OA Men’s Retreat, August 17-19

retreat_flyer-2012 (flyer)

OA Men’s Retreat
The 25th Annual Southern California OA Men’s Stag Retreat
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 17 – 19, 2012

You can also register Online at: oamensretreat.org

“La Casa de Maria” 800 El Bosque Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108. La Casa de Maria retreat center is located approximately 90 miles North of Los Angeles, CA in the Montecito Hills overlooking Santa Barbara. Also, a short taxi ride from the Santa Barbara AMTRAK station. For more, visit their website at: www.lacasademaria.org

For further info, please contact: Dave B. at (619) 224-4500 – or – Don B. at (619) 889-7893 email: davebirge66@gmail.com – or – debroudy@cox.net

Who are the leaders? Jim F. (Orange County), who has 14 years in OA, 19 years in AA (and Dr. Paul was his sponsor). Rex M. (San Diego), 16 years in OA. Both are maintaining a healthy body weight.

What is the cost? Only $230 per man. Vacation resorts in Santa Barbara often charge that much per night!

What do I get?
1) A weekend of fellowship with other men in recovery in the tranquility of beautiful and spacious grounds.
2) Retreat leaders who have worked all 12 Steps and want to help your recovery.
3) Two (2) nights lodging and four (4) meals, which include breakfast, lunch & dinner on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday morning.

When does it start? Opening ceremonies begin at 7:30pm Friday night.

Will there be any other activities available? During the Saturday afternoon break you can hike, swim, bird watch, play tennis, volleyball or basketball, or just relax and meditate. Massages are available for a fee to La Casa.

Why should I go? Dozens of men have gotten abstinence at this retreat. Many others come every year to reenergize their program. This is the 22nd year of the retreat. Recovery happens here!

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Body Image Workshop June 2nd

Body Image Workshop 2012 – June 2 (flyer)

Bring a writing, journal, a Big Book, AA 12 x 12, OA 12 x 12

Date: June 2, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm (register at door – 12:30pm)
Location: La Crescenta Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta, CA 91214

Directions: From 210 West, Take La Crescenta Exit/17B right on La Crescenta, left on Foothill From 210 East, Take the Pennsylvania Ave, Exit 17A left on Pennsylvania, right on Foothill

Contact: Gail – 818.244.2941

Donation $10

Intergroup Elections on October 4th

CIIG will hold elections at the October 4th meeting (Tues 7:30pm at Carpinteria Community Church). The meeting and all service group positions are open to any OA member. The election  is to elect service board members to fill the following service positions: Chair, Vice-Chair, Business Secretary, Treasurer, and Recording Secretary. We also have volunteer service positions for newsletter, public outreach, retreats and marathons, website, and meeting, R2, and WSO representatives.

24nd Annual Southern California OA Men’s Stag Retreat

Dozens of men have gotten abstinence at this retreat. Many others come every year to reenergize their program. This is the 24nd year of the retreat. Recovery happens here!

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 19, 20 & 21, 2011 at La Casa de Maria
(800 El Bosque Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108).

For further information, please contact: Dave B. at (619) 224-4500 or email davebirge66@gmail.com; or Don B. at (619) 889-7893 or email debroudy@cox.net.

Visit the website for online registration: www.oamensretreat.org

Attached is the flyer (PDF)