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 Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope with one another in order to solve their common problems and help others do the same. The only requirement for membership is that there be a relative or friend with a drinking problem.  Al-Anon is a non-profit, non-denominational, anonymous support group.* SJIS serves Al-Anon members, member groups, and the public in South Jersey (south of Route 195 & Mercer County).

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SJIS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (click for flyer)!!!
VICE CHAIR:
The Vice Chair becomes the Chair position when the current Chair’s tenure is complete in Nov 2015.

Without a Vice Chair, we will have no Chair for next year. It is a legal requirement that we have a Chair, Treasurer,

and Secretary or the South Jersey Information Services (501C organization) has to close. We almost closed

a few years ago. We hope to avoid the same situation coming up in the fall. We understand how important

meetings are but without SJIS, Assembly and WSO, Al-Anon would have no structure or policy.

We also have a number of trustee positions whose terms will be up in Nov 2015. Our 501 guidelines do not

permit us to continue in trustee positions past the prescribed time limits. We need:
VICE CHAIR    TREASURER    GROUP SERVICES TRUSTEE    PUBLIC OUTREACH TRUSTEE

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~~~~~ TODAY'S NEWS~~~~~

 

SJIS 2015 SPRING WORKSHOP  "STEPS TO SERENITY": Sat, Apr 25, 9AM-3PM at  St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Bricktown  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to bring a breakfast dish or dessert, or to help set up or break down. Please contact Anne at 732-861-9051 or Denise at 609-634-0393  

 (print PDF flyer and share at meetings you attend)          (PDF registration form)

 

Information Service Rep (ISR) quarterly meeting: Sat, Apr 18, 9:30AM-1:30PM at Hammonton Presbyterian Church 326 Bellevue Ave, Hammonton 08037  Meeting starts with coffee/rolls, sign-in, fellowship. Formal meeting runs 10AM-1:30PM. No lunch is served so bring a brown bag lunch with you. (click for flyer)

 

20th Anniversary Celebration: Maple Shade, Mon, Jun 1, 7PM at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Hall, Helen Street, 08052       (print PDF flyer and share at meetings you attend)

 

Alateen meeting date/time/location change: Starting Mar 3, Alateen Meeting on Wed 7:45PM at Kennedy Hospital in Cherry Hill will move to Tue 7PM at Epworth United Methodist Church (501 Morgan Ave at 5th St) in Palmyra. Enter church on 5th St. entrance. Meeting on 2nd floor in Jr. High classroom (painted yellow) at end of hall. 

 

New Al-Anon Meeting: "Reaching for Personal Freedom - A Workbook Study of Our Legacies" in Princeton, starting Tue, Apr 14, 7PM at Princeton House Behavioral Health, 905 Herrontown Road, Princeton, 08540, conference room entrance.   (print PDF flyer and share at meetings you attend)

 

New Alateen Meeting: Pleasantville, Mon 1PM at Pleasantville Middle School, 801 Mill Road, 08232

 

Save the date!!!  40th Annual Al-Anon & Alateen Convention: Jul 24-26 at  Sheraton Edison Hotel, Edison 08820

Volunteers needed!!!  Please call 888-796-6999 or email jalconinc@yahoo.com

 

Save the date!!! SJIS Annual Luncheon "Watching Your Recover Blossom"  Sat, Sep 26, 11AM-3PM   $25 at  Clarion Hotel, 815 Route 37 W, Toms River 08755

 

Meeting needing support: Berlin, Mon, 7PM at Church of the Good Shepherd, 108 W Broad Street, 08009

 

~~~~~Order your Literature from SJIS~~~~

This LDC services the Southern New Jersey area. Please order through your local LDC or contact the WSO

if you are not within our service area.             (Order Form EXCEL)         (Order Form PDF)

Shipping and Handling Rates:

Orders totaling $0–$100.00 add $10.00; orders over $100.00 add 10%.  Walk-in handling charge is 5%.

Office Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10AM-3PM     Phone: (856)547-0855

When office is closed, 24/7 Answering Service will respond to your questions about meeting availability.

 

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Click button, fill out form, click submit.  Expect an email within 15 minutes.

Click on the underlined “Yes, I want to join".  A second email will confirm your sign-up.

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SJIS respects your confidentiality and anonymity by sending emails as blind copies. 

We do not share your contact information or use it for any other purpose.

 

~~~~~~~Donations Greatly Appreciated~~~~~~~

Group, Blue Can & individual donations to SJIS are greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Please use our contributions form & send a check payable to:

SJIS, 116 White Horse Pike, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035

 

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www.southjerseyal-anon.org is the official website of South Jersey Information Service (SJIS)

*Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., 1600 Corporate Landing Pkwy,

Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5617    (757)563-1600/(757)563-1655(fax)