund for the earthquake victims. Mr. Yavuz said that the people of Pakistan and Turkey had a special historical bond of friendship. The Ambassador thanked Mr. Yavuz and the Turkish Community for their contributions which highlighted the warmth, affection and concern that the Turkish people had

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