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Nawruz Soccer Cup In Houston

soccer_leauge2Come and join us! 
Family Fun for everybody!
All Turkic Comunities and Raindrop Turkish House cordially invites you and all your loved ones to the Nawruz Soccer Cup on Saturday and Sunday between Feb 22 and March 23 in Turquoise Center
For Cup Registration : Turquoise Center Room 108
Here is the info about the Nawruz Cup!



Each team has to pay $100 for application. Per player $10

$10 Fee include rent of field, supply (ball, water, T-shirt, ice and gifts for player) and fee of referee.

Teams consist of 6 players playing at one time (includes keepers).  Teams are allowed to have up to 10 players on their roster.

Players can only play for one team during the tournament.

Proper shoes and shin guards shall be worn.

Players are not permitted to wear necklaces, chains, or bracelets at any time during a game.

Mississippi Tornado Victims Need Our Help!
mstornadosonWe are deeply saddened by the loss and the damage because of the Tornado in Southern Mississippi. Our hearts and thoughts go to all of those who were affected by the Tornado but people need more than that.

Federal Government has declared a major disaster in the State of Mississippi following a massive tornado that destroyed or heavily damaged more than 800 homes in the southern part of the state.

Raindrop Helping Hands launches a campaign that focuses on all aspects of the relief efforts following Tornado pass through Southern counties of Mississippi. Please send us your generous donation. Funds collected through the Helping Hands' account will be delivered to the authorized people in the region.

You can make your donations by:

* Check: Please make your checks payable to: "Raindrop Helping Hands" and place the memo as "Mississippi Tornado". The check should be sent to 900 E. County Line Rd. Suite: 201A Ridgeland, MS-39157.

* Google Checkout: Please click to Donate Thru Google Checkout button on the right side of the website and choose "Mississippi Tornado Relief" to make donation.

"Nowruz Spring Festival" In Houston On Saturday, March 22, 23, 2013
newrozTurquoise Council of Americans and Eurasians cordially invites you to the "Nowruz Spring Festival" in Houston on Saturday, March 22, 23, 2013 from 10 am to 6 pm.
Admission Fee: Free
Parking Free

11:00 am to 4:00 pm Nowruz Celebrations
4:00 to 7:00 pm Reception with Live Music
Turquoise Cultural Center 9301 W. Bellfort Ave. Houston TX 77031
Friday Lunch sale for Sandy victims
sandyhelpinghandsRaindrop Turkish House Houston branch organized Lunch sale to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Volunteer of Raindrop Foundation prepared and sold the lunch after Friday pray to people who prayed for Friday pray.
Raindrop Turkish House is proud to serve the Sandy Victims with this Friday lunch sale donation.
Hurricane Sandy Victims Need Your Help Immediately
sandyhurricane1We are deeply saddened by the loss of lives and the damage because of the Hurricane Sandy at the US East Coast. Hurricane Sandy that is the largest Atlantic hurricane on record is a tropical cyclone that severely affected Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States on October 29, 2012.The cyclone brought a destructive storm surge to US East Coast , flooding numerous streets, tunnels and subway and cutting off, especially Zone A areas near waterways which were issued evacuation orders. Severe damage occurred in New Jersey, especially in the communities along the Jersey Shore. According to the records, hurricane-force winded as high as 90 miles per hour (145 kph).
National Night Out In Raindrop Turkish House
_IID4897Raindrop Turkish House organized a national night out event on October 2. The purpose of the event was to unite neighborhoods in an effort to reduce crime. Police department, neighbors and families from Turkish community with their children participated in the night out.
Raindrop Turkish House Health Fair Held At Turquoise Center
healthfairRaindrop Turkish House organized a health fair for the community with the help of Congressman Al Green and Community Health Choice. Sponsors provided free screenings that include vision screening for children provided by Eye Care for Kids, blood pressure checks provided by Walgreens and Ibn Sina Foundation, dental screenings provided by UT School of Dentistry, glucose and blood pressure checks provided by Juno Research and PSA screening for men provided by Century Cancer Center.
"Turkish Class students came together
Turkishclass"Turkish Class students came together at the end of 6 weeks lunch, and they also celebrated one of the main festivals in Turkey called "Kurban Bayrami" on Oct. 27th. 
The students practice Turkish with their conversation partners and each other. They also enjoyed the food served.
The teachers prepared a gift for each student who successfully completed the first semester.
Moreover, three of the students, Alesia Stewart, Marian Hillar and Rick Warns  were rewarded to have a perfect attendance through out the semester."
Coffee Night of September

An international American Turkish ladies' coffee night will be on 3rd  Thursday of Month. With great fun and joy ladies play different games, taste different Turkish delicious food and of course have a wonderful conversation in such a nice warm environment, drinking Turkish coffee. Dates of coffee nights is on ‘’Thursday’’, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 13, Jan 17, Feb 21, Mar 21 , Apr 18, May 16.
Anyone, who wants to join this special night, can send an e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Fee: $10

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