Birmingham, AL. The Istanbul Center and the Peace Valley Foundation presented the historic Ladino Exhibition of images commemorating 500 years of Jewish-Turkish history in Birmingham, Mobile, Auburn and Huntsville. In Birmingham the exhibition was held at Birmingham International Center, the program started with the opening and welcoming by Jesse Hernandez, President of the BIC. Then, Peace Valley Foundation Vice President Yasin Oduk greeted the guests.
Tornado Relief Efforts
Tuscaloosa, AL. Volunteers of our center and Turkish-Alabamians living in Mobile, Tuscaloosa and Auburn, AL reached out to the communities recently hit by tornados. Volunteers collaborated with American Red Cross in order to provide assistance and emotional support to those affected in the region.
Art & Essay Contest Award Ceremony
For the State of Alabama, Istanbul Center’s 2010-2011 Art & Essay Contest Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, March 19th at 2:30 p.m. at the 10th floor of the Auburn University Library Tower at Montgomery. Winners of the Art and Essay contest, their parents, relatives and teachers enjoyed the reception that is provided by Peace Valley Foundation while mingling through their beautiful art works and wonderful essays.