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    Dear Supporter: Thank you for your continued support of IACC and its mission of building, empowering, and strengthening community ties amongst Iranian-Americans in the D.C. metropolitan area.
    Time has proven that our community is resilient, and together we will reach new heights! To serve our local community, IACC depends on the financial support of our patrons. We are asking you to continue to invest in our community by sponsoring our upcoming events. We rely on your generosity!


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  • Press Release

    The Iranian American Community Center Moving to Larger Facilities byTysons Corner in the National Capital Region


     The Iranian-American Community Center (IACC), a 501(c)(3), a non-political andnon-religious organization in Northern Virginia founded in 2011, today announced their
    expansion and move to a new location in the heart of Tysons Corner. For the past eight
    years, IACC has offered programs and services primarily serving the Iranian-American
    community in the DMV, which includes Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of

    The new facility, which will continue to be called Pars Place, features over 9,000 sq. ft. of
    program and office space in a location accessible to the Iranian-American community in the
    capital region.

    “We are grateful to members of our community who have supported us and enabled our
    expansion. We are excited to embark on the next phase of our journey and offer more
    programs and services and look forward to fostering collaboration with other organizations
    in the DMV, and serving as a gateway to Persian arts and culture,” said Mojdeh Bahar,
    chair of the board of IACC. “The community center we have built together belongs to all
    generations of Iranian-Americans and all those interested in this rich heritage.”

    “We have had the honor of celebrating Nowruz, the Iranian new year, alongside numerous
    dignitaries, and we have hosted world renowned classical and pop musicians,” said Dr.
    Forough Parvizian Yazdani, a founding board member of IACC, and a dentist in Vienna, VA
    who was born in nearby Arlington. “We have shown the smiling and colorful face of Iranian
    culture to Americans of all backgrounds.”

    “Over the past eight years in our facility, we have hosted hundreds of cultural events that
    have brought together thousands of community members to celebrate old traditions, while
    strengthening their bonds and friendships,” said Fred Aryan, an IACC board member,
    entrepreneur and community supporter who is active in numerous charities and food banks
    in the area. With a larger facility and an accessible location, we hope to enhance the reach
    of our programs.”

    “The success of our programs is the result of effective teamwork and the servant-leadership
    philosophy of our group over many years. For us success is not just how well you have
    done, but how will you give back.” said Bita Golshan Lotfi, an attorney and long-standing
    IACC board member.

    For collaboration opportunities and more information please contact info@parsplace.org

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