Chicagoland Intergroup -- Member Page

"Get Involved and be of service" in the Chicagoland GA Fellowship...

The trustees are looking for your input!

Check out the GA Trustee Site


The Spring Conference was wonderful.  Thank you to all of the volunteers for helping to make the weekend such a success!


2018 Chicagoland GA & Gam-Anon

Chicagoland's 25th Spring Conference



**The 2018 Spring Conference is now history,

but you can still order a beautiful shirt or sweatshirt -

these will be available until at least May 1 -

links below still available!**


Click HERE to Order your Conference Shirts!

Hoodie Long Sleeve Tshirt Sweatshirt Tshirt
Available with the Large Print Logo, or small logo

These Shirts are ONLY available by ordering ONLINE

They will not be sold at the Conference

Download a helpful FLYER HERE about the Shirts


Post Conference Wrap-Up meeting


Hyatt Regency Lisle Hotel

1436 Corporetum Dr

Lisle, IL 60532


Thursday May 17, 2018

7 PM



 For any other post-conference comments, send an e-mail to:



Save the Date!



Sunday July 29th noon - 5pm


Annual GA Picnic


Watch here for details, they will be posted soon



The Chicagoland GA Bowling league season has begun!


Subs always welcomed!!



Chicagoland GA



"All Mixed Up"


Bowling League



One night a month bowling league...


Bowling Schedule

Third Sunday, May 20th, 6 PM

Bowling Banquet, June 15th at Glendale Lakes Golf Club


Substitutes are always welcomed and are needed most nights of bowling

Just show up a little early and/or contact Mary ahead of time


Brunswick Zone Glendale Heights

558 North Avenue, Glendale Heights, IL 60139

(At the NW corner of North Ave & Glen Ellyn Rd)


Mary D. at with any questions or to join!



The Chicagoland Intergroup meeting is held


on the second Tuesday of the month at


7:30 PM


The Oakbrook Community Church

3100 Midwest Road, Oakbrook, IL 60523

Southwest corner of 31st Street and Midwest Road

Click on address for a map ↑


Park in the NORTH parking lot

Use North side entrance door #2, not main entrance door

Click HERE to see a picture of the entrance


Elected Intergroup Reps are encouraged to attend and participate

All GA Members are welcomed to attend and observe



Fellowship/Social event for GA & Gam-Anon


Next Scheduled Gathering:


The Patio

2780 S. Highland Avenue

Lombard, IL 60148


An evening of casual fellowship and good food!

Everyone pays for their own food and drink

The group gathers together in a quiet section of the restaurant conducive to friendly conversation



Volunteer for the Phone Service


You know how difficult it was for you to make that call!

You can be there for someone needing hope...

Let your Intergroup Rep know if you are interested or send an e-mail to with the time frame in which you could receive calls.


Download the Phone Service Sign up form HERE










Over there


Need to make a meeting announcement?






Meetings Requesting Support


Wednesday - Joliet (Spanish)

Wednesday - Highland, IN

Friday, Dyer, IN

Friday - Chicago South

(Willa Rawls meeting)

Saturday - Hinsdale

Sunday - Elk Grove Village


Meeting Announcements:


The Wednesday Oak Park meeting at The Grateful House is temporarily relocated due to remodeling.

During this time the meeting will be held 

  at Hannah House 7:30 - 9:00

607 Hannah

Forest Park


Enter through the side gate, meeting is in the basement.



The Thursday night meeting at St. John's Lutheran Church, 4939 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, IL  60641 will now be starting

at 7 PM





7- 9 pm

Only for the month of May, every Tuesday will be a speaker meeting.


See Speakers box (below) for details


Pass them on...


Chicagoland Intergroup provides Anniversary Pins for pinnees...


But, why not pass along your Pin to help keep our costs down?


You may turn them in to your intergroup Rep

They will be put in our Supplies for future pinnings!




Hang Up a Flyer


to Carry the GA message!


Download the Flyer HERE

Hang up in your church


 Doctor's office


Condo bulletin board



After printing, please tear off the 2 end blank tabs, and cut on the tab lines




Please Share Your Anniversaries!


Intergroup Reps:

Help your fellow GA members celebrate their recent GA anniversaries

by submitting your members' anniversary dates to Donna M.

email to:

She will submit them to the ISO to be listed in the Bulletin for the entire GA Fellowship to celebrate!



Wednesday night

Call-In Meeting!


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 website at:

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 611704#

If anyone needs support or wishes to help those who need support you can email such request to

More information on this particular meeting is available at:



Supply Orders can be sent to the Supplies Chair (

Or bring your filled out order form to the next intergroup meeting

Orders may be filled immediately if the Supplies are in stock


Click HERE for the 2018 GA Supply Form - PDF




Keep up with our GA members

Please check the "Joys, Cares and Concerns" page for information



Have you been given much from the GA program? 

Consider giving back to it by becoming a "Lifeliner" and financially supporting the International Service Office of Gamblers Anonymous, or as we call it... The awesome "I.S.O."

Click here to be a "Lifeliner" today!



Recovery Quotes


"If gambling is interfering with your work, you're probably a problem gambler.  If work is interfering with your gambling, you're probably a compulsive gambler."


Click here to find out:



What is a SPONSOR?



Pressure Relief


Contact the current Pressure Relief Chair-person for any assistance needed for all types of pressure relief!



---  NEW ---

Download an explanation of all the Pressure Reliefs HERE

Click Here for an online resource for you to read in your meeting rooms explaining Pressure Relief

~ Speaker's Box ~


Room reps, please send speaker information to



7- 9 pm

Every Monday in May,  


May 1st - Arnie B & Kathy H

May 8th - Tim D

May 15th - Donna M

May 22nd - Kevin H

May 29th - John R



Be of Service...


Could YOU find YOUR meeting?



Please check the online and downloadable meeting lists to help keep directions updated so that the newcomer can easily find our meetings... 

Please Send Updates To:


GA & Gam-Anon Speakers

Putting the Voices Together

A special gift from members of GA & Gam-Anon

shared with us to celebrate recovery and the 2016 Spring Conference


Click HERE for Audio Recordings of Members

putting it all together about the steps!



If you would like ANY Chicagoland Intergroup related announcement put on this page just send to me an e-mail:


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