WSBC – November 2014 OA News Bulletin

WSBC 2015: Planning for the “Miracle”

“The Miracle of Abstinence!” is the theme for the 2015 World Service Business Conference, which convenes in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA, April 27–May 2. The theme emphasizes OA’s 2015 Strategic Plan, and workshops will focus on abstinence. For a look ahead, check out the tentative Conference Schedule. Continue reading

WSBC – October 2014 OA News Bulletin

NEW! Overeaters Anonymous, Third Edition

OA’s new Brown Book, with forty never-before-published stories, is now available for purchase in the OA bookstore.

The book features an all-new appendix, “The Role of a Plan of Eating in Recovery from Compulsive Eating,” by a dietitian specializing in addictive and compulsive eating disorders, plus a new Foreword by an eating-disorder treatment professional. The book also includes Rozanne’s story; the complete text of “Our Invitation to You”; and the original appendices, “A Disease of the Mind,” “A Disease of the Body,” and “A Disease of the Spirit.”

(#980/$13.50; #981/$303.75, box of 25)
E-book available from popular online retailers.
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Watch the Southeast Overeaters Anonymous Region 8 (SOAR 8) Conference via Online Video

Remote attendance of the Southeast Overeaters Anonymous Region 8 (SOAR 8) Conference is available with the aid or current computer technology. This technology can be used to videoconference as sub-committees between assemblies so that members can have the face-to-face meeting experience from wherever they may be in the Region. Another use reported by current members is that it allows for video “face to face” contacts with other OA members – some in very remote parts of the region – who otherwise are limited to phone meetings. Please download this PDF for more information on linking into the conference. Please download this PDF for more information on using Oovoo.

September 2014 Triangle OA Intergroup Meeting Notes

Saturday, 9/20/14 Intergroup Minutes
Raleigh NC

Attendees: Atiya Chair, Jim K WSBCD, Scott Treasurer, Rita Newsletter Distribution, Imogene Retreat Registrar, Alice Mon Raleigh/By-Laws, Mickelle Sat Morn Ral/PIPO, Rebecca Vice Chair, Sherylyn Retreat Chair, Mary Anne Chapel Hill Thurs 7pm Rep, Cheryl Secretary, Neill SOAR Rep, Esther Library, Lauren Durham – T/Th 12:30 Rep, Sid Cary Mon, Elizabeth Tues Chapel Hill, Linda Mon Hillsborough, Jan 12 Steps Within, Debbie Garner Wed Continue reading

Overeaters Anonymous – Brown Book – 3rd Edition Published

The third edition of the Overeaters Anonymous Brown Book has been published and is now available here. OA’s third edition of the beloved Brown Book includes forty never-before-published stories by members from around the world, the complete text of “Our Invitation to You,” the founder’s story, and a new foreword by an eating disorder treatment professional with a new appendix to help readers understand the importance of using the plan of eating Tool in finding abstinence.

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August 2014 Triangle OA Intergroup Meeting Notes

16 Aug 14 August Intergroup Meeting
Wilmington, NC
Attendees: Atiya Chair, Jim K WSBCD, Scott Treasurer, Rita Newsletter Distribution, Bert F/V rep , Rita Wil (Visitor), Natalie Retreat Chari, Jackie Wil. (Visitor), Alice Mon Raleigh, Mickelle Sat Morn Ral, Rebeca Vice Chair, Patrick SOAR Rep, Nichole, Lisa C Wil. (Visitor), Nicole L. Carrboro Rep, Mary Anne Chapel Hill Thur Rep, Cheryl Retreat Registra, Margaret Wil Wed Rep, Ann Hillsboro Wed night Rep and Group Outreach, Matt visitor, Rita Newsletter Distribution and Wed Durham Lunch bunch, Neill SOAR Rep, Ester Library, Continue reading