United Macedonian Diaspora Honors TCA Founder

TCA Founder and Chairman Yalcin Ayasli received a commemorative plaque from the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) at its 15th Anniversary Celebration in Washington, DC, on November 9. The plaque was presented by Metodia Koloski, Co-Founder and President of UMD, "in honor of [his] deep friendship, strong commitment, and generosity to UMD for over a decade". 
Left: TCA Founder and Chairman Yalcin Ayasli Right: UMD Co-Founder and President Metodija A. Koloski
TURKOFAMERICA Awards TCA President for Outstanding Leadership & Management

TCA President G. Lincoln McCurdy was presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award in Leadership & Management by the TURKOFAMERICA Magazine. The award was presented at a ceremony hosted at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on November 15.
Meetings with Members of Congress

TCA’s Washington team met with the following Members of Congress at events on Capitol Hill during the month of November—Representatives Alma Adams (D-NC/12th), Jim Baird (R-IN/4th), Anthony Brown (D-MD/4th), Andre Carson (D-IN/7th), Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX/18th), Darin LaHood (R-IL/18th), Gregory Meeks (D-NY/5th), Denver Riggleman (R-VA/5th), and Steve Watkins (R-KS/2nd).
TCA President Participates in New England Turkish Student Association’s Event

TCA President G. Lincoln McCurdy spoke about civic entrepreneurship at the BLISS Summit (Business Leadership, Innovation, Science & Society) organized by the New England Turkish Student Association at Babson College’s Boston campus on November 10. The theme of the summit was “Both Sides of Entrepreneurship – Gains & Pains.”
TCA President Visits Pennsylvania and New Jersey

G. L. McCurdy visited Pennsylvania and New Jersey, November 2-6, and attended the Republic Day Gala of the Turkish American Friendship Society of the United States (TAFSUS) in Essington, PA, on November 2. He also met with Turkish American community leaders in the Philadelphia area and Paterson, NJ.