Activities

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STORY WRITING COMPETITION
Every year since 2010, a story writing competition is organised among members of the Library in two categories: aduts and children.
The applicationts are evaluated by a writers jury and the winners are awarded.

COURSES
Training Courses on different topics are organized time to time for impaired members such as learning Braille alphabet , computer using, mathematics, musical notes in Braille.
Normal sight volunteers sometimes take place in these courses in order to be more active in production period.

WORKSHOPS
TÜRGÖK coordinates projects to equip the visually impaired members with skills and capabilities necessary for an independent life such as cooking, rules of good manners, handcrafts (ceramics).

CHARITY RUNS
TÜRGÖK executive board members and TÜRGÖK volunteers participate international runs Eurasia Marathon (Istanbul) and Runatolia Marathon (Antalya) for fundraising with the motto “Happy Feet”.
Some slogans TÜRGÖK uses:
“Happy Feet-Running for Braille printed university entrance exam books”
“Happy Feet- Running for Braille printing machine”
“Happy Feet- Running together with visually impaired for Braille English books”

CHARITY CONCERTS
Izmir State Symphony Orchestra organizes a concert for TÜRGÖK every year named “Gültekin YAZGAN Remembrance Concert”.

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