August Announcements

WE ARE MOVING!

  • Beginning on August 14, our group will be meeting at St. Mary the Virgin Church (133 W 46th St., 3rd Fl.) at 6:45pm, Tuesday–Sunday. Our location and meeting schedule are updated on their respective pages.

Other Announcements:

  • We have temporarily adopted a revised meeting schedule and bylaws to reflect the changes to our location and schedule. We will be voting on whether to permanently accept these changes at the November business meeting, which will take place on Sunday November 10th at 6:45pm. Please attend to participate!

  • We are in need of a new Social Chair to serve the remainder of the July–December term. There is a 1 year sobriety requirement for this position. Contact us for more information.

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EMERGENCY BUSINESS MEETING / WE ARE MOVING!

At our emergency business meeting yesterday (7/28), our group conscience regarding the matter of our precarious tenancy at the Clubhouse, after months of ongoing conversations about and struggles with our financial insecurity, was to move locations. August 13th will be our last day at the 46th Street Clubhouse.

On August 14th, we will begin meetings at St. Mary the Virgin Church (133 West 46th Street). There will be two 6:45pm meetings every day from Tuesday–Sunday, and we may resume the 8pm meeting when we regain financial stability.

We will be holding a second emergency business meeting next Sunday, August 4th, from 6:15–7pm, to discuss the logistics of our move.

This will include:

  • discussion of new meeting schedule for 12 meetings/week

  • proposal of changes to bylaws (including changes to meeting schedule and location)

  • changes to script (e.g., “we meet here daily at 5:30, 6:45, and 8pm”)

The emergency business meeting will exclusively focus on what we, as a group, will need to do to ensure an easier, softer move to our new location. Please attend to take part in this ongoing conversation.

At the August business meeting on 8/11 from 6:15–7pm, we will be holding emergency elections for the new meeting chair positions.

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July Announcements
  • We will be having an emergency business meeting on July 28, 2019 from 5:30–7pm to discuss our need to move to a new location. Please attend to participate.

  • We are still in need of a Social Chair (1 year sobriety requirement) and two meeting co-chairs for the Saturday 8pm meeting (90 days sobriety requirement). For more information, email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com.

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May/June Announcements
  • Elections for the July–December service term will take place at the June business meeting, at 6:15pm on Saturday June 9th. We will be electing 42 meeting co-chairs (90 days sobriety requirement) as well as 2 Social Chairs, 2 Sponsorship Chairs, and 2 Hospitals & Institutions Chairs (1 year sobriety requirement). All are welcome to attend.

  • Big Apple Roundup World Pride will take place on June 29th and 30th, including a Big Meeting and Pride Dinner with Hedda Lettuce on Saturday and Boat Cruise on Sunday. All-access passes are $50. See the Big Apple Roundup website for tickets and more information.

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EMERGENCY BUSINESS MEETING

Update: RR would like to thank everyone for the generous contributions in resolving our recent financial deficits. Although the urgent matter has been resolved, efforts to rebuild our prudent reserve continue. Please be as generous as you can during our Seventh Tradition break.

Rainbow Room will be holding an emergency business meeting to address urgent matters in meeting our monthly rent and increasing our financial security. Everyone is encouraged to attend as these issues affect us all and the future of Rainbow Room. The emergency business meeting will be held Sunday, April 28th from 6:15–7pm. As a result the meditation meeting will begin at 7pm. If you have further questions, contact our group officers Hawmi G, Nando P or Justin C.

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December Announcements

ANNIVERSARY PARTY!

  • Save the date! This year’s anniversary party will be held on January 5th from 6:30-10pm at Spoonfed restaurant, located at 331 W 51st St.

  • Drinks and soul food buffet will be provided. Separate funds are being collected at meetings to go towards costs, including the food and venue. This collection is exclusively for our group’s anniversary party, is separate from our 7th tradition collection, and is not affiliated with any holiday events hosted at the 46th Street Clubhouse.

  • The Rainbow Room Anniversary Party Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to help with the big night! In particular, we are seeking individuals for the talent portion of the evening. If you have skills to show off— music, comedy, dance, even magic tricks!—please reach out to participate.

  • If you are interested in helping with the event, email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com to be put in touch with the social co-chair.

Intergroup Volunteers Needed!

  • Intergroup has a consistent need for phone volunteers for the following shifts:

    • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 9 to 1:30

    • Friday, 1:30 to 6

  • Please consider volunteering. One year of continuous sobriety is required. For more information, email volunteer@nyintergroup.org

Hospitals & Institutions Commitment

  • The Rainbow Room brings a meeting to the VA hospital on the first and last
    Sunday of each month at 7:00 pm. Please see the meeting chair or email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com for contact information if you are interested in attending or speaking. The only requirement for speaking is 90 days of sobriety.

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Service Opportunity: Meeting Co-Chair Positions Available!

We still have meeting co-chair positions available, following the December business meeting elections, for the January–June service term. Meeting co-chairs are required to have 90 days continuous sobriety. Co-chairs and share the responsibility of chairing one of our 42 weekly meetings, with the help of a fellow group member, from January 1–June 30. For more information or to volunteer, email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com.

EDIT: As of 12/19/18, all positions have been filled.

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Winter/Spring Elections Coming Up!

Elections are coming up! Come to our December business meeting on 12/9/18 at 6:15pm to vote and volunteer on the upcoming service positions. There are 42 meeting co-chair positions available for the January–June term, in addition to our year-long officer positions. For more information or questions, please email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com.

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November Announcements

Upcoming events:

  • Big Apple Roundup’s annual Thanksgiving big meeting will be held on November 22nd at 7:30pm at The LGBT Center (208 W. 13th St). There will be a 3 speaker meeting, sobriety countdown, and fellowship after the meeting.

ANNIVERSARY PARTY!

  • Save the date! This year’s anniversary party will be held on January 5th at Spoonfed restaurant.

  • Separate funds are being collected at meetings to go towards necessities such as food, entertainment, and venue. Keep an eye out for the second passing of the basket at your next meeting!

  • The Rainbow Room Anniversary Party Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to help prepare for the big night! Planning includes entertainment, food, venue selection, logistical stuff, and more! The committee is also looking for raffle item/services donations.

  • If you are interested in helping with the event, email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com to be put in touch with the social co-chair.

Intergroup Volunteers Needed!

  • Intergroup has a consistent need for phone volunteers for the following shifts:

    • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 9 to 1:30

    • Friday, 1:30 to 6

  • Please consider volunteering. One year of continuous sobriety is required. For more information, email volunteer@nyintergroup.org

Hospitals & Institutions Commitment

  • The Rainbow Room brings a meeting to the VA hospital on the first and last
    Sunday of each month at 7:00 pm. Please see the meeting chair or email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com for contact information if you are interested in attending or speaking. The only requirement for speaking is 90 days of sobriety.

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September–October Announcements

Upcoming Events

  • Miss Sobriety is right around the corner! Come elect the next queen!

    • October 13th, 7pm, at the High School of Fashion Industries (225 W. 24th St.)

    • Tickets are $20 online and $25 at the door.

    • Check out the Big Apple Roundup website for tickets and more information.

ANNIVERSARY PARTY!

  • This year’s anniversary party is coming up soon, and separate funds are being collected at meetings to go towards necessities such as food, entertainment, and venue. Keep an eye out for the second passing of the basket at your next meeting!

  • The Rainbow Room Anniversary Party Planning Committee needs your help The committee is looking for volunteers to help prepare for the big night! Planning includes entertainment, food, venue selection, logistical stuff, and more! The committee is also looking for raffle item/services donations.

  • If you are interested in helping with the event, email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com to be put in touch with the social co-chair.

Intergroup Volunteers Needed!

  • Intergroup has a consistent need for phone volunteers for the following shifts:

    • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 9 to 1:30

    • Friday, 1:30 to 6

  • Please consider volunteering. One year of continuous sobriety is required. For more information, email volunteer@nyintergroup.org

Hospitals & Institutions Commitment

  • The Rainbow Room brings a meeting to the VA hospital on the first and last
    Sunday of each month at 7:00 pm. Please see the meeting chair or email rainbowroomsecretary@gmail.com for contact information if you are interested in attending or speaking. The only requirement for speaking is 90 days of sobriety.

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