Posted by atasc on November 30, 2015 at 23:23 pm
Please renew your membership with your local chapter!
ATASC Elections will be on Saturday February 6th. at Santa Monica Library, Multi purpose room.
Address: 601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
We are looking for ATASC BOD members with a desire to serve ATASC community. We have two Member at Large positions for this elections.
In accordance with the ATASC Bylaws, dated October 29, 2010, Article II Qualifications of Directors, the candidate who meets the following criteria may run for the ATASC Board:
— a member in good standing with ATASC and/or its Chapters (i.e., paid membership through 12/31/2015);
— a resident of Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, or Santa Barbara County;
— a member who has served for a minimum of one year on the ATASC and/or one of the Chapters’ Boards
(ATASC-SD, LATAA, OCTAA, TALL, and VATAN).
Please nominate yourself or identify candidates who are interested in serving on the Board of Directors. Please e-mail the Election Committee at email@example.com
with the following information:
1. Name of Nominee/Candidate
2. Name of Nominator if you are nominating somebody else;
3. A short resume
4.”Statement of Interest” indicating why he/she is interested in serving on the Board of Directors;
5. Photograph in .jpg, .bmp, .gif, or .pdf format.
The Election Committee will post the candidates photos, resumes, and their statements of interest on the ATASC’s website (www.atasc.org) and forward them to the members list via e-mail prior to the General Assembly meeting.
The General Assembly meeting is open to all of the members of the Organization. Members are invited to participate and vote in person at the General Assembly Meeting. However, in order to cast your votes, you must be a paid member in good standing (i.e., paid membership through 12/31/2015) with ATASC or its Chapter organizations (ATASC-SD, LATAA, OCTAA, TALL, and VATAN). Following the election, the ballots will be counted and results will be announced by Election Committee. During the General Assembly Meeting, ATASC President and Treasurer as well as each of the Chapter Presidents will present a summary of their achievements, finances, and any future plans.
If you can not attend the meeting in person, you can give your proxy to a fellow ATASC member who will attend the meeting.
Please learn more about the organization and how you can contribute, please join us and be a part of the vibrant Turkish-American community.
Posted by atasc on November 4, 2015 at 09:35 am
10 Kasım 2015 Salı aksamı, Atamızın 77. ölüm yıldönümünde, bu sene anma töreninin yanısıra, basarılı kadınlarımızın katılacağı “Genç Atatürk Kadınları” konulu bir panel düzenliyoruz. Baskonsolosluğumuzun desteğiyle düzenlenen panele, yalnızca 50 kisiyi oturtarak, 20 kisiyi de ayakta misafir edebiliyoruz.
Lütfen katılmak istediğinizi belirten bir e-postayı EventsRSVP@atasc.org adresine gönderiniz.
Yer: Sadece katılacaklara bildirielecektir
Tarih: 10 Kasım 2015 Salı
Saat: 19:00 – 21:00
This year, we are going to have a panel “Young Ataturk Women” following the commemoration of Ataturk on Tuesday November 10th, 2015, with the support of our Consul General. There will be only 50 seating, 20 standing space available for our guests. Please RSVP to EventsRSVP@atasc.org.
Location: will be provided upon RSVP
Date: Tuesday, November 10th 2015
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Posted by atasc on October 27, 2015 at 22:09 pm
ATASC Turkish Republic Day Ball 2015
ATASC, with all of its chapters, would like to thank all of our sponsors for their invaluable support.
Happy 92nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Turkish Republic.
Cumhuriyetimizin 92. yilini anarak kutladigimiz ATASC nin hazirladigi Cumhuriyet Balosunda bu sene gene bizi destekleyen, ve yardimlarini esirgemeyen tum uye ve kurumlara sukranlarimizla..
Cumhuriyetimizin ilaninin 92. senesini kutluyor, ulu onder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk ve silah arkadaslarinin aziz hatiralarini minnettarlikla ve rahmet ile aniyoruz.
“Benim naciz vücudum elbet bir gün toprak olacaktır ancak Türkiye Cumhuriyeti ilelebet payidar kalacaktır.“ -Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Please click for the photographs from the Ball.
Arzu – Jeff Morgan
Asuman – Deniz Yilmaz
Brady – Didem McCollum
Global Dental Services Inc
Sema – Bulent Basol
South Bay Turks
Ventura County Turks
Vega- Haluk Sankur
DJ Volkan Duygun
Aysu – Mehmet Tazebay
Deniz – Ilhan Ozulu
Hamit Aras DDS
Nalan Kumlali Atahan – Ahmet Atahan
Rexidence Residential Services
Altamira Art Studios
Deniz – Ozgur Akman
Nalan Kumlali Atahan
Aydin Tuna Palabiyikoglu
Jasmin – Ercan Doker
Maria – Turgut Cakiraga
Great Services Appreciated
Ferhat Gocer Orchestra
Kerem Hanci Photography, LLC
R.M. Security Services
Posted by atasc on July 18, 2015 at 08:23 am
Los Angeles, CA, Saturday July 18, 2015 starting 4.30 pm
As the end of the religious holiday – Ramadan – draws near, the Turkish American Association – Southern California Chapter will provide dinner to over 500 homeless community members of Los Angeles’ skid row on Saturday, July 18th. The effort is being organized in collaboration with the Los Angeles Mission’s Adopt-A-Meal program. ATA-SC is an organization committed to representing Turkish American culture in Southern California. Ramadan is a holiday that is very important to the Turkish Americans, who are excited to give back to the community during this season here in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Mission is founded to provide help, hope and opportunity to men, women and children in need. There are nearly 50,000 homeless individuals currently living in Los Angeles; the Los Angeles Mission serves 1,500 meals daily to this population. Their innovative Adopt-A-Meal program allows civic-minded community groups – such as ATASC – to prepare the dining room and have their nearly dozen Turkish-American volunteers serve the dinner for approximately 500 Mission guests. It is truly a community-building event that cuts across religious, ethnic, social and economica barriers to truly foster a sense of giving and grace in this solemn holiday season for the Muslim community.
This event will be the first of its kind for ATASC; the group plans to continue to fundraise for this purpose and make this an annual event. The ATASC Board President, Ms. Burcu Tansu, likens the event’s meaning to what Americans feel onThanksgiving, noting it is, “…like a Turkish Thanksgiving. We are grateful for what we have and want to help those less fortunate during this time [Ramadan].”
To participate in the LA Mission’s Adopt-a-Meal program now, or for more information, please call them at (213) 629-1227, ext. 334.
You can also reach ATASC at 949 415-TURK, and please follow us at Twitter @ ATASC, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or reach to President at President@atasc.org and visit our web site www.atasc.org. ATASC appreciates all donations and continues support. Thank you!
“The Turkish Thanksgiving for Homeless citizens of LA county.”
Posted by atasc on April 15, 2015 at 22:17 pm
Unethical and unconstitutional business regulation
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California Assembly Bill (AB) 1410 introduced by the California Legislative Armenian Caucus members, Adrin Nazarian (D), Katcho Achadjian (R), and Scott Wilk (R), seeks divestment of public employee and teacher pension funds from Turkey. The bill urges Turkey to change its policy accepting the debated “Armenian genocide” narrative of the World War I-era interethnic conflict.
AB 1410 contradicts the U.S. Consitution by adversely affecting the federal government’s exclusive right to regulate foreign commerce. It also panders to ethnic special interests establishing a dangerous slippery slope and depriving California taxpayers of their right to do business with Turkey, the world’s 17th largest economy.
Join the Pax Turcica action campaign to inform your elected officials and media about the unethical and unconstitutional nature of AB 1410.
Please, make sure to select your California Assembly and Senate member, and at least 5 media targets, and forward responses to
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Posted by atasc on April 15, 2015 at 16:14 pm
The 95th anniversary of the Turkish Grand National Assembly
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On April 23, Turkish-Americans and Turks around the world celebrate the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day. This day in 2015 marks the 95th anniversary of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey which, under the guidance of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, paved a way to the establishment of modern Turkish Republic. April 23 is also celebrated as Children’s Day, emphasizing the unique role of younger generations in the Turkish pursuit of peace, progress and prosperity.
Join the Pax Turcica campaign raising media awareness and calling upon your elected representatives to properly recognize the achievements of Turkey and of the Turkish-Americans by way of legislative resolutions and public statements ahead of April 23, 2015.
Please, make sure to select all your state and federal elected public officials in addition to 5 media targets from the list. Forward any responses received to email@example.com for further follow up.
Posted by atasc on March 31, 2015 at 19:45 pm
On Sunday March 30th, 2015, ATASC family had an other successful Community Outreach event. Our Ventura county chapter VATAN hosted a wonderful activity under ‘Authors Appreciation Day with Booksigning Event.”
We cannot thank enough our Turkish Council General in Los Angeles Honorable Gulru Gezer for welcoming Turkish community and our ATASC members at her residence yesterday, and always since she started her position in LA. We would like to extend our appreciation to also Turkish Consulate General in Los Angeles Office for supporting us dearly.
Yesterday guests from Turkish American community, Azerbaijani community and Israeli community gathered for such meaningful activity under ATASC – VATAN Chapter umbrella. Guests tasted Azeri kitchen delights, and homemade Turkish sweets with Turkish tea. Valuable six authors of our community, Ayse Oge, Behcet Kaya, Feride Sadikhova Buyuran, Gürkan Suzer, Mert Turkoglu & Mustafa Göçen all signed their books for the enthusiastic readers. Ayse hm, Gurkan bey & Mustafa bey all donated the book sale benefits to VATAN.
ATASC Board appreciates all authors contribution and thanks to Vega Sankur, Beril Hamsioglu & Ebru Dilara Yuksel Gurel for conducting a great Sunday afternoon for all guests.
Authors Appreciation Day
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