For Eastern Area Intergroup

Welcome to Eastern Area Intergroup


FA Eastern Area Intergroup (FA-EAI, Inc.)

FA Eastern Area Intergroup (FA-EAI, Inc.)

PO Box 490551, Everett, MA 02149

Website: www.foodaddicts.org/eastern-area-intergroup

Email: eaioffice@foodaddicts.org

Phone: 781.438.9700

Fax: 781.438.9711

Donation to EAI
For instructions to make a donation to EAI Click here

 

NEXT EAI MEETING and LOCATION

The next EAI meeting is Sunday, October 2, 2016 at the VA Hospital, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA. If you are 2+ hours away from Inter group please join Service Group Support, Public Information, or Teens and Twenties Committee meetings via conference call from 9:45am-10:30am EST. Dial-in details are listed under specific committees below.

 

2016 EAI MEETING DATES

November 12-13 Service Weekend, December 11.

 

2016 EAI QUARTERLY CALL DATES:

October 23 at 1pm EST. Discussion will be about closing meetings for holidays. Dial in info: Dial 712-432-1500 / Access Code 288741#.

 

MONTHLY INTERGROUP REPORT: September 2016

 

MEETING HEALTH QUESTION

Has your business meeting had a discussion about crosstalk and how it may unintentionally be present in your meeting?

 

CHAIR’S REPORT

Courtney G., Chair: eaichair@foodaddicts.org

  • Nine different regional service groups meet monthly to coordinate their efforts. If you would like to get connected with a group near you, email eaiservicegroupsupport@foodaddicts.org – or, join the EAI Quarterly Call on October 24!

  • Thank you to all of those who have registered for Service Support Weekend. Service Support Weekend will be held on November 12th & 13th at the Holiday Inn in Dedham, MA. One can register on site but no meal plan will be guaranteed to drop-ins. We look forward to seeing you all then.

  • The deadline for Service Support Weekend financial aid has been extended to October 16th. Please note the committee e-mail address as it was incorrect on the application sent out last month. An application for aid can be found here, and your intergroup rep can make a copy available to you. You can also request one at eaifinancialaidandres@foodaddicts.org. Applications should be submitted no later than October 16th. 

  • Literature will be available for sale at the Literature Table at the next EAI Intergroup meeting.  If you would like to pre-order literature for pick up, please email eaiservicegroupsupport@foodaddicts.org.

 Click here for a printer-friendly version of the EAI Report.

 

COMMITTEE CONTACT INFORMATON AND REPORTS

Service Group Support Committee

Gabe E.: eaiservicegroupsupport@foodaddicts.org

  • Thank you to all of those who have registered for Service Support Weekend. Service Support Weekend will be held on November 12th & 13th at the Holiday Inn in Dedham, MA. Members can register on site but no meal plan will be available to purchase at that time. We look forward to seeing you all then.
  • Literature will be available for sale at the Literature Table at the next EAI Intergroup meeting.  If you would like to pre-order literature for pick up, please email eaiservicegroupsupport@foodaddicts.org.
  • If you are 2+ hours away you can attend our meeting via conference call at 9:45am on Intergroup morning:  605-475-3215 then enter 871790#

 

Monthly Local Service Group Meetings:

  • Metro Atlanta, GA:  2nd Saturday 11:40am-12:10pm. Contact: Rosa at 404-308-8187

  • Southeast Michigan:  Last Thursday of the month 8:15pm, Contact: Linda at 248-320-6842 for conference call details.

  • Charlotte, NC: 3rd Saturday – Contact: Margaret M. at margaret.mclarney@zurichna.com

  • Washington, DC: 2nd Sunday, 10:15am-11:30am – Contact: Pam N. at pamelacneal@gmail.com

  • Cleveland, OH: 2nd Saturday, 11:30am-12:15pm – Contact: Cayce F. at misskc725@aol.com

  • Rochester, NY: 2nd Saturday, 10:15am-11am – Contact: Jeanne U. at jeutter@rochester.rr.com

  • Ithaca, NY: 4th Saturday, 11am-12pm – Contact:  Paula K. at kitsfind@yahoo.com

  • Philadelphia, PA: 2nd Sunday, 8:30am-9:30am – Contact: Abigail H. at abigail.hillman@gmail.com

  • Owensboro, KY: 3rd Friday, 5pm-5:45pm – Contact: Annie K. at annie.kirchner@yahoo.com

  • West Michigan, MI: 2nd Saturday 9:45am – Contact: Karin D. at 616-464-3328

Financial Aid and Resource

Anita F.: eaifinancialaidandres@foodaddicts.org

  • The deadline for financial aid to attend the upcoming FA-EAI Service Support Weekend in November has been extended to October 16th. Please note the committee e-mail address as it was incorrect on the application sent out last month. An application for aid can be found here, and your intergroup rep can make a copy available to you. You can also request one by e-mailing the FAR committee chair at eaifinancialaidandres@foodaddicts.org. Applications should be submitted no later than October 16th.

Office

Andrea L.: eaioffice@foodaddicts.org

  • EAI now welcomes long-distance participants to its body meetings! If you or your local service group is located 2+ hours away from intergroup and is interested in participating remotely, please contact eaioffice@foodaddicts.org. 
  • If you or someone you know is not receiving the EAI report, please contact eaioffice@foodaddicts.org. We can help!

 Public Information

Lynne S.: eaipi@foodaddicts.org

  • The PI committee is refocusing our efforts for the balance of 2016 and into 2017. We are embarking on some new ideas to reach out to our communities with the inputs from the Frontier. More to come as we solidify our ideas and implementation details and assign subcommittee chairs.
  • Join our committee meeting in person at Inter group Sunday or dial in at 9:45am.
    Meeting dial-in: 605.475.4000 and Access Code 1066681#


Teens and Twenties 

Katie M.eaiteensandtwenties@foodaddicts.org

  • You can conference in on Intergroup Sunday at 9:45am meeting dial-in: 605.475.4700 and Access Code 293738#

 
12th Step

Reggie M., Chair: eai12thstep@foodaddicts.org

  • Is Cross talk an issue in your meeting? Please click here to read the meeting essentials document #2 for further guidance.

Bylaws: Kathleen M.  eaibylaws@foodaddicts.org
Secretary: Michelle S. eaisecretary@foodaddicts.org
Treasurer: Colleen B. eaitreasurer@foodaddicts.org