On September 21st 2011, Turkish Cultural Center Connecticut organized a “9/11 Commemoration Event” at the Turkish Cultural Center Hartford branch (380 Franklin Ave. Hartford, CT). The program began with the National anthem of the United States and a moment of silence for the lost ones at the 9/11 tragedy. Prof. Christopher Vasillipulos of Eastern Connecticut State University and Hakan Yesilova Editor-in-Chief of the Fountain Magazine gave short talks on 9/11 and its significance for the American public.
At the end of the event Chief Rivera from the Hartford Police Department and Asst. Chief Freeman from the Hartford Fire Department accepted TCC’s Appreciation Awards. This event was sponsored by the Fountain Magazine and Ebru TV. All attendees received a copy of the current “9/11 Special Issue” of the Fountain Magazine.