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The Spring 2015 R6 Messenger is now available.

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Reach Out for Recovery in Hartford, CT R6 Convention 2015


Region 6 of Overeaters Anonymous invites you to attend the 2015 Region 6 Convention in Hartford Connecticut, October 23 – 25, 2015.

Whether you arrive as a day tripper or join us for the entire recovery and fun filled weekend, come Reach Out for Recovery in Hartford.

Hear experience, strength and hope from all of the provinces and states which comprise Region Six — from Eastern Canada to the Northeast United States — maybe even Bermuda! If you’ve never been to a convention, make this your first. Registration is quick and easy on-line.

Click here to view the site!

Twelfth Step Within

The Region Six 12th Step Within Committee invites your intergroup to engage in important 12th Step Within action. Mobilize as many OA members possible within your meetings to telephone those still-suffering OA members on the 12th day of each month. To find more info on OA’s 12th Step Within page please click here.

Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive eating and carry the message of recovery through the Twelve Steps of OA to those who still suffer.

Click here to view the Memo from the 12th Step Within Committee in its entirety.

Click here to download a flyer for 12th Step Calls.

Guidance for Treasurers


The Finance Committee at World Service has put together an FAQ for Service Body Treasurers.

The FAQs provide guidance to such questions as:

  • Does my group need a bank account?
  • How do we get a tax ID?
  • How do we distribute excess funds to Intergroup, Region, and World Service?
  • How do we handle liability insurance for our group.

FAQs for OA Treasurers (.pdf)
Feel free to download and share this with your groups.

Upcoming R6 Events

  • September 4, 20153:00 PM Deadline: Group Rate for Fall Assembly at Holiday Inn Albany on Wolf Road
  • October 1, 2015Deadline: Group Rate at Convention Hotel
  • October 2, 2015 7:30 pmR6 Board Meeting
  • October 3, 2015 8:00 amR6 Assembly
  • October 8, 2015Deadline: Convention Registration Online
  • October 15, 2015Postmark Deadline: WSBC Scholarship Applications due to R6
  • October 23, 2015Region 6 Convention
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Local Intergroup Events

  • September 18, 2015 6:00 pmOA By the Sea
  • October 9, 2015 4:00 pmOA Retreat At Biddeford Pool
  • October 16, 2015 4:00 pmYou are Steps Away From Recovery
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World Service Events

  • August 31, 2015Conference3 e-Documents #1 available on OA website for delegates and service bodies.
  • November 2, 2015WSBC Delegate Support Fund Applications due to WSO
  • November 21, 2015IDEA DAY (International Day Experiencing Abstinence)
  • December 10, 2015WSBC Motions/Bylaw amendments to WSO
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