• Breathe, Move, Meditate • Redmond Library
January 4, 2018
An introductory session of Qigong, an ancient mind-body practice, was held at the Redmond Library. Attendees experienced some of the breathing method and flowing movements of Qigong that helps to release stress from body and eases the tension.
This introduction was led by Ferhan Uzkut and Kathy Fogarty, two seasoned Yuan Qigong teachers
• Finding Home Away From Home • Redmond Library
December 11, 2017
Our guest speaker Alejandra Chaparro, a Venezuelan-born woman, is physician-turned-coach member of the International Coach Federation. She shared her experiences about being an immigrant and joining the community.
• Hope, Dread, and Happiness in a New Land • Lake Hills Library
November 15, 2017
The presenter Dr. Piyale Cömert is a neuropsychologist and psychoanalyst who has a clinical practice in Seattle. She talked about the challenges of immigrants and ways to cope and adapt in order to build a happy life in a new land.
• Green Cleaning • Bellevue City Hall
March 23, 2015
Would you like to learn how to make your own nontoxic cleaners or to decide which products are truly “green”? Want to reduce your use of products with Poison, Danger, Warning, or Caution on the label? As Turkcha, we learned great information from speaker Sam Wilder at the city of Bellevue green cleaning workshop.
• Resume Workshop • Redmond Library
February 27, 2015
Amanda Johnson, Career Consultant and Job searh Instructor, explained how important to build a resume while searching a job. She teaches a very successful job search program at Bellevue College for non-native speakers. They give priority to low-income, Bellevue residents, and if there is space, they can include non-Bellevue residents.
Here is the link to the program:
You can also reach her two handouts below that she shared in the workshop:
• Immigrants Happiness • Bellevue Library
April 16, 2014
"Being happy in a second home as immigrants" was presented by Dr. Piyale Comert, PhD, who is a Clinical Psychologist specialist. She shared her knowledge about diverse experience and gave attendees hints about how to adopt your new home.
• Being Happy • Bellevue Library
March 4, 2014
"3 secrets to being really happy" was presented by Harsimrit Kaur Khalsa.
• Eat Healthy • Redmond Library
March 9, 2014
"How should we eat more healthy products?" was presented by Parastu Sharabin. As we are learning many details about products label, we also celebrated Women's Day.
• No to Drugs • Redmond Library
January 25, 2014
"Save future, say no to drugs and Alcohol" was presented by Gulay Gulek, ACNP. Guest speaker was Art Dahlen.
• Saving Money • Bellevue Library
January 11, 2014
"How to maximize your saving by using coupons, rewards, cashbacks..." was presented by Mary Lopez. She shared her own experiences with attendees.