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A ONE DAY WORKSHOP
ESCAPE and ACTION GAMBLERS
exploration of typology: similarities and differences in
our paths to our emotional illness and our
Presented by Brian M (Saturday Lutheran General)
Saturday September 21, 2019 10am-3pm
Where: 1724 First St,
This is an open workshop. GamAnon is welcome. Small
groups will be specific to Gamblers Anonymous and
Details: PARKING in the Metra Station across from Nicasa
is free all day. There will be a one-hour break for
LUNCH. There are many food options within walking
distance. The workshop is FREE because we offer only our
experience, strength, and hope…no food. There is a water
cooler with cold and hot.
10am-12pm: Introductions, video clips and definitions
12pm-1pm: Lunch on your own
Large and small group discussions
Process and next steps
RSVP as there is limited space even if you are a maybe.
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Click here for the GA Family Holiday Gathering flyer
Sunday Dec 1, 2019
The Chicagoland GA Bowling league
is on summer break!
Contact Mary D if interested in bowling starting
Sunday September 8, 2019
One night a month
Bowling is every
2nd Sunday of the month from September through May.
Cost is $18.00/per
Cost includes a
bowling banquet at the end of the season!
Bowling is done for
the 2018- 2019 season, but time to start planning now for the
Contact Mary if interested in bowling
starting Sunday September
always welcomed and are needed most nights of bowling
Just show up a
little early and/or contact Mary D. ahead of time
Brunswick Zone Glendale Heights
558 North Avenue, Glendale Heights, IL 60139
(At the NW corner of North Ave & Glen
Mary D. at
firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to join!
There will be a Spirituality planning meeting starting
on Monday Oct 7th, prior to the Arlington Heights
regular meeting @
needed and welcomed.
here to view the proposed new literature that our trustees
Click here for info/flyer for the Gamblers
Anonymous Area 10
- Sept 15th, 2019
Minnesota GA & Gam-Anon
invite you to attend the
2019 Minnesota Conference
October 18th -20th
Click here for info/flyer for the Minnesota conference
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Thursday - Lisle
Thursday - Elk
Friday - Chicago
Lansing, First United Methodist Church
will now be
meeting on the 4th floor. It
is elevator accessible.
Ridge, Wednesday, will start with a
beginner's Meeting from 7 to 7:30, (an orientation to
Gamblers Anonymous and works on the first three steps of
recovery), followed with a Literature Meeting from
7:30 to 9:00
(Returned) Thursday Chicago Loop
Thursday 12 Noon Chicago Loop is
the meeting schedule.
Thursday 12 noon
First United Methodist Church
77 W. Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602
Basement Classroom #1 - Garrett
Permanent Meeting Closures
Friday Chicago meeting at St. Tarcissus
Friday night Forest Park meeting
Saturday afternoon Hinsdale
are now permanently
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PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE
ASKS FOR YOUR HELP
As we start the New Year we will attempt all year to reach
those compulsive gamblers who are still suffering
to share our experience, strength, and hope with them.
We will reach out to treatment centers, media
outlets, community centers, community speaking
We ask for your help in identifying outreach opportunities. We
are looking to form a team of speakers who would fill in
for opportunities we find to speak to both the recovery
community and our communities at-large.
Contact us at
if you have ideas for outreach and/or want to be on a
list of members who can help us reach those who are
still suffering. We are asking you because who
better to teach us than those who have been on the other
Brian B and Brian M
Click here for a copy of the Problem Gambling Awareness
here for a copy of our Public Relations letter
Click here for the
Public Relations Report May 2019
Hang Up a Flyer
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in your church
printing, please tear off the 2 end blank tabs, and cut
on the tab lines
Please Share Your
Help your fellow GA members
celebrate their recent GA anniversaries
by submitting your members'
anniversary dates to Donna M.
She will submit
them to the ISO to be listed in the Bulletin for the entire GA
Fellowship to celebrate!
Each one of these meetings will be ‘open
meetings’, but only compulsive gamblers, those who
believe they have a gambling problem at their first
meeting, and those who have a desire to stop
gambling, will be allowed to speak. The meetings
will be run by a rotating schedule of at least 2 out
of 5 approved meeting administrators who have met
the Guidelines for these meetings.
More information is available on the Trustee
There you will find the meeting grid, showing
open times for others to start telephone meeting
conference calls. Additionally, you will find a
listing of Frequently Asked Questions.
The information for this first telephone
conference call is as follows:
Wednesdays at 9:00
PM ET until 10:30 PM ET
The system will open at 15 minutes
before in an open forum
The dial in number is 1-712-770-4160.
This is a network based phone number in Iowa
The conference ID is
If anyone needs support or wishes to help those
who need support you can email such request to Wed9pmConf@trusteewebsite.com
More information on this particular meeting is
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immediately if the Supplies are in stock
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3100 Midwest Road, Oakbrook, IL 60523
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