Tacoma Buddhist Temple will be hosting the 2017 Northwest Convention from February 17-19 at the DoubleTree Suites, in Tukwila, Washington. Guest speaker Rev. Marvin Harada (Orange County Buddhist Church), as well as ministers and other facilitators from BCA’s Northwest District will lead workshops and talks based on the convention theme: Wake Up! Group room rates for the Double Tree Suites are (in USD): $119 for single/double occupancy, $129 for triple, $139 for quad. These rates will apply 3 days before and after the conference for those who would like to extend their stay. The convention registration fee is not available at the time of printing. It, and more detailed information will be published in next month’s Bodhi Mind newsletter.