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Volunteer & News

Sharon Salzberg, one of America's leading spiritual teachers, cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society, The Forest Refuge, and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies will be joining us. Please see the Retreat Schedule for detailed information.

How to Volunteer

Thanks for your willingness to volunteer for Meditate 08.  There are five areas where we will need volunteers: Set-up, Take-down, Welcome Tent Hosting, Evening Program Management, and Photo Archiving.


Set-up:  9:00 a.m.  (10:00 a.m. on Saturday.)  45 minutes.  We will need 5 set-up volunteers per day.  You can sign up for any number of days.


            Contact: Bill Boswell


Take-down:  Sat 8/23 5:15, Sun-Weds 8/24-27 6:45 p.m., Thurs 8/28 2:00 p.m. (30 minutes.)  We will need 5 volunteers per day.  You can sign up for any number of shifts.


            Contact: Andy Rooney


Welcome Tent Host: 

Sat 8/23, 11:30 -- 5:30 (2 shifts, 2 volunteers each)

Sat. 8/23, 5:30-6:30 Opening Ceremony (2 volunteers)

Sun-Wed 8/24-8/27, 10:00 a.m. -- 7:00 p.m. (2 shifts per day, 2 volunteers per shift)

Thurs 8/28, 10:00 -- 2:00 p.m. (1 shift, 2 volunteers)

ThatÃ????¢??s a total of 24 volunteer slots.  Again, you may volunteer for as many slots as you like.


            Welcome Tent Volunteer Coordinators:

            Bill Mahoney

            Rev. Diana Flahive


Evening Program: Set-up  7:00 p.m., Take-down 9:30 p.m.


            Evening Program Coordinators:

            David Nichol MD, 303-877-2270 davidnichol@comcast.net

            Kerensa Meadows, 303-777-0803 connectingheart@earthlink.net


Photo Archivists:  The State Historical Society is asking us to document events during the Democratic National Convention.  Bring a digital camera and take pictures.  Our Archivist, Susan Atkins, will collect and assemble them into an album to be presented to the Historical Society.

            Contact: Susan Atkins: susan@undergroundspecialties.com


Thanks so much for your interest in Meditate 08.  We'll see you there!

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