Wednesday, May 25, 2011

TPF Founders Receive Global Citizenship Award from Turkish American Business Forum

Turkish Philanthropy Funds Founding CEO and President Ozlenen Eser Kalav and Founding Chairman Haldun Tashman were honored with the Global Citizenship Award at the 9th Annual Turkish American Business Forum Gala on May 19, 2011.

The Global Citizenship Award recognizes individuals for their global perspective, commitment and contributions to education and philanthropy. Haldun Tashman and Ozlenen Kalav were the first recipients of this special award and hope to set an example for future generation of Turkish-Americans to give back to their community.

Hamdi Ulukaya, Jan Nahum, Lawrence M. Kaye, and Cenk Uygur were also honored by the Turkish American Business Forum at the Gala this year.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

TPF Honored by H.E. Ambassador Namik Tan

Turkish Philanthropy Funds was honored for its humanitarian efforts at a reception hosted by H.E. Ambassador Namik Tan, Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. and his wife at the Turkish Embassy Residence in Washington D.C. on May 16, 2011. The Ambassador and his wife hosted prominent members of the Turkish-American community, leaders from the nonprofit circle and government officials to celebrate TPF's efforts in advancing community development in Turkey.

TPF Founding Chairman, Haldun Tashman spoke briefly about TPF's journey since its inception in 2007 and stressed the importance of building a community through joint efforts.

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