Message from American Turkish Community in Houston:
Dear Community/Faith Leaders and Members/Civic Leaders, City and State Officials,
We, as the American Turkish community, invite you to join us, members and other leaders from our community, to a Prayer Vigil and Press Conference on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:00 am to recognize and pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in this tragic and heartbreaking incident on Tuesday June 28, 2016 in Istanbul Turkey. It is time to show our solidarity.
On Tuesday June 28, 2016, the third largest airport in Europe, Istanbul Ataturk Airport, was the target of a heinous terrorist attack that claimed at least 38 innocent lives and left 239 injured, 41 of which in intensive care. As with the rest of the world, we bare witness to this mournful attack that have hit our homeland, with a heavy heart and believe we must gather together to reflect and remember the innocent lives that were lost. We must stand united to resolve the issue of terrorism in order to safeguard our liberties and countries.
Event:Standing Against Terrorism/Commemoration for the Victims of terrorist attack in Istanbul Turkey/ Prayer Vigil and Press Conference
WHEN : Thursday, June 30, 2016
TIME : 11:00 a.m CST
WHO : Open to the public
WHERE : Istanbul Conference Center at Turquoise Community Center
9301 W. Bellfort Ave. Houston, TX 77031
CONTACT : Mehmet Okumus Cell:713-517-3463 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to standing in solidarity with you this Thursday.
Thank you for your consideration.