Submit Your Story to Lifeline

How OA Changed My Life by September 15, 2016

Describe your life before and after being in OA, including your physical state. How is life better in recovery?

For a one-page flyer of all Lifeline topics and deadlines for 2016, click here.

Mail, email or fax your story to:

Lifeline • PO Box 44020 Rio Rancho, New Mexico  • 87174-4020 USA

Fax: 505-891-4320 •  Email: info@oa.org

Workshop – September 24th – The Essentials of Abstinence

View and download the flyer here!

When: Saturday, September 24th, Registration at 12:30 p.m. and Program at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: New World UMC, 2201 N Davis Dr, Arlington, TX 76012

Why you should attend? Our speaker has over 20 years abstinence and 200 pound weightless.

Suggested donation is $5.00. Sugar- free soft drinks and water will be offered for sale.

Participants at the workshop are encouraged to bring paper, pen, their Big Book, and any OA literature that has been significant to them.

Attend the PPGOA Gathering Sept. 23-25, 2016

Primary Purpose Group of Overeaters Anonymous Gathering

The Primary Purpose Group of Overeaters Anonymous (PPGOA) is holding a “Gathering” September 23-25, 2016.   The inspiration for our group was the Primary Purpose Group of Alcoholics Anonymous (PPGAA), in Dallas Texas.  Like PPGAA, we focus on the program of recovery as described in the book, Alcoholics Anonymous and our meetings are modeled after the PPGAA meetings. 

Why Should You Attend?  To hear one of the PPGOA’s founding members share her experience of recovery from compulsive eating and observe her taking a newcomer through the 12 steps, experience the AA group that was a part of PPGOA history and enjoy our fellowship

When: September 23-25, 2016

Where:   Dallas Marriott Suites Medical Market Center, 2493 North Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207

Who Should Attend? Compulsive eaters who are interested in the program of recovery as outlined in the book Alcoholics Anonymous, their family and friends

Gathering Send $75.00 check or money order to:

Reservations: Tracy M, 20 Burnett Drive, Boise, Idaho  83719

Please include your name, address, phone number and email address.

Checks are non-refundable

Hotel: Go to marriott.com or call: (214) 905-0050.

Reservations: Discounts may be available for seniors, AAA members, military and government employees.  Do not mention PPGOA when you are calling to make your hotel reservation, it will confuse the staff.  If you are quoted a rate above $119/night contact Regina E. who has some rooms set aside under her name

Program Details: For Program details go to ppgoa.org

For More Info: Contact call Regina E. 619-952-3903 or email her at regina.eldred@gmail.com

Write to Lifeline

How OA Changed My Life by September 15, 2016

Describe your life before and after being in OA, including your physical state. How is life better in recovery?

For a one-page flyer of all Lifeline topics and deadlines for 2016, click here.

Mail, email or fax your story to:

Lifeline • PO Box 44020 Rio Rancho, New Mexico  • 87174-4020 USA

Fax: 505-891-4320 •  Email: info@oa.org

Service Positions Available for Region III Convention! Come to meeting on July 30th

 

Join the Region III Convention Planning Committee!

Come to a planning meeting on Saturday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. at the DMI  Office (331 Melrose, Richardson, TX, Suite 120, door code is 03333) to learn about volunteer opportunities.

The following positions are available for service opportunities:

  1. Registrar shall provide a mailing address for the registration forms.  Keep accurate records of the names and addresses of those registered.  Send a copy of the registration forms to the Program Chairperson; send registration fees to the Treasurer.  Form a committee to handle the registration at the hotel, provide nametags, registration packets, etc.
  2. Literature person shall arrange for a supply of literature to be available for purchase.  Form a committee to staff the literature table during the convention.  Keep accurate records of amounts of literature bought and sold.
  3. Hospitality person shall be in charge of the hospitality suite at the convention.  The Hospitality Chair may make arrangements to provide tea, coffee, soft drinks at a fee to the participants of the convention. Form a committee to work in the hospitality suite.
  4. Program person shall work with the committee to determine speakers, topics, time, banquets speaker, procedure for obtaining speakers, etc.  Oversee smooth flow of the convention and check to see if each room has speakers.
  5. Entertainment person shall be responsible for coordinating the entertainment.  Skits, plays, music, dance, banquet entertainment may be included.
  6. Public information person shall be responsible for sending notices to Horizon, WSO Lifeline, WSO “Notebook”, and other newsletters.  A committee shall work on setting up radio and television interviews.  Local newspapers shall be notified of the upcoming convention.
  7. Transportation person shall help coordinate rides from the airports to the convention site.
  8. Raffle and Door Prize person shall form a committee to sell raffle tickets at the convention.  He/She shall collect prizes to be given away and be in charge of the give-aways at the convention.
  9. Printing person shall be responsible for getting information flyers ready as soon as possible.  Registration forms should ideally be ready three to four months before the convention.  Programs, banquet tickets, love notes, and other items to be printed are the responsibility of the printing person.
  10. Decorations person shall be responsible for providing signs of the topics and times at the convention.  Banquet centerpieces shall also be made and any other decorations.

Attend the meeting on July 30th to sign up for service!