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Click to read newsletter   Spring 2015 Foresthill Friends of the Library Newsletter


To see the Agenda or the Minutes for our meetings, go to the FFOL tab above.  Our meeting dates: The second Thursdays of every other month – 6:30 pm at the Library.
8 January, 12 March, 14 May, 9 July, 10 September, 12 November 2015

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Foresthill Library Hours
Monday                Closed
Tuesday               12 p.m. to 5 p.m.     5 hours
Wednesday           2 p.m. to 7 p.m.       5 hours
Thursday              10 a.m. to 3 p.m.     5 hours
Friday                  12 p.m. to 5 p.m.     5 hours
Saturday              11 a.m. to 3 p.m.     4 hours
Sunday                Closed

Reducing Stress Through Meditation

A talk by William P. Smith

Wednesday, October 7th  6pm-7pm
Veterans Memorial Hall
24601 Harrison Street
Foresthill, CA
Contact:  Robin Guthrie 367-2785

The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join William Smith, retired Lt. Army Colonial as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple, yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life personally, professionally and spiritually.

About the Speaker
William P. Smith

William Smith, a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel engineer, has a master’s degree in Geographic Information Systems from the University of South Carolina. As an Army officer, he pioneered this new technology within the Department of Defense.  William is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College and has held many leadership positions during his successful 20 year military career.

William retired from the Army in 1998 and spends his time in volunteer work.  He currently directs the Darshan Meditation Camp, a summer camp for children, and assists in managing a meditation retreat center near Washington D.C.  William has practiced meditation since 1973. He has traveled extensively and given talks on meditation in several countries.  During his entire military career, William was a tee-totaling vegetarian and spent time meditating every day.

This presentation will be held in the Foresthill Odd Fellows Hall. For parking turn left on Soap St. and park in the area of the closed Ore Cart Restaurant. The entrance to the Hall is on the side street behind the restaurant, up the ramp to the 2nd floor Hall. Many of us have never seen the hall and are curious as to what it looks like so this would be a good time beyond getting to know something about lessening our stress loads. Hope to see you there!



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