Women’s Marathon – Dec. 6th

Saturday, Dec. 6th from 10am-4pm 
Goleta Presbyterian Church
6067 Shirrell Way (behind Fairview Shopping Center)

The marathon will offer fellowship and
  • Body image workshop
  • lunch
  • 4th Step workshop
  • Basket Auction–proceeds go to scholarships for the 2009 Women’s Retreat
  • OA meeting in the final hour

We’re looking forward to a big turnout for this wonderful retreat.

Cost, which includes lunch and diet drinks, is only $10.00.

Please make your reservation by December 2nd: call Raven at 964-6359 or Barbara at 969-9942.

Thanks and we’ll see you all Saturday, December 6th!


Holiday Workshop – Dec. 6th

“Freedom from Food Obsession: Living the Promises During the Holidays”

Foothill Intergoup invites you to their 5th Annual OA Holiday Workshop:

Saturday, December 6, 2008, 1:30-5pm
Sparr Heights Community Center
1613 Glencoe Way, Glendale 91208

  • 2 Speakers: “How I Use the 12 Steps” and “The 8 Tools to Survive ‘Food Season!’”
  • Brief Writing Workshop: My “Promises” Plan for This Holiday Season
  • Boutique
  • Gift Baskets/Prize Drawing
  • Fun Entertainment
  • Fellowship
  • Ideas & Inspiration to Stay Abstinent through the Holidays, No Matter What!

Suggested Donation: $10


Mary, 323 255-0143 or marymonroe@aol.com
Judy: 818 242-8193

Holiday Workshop Flyer

Alex’s Invitation to You

Fellow member Alex is having a party and you’re invited! She’s the Featured Artist for the Ventura Artwalk, and it’s her 50th Birthday.

Alex’s Party
Saturday, Oct. 18th
ArchiTexture Salon
25 S. Ventura Avenue, Ventura
(805) 641-3900

Alex says everyone is welcome to come and join the fun that evening, so save the date for fellowship and fun!

Click for Alex’s Party Invitation and Directions (PDF).

Intergroup Election

The Channel Islands Intergroup is the service body that supports local area groups. The intergroup is made up of representatives from each group it serves and is managed by a board of officers. All members are welcome at every intergroup meeting and service opportunites remain.

Election of service officers was conducted at the October 7 intergroup meeting.

  • Chair: Kyle 684-3717
  • Vice Chair: Barbara 969-9942
  • Recording Secretary: service needed
  • Treasurer: Spencer 896-8118
  • Business Secretary: Spencer 896-8118

In addition to the service board members, Intergroup has appointed positions:

  • Region 2 Rep: service needed
  • InterVoice: Jocelyn 682-6752
  • Retreats & Marathons: service needed
  • Public Outreach – SB: service needed
  • Public Outreach – Ventura: Natalie 484-7851
  • Web Site: Jocelyn 682-6752
  • World Service Rep: service needed

Next meeting: Tueday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Carpinteria…join us!

New Intergroup Location

Effective October 7: Intergroup is moving to a new meeting place.

Join us at the Washington Mutual bank office at the corner of Carpinteria Avenue and Casitas Pass Road in Carpinteria. It is across the street from the middle school. Look for the clock tower and the ATM, and you’ll see the door. It’s on the side of the building, facing Casitas Pass.

The meeting takes place monthly, on the first Tuesday, at 7:30PM.