Saturday, 10 December 2016

December 2016 RCM News


NAWS
    • Guiding Principles: The Spirit of Our Traditions is available for purchase. Look for it on your Literature order form.
    • Literature Project: an IP on recovery and mental illness
      • Questions for you to answer to help frame project plan available at na.org/mhmi. Deadline is June 1, 2017
    • Literature Project: Meditation Book
      • Questions for you to answer to help frame project plan available at na.org/meditationbook. Deadline is June 1, 2017
    • PR Pamphlet: We have just published a pamphlet for use in public relations service work titled "Narcotics Anonymous and Persons Receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment". This pamphlet is intended for professionals who prescribe medication to treat drug addiction. We have posted it online at na.org/pr and, by the end of November, copies will be available for order from NA World Services as well.
    • Issue Discussion Topics: The Issue Discussion Topics for the cycle are: Introduction to Guiding Principles, Atmosphere of Recovery in Service, and Applying Our Principles to Technology and Social Media. Workshop outlines, PowerPoints, and handouts for the IDTs are all posted at na.org/idt. If you put on a workshop locally, don't forget to send us the input. The input helps us better understand local needs and concerns. We summarize what we've heard in the Conference Report each cycle.
ORCNA
    • ORCNA XXXI - Elections for all Subcommittee chairs at Blue Mountain Resort on Sunday Jan. 8, 2017
    • ORCNA XXX in Toronto is still in the planning stages. Having an ASCR would give us more information.
Regional Business
    • Region is looking into to hire a lawyer to look into whether or not to register Ontario Region with Canada Revenue. This item requires area conscience.
    • Regional Budget is to be voted on in January
    • Elections in January: Alt. Secretary (3 years), Outreach Coordinator (4 years), ORCC (6 years)

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