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Hi OA members, 

Thanks to everyone who attended Sponsorship Day in August, which, to many of us, feels like a long time ago due to Hurricane Ida's arrival only a few days after. Tomorrow is the Houma OA meeting's 44th birthday celebration, which has shifted to being virtual only due to Hurricane Ida. All the info you need is below!

Houma Birthday Cel
Forty-Four and More

Tomorrow! Saturday, September 11

10:00 - 11:30AM CT

This meeting is completely virtual due to Hurricane Ida and will take place on Zoom. Click here to enter the zoom room or call in at 312-626-6799 and enter meeting ID 824 5463 4260 and passcode 096213. Join our Terrebonne Parish OA family to celebrate 44 years of OA in Houma!
Join Houma's 44th via Zoom

Unity with Diversity in Fall Recovery Convention & Business Assembly
October 15-17 
Virtual Only
Sponsored by the Greater Atlanta OA Intergroup

This convention will have two tracks: Unity with Diversity and the 12 Steps. There will be have speakers who represent recovery from lots of viewpoints: LGBTQ+, People of Color, Spanish/Portuguese, Neurodiversity, and more!

Register for Region 8 Recovery Convention
Recent Meeting List Changes
Mandeville Wednesday Noon is temporarily suspended. Their meeting room is currently being used to house storm relief teams. 
Check out C.O.LA.'s Meeting List
Special Focus Groups Listed on

The OA Board of Trustees has added two new special-focus meeting types. “Asian Pacific Islanders” and “Black, Indigenous, and People of Color” have been added to the special-focus drop-down menu in Find a Meeting on
Other special-focus categories include 100-pounders, Anorexia/Bulimia, Bariatric Surgery, Health Issues, LGBT, Men, Women, and Young Persons.
Special-focus categories are designed to help OA members find the support they need for successful recovery and to support Unity with Diversity in our Fellowship.
Find a Meeting via
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The C.O.LA. Intergroup meetings are held every 3rd Saturday of the month at 9 AM via Zoom. Click here to enter the Zoom meeting room and enter meeting ID 881 377 109 and passcode 12121212. 

Joining by phone? Call 1-929-205-6099 and enter meeting ID 881 377 109 and passcode 12121212. 

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