You are part of my circle. At some point recently we have spoken about inner peace and enjoying life. I therefore want to
invite you to this free presentation:

Veterans' Village: Healing the Society by Healing the Individual

Tuesday, March 6  6:45-8pm

Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte

As you know, I am a yoga teacher and I will demonstrate meditation techniques for healing stress and pain.
I will also, however be speaking to you about an organization with which I am very gratified to be involved: the
McCaffrey Foundation
(see online

As you can imagine, this is a wonderful opportunity to heal, or reconcile two threads that have sometimes seemed
disparate in my life. Our greater community, in the Charlotte area and America also could use such healing.
The past 5 years have seen a great deal of disagreement about the health of our democracy and our foreign policy. While
this is an important debate, I believe we also need more common ground... So if you have felt a lot of anger but would like to
channel it into good, or just want to learn about stress relief, please join me at this meeting, which is free to the public.
I would like to share with you, and learn from you as well!

Sri Rajagopalan USMC (almost ret.)

p.s. (Please forward this to anyone, military or civilian, who you think would be interested. And if you can't be there in
person, be there in spirit! We can do a lot of good by just breathing better and helping others...)
Help NC Veterans Join Together for Healing        

As you can see, we intend to create an expansive oasis for healing.

But the future is now!
Our greatest need is to connect with local veterans.
You can help in so many ways.

Please let any veteran you know that he is not alone -- all veterans in the Charlotte area are welcome to
attend our yoga and meditation classes being offered by a fellow vet.


Meditation for Peace:  Tuesday, April 10 at  6:30 p.m.

NC Veterans Village will gather at Sri's home in the NODA area of Charlotte for a peaceful group
meditation, education on local veterans needs, and some delicious soup! All are welcome.

For directions and parking information please contact the following local board members:

Radio Show:

Listen to Sri discuss veterans issues and local
Patrick McCaffrey Foundation programs this Wednesday,
March 14 on Ahmad Daniels radio show,
from 7:15 until 8:00 am.
Listeners in Western NC can listen to WLTC 1370 am.
All can listen to streaming audio at

Sri Rajagopalan 
Brian Staton        
Dear Nadia,

Brian and I gave our presentation today on VeteransVillage.
We spoke to the Holistic Nurses Association, which seemed to resonate with us greatly.
Healing Touch practitioners and the holistically minded medical community.

The local FoxTV has once again done a nice piece, broadcast  that
prominently features the website.
© 2007-2008-2014, Nadia McCaffrey, the Patrick McCaffrey Foundation &  the Villages, all rights reserved ©
Formed in 2006-2007, the organization is a peace based organization for
members of the military who have served in the war, we are focusing on the Iraq & Afghanistan conflicts, however, this foundation is to help all war veterans . We believe
the best way to support our troops is to bring them home now and take care of them when they get here.

Dear Friend,

This Sunday we are having a  Benefit for Gold
Star Mother Summer Lipford's family. Many of you know
her through her passionate and tireless activism. She
is also the primary force behind the Arlington South
projects this year in Statesville and Charlotte.

Join us at Charlotte Energy Solutions, 337 Baldwin
Ave., Charlotte 28204 on Sunday, December 16th at 6PM
for a movie ("I'm not there" the experimental new
Dylan biopic),  music,  and snacks.

We'll be  also collecting donations for Summer's
family -- they have been going through some serious
struggles since the loss of her son, Pfc. Steven
Sirko,20, in Iraq on April 17, 2005. The path that our
military families walk is a trying and lonely one. Let
us walk with them, so we can better understand. Please
forward this to anyone you wish to.
See you this Sunday!
If you have questions, or items to donate for a silent
auction, please call Maggie Davis at 704-641-9463.

Sri Rajagopalan
Patrick McCaffrey Foundation

Sri Rajagopalan will be March's guest speaker at the monthly
meeting of the Holistic Health Network.

Sri will be
speaking about the Veterans Village concept and our
ethos at 6:45 pm Tuesday March 6th at Charlotte
Presbyterian Hospital 200 Hawthorne Lane in the 1st
floor "BobCat Room".

Come in the door from the parking
lot, turn left immediately and go down the corridor.
The room is on the left.

For further information about Charlotte Veterans
Village activities please email
Sri at