Men in OA

Here are some documents from World Service about Men in OA.  Please give these to men in your meetings.

Men in OA info

Posted in World Service

IDEA Day and Holiday abstinence

IDEA day is one of 5 OA holidays.  The others are: OA birthday; Unity Day, Sponsorship Day, and 12th Step Within Day. IDEA day is held in mid-November with the intent of helping us gird our loins for the upcoming feasts of gluttony.

The Westchester Celebration of IDEA Day is scheduled for Sunday, Nov 17th from 1-5 pm at the American Legion Hall, 215 Farragut Avenue in Hastings-on-Hudson. Park in the rear and come upstairs for the meeting. Flyer here: idea day flyer 2019

If you can’t make it that day, the NYC metro intergroup is also having an event, but on the 16th.  Here’s the link

https://oanyc.org/event/idea-day-workshop/

On all major holidays, there are OA phone marathons from 8am to midnight at

1.712.432.5200 and access pin 4285115#

Here are some tips for getting through the holiday abstinently

http://oawestchesterny.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/tips-for-holiday-abstinence.pdf

Posted in General

Super Early Bird Registration for 2020 R6 Convention

Link to downloadable flyer: Super-Early-Bird-2020

Posted in General, Region 6

TARRYTOWN meeting closed 10/20/19

Due to the R6 convention, the Tarrytown Meeting will be closed 10/20/19. We will resume 10/27/19, and have our business meeting, which normally occurs on the third Sunday,  that day.

Posted in Meeting Updates

Key points from October WUIG meeting

OCTOBER Key Points

  1. Celebrate with your fellows! Mount Kisco is marking its 49th anniversary on Monday, October 28th from 7:30 – 9pm at the United Methodist Church on Smith Street and Route 117. Come at 6:30 pm for fellowship and to give service.
  2. Serenity Times is conducting an Abstinence & Recovery survey to discover how members define and maintain their abstinence and recovery. Please send Diane T. questions you’d like to see included in the survey. wuignewsletter@gmail.com
  3. The Region 6 Convention is in WHITE PLAINS from Friday, October 18th through Sunday, October 20th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  You can register on-site.  Visit http://oaregion6.org/2019/ for more information.
  4. The next WUIG On-Site Workshop is Oct 6th at the White Plains Hospital Meeting (8:30 am-10:00 am): Nurturing Newcomers.
  5. IDEA Day is scheduled for Sunday, Nov 17th from 1-5 pm at the American Legion Hall, 215 Farragut Avenue in Hastings-on-Hudson. Park in the rear and come upstairs for the meeting. International Day Experiencing Abstinence (IDEA), is celebrated the third weekend in November, to encourage OA members worldwide to begin or reaffirm their abstinence from compulsive overeating.

Click this link to view the updated WUIG meeting list.

If you’d like to receive text updates about events, meeting closures, etc., text @WUIG to 81010.

Posted in Intergroup

4th Quarter Serenity Times 2019

Our latest newsletter is at this link:

http://oawestchesterny.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Serenity-Times-4th-Quarter-2019.pdf

Posted in General

WUIG key points from September meeting

SEPTEMBER Key Points

  1. WUIG ELECTIONS for Chair, Vice-Chair, WSBC Delegate, Region 6 Reps (2) will be held on October 3rd.  Please consider nominating yourself or another fellow.  See your intergroup rep for more information or contact Mary T. at wuigchair@gmail.com.
  2. Celebrate with your fellows!  The following meetings have upcoming anniversaries: Sunday in White Plains (9/22 8:30-10 am); Saturday in South Salem (9/28 9-10:30 am); and Monday in Mount Kisco (10/28 7:30-9 pm)
  3. Last day to turn in your raffle tickets and cash to Cathy or Fontaine is Sunday, September 15th. Call Cathy at 914-552-7367 with questions.
  4. The Region 6 Convention is in WHITE PLAINS.  October 1st is the last day to register online and purchase the meal plans that contribute to Region 6.  Go to oaregion6.org to register, sign up for meal packages and sign-up to do service. Please consider donating a raffle basket to help R6 Carry the Message.
  5. The next WUIG On-Site Workshop is Oct 6th at the White Plains Hospital Meeting (8:30 am-10:00 am): Nurturing Newcomers
  6. IDEA Day is scheduled for Sunday, Nov 17th.  International Day Experiencing Abstinence (IDEA), is celebrated the third weekend in November, to encourage OA members worldwide to begin or reaffirm their abstinence from compulsive overeating.
  7. Regarding checks to IG: Please make a note of the distribution break-down (60-30-10%) in the memo. Checks that are received without the distribution break-down (60-30-10%) are donated entirely to WUIG.
  8. New Meeting in Dobbs Ferry on Friday mornings from 9:30-10:45 beginning on 9/27.
Posted in General, Intergroup

Sponsorship Day Event 8/17/19 canceled

The Sponsorship Day event at Stepping Stones 8/17/19 has been cancelled. There weren’t enough people who wanted to go.  People who did sign up will be refunded.

Posted in General

Key points from August 2019 WUIG meeting

 

1. SPONSORSHIP DAY is August 17 and registration deadline upon us! Check your spam for WUIG Ticketleap info, go to oahelps.org, or go directly to https://westchester-united-intergroup.ticketleap.com/sponsorship-day-2019/ to register.

2. We are looking for someone to help WUIG Communications; if you can assist technically or advise, please let your IG rep know.

3. Convention registration price increases Aug 16 to $65! Go to oaregion6.org to register or sign up for meal packages. Please consider donating a raffle basket to help R6 Carry the Message.

4. The next WUIG On-Site Workshop is Oct 6 at the White Plains Hospital Meeting (8:30 am-10:00 am): Nurturing Newcomers

5. WUIG has 3 more Registration Only scholarships available based on financial need; apply before August 15 to wuigchair@gmail.com

6. Anyone interested in getting involved in planning IDEA Day, scheduled for Sunday, Nov 17? See you IG Rep.

7. Caring Cocoon offers meetings for the homebound; contact is on the back of the meeting list

8. Regarding checks to IG: Please make a note of the distribution break-down, and please do not write any stray markings over the routing numbers at the bottom of the check

Posted in General

Sponsorship Day 8/17/19 noon-3pm at Stepping Stones

Here’s the link to the flyer for distribution to your meetings

Sponsorship Day 2019 Flyer

Tickets must be purchased by Aug 10th

Registration for the event is limited to a maximum of 25 people

OA SPEAKERS • BYO PICNIC LUNCH • TOUR OF STEPPING STONES

Register here:

http://westchester-united-intergroup.ticketleap.com/sponsorship-day-2019/

{Registration fee of $15 includes ice, water, and a $10 suggested donation to Stepping Stones}

DUE TO TOWN RULES, DIRECTIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARKING WILL BE EMAILED TO REGISTRANTS

Posted in General