Friday, 24 of October of 2014



Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who through shared experience and mutual support, are recovering from compulsive overeating. We welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees for members; we are self-supporting through our own contributions, neither soliciting nor accepting outside donations. OA is not affiliated with any public or private organizations, political movement, ideology or religious doctrine; we take no position on outside issues. Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive eating and to carry the message of recovery through the Twelve Steps of OA to those who still suffer.”







Monday 6pm meeting in Northampton is CLOSED;
new contacts persons for many meetings!
Meeting list November 2014
Please See Our Meeting List Page

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website please let us know – go to Submit An Event page

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Committee News


Newsletter_for_OA July 2014 with Flyers

Newsletter for OA Summer 2014 No Flyers

Are you interested in strengthening your program? Are you interested in reaching out to the compulsive eater who still suffers? Contact and ask how you can help.

Write an article for our newsletter Recovery Lines and submit it to Are you the contact person for your group? Let our know.

WSO Region 6


Good Afternoon Delegates,

At the 2014 World Service Business Conference, an Ask-It Basket box collected questions of the delegates for response by the Board of Trustees. Those delegate questions and the trustee responses are available on the OA website under World Service Events.

Here is the link: AskItBasket_WSBC2014

If you have questions please contact me.


Sandy Hickox
Member Services Assistant
OA World Service Office
PO Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020
505 891-2664
505 891-4320 (fax)


Hello all,

Here is my report from WSBC for 2014. For a complete look of the motions please go to WSBC page for a 2014 summary wrap up. It was again a spectacular time and I am thrilled to have been able to serve as WMI’s trusted servant. If you have any questions or would like me to come speak at your meeting, please do not hesitate to email me. Lyn

delegate report WSBC 2014 52414 v3



Service Positions Available

Have you been thinking about giving service at the Intergroup level?

click here to read more in our updated Western Mass Intergroup Brochure

There are so many options of service available above the group level even if you can not make it to the monthly intergroup meeting.  To have your questions answered, please contact your group’s Intergroup Rep or any one on the Contact page.


WMI May 2014 Minutes-Final

More Minutes on Our Intergroup Meeting Minutes page CLICK HERE


10th Anniversary 10/20










10th anniversary of the Canaan, CT meeting.
3 speakers sharing on
physical, spiritual and emotional recovery.
7pm – 8:30pm
Pilgrim House
30 Granite Ave
Canaan, CT 06018
Wheelchair Accessible – Yes

Wicked Awesome Recovery

 Region 6 Convention
October 24th – 26th 2014
Boston Marriott Burlington, MA

Register Now – Oct2014Bostonflier

21. R6 Convention 2014 Registration Form

wicked awesome LOGO2

Dear Members of Region Six:
Please take a moment and look at the attached flyers.

Forward them, print them out, and bring them to your intergroup and meetings.

We are looking for:

  • Raffle Baskets.
  • Keynote Speaker
  • The Convention Registration form is attached.

See you there!

The R6 Convention Committee


Click Here for More Information or to Register/Reserve Online


Gratitude Gathering 11/28


Join us for our 3rd Annual Gratitude Gathering. Come for fellowship
and sharing of miracles great and small. Fellowship 6 to 6:30 pm.
Meeting 6:30 to 8 pm. November 28th 2014

Southwick Congregational Church

10/202 and Depot Streets
Southwick, Ma 01077

This event is wheelchair accessible.

See flyer



12th Step on the Twelfth 12/12

12 Step Within Day is a World Service Day which
encourages us to reach out to compulsive overeaters world_service
still suffering.
Southwick Congregational Church
10/202 and Depot Sts.
Southwick, MA 01077
6pm – 7:15pm

Wheelchair accessible – Yes

Download Flyer Here

8th Annual Promises Holiday Meeting and Potluck 12/13



Come join us for a night of recovery and fellowship.
Meeting, potluck abstinent meal, carols, crafts
and reindeer games. Bring your family
and friends.

5pm – 8pm

Southwick Congregational Church

10/202 and Depot St.
Southwick MA 01077

Suggested Donation of $5 in appreciated

This event is wheelchair accessible :)
Please see the Flyer for more info



Mondays (Second Monday of every month)

Western Mass Intergroup Meeting

6:30 -8:30 pm

Holyoke Medical Center, Auditorium

575 Beech St, Holyoke, MA

Enter Holyoke Medical Center campus from Beech Street; drive past main entrance (circular drive), staying on road, steering right then left; go straight back to large parking lot; Auditorium Building entrance is to your left (follow signs).



[The only requirement for OA membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. Tradition 3]

WMI meets the second Monday of every month.



Call for Officers for 2015

Nominations for WMI service positions will be held at the December Intergroup Meeting on December 8, 2014. All positions are open. Members interested or willing to apply please refer to the Western Mass Intergroup Brochure.   To assist you in helping to decide on a service position that is right for you, please refer to the Application for WMI officer. Bring a completed copy with you to the December Intergroup meeting and send an electronic copy to the  Elections will be held on January 12.