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#GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

On the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, November 29th, you’ll have the chance to:

*join people around the world in giving
*support a cause close to your heart
*help WFS bestow the gift of a New Life to women across the United States and around the world.

In the upcoming year, we have a lot planned to help even more women connect with the WFS community and unlock their New Life

Accepting #GivingTuesday donation NOW!

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First WFS Conference Planning Session – SUNDAY!

The first conference team meeting will be held on Sunday, November 20th at 7:00 PM Eastern.
Sunday night we will decide on a chairwoman and leaders for the different workgroups along with which workgroup you want to help on. Please feel free to share the contact information with others: conference@womenforsobriety.org.
We can’t wait to see you all and start planning.  This will be an awesome year I can tell just by the volunteers that have said YES.
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81673141524?pwd=UGR2THY5S0svYjY3Z0lwRGV6U2JDdz09Meeting ID: 816 7314 1524
Passcode: 189482

Please note- WFS requires attendance at a volunteer orientation within 3 months of joining a team.
The next one is December 6th at 8:30 pm Eastern: https://womenforsobriety.app.neoncrm.com/event.jsp?event=125&
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On your marks, get set…Creative Crew Holiday Sale!

The Creative Crew Holiday Sale starts this Friday at 11am! Are you ready? Register now and enter your credit card to “Buy it Now” or to bid on auction items during the event.

There is a new WFS 2023 Wall Calendar available! Be sure to shop early as the limited quantity of 100 is expected to sell out fast!

Each month features a beautiful floral painting by Peg Connery-Boyd, WFS sister, and quotes from our WFS founder, Jean Kirkpatrick, Ph.D. You will also find familiar elements of the New Life Program inside the back cover.

WFS wishes to thank Margaret Connery-Boyd for permitting the reproduction of the digital images of her original art included in this calendar. View more of her art at conneryboydgallery.com

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auctria.events/CreativeCrewHolidaySale

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So you wanna be a OMA/CF?

There are two information sessions scheduled to learn more about becoming an OMA (online meeting assistant) or CF. If you have or are approaching 1 year of continuous sobriety and have ever considered the unique volunteer opportunities within WFS, you can learn all you need to know about the roles, requirements, commitment, support, and application process.

Wednesday, October 19th Meeting (8:00 PM ET)

or

Saturday, October 22nd Meeting (12:00 PM ET)

Email [email protected] for the Zoom link to either meeting.

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Paid Long-Term Research Study

Virginia Tech is recruiting adults in recovery from addiction, including alcohol, for a long-term online study to learn about diverse recovery pathways. Participants in this research study (IRB# 21-697) will complete 4 surveys per year over 3 years and will be compensated for their time (up to $1,280 over 3 years). Help us help others (Phone: 540-315-0205 | Email: [email protected])!

https://www.quitandrecovery.org/long-term-study

 

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LGBTQ+ Affinity Group Thursdays

WFS is proud to announce the start of the LGBTQ+ Affinity Group meeting!

Affinity

Thursdays at 12pm ET

(Ally meeting 3rd Thursday of each month at 1pm ET)

Start Date: 9.29.22

Please email [email protected] with questions and to obtain the Zoom link.

Please join us in extending our gratitude to the volunteer Certified Facilitator who has made the commitment to bringing our first affinity group to the community!

If you are feeling inspired to bring WFS to your local community, please review the requirements for becoming a Certified Facilitator at https://womenforsobriety.org and apply here.

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Save the Date: Upcoming Holiday Sale

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Aloha Rock Stars!

We would like to invite you to the third event sponsored by The Creative Crew!

A glorious, autumn showcase of handmade items by our sisters are for sale. There will be knitted items, pine needle baskets, quilted items, a glass piece, greeting cards galore, and other delights.  Buy something for a gift and at the same time support Women For Sobriety, Inc. (WFS)!

Some items will be auctioned and others are offered at “Buy It Now” for a set price. All funds (100%) support WFS.

What you need to do: 
·      Register or Sign In to the Holiday Sale Catalog at The Creative Crew Holiday Sale.
TIP:  If you registered for prior events like The Creative Crew Blooming Sale, your login is still active. If you do not remember your password, you can request an email to reset the password.
·      You may now preview items online as they are added to the catalog!

The Creative Crew Holiday Sale opens at 11am Eastern US, on Friday, November 4 … and closes with the auction ending at 10 pm Eastern US, on Saturday, November 5.

The Creative Crew
Enthusiastic Creators
Women For Sobriety, Inc.
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SPECIAL EVENT: Post Conference Reconnect

We hope you are still tending your gardens and blooming as a result of participating in the 2022 WFS Annual Conference. There was great content to digest and inspiring energy surrounding the event. We welcome you to join us in a special follow-up event to share how you are grown, where you are stuck, and what has been happening on your recovery journey since you viewed/attended the conference.

When: Sunday, September 25 @ 7 pm Eastern

Who: All WFS 2022 Conference Registrants (in person & on-demand)

Where: Wherever you are via Zoom (Zoom link sent to your conference registration email)

See you there!!