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3 New LifeRing Meetings Now Available!




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**08/17/2014 Update**

Please note: The LifeRing Asia Skype Meeting has a new time – Sundays, 10:00 AM Bangkok, Thailand time, Saturdays, 8:00 PM California/Pacific Time). This is 2 hours earlier than the original meeting time, an effort to accommodate more participants.


LifeRing is pleased to announce 3 new meetings now up, running and available to anyone who wants to get clean and/or sober, and to find their tribe  – one in Connecticut, one in Massachusetts, and one based in Asia via Skype.

Craig W., member of LifeRing’s Board of Directors, says “All meetings represent great progress in expanding our reach,” and we look forward to their success and growth!

The information for each new meeting can be found below; the information for all of LifeRing’s meetings can be found here:

Greenwich, Connecticut Meeting

When: Mondays at 7:30 PM

Where: Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT 06830

Convenor: Cindy K.

Contact Information: E-mail: Phone: (772) 205-1289


Belmont, Massachusetts Meeting

When: Fridays, 6:00 – 7:00 PM – first meeting tonight, July 18th!

Where: McLean Hospital, DeMarneffe Cafeteria Building Room 117, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478

Convenor: Allen B.

Contact Information:


LifeRing Asia

When: Sundays, 12:00 Noon Bangkok, Thailand time (Saturdays, 10:00 PM California/Pacific Time)

Where: via Skype; add Skype ID liferingasia to your list of Skype Contacts

Convenor/Contact Information: Per LifeRing Asia’s website – “We are looking for conveners to help run meetings and we want to add meetings with times that fit your needs. Feel free to contact us.”


Congratulations to all meeting convenors and future members – we wish you the very best!



Petosky, Michigan, LifeRing Group Shows How It’s Done

A LifeRing meeting in a small Michigan town shows how it’s done when it comes to getting a little publicity. Petoskey, MI, population 5,700, has a pretty new LifeRing meeting and now is much better known in the community. An article in the Petoskey News highlights the new meeting and even has “LifeRing” in the headline. See the article here.

Looking to start LR on Florida’s “space coast”

Dale B. is looking to get Lifering started on the “Space Coast” area of east central Florida, which includes Orlando and the area directly east of it. Here’s his regional Lifering website, already set up. If you live in the area, or know someone who does, please alert them.

New LifeRing Meetings: Here, There and Everywhere!

At least four new LifeRing meetings have started in the past few weeks. I say “at least” because I’ve been less than diligent in keeping track. But I’m sure of new meetings in Petoskeym, MI; Hot Sulphur Springs, CO (this is a closed meeting in the county jail); Oceanside, CA, and Belfast, Northern Ireland. For information about the time and place for these meetings, go Here.

In addition to these, we’re working to start new meetings in at least five other locations soon, from Hawaii to North Carolina. LifeRing’s growth continues its steady pace.


Nothing Like a Little Good Publicty …

Dick Sprague, a LifeRing Convenor in Tabernash (Grand County), CO, provided information for an article in SkyHiNews “serving Winter Park, Granby, and Grand County, CO.” The article can be read in full by clicking Here.

Sprague is mentioned in the article and provided most or all of the information for it. Here’s a sample: “LifeRing seeks to build off other’s experiences to help people create a tailored recovery program, or as Dick Sprague, the man who has been convening the meetings locally and is an advocate for the group, puts it: “It gives you arrows to put in your quiver.”

Sprague went on to say, “All personalities have differences, and different things work for different people …”

The Tabernash meeting is weekly on Thursdays at 7 p.m. at The Church of the Eternal Hills. More details are available at the LifeRing Colorado website.

Sprague can be contacted at