Dear friends, We will soon celebrate Ramadan Bayramı (Eid al-Fitr) as Ramadan is quickly passing. It will be a real joy and honor to see all of our community to join together to celebrate this day at our cultural center. The program will start at 7:30 am and Bayram namazı (Eid prayer) will start sharply at 8:00 am. A traditional breakfast will follow the prayer session. Bayram is truly Bayram when all friends come together at TASO We’d like to see...
Dear friends, It is now time to take advantage of the last ten days of Ramadan. Just ahead of us is the Night of Qadr. On this night, we would like to see you in our cultural center to celebrate the evening in worship and enjoy iftar together. In order to get the full blessings of this night, those who are available are encouraged to come as early as possible to listen to the Qur’an (Mukabele), spend an hour before Iftar with prayers, readings, and...
Niagara Foundation Cordially invites you to its Niagara Foundation State House Reception in Columbus Venue: The Ohio State House Atrium, 1 Capital Square, Columbus, OH 43215 Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Time: 4:30 – 5:30 Please Kindly RSVP by May 13th to Niagara Foundation in Columbus at (614) 220-0280 or email@example.com
As the Women’s Club of Turkish American Society of Ohio (TASO), we cordially invite you to our Ladies Coffee Night in May. In this event,we would like to honor all the mothers by hosting a Mothers Day Interfaith Poetry Night. Everyone agrees that a mother’s love and compassion is universal, it is everywhere. In order to appreciate the mothers all over the world, we will have representatives from different faith groups to read poems about...
On May 12th, Sunday, Metin Çetiner, Vice President of Kimse Yok Mu, a globally known humanitarian aid organization, will meet our community to present current and past aid efforts in various parts of the world. Mr. Çetiner will also address ongoing help actions in Somali and Syria along with video presentations. Program will start with brunch at 12:00pm followed by the Kimse Yok Mu briefing at 1pm. Please kindly note that, this program is...
This is where the cultures and people meet!Welcome to the Turkish American Society of Ohio Columbus Branch
Our mission is to foster fellowship and promote the understanding of diverse cultures.
Our vision – to create a positive social environment in which to build and strengthen the quality of life in Ohio cities – is at the heart of all our programs. The ultimate goal of the educational and social activities held at TASO offices around the State is to build stronger and safer communities through communication and interaction. Fostering diversity, inclusion, and respect for all the community is one of the goals of TASO.
The association works to strengthen intercultural community and ensure a positive experience for those who are willing to participate in cross cultural activities. TASO also seeks to enrich the experience of the entire community by providing opportunities to engage and educate the community related to diversity.
Working together with a variety of people from different backgrounds, we facilitate and encourage ongoing dialogue on issues of diversity.
TASO (previously known as SEF) has been serving our community on Route 161 northwest Columbus since July 2007. TASO is currently serving the community with a limited capacity. However, we are proud to announce that we have purchased our first location at Route 161 and plan to renovate to serve the community in a very close future with widely extended services. Therefore, your donations and support is of great importance and greatly appreciated.Learn More
The Turkish American Society of Ohio (TASO) is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 and replaced Scioto Educational Foundation (SEF) in 2010 after a merger. TASO is dedicated to addressing the social and cultural needs of the Turkish American community living in Ohio.
The doors of TASO are open to everyone and we welcome you with a warm smile; please come and enjoy the friendship and hospitality at TASO!
- Introducing Turkish culture and establish bridges between different cultures.
- Uniting the Turkish-American community
- Meeting cultural and social needs of Turkish-Americans who live in the State of Ohio and suroundings.
- Providing Turkish and American communities rich educational services.
- Establishing dialog among the communities to serve the global peace.
- Creating a welcoming environment for newcomers and helping them to adapt the life in the US.Learn More