September 7, 2012 – The Fire Monks – Resort at Squaw Creek
Thank you for joining us for The Fire Monks, A vivid and electrifying account of how five monks saved the oldest Zen Buddhist monastery in the US from wildfire on Sept. 7, 2012 at the Resort at Squaw Creek. In attendance: 310 Community impact: Inspirational account from Morton Busch, one of the fire-fighting monks and Director of the Tassajara Zen Center, David Zimmerman, along with Squaw Valley Fire Department Chief Pete Bansen on the topic of the Big Sur fire, regarding the dangers in our own backyard. Opportunity for the community to ask questions in an open discussion with panelists.
Squaw Valley Institute (SVI) would like to thank everyone who attended the event. It was an inspiring and illuminating presentation! Audience members had such passionate and thoughtful questions during the speaker Q & A portion. A very special thanks to our generous event and organization sponsors. Also, thank you to those who participated in our silent charity auction and raffle. Our organization is deeply appreciative of the generous and continued support from our members, donors, and sponsors.
Thank you to everyone who attended this event!