ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Consolidated Announcements for GSRs

(Updated May 12, 2022)

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  • Social Events Committee: Please join us for our online monthly NorcalCMA Social Events Committee Meeting. The Committee meets every 4th Saturday at 4:00PM via Zoom. We would love to see people from around the region join. Zoom room ID is 838 3794 9001 password is 785193. Join us to and help organize some fun events. Email: socialeventschair@norcalcma.org.

  • The next Social Events are:

    • Come get Leied at June Bloom Dance" a CMA flower power dance party with San Francisco's favorite DJ. MC2 on June 25th from 7:00pm to 10:00PM plus there will be flowers everywhere. This is a FREE EVENT held at the Castro Country Club at 4058 18th Street. Come dressed in your best. Think FLOWER POWER- Flowers on your hair, flower print pants or shirts. Flower leis will be provided. Remember: let yourself BLOOM WITH PRIDE INSIDE. Email socialeventschair@norcalcma.org for any questions.

    • Out of the Gutter: Norcal CMA Bowling We have reserved three bowling lanes at Yerba Buena Ice Skating and Bowling Center on Friday June 3rd from 8:00pm to 10:00PM. Each lane can accommodate 5 bowlers. 15 bowlers can start at 8:00PM. Anyone in excess of 15 can play in a non-reserved lane if available or we can just take turns. The estimated cost per person is $19 for two hours of bowling and shoe rental. We can subsidize or cover the cost of any interested NORCALCMA member who needs financial assistance to be able to participate. Outside food or non-alcoholic beverages are NOT ALLOWED. Joyride Pizza also has a menu to order from for delivery to our lanes.

  • Unity Day 2022: Congratulations to Domingo R who agreed to be the Chair of Unity Day and Moe will be the Co-chair. If you would like to help organize Unity Day, email unitydaychair@norcalcma.org

  • Are you a new GSR or just setting up a new meeting? Check out "Being of Service" at NorCalCMA.org for help and resources. There are forms for registering a new meeting and GSR online training and a lot more. The next GSR online training will be tentatively in April 2022.

  • CMA Retreat Update!: The 2022 CMA Retreat has been cancelled. The NorcalCMA Chair will email members regarding refunds for the cancelled CMA retreat. If you requested a refund and haven't received one please email - chair@norcalcma.org If you have any interest in helping plan the next retreat (May 2023), please email - chair@norcalcma.org

Service Opportunities

  • Hospitals and Institutions (H&I) Committee:

    • There are 4 other facilities (San Francisco, Sacramento & Santa Cruz, San Jose) that would love to have CMA H&I bring a message of recovery, but we are limited by the number of volunteers. We need a minimum of 4 members per facility to begin an H&I meeting. Please help recruit members who are willing to be of service to H&I, If interested, please contact the H&I Chair at hospitalschair@norcalcma.org

    • H&I Coverage: We have started a phone list of members in service in H&I in case there is need to reach out to someone to cover a commitment. Please email hospitalschair@norcalcma.org to be added to the list.

    • H&I Committee meets the 2nd Saturday at 10:30AM through ZOOM. For more information, email hospitals@norcalcma.org.

  • Public Information & Outreach (PI&O):

    • Interested in CMA Teleservice? The Phoneline has positions available (shifts as short as 1hr/week). Minimum requirements are 1-year continuous clean time AND completed all 12 Steps with a sponsor. For more information email phonelinecoordinator@NorCalCMA.org

    • PI&O updated the printed CMA meeting schedule. Hardcopies will be available soon. A PDF copy can be downloaded by clicking here.

  • Pacific Assembly (Area)

    • April Pacific Assembly meeting will in-person in Palm Springs on April 23, 2022 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The meeting will be hybrid if you are unable to attend in-person. All CMA members are welcome. For details on the location and/or Zoom ID, please email DCM@norcalcma.org. For more information, visit ca.crystalmeth.org

    • Area Delegate: Our Delegate Jared B will provide a summary of the Pacific Assembly meeting at the next monthly Intergroup meeting.

    • COMING SOON: GSR online training coming in June/July 2022. More details to follow.

Meeting announcements

  • Restrictions removed - Friday SF Meeting 8pm group has returned to pre-pandemic, no restrictions, with goodies and coffee. We are back to normal.

  • Meetings need support - Two meetings at the Castro Country Club will come to an end unless they receive more Fellowship support.

    • Living Sober with Hep C - Hybrid - Tuesdays, 6:00pm

    • Crystal Clear: Stories of Hope - Sundays, 4:00pm

    • Please consider attending these meetings and showing your support!

  • Plenty of online options for meetings! check out the meetings list for online meeting information

  • The Sober Kink Together group has two new meeting times!

    • Online: Fridays, 6:30-7:45pm - see meeting schedule for details

    • In-person: Fridays, 9:00-9:55pm at the Castro Country Club.

    • Sober Kink Together is a Kink & Sex-Affirming, topic-focused literature/speaker/discussion; intentionally open to members of all 12-Step fellowships; chips second Friday of the month; Fellowship 10:00-midnight

  • Salad Spinner is now a Hybrid meeting as of Dec 12th - See Meeting schedule for details

Here is the Flyer we have printed to promote the phoneline and NorCalCMA.org


UPCOMING Event CALENDAR