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

www.trusteewebsite.com

 

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We are still looking for someone to chair next years  spring conference.

 

Also looking for someone to chair next years spirituality conference.

 

 

 

Save the Date!

 

 

Sunday July 29th noon - 5pm

 

Annual GA Picnic

 

 

Download the picnic flyer here

 

The Chicagoland GA Bowling league is over for this

 

 season, but we will be back!!

 

   

 

Chicagoland GA

 

 

"All Mixed Up"

 

Bowling League

 

 

One night a month bowling league...

 

Bowling Schedule

 

on summer break, see you in September

 

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 bowling@gachicago.org 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:

 TBA

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

 

 

 Download flyer here 

Download agenda here

 

 

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 phoneservice@gachicago.org with the time frame in which you could receive calls.

 

Download the Phone Service Sign up form HERE

 

 

 

 

Meeting

 

 

Notices

 

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Need to make a meeting announcement?

e-mail: info@gachicago.org

 

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Meetings Requesting Support

 

Wednesday - Joliet (Spanish)

Wednesday - Highland, IN

Thursday - Lisle

Friday, Dyer, IN

Friday - Chicago SouthStil

(Willa Rawls meeting)

Friday - Chicago Northwest

(St. Tarcissus meeting)

Saturday - Hinsdale

Sunday - Elk Grove Village

 

 

Romeoville

 

Tuesday, July 31st will be closed one day only, for work being done at the community center.

 

Check out their new format.  They are having open weekly speakers/workshops  meetings

July/August schedule

 

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: anniversaries@gachicago.org

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:

 http://trusteewebsite.com/index.php/html/main/telephone_conference.html

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 Wed9pmConf@trusteewebsite.com

More information on this particular meeting is available at:

http://trusteewebsite.com/wednesday-9-pm-conference-call/

 

 

Supply Orders can be sent to the Supplies Chair (supplies@gachicago.org)

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

 

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Keep up with our GA members

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

 

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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!

e-mail: pressurerelief@gachicago.org

 

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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

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Room reps, please send speaker information to

info@gachicago.org

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Romeoville

 

July 17th Lillian B   Workshop  Flip your script

July 24th Brian B  Topic  The importance of involvement in the fellowship

July 31st Meeting closed for work being done at community center

August 7th Tom L Topic Working Step 10

August 21st   Pam E Topic Who are these trustees and what do they do?

August 28th Dan B Workshop  The first step

 

 

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:

info@gachicago.org

 

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  an e-mail to

info@gachicago.org

 

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