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Dzogchen Center
1 Fitchburg St, Somerville, MA 02143
Meaning "great perfection" in Tibetan, Dzogchen is a meditation retreat organizer. Under the leadership of Lama SuryaMore Das, Dzogchen strives to convey the complexities of Tibetan Buddhism to a Western audience. At one of the silent retreats aimed at awakening "the Buddha within," students can expect thrice daily teachings, group meditations, individual practice, yoga and vegetarian meals taken in "noble silence." This location is just a P.O. box and not an office. Use Dzogchen's detailed Web site to get in touch with the leadership. Also, be aware that Lama Surya Das is booked weeks in advance for retreats across the county, but most offer registration open to the public.
Rockmont Management Company
323 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
This property management firm was founded in the early 1990s in a small Somerville office and has since grown toMore represent some very recognizable buildings across the area. Under the leadership of David Blumsack, Rockmont has maintained a hands-on attitude and approach that is often uncommon in the field. This firm offers a full range of management services ranging from maintenance to liquidation to restorations. Call for an appointment. 
Metro Pedal Power
11 Olive Sq, Somerville, MA 02143
Metro Pedal Power is a bike messenger service specializing in short haul freight and last mile delivery. Its fleet ofMore heavy-duty tricycles and cargo bikes swallow massive payloads each morning starting at 5:30am. Delivery of refrigerated and oversized items is also available. Metro takes its orders by phone or email and under owner Wenzday's leadership, has been handling deliveries since 2007. Same day delivery is available.
Elizabeth Peabody House
277 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
Under the leadership of the exceedingly energetic Selvin Chamber, the Elizabeth Peabody House represents a spectacularMore resource for Somerville residents. Created in 1895 during the settlement movement, the Peabody House is an avenue for immigrants and new residents to attain a wide variety of community resources. A focal point of social services, infant and toddler care, summer programs, after school care and a hulking food pantry are all on offer. The entire facility is brightly painted and adorned with child-made crafts. Scholarships and subsidies commonly help fund enrollment, and the staff is humbly committed to their mission. This non-profit is a truly a special place indeed. 
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