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WATE: Celebrating World Refugee Day with a Garden in Full Bloom

June 19, 2020

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Yassin’s Falafel House named ‘Nicest Place in America’

Oct 11, 2018

The announcement was made Thursday morning by Robin Roberts, host of ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

The network had Yassin’s Falafel House owner Yassin Terou in a back room where he was showing staff how to make his popular falafel when Roberts walked in and revealed that his restaurant had won the title. 

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Resettlement agency hosts World Refugee Day

Jun 21, 2018

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Bridge Refugee Services, the only resettlement agency in East Tennessee, (Knoxville and Chattanooga) is hosting a day of festivities related to World Refugee Day. These festivities aim to celebrate the diversity and contributions of refugees in the Knoxville area and the supportive welcoming community.  The event in Knoxville for World Refugee Day is on Saturday June 23, 2018. Bridge will be hosting the event on site at 3839 Buffat Mill Road Knoxville, TN 37914. It will run from 6 pm- 9 pm.

The event features international food, dancing and kids games and is free and open to the public.  Our motto this year is #Welcome, to that end as we celebrate with local “new Americans” from around the world, who will be in attendance to share in our community, we invite Knoxville to continue our welcoming tradition, and share in the fun!

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