Date posted: May 26, 2014
Turkish Cultural Center Vermont opened it doors at a ceremony held in Burlington on Wednesday with the participation of Governor Peter Shumlin, many state politicians, community members, and businessmen.
On Wednesday, Governor Peter Shumlin joined Council of Turkic American Associations (CTAA) and Turkish Cultural Center Vermont (TCCVT) as well as a host of other local officials for the ribbon cutting of new Turkish Cultural Center on the fifth floor of 125 College St. in Burlington.
Gov. Peter Shumlin said he hoped the center would establish friendships, promote better understanding of different cultures and help with Vermont’s job growth and exports.
“I know that it will serve us well in the future,” Gov. Shumlin said of the center.
Among the participants of the ceremony included Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, Attorney General William Sorrell, state legislators and representatives for Sen. Patrick Leahy and Sen. Bernie Sanders, in addition to Turkish Cultural Center officials and members.
TCCVT Opening Ceremony in Press
Source: Turkish Cultural Center , May 25, 2014