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Meat Drive Ceremony with Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra


On Tuesday, October 6th, Turkish Cultural Center Hartford Branch held its Annual Meat Drive Ceremony together with Hartford City Mayor Pedro E. Segarra. The gift of 264 pounds of ground meat was donated to Foodshare organization of Greater Hartford to ...

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Turkish Cultural Center Connecticut is in fight against hunger


Post-Feast of Sacrifice holiday, Turkish Cultural Center of Connecticut donated a total of 500 lbs. of ground meat to their neighbors in New Haven, and West Haven City areas. Working together with food-pantry organizations and municipal government, the TCC family ...

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First Cooking Class of the Fall Session


On Saturday, September 26, the Turkish Cultural Center’s West Haven Branch held its first cooking class of the fall session. The new participants were very excited to learn and experience authentic Turkish food. As demonstration by one of the TCC ...

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5th Turkic Day


The Fifth Annual Turkic Day organized by Turkish Cultural Center Connecticut (TCCC) and Council of Turkic American Associations (CTAA) took place in Connecticut State Capitol on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 with a great participation. The reception was opened with US ...

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Ramadan 2015 in Connecticut


Ramadan festivities ended with the annual Iftar Tent set up at the West Haven Green on July 15-16th, 2015. West Haven Mayor Edward O’Brien together with his wife Roberta and assistant John Lewis joined the dinner on both days. After ...

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Seminar on “Herniated Disk”


Dr. Murat Coşar of Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, visited the Turkish Cultural Center on April 11th, 2015 and gave a brief seminar on “Herniated Disk”. Dr. Cosar is currently doing research at Yale University. Dr. Cosar explained to the audience ...

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Cooking Class Graduation


We had our last cooking class on Saturday April 25, our menu for the last class was creamy mushroom soup, piyaz (bean salad), and our traditional food Lahmacun. Students made their own lahmacun and had so much fun preparing their ...

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Daytrip to Istanbul Import Market in West Haven


On April 18th 2015, TCC West Haven Branch Cooking Class has organized a daytrip to Istanbul Import Market in West Haven, CT. After our 5th cooking class students wanted a daytrip to a Turkish market to highlight the ingredients we ...

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Multicultural Day in West Haven


TCC participated at the Savin Rock Community School Multicultural Day in West Haven. We presented turkish food, turkish desserts, and explanation of Turkeys history. Students from Turkey wore authentic Turkish clothes. Parents and the students learned about Turkey and enjoyed ...

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West Haven hosted a Mother’s Day Program


The Turkish Cultural Center of West Haven hosted a Mother’s Day program on Sunday, May 10th. One of the highlights of the event was the mother-daughter contest, which brought many smiles to everyone’s face. It was especially funny when mothers ...

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