november minutes

November 4 ELIASC , 2018
Attendance:
1. Jay S. Secretary
2. Danielle A Chair/PI Chair
3. Walter R vice chair
4. Carolyn H treasurer
5. Gary S. GSR
6. Kenny N GSR
7. Henry R GSR
8. Caroline M GSR
9. James M GSR/H+I Chair
10. Gina C addict
11. Abby W addict
12. Anthony L GSR/RCM
13. Jay R addict
14. Vicki M addict
15. Katherine GSR
16. Joey M GSR
17. Justine L GSR
18. Alexa addict
19. Jen C GSR
20. Nick D GSR
Meeting was opened with serenity prayer
12 traditions ready by: Abby W.
12 concepts read by: Gina C.
Service prayer ready by: Ken N.
Quorum count of 11 voting members in Attendance
Motion made to pass last months minutes, made by Henry R, 2nd by Kenny. October 2018 minutes
passed unanimously
RCM Report:
Anthony L.
Next region meeting will be 11-10-18
Our insurance is $23 a meeting, we have 32 meetings
All positions are open except regional delegate and alternate regional delegate
Regional convention is coming up with subcommittee meetings and zoom meetings (dial up meetings)
which will be included in attachment.
Open balance report:
Walter filled in and did a great job, TY Walter
Learning day
Open bal $1984.74
Prudent reserve is supposed to be $2000 so we are 14.26 in the negative
Insurance paid
In Jan 2019 we will start new insurance, paid in the amount of $786 as was rent, meeting lists and help
line
Hospitals & Institutions report:
James M
1 open commitment, female Jail, alternate Mondays requires one year street clean time and one year
out of the system
Discussed having a floating chair person which could open a new commitment.
Public Information:
Danielle A
Opioid task force requested NA literature for dispersal in South Hampton schools. They will distribute
it.
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Events and Activities:
Carolyn H
Receipts for Halloween event have been handed in, she was given $556, spent $556, there were $60 in
returns, $13 in raffles returned $300 total cost was $226
Learning day was a success, total cost $173, $27 was returned to area
Meeting List Coordinator:
absent
Policy report:
Open commitment
Web Servant:
www.easternlina.org
absent
Literature report:
Eddy G
We are out of GSR reports, Jay will work with Eddy to make 200 copies
H+I $62
$411 literature sold
$62 for H+I
$473 total
Requesting $450
Motion made by Kenny C 2nd by Henry R and unanimously passed to allocate $450 to replenish literature
Treasurer report:
Started -$15
Collected $329 group donations
Collected $411 in literature
$327 returned
Rent paid, prudent reserve
$2000
Bal = $948.20
-$450 literature
balance = $495.20
motion made by henry to hold on to that money as there may be a holiday party, this passed
unanimously
Group Reports:
 11th step meditation meeting: rent paid
 Simple minded: 2 anniversaries on 11-27-18: Donna with 26 years and Ellen with 13 years
 Keeping it green: rent paid, area contribution $27
 Rareroad to recovery: rent paid, literature order $38, area donation $13 Anniversary: 11-16-18
James P with 12 years
 Perpetual change: rent paid, literature order $40, anniversaries: 11-17-18 Brad with 3 years,
11-24-18 Hendry with 15 years
 Message of hope: rent paid, literature order $46, area contribution $43 anniversary: 12-2-18
Dave M with 1 year
 Miracle women: rent paid, literature order $40, area contribution $11, anniversaries: 11/20 Jen
C with 10 years and Danielle L with 5 years, 12/11/18 Cheryll with 2 years
 Imagine: rent paid, literature order $23, area contribution $42, anniversary: 12/19/18 Evan D
with 1 year
 Men with the Men: rent paid, literature order $58, area contribution $94, Anniversary:
11/20/18 Mo with 8 years
 Life after Drugs: rent paid, area contribution $20 one anniversary: Chris on 11-23 with 2 years
 Recovery by the barn: rent paid, literature order $38.20, area contribution $25, one
anniversary: Henry on 12/6 with 1 year
 Bridge back to life: literature order $39, area contribution $21 meeting area is under
construction 11/10 and 11/17, they are still meeting using an alternate entrance
 Lit Recovery: rent paid, area contribution $10 needs support and people to take commitments
 Raw recovery: rent paid, literature order $92.75, area contribution $23 this meeting will be
closed on 11/12 for veterans day and Friday 11/23. Anniversaries: 11/30 Erik with 2 years,
12/14 Ann-maria with 1 year, 12/21 Tracy with 1 year
Old Business:
Two representatives from Greater New York Region visited to talk about the Greater New York region
convention and Halloween event, they are seeking volunteers to help with upcoming events and the
regional convention committee. The convention will be August of 2019, they passed out registration
flyers and contact info. Get involved! For questions or more information call 212-929-7117
GYNRCNA.org
Susan T was voted on to take the E+A Chair, motion was passed.
Halloween event was approved by area, Susan T will be taking the $556 made/left over from the picnic
for the Halloween party budget – motion made by James M, 2nd by Anthony she needs help, E+A will be
meeting via phone conference 631-664-9886 Tuesdays @ 8:45 pm the event is Friday 10-26-18 at 1pm
at the old steeple church.
Area will be hosting a learning day which will take place at the united Methodist church in Riverhead on
11-4-18 at 1pm. Topics will include GSR workshop, information about area and H+I, and a chairperson
workshop. There will be prizes and all who arrive will receive a raffle. Motion was made by James for a
budget to be $200 for food, prizes, etc. 2nd by Mike. Money will be given to Walter for learning day.
Nominations for the steering committee + Sub committee Chairs should be brought back to the groups,
and brought back for next month. To be nominated you have to be at area November and December,
Nominations will be taken in November.
New Business:
If a meeting is closed permanently, please contact Clutch
If a meeting is closed due to inclement weather please contact helpline, info is on meeting lists
Nominations:
Area chair: Henry nominated Danielle who accepted
Area vice chair: Gary nominated Walter, he accepted
Secretary Jay is stepping down as he has held this position for 2 years. James Nominated Gina, she
accepted
Treasurer: James nominated Carolyn H, she accepted
H+I Chair: Gina nominated James M 2nd by Abby. Justin nominated Dave, he declined
PI Chair: Caroline nominated Danielle, 2nd by Abby she accepted
E+A Chair: no nominations made
Policy Chair: Ken nominated Henry R, Justin 2nd, he accepted
Webmaster: no nominations made
Meeting list coordinator: no nominations made
E+A Chair clean time requirement is 2 years and someone knows of someone who has the clean time
however policy specifies that clean time requirements cannot be waived for sub committee chairs
Open ELIASC commitments:
vice chair is to fulfill sub committees that are absent
Announcements and Anniversaries:
 Lit recovery which meets at Grace Episcopal Church is in need of home group members and
addicts to take commitments.
 Bridge back to life will be open on 11/10 + 11/17 however the church will be under construction
and they will be entering from an alternate door.
 Area will next meet on 12-2-18
 Raw Recovery in Mastic will be closed on 11/12 and 11/23.
Name of group/town Time and location Date Announcement/
Anniversary
Simple minded
Mattituck
Tuesdays @ 7:00pm
Mattituck Presbyterian Church
11-27-18 Donna with 26 years
Ellen with 13 years
Rare road to recovery
Center Moriches
Fridays at 7:30 pm 11-16-18 James P with 12 years
Perpetual Change
Riverhead
Mon/Thurs at 7:30, Sat at 7:00
Riverhead
11-17-18 Brad with 3 years
Perpetual Change
Riverhead
Mon/Thurs at 7:30, Sat at 7:00
Riverhead
11-24-18 Hendry with 15 years
Message of Hope
Riverhead
Fri 8:30, Sun 7:30
Grace Episcopal Church
12-2-18 Dave M with 1 year
Miracle Women
Aquabog
Tuesday 7:30 pm
Old Steeple Church
11-20-18 Jen C with 10 years
Danielle L with 5 years
Miracle Women
Aquabog
Tuesday 7:30 pm
Old Steeple Church
12-11-18 Cheryll with 2 years
Imagine
Westhampton Beach
Mon & Wed 7:30 pm
12-19-18 Even D with 1 year
Men with the men
Riverhead
Tuesday s at 7:30 pm
Grace Episcopal Church
11-20-18 Mo with 8 years
Life after drugs
Cutchogue
Friday at 8:00 pm 11-23-18 Chris with 2 years
Recovery by the barn
Hampton Bays
Thursday at 7:30 Lutheran Church 12-6-18 Henry G with 1 year
Raw Recovery
Mastic
Monday + Friday @7:00 pm
15 Herkimer St. Mastic
11-30-18 Eric with 2 years
Raw Recovery
Mastic
Monday + Friday @7:00 pm
15 Herkimer St. Mastic
12-14-18 Ann-Marie with 1 year
Raw Recovery Monday + Friday @7:00 pm 12-21-18 Tracy with 1 year
Mastic 15 Herkimer St. Mastic

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