Wednesday, January 26, 2011

A Special Offering

We Will Not Be At St. Ignatius
Sunday January 30

Please see our January schedule below for time and place

Monday, January 24, 2011

Cheri Maples in NY

Tues Jan 25th
7-8:45 PM
"Mindfulness and Justice"
Free Evening Talk w Cheri Maples
Open to Public
Law School Auditorium
CUNY School of Law Flushing NY

Thurs Jan 27th through 30th

Cheri Maples, Sharon Salzberg,
Gina Sharpe
People Who Care for People:
Tools for Resiliency
Open to the public
This retreat sponsored by the Garrison Institute’s Wellness Project will help caregivers and those in helping professions enhance resiliency skills and healing and coping strategies in response to stress, burnout and secondary trauma, as well as offer training in meditation and yoga.

Please see their website for more info -

For more information about Cheri see

Thursday, January 6, 2011

A Day of Mindfulness

A Day of Mindfulness with Cheri Maples
Saturday January 22nd 9:45AM - 4PM

Veatch House Ballroom
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock
48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset, NY 11030

For travel directions and LIRR pickup please see below.

Free will donation (Dana) to the Teacher

Cheri Maples is a dharma teacher, keynote speaker, and organizational consultant and trainer. For 25 years she worked in the criminal justice system as an Assistant Attorney General in the Wisconsin Department of Justice, head of Probation and Parole for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, and as a police officer with the City of Madison Police Department, earning the rank of Captain of Personnel and Training. She has also worked as a lawyer and social worker. She has experience in conflict resolution working with strong emotions, and promoting restorative justice. Many know Cheri from Thay's retreat which focused on the criminal justice system and was the basis for his book Keeping the Peace.

For more information about Cheri see

  • If you plan to attend please RSVP to
  • BYO Veggie lunch; tea and hot water will be available.
  • BYO Cushions; chairs will be available.
  • For directions see the UUC Shelter Rock website:
  • After entering the driveway from Shelter Rock Road, take the first right turn and follow the signs to the Veatch House Parking.
  • For wheelchair access follow signs for Administration and Delivery for Veatch House, park in the courtyard, enter the building and take the elevator to first floor to the Ballroom.
  • Long Island Rail Road Service: The 8:19AM train from Penn Station arrives in Manhasset at 8:58. If you would like to be picked up at the Manhasset station, please send an email to

Cheri's visit is co sponsored by your local Sanghas:

Green Island Sangha

Morning Star Sangha

Quiet Harbor Sangha
Riverside Sangha
Rock Blossom Sangha

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