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2014

April
20 Well Being Service
25 Night Shelter Cooking
27 Dharma Talk with Gene

May
1-3 Sesshin with Gene
4 Dharma Talk with Gene
9 Night Shelter Cooking
11 Poetry Sunday
13 Full Moon Ceremony
18 Well Being Service
23
Night Shelter Cooking

June
1 Dharma Talk with Gene
8 Dharma Talk with Gene
10 Full Moon Ceremony
13
Night Shelter Cooking
15 Well Being Service
15
Poetry Sunday
27 Night Shelter Cooking
27-28 Family Friendly Sesshin
29 Dharma Talk with Gene

July
6 Dharma Talk with Gene
8 Full Moon Ceremony
11
Night Shelter Cooking
13
Poetry Sunday
20 Well Being Service
25 Night Shelter Cooking

August
8 Night Shelter Cooking
10
Poetry Sunday
12 Full Moon Ceremony
17 Well Being Service
22 Night Shelter Cooking
31 Dharma Talk with Gene

September
7 Dharma Talk with Gene
9 Full Moon Ceremony
12
Night Shelter Cooking
14
Poetry Sunday
21 Well Being Service
26 Night Shelter Cooking
26-27 Sesshin with Gene
28 Dharma Talk with Gene

October
10 Night Shelter Cooking
12
Poetry Sunday
14 Full Moon Ceremony
19 Well Being Service
24 Night Shelter Cooking

November
2 Dharma Talk with Gene
9 Dharma Talk with Gene
11 Full Moon Ceremony
14
Night Shelter Cooking
16
Poetry Sunday
16 Well Being Service
28 Night Shelter Cooking
28 Dharma Talk with Gene

December
1-6 Rohatsu Sesshin with Gene
7 Dharma Talk with Gene
9 Full Moon Ceremony
12
Night Shelter Cooking
14
Poetry Sunday
21 Well Being Service
26 Night Shelter Cooking

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EMail Info Page

This page explains why and how email addresses are presented as they now are on the AZG website, and how to email someone using them. The example used here - person@server.com - is a fictional address; no spammers were harmed in the creation of this page.



Background Info

One of the ways that spammers find email addresses that they can send spam email to is by running a robotic program which scans webpages. This program looks for anything written on the page that looks like a standard email address - anything with a word immediately followed (with no spaces) by the @ symbol and another word, a period, and a three-letter word.

In other words - an email address: person@server.com

In order to prevent spammers from gleaning email addresses from the AZG website, we are writing email addresses out. They will now look like this:

person -at- server -dot- com


How to Email Someone Now

If you want to email someone using the address found on the website, you can highlight the address then paste it into the address bar of the email you want to send.

But! You must then change the address to appear as a normal email address should. To do that, follow these steps:

1. Replace the -at- with @ ('at' symbol)

2. Replace the -dot- with . (period)

3. Close up the spaces so that the address becomes all one word and looks like a regular email address.

(Also follow these steps if you just type the email address directly into the email without copying it from the website.)

Following these steps, person -at- server -dot- com becomes person@server.com and will be mailable.


Further Info

I know this is much less easy than just clicking the automatic email-addressing link we used to use, but it is important to try to prevent any possibility that spammers can get email addresses from our website. If you would like to read more about this, which is called address munging, you can click on this link to Wikipedia here. As you can see, we have tried to create a less-common way of presenting the addresses to try to keep thwarting the spammers. While we have not yet had a problem with this, we need to keep the site - and your personal info - safe.

Thanks for your understanding - and if you have any questions, well . . . email me (webmistress -at- arcatazengroup -dot- org)! Or - just call the AZG contact phone (826-1701) and I'll get the message.

P. S. If you find any email addresses on the website that I missed when changing them, please let me know (and be sure to tell me the page on which it/they appear) - Thanks!




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