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Saturday, July 21: South of the River Speaker Meeting
Please join us for a potluck and speaker meeting on Saturday, July 21st at 6:30 pm. Location is Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church; 3611 North Berens Road NW; Prior Lake, MN 55379. Room #142 Arlene R. (Thursday Maplewood) will be the speaker. Please bring a dish to share for the potluck.
Saturday, August 4: Intergroup
Intergroup is a monthly business meeting to discuss events and needs in the fellowship. Every GA member is welcome to attend, and every GA group can send a representative to participate.
The next Intergroup meeting will be held on Saturday, August 4 at 3:00 pm. The location is Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1720 East Minnehaha Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55407. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, August 4: Conference Committee Meeting
The next planning meeting for the 2018 Minnesota GA & Gam-Anon conference will be on Saturday, August 4th at 5:30 pm. Come and get involved! We are seeking members interested in presenting a workshop and participating in Friday's talent show. We also have room for you on all committees as well as ideas of how you can help out during the conference weekend. The meeting will be at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 6716 Gleason Road, Edina, MN 55439. A speaker meeting will follow at 7pm.
Saturday, August 4: Speaker Meeting
Please join us at the monthly St. Alban's speaker meeting on Saturday, August 4 at 7:30 pm. This event is open to all compulsive gamblers, Gam-Anon members, family, and friends. Lisa G. (Friday, Burnsville) will be the speaker.
The location is St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 6716 Gleason Road, Edina, MN 55439.
Monday, August 13: Lawn Games at Centennial Lakes Park in Edina
Enjoy some summertime fun with your brothers and sisters in recovery! We'll meet shortly before 6:30 at the pavilion at the Centennial Lakes Park in Edina (7499 France Ave. S. Edina, MN 55435) for an evening of lawn games and laughter! We have a court reserved for an hour beginning at 6:30 pm. Estimated cost per person will be $5. After the games we have options to head to the ice cream shop or take in some music at the park. Click here for an event flyer with more details!
Save the dates, and spread the word about the 2018 Minnesota GA & Gam-Anon Conference! A three-day conference in beautiful South St. Paul is an incredible opportunity to grow in recovery with others in the fellowship.
You may also reserve a room by phone. Call the hotel at 651-455-3600. Select option #2 to make reservations with the local front desk team.
Please join the next conference planning meeting! There are opportunities for service, such as helping the decorations committee, signing up to be a greeter, leading a workshop, and more. The next planning meeting will be on Saturday, July 7th, 5:30 pm, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 6716 Gleason Road, Edina, MN 55439.
Sharing stories of our addiction and recovery are vital for those in all stages of recovery - newcomers and old-timers alike. GA members are encouraged to speak of their personal journeys, and share their experience, strength, and hope.
2. Volunteers are needed to speak at the South-of-the-River speaker meeting. That speaker meeting is the third Saturday of January, March, May, July, September, and November. Send an email to email@example.com to sign up!
3. The Public Relations Committee receives requests from treatment centers in the metro area, and organizes GA members to speak at those facilities. If you have at least six months of clean time, you can speak! If you have less than six months, you can still speak if you bring your sponsor with you.
Take part in a telephone meeting every Wednesday from 8:00 - 9:30 pm! This is a weekly open topic meeting for compulsive gamblers. Newcomers are welcome! While this is not designed to replace a physical meeting, it is an excellent resource for filling in gaps between regular meetings. Click here for a flyer with the phone number and call-in instructions.