Amma's Pacific Northwest Region
Birthday Event Winter Retrest
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PNW Satsangs Winter Retreat 2018!
Retreat
For 2018, Amma’s Portland Satsang has reserved Wi-Ne-Ma Christian Camp, on the Oregon coast in south Tillamook County, north of Neskowin, near the estuary of the Nestucca River. Not only is it beautiful, but the weather in February often surprises us with sunshine when it might still be raining in Portland.
 
There are paved roads throughout the camp that take you close to your cabin and community buildings. (Rain or shine, there will be no mud). And, there are numerous meeting halls and spaces for a variety of activities that may be scheduled concurrently. Multiple housing options will include teen dorms, snorers’ and couples’ cabins. All spaces will be fully heated, and there are even a mini-golf course, indoor basketball court and game room; a giant slide and children’s playground; and, for daring-do, kayaking around Winema Lake. For hiking, there are 5 miles of beach within a few steps of camp!
 
We are so excited about having our Winter Retreat at the Coast that we have decided to make it a 3-night event. Many people use a vacation day on the Friday before a 3-day weekend, so this retreat will begin on Friday 16 February. Registration will begin Friday afternoon and our first dinner will be at 6 pm. Registration will continue on Saturday and Sunday and Individual Day options will be available. Checkout will be after breakfast and cleanup on Monday morning, 19 February. At this point, we estimate the cost will be approximately $150 per person for all three nights. We know that many Amma devotees are teachers and healers, and we hope that you will take the opportunity of so many classrooms and group activity spaces to share your gifts at this Winter Retreat. So, please think about what you’d like to share, and convey your proposals to Sumeetra at 503-754-9572.
 
Retreat

Mark your calendars today! Invite your friends! There’s plenty of room. Jai Ma!
 
When: February 16 - 19, 2018
Where: Wi-Ne-Ma Christian Camp, Cloverdale Oregon (Central Oregon Coast)
Contact: Sumeetra at 503-754-9572
 
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Two more opportunities to plant trees for Amma’s Birthday
Green Seattle Day: Saturday, November 4 from 9:00 a.m. to noon

Hundreds of volunteers will be planting thousands of trees in parks all over Seattle on this day. You may be able to plant up to 4 trees an hour depending on the site. Keep track of how many you plant so we can add the number to Amma’s birthday tree planting totals. To get more information about Green Seattle Day and to sign up for the work party of your choice go to: http://www.greenseattle.org/get-involved/green-seattle-day/. Send the number of trees you planted during the work party to karunap108@comcast.net.
 
Amma Portland Satsang will partner with Friends of Trees on 11/4

Where: 23520 SW Pinehurst Dr. Sherwood OR 97140
When: Sat, Nov 4th, 9am – 1pm -- please meet by 8:45am. Tree planting activities will start promptly at 9:00am and wrap up by 1:00pm.
What: Amma Portland Satsang will join Friends of Trees at Woodhaven City Park this season in partnership with Tualatin Riverkeepers, the City of Sherwood, and Clean Water Services. This planting is part of the Tree For All campaign which has planted over three million native plants in the Tualatin River Watershed in the past decade! Clean Water Services, Friends of Trees, thousands of volunteers, other non-profits, city partners, and private landowners will be working together this season to continue the success of this program.
Contact: Adrienne (503) 545-5256 or Rene (503) 589-5096 with questions.
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