In keeping with our mission to grow this group and to foster our network, we are rolling out a new, optional membership fee program. We are asking that all members register on the website. Our managed website provides benefits to members such as video replays of the monthly speakers and the “Big Win Blog” where members are invited to contribute blogs to promote their firm’s expertise. When you register on the website, you will be prompted to choose either option, Free or Paid($200/yr). That’s about 28 cents per day if you wanted to contribute. Registered members already on the website will be asked to follow this link and select their option as well.
We come to you thinking of your membership contribution in the Buddhist dana (generosity) practice. In this Buddhist tradition, payment is given from the heart. Dana [daana] means “Giving, liberality; offering, alms.” More generally, the inclination to give, without expecting any form of repayment from the recipient. The gift given is a gift that supports not just the teacher but also the Sangha (larger community) and your own practice. Your contribution to the AAC is not necessarily a payment for yourself, but rather a contribution to the overall group and community.