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Receptions & Distinguished Guests

ATFA Hosted LIYLS Students

  ATFA hosted Loudoun International Youth Leadership Summit students of Park View High School. Students from Costa Rica, Germany and Turkey met with their Turkish-American peers over dinner. Students were informed about ATFA programs & activities and experienced Turkish hospitality. [gallery ids="4150,4151,4152,4153,4154,4155,4156,4157"]

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Mayor of Antalya visits Fairfax County.

Mayor of Turkish city Antalya, Mustafa Akaydin, visited Fairfax County on March 14, 2013. Chairman of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Sharon Bulova met with the mayor at her office. A delegation consisting of parliamentarians from Turkey’s main opposition party,  Republican People’s Party (known as CHP), which included deputy chairmen of the party Gokhan Gunaydin and Bulent Tezcan, and other members of the Turkish Parliament Ali Demircali

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A Delegation of Parliamentarians from Republican People’s Party (CHP) Visits ATFA.

A delegation of parliamentarians from Turkey’s main opposition party, Republican People’s Party (known as CHP), visited American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA). The delegation consisted of Deputy Chairmen of RPP Gokhan Gunaydin and Bulent Tezcan, and other members of the Turkish Parliament Ali Demircali and Kadir Gokmen Ogut. These parliamentarians met with leaders of the local Turkish community, as well as Virginia delegate Mark D. Sickles

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ATFA hosted a reception for the honor of Senator Mark Warner

ATFA (American Turkish Friendship Association) hosted a reception for the honor of Senator Mark Warner at its headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. ATFA's President Ahmet Tarik Ilhan, Mid Atlantic Federation of Turkic American Associations' President Mahmut Yeter, Turkic American Alliance’s President Faruk Taban and Dr. Fevzi Bilgin Director of the newly established Rethink Institute attended the reception alongside of the leaders of the various Turkish

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Chairman Sharon Bulova Visited ATFA 2012

Chairman of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Sharon Bulova visited the head office of American Turkish Friendship Association ( ATFA) at Fairfax. The Chairman met the leaders of the  American Turkish Community, members of ATFA in Fairfax and gave a speech regarding how to have a better communication between the diverse members of the community. (more…)

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Senator Jim Webb visits ATFA 2010

On January 18, 2010, ATFA invited Virginia Senator Jim Webb to its community center. Senator Webb came and met with many members of the Turkish community in northern Virginia.  Members of ATFA enjoyed greatly the opportunity to introduce themselves to the Senator, and learn more about the role of Senator Webb in our local community.  To conclude the evening, the Senator extended his appreciation for the role Turkey plays in the world. (more…)

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Meet and Greet with your local elected officials 2009

American Turkish Friendship Association (ATFA) hosted a “Meet and Greet with your local elected officials” event Saturday, Dec. 12th at 6.00pm in ATFA office. (more…)

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Senator Mark R. Herring visits ATFA 2009

VA Senator Mark Herring visited ATFA on November 23, 2009. Also in attendance were the Turkish American Chamber of Trade Industry and Commerce. (more…)

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Congressman Gerry Connolly Visited ATFA 2009

Congressman Gerry Connolly (more…)

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Armenian Patriarch of Turkey Visits ATFA 2007

His beatitude Mesrob II Mutfaian visited ATFA on Thursday, September 20. Mutafian joined Atfa members on a dinner in observance of the holy month of Ramadan. Mesrob II had an informal conversation with our members and the Board of Directors. (more…)

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