On Saturday, July, 13, 2019 at 8:30pm a “Bowling Night” event will be held at the Staunton Lanes – bowling alley, 831 Greenville Ave. in Staunton, Va.

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UPCOMING BLUE RIDGE AREA of NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES FOR 2019 *June 7, 8, & 9, 2019, a NA Campout will be held at Lake Robertson Park, 106 Lake Robertson Dr. Lexington, VA. 540-463-4164 (Reserve sites with the campground) *July 13, 2019 a “Bowling Night” event will be held at the Staunton Lanes, 831 Greenville Ave. Staunton, VA. at 8:30pm The BRANA Campout Inc. held the third weekend of July is not a part of the BRANA Area of N.A. Service Structure, but instead is run my several individual N.A. members, for their information go to the branacampout.org site *SUNDAY, AUG. 18, 2019 the “Find A New Way of Life” group is having a “Jump In The Lake” event at Lofton Lake in Augusta Co. from 1pm to 7pm. Lofton Lake Lane, Raphine, Va. *4th Annual Fall Blue Ridge Area Campout is SEPT. 27, 28, & 29, 2019 at the “Natural Chimneys Park” (Augusta Co. Parks) 94 Natural Chimneys Lane, Mt. Solon, Va. 540-245-5727. There are NO registration fees for this event, however, for a campsite register directly with the campground – up to 8 people/2 tents/ 1 camper & 1 tents per campsite.

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The following is the Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous Meeting List information, (The Blue Ridge Area is a part of the Central Atlantic Region of N.A. & the NA – Autonomy Zonal Forum)

SECTION 1: NA MEETING LIST – JAN. 2018

SUNDAY:

3:00 pm “Hugs Not Drugs” group, Little River Ch. Of the Brethren, 711 Little River Rd. Goshen, Va. (Open, discussion, meeting – The meeting is generally held in the side Parish Bldg. which is handicap accessible, but for large events or anniversary the basement is used, which is not handicap accessible.)

6:30 pm “Just for Today” group, Valley Mission 1513 W. Beverly St. Staunton, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Enter at the Chapel Room entrance on W. Beverly St. , Anniversary celebrations last Sunday of the month)

7:00 pm “Courage to Change” group, Muhlenberg Lutheran Church 281 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, meeting is in the Fellowship Hall building, Anniversary celebrations the last Sunday of the month)

MONDAY:

12:30 pm “Together We Can” group, Valley Community Services Board Bldg. at 85 Sanger’s Lane, Staunton, VA. (Open mtg. discussion, handicap accessible, We meet in the lobby at 12:30pm, Sign in at the Clipboard at the Front Desk (first name only) and ask for a name tag sticker, and then we are escorted by the staff to the meeting location,)

7:00 pm “Courage to Change” group, Muhlenberg Lutheran Ch. 281 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, Beginner Focus – discussion meeting, handicap accessible, meeting is in the Fellowship Hall building,)

8:00 pm “Find a New Way to Live” group, Main Street Methodist Ch. 601 Main St. Waynesboro, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Enter at the side basement entrance, Second Monday – Step Study, Fourth Monday -“Ask it basket” discussion mtg.)

TUESDAY:

1:00 pm “Together we can” Waynesboro Library, Wayne Ave. Waynesboro, VA. (Open discussion mtg. handicap accessible, Enter in the basement entrance – Room 2 – occasionally the meeting is held on the main level of the library in the small Conference Room.)

5:30 pm “It Can Be Done” Group, Sunrise Church of the Brethren, 1496 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, Entry at rear of the church, and the meeting is upstairs.)

7:00 pm “Oak Ridge Gratitude” group, Trinity Episcopal Ch. 475 Oak Ridge Road, Arrington, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, 2nd Tuesday of the month)

7:30 pm “Step By Step” meeting, Valley Mission 1513 W. Beverly St. Staunton, VA. (Open, Step/Tradition study and discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Enter in Chapel Room entrance on W. Beverly St. , “Step Working Guide” study, & discussion, the first 3-4 weeks and on the last Tuesday of each month a 12 Traditions study & discussion

WEDNESDAY:

5:30 pm “It Can Be Done” Group, Sunrise Ch. of the Brethren, 1496 S. Main St. Harrison- burg, VA. (Open, “Just for today” meditation, study, discussion, meeting, Entry at rear of the church, and the meeting is upstairs,)

7:00 pm “Keep it Simple” group, Grace Memorial Episc. Ch. 123 West Washington St. Lexington, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, Enter In front or side entrance of the Parish Bldg. The meeting is on the top floor)

8:00 pm “Never Alone” group, Reformation Lutheran Ch. 9283 North Congress St. New Market, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, Use the side basement entrance – meeting. is in the basement)

8:00 pm “Together We Can” group, Augusta Medical Center (in the Augusta Community Care Bldg.), 96 Medical Center Dr. Fishersville, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Last Wed. of each month 7 pm a “Pot-Luck Eating Mtg.” & a anniversary celebration meeting at 8pm)

THURSDAY:

6:30 pm “A Chance for Gratitude” group, Central United Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. Staunton, VA. (Open mtg., N.A. Literature study, & discussion meeting, Enter in the basement entrance on Beverly St. – meeting. is in the basement)

7:00 pm “Courage to Change” group, Muhlenberg Lutheran Church 281 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, meeting in the Fellowship Hall building,)

FRIDAY:

6:30 pm “A Chance for Gratitude” group, Central United Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. Staunton, VA (Open, Newcomer & discussion meeting. Enter in the basement entrance on Beverly St. the meeting is in the basement)

8:00 pm “It Can Be Done” group, First Presbyterian Ch. 17 N. Court, Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, On the last Friday of the month, Anniversary celebrations, and a Lead share & discussion, Enter at the main front church entrance – mtg. on the 1st floor,)

8:30 pm “Find a New Way to Live” group, Main Street Methodist Church,601 Main St. Waynesboro, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Enter in the side basement entrance,)

SATURDAY:

11:00 am “Riverside Recovery” meeting, (Outdoor, Open, Smoking, JFT Meditation study, a 5 minute meditation session, & discussion meeting, A Pot-Luck Breakfast is held at 10:00 am before the 11:00 am regular meeting. The mtg. is held last Saturday of each month – year ‘round. Meeting is held – rain or shine, bring a lawn chair and/or umbrella.)

MARCH thru NOVEMBER this meeting is held at the St. Mary’s River Wilderness Area Parking Lot. (Directions: From Rt. 11 – south of Greenville, VA – turn onto Rt. 666, Turn right onto Rt. 608, Turn left onto St. Mary’s Rd. Go 1 mile, road ends at the parking lot. On right-hand side of Parking Lot, Look for NA service logo on tree of the trail that leads to the meeting spot, which is about 100 yards away.)

DECEMBER thru FEBUARY this meeting is held at Lofton Lake – 136 Lofton Lake Lane, Raphine, Va.  For more info about either of these meetings call: William H. 540-221-1567.

3:00 pm “Recovery By The Riverside”meeting (A part of the “Find A New Way To Live” home-group service structure), 835 Green Hill Lane, Churchville, Va. (Outdoor, Open, Smoking, discussion meeting, A Pot-Luck Lunch at 2pm. The mtg. is held the Second Saturday of April thru November. Meeting is held – rain or shine, bring a lawn chair and/or umbrella.) (Directions: Turn of of Rt-42 in Churchville and follow Green Hill Lane until you come to an empty wooded lot (#635) Look for NA service logo on the gate of the property that leads to the meeting spot.)

6:30 pm “A Chance for Gratitude” group, Central United Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. Staunton, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, Candlelight, Enter in the basement entrance on Beverly St.)

7pm “It Can Be Done” group, First Presbyterian Ch. 17 N. Court, Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, Step/Tradition study, discussion meeting, For entry to the meeting at the side of the church, & go upstairs to 2nd Floor.)

Some “SUGGESTIONS”
*Don’t use today – no matter what !!!
*Go to N.A. meetings regularly, and frequently.
*For newcomers, 90 meetings in 90 days is suggested.
*Avoid people, places, & things where drugs are being used. (Alcohol is a drug too !)
*Pray for help with your addiction.
*Get & use phone numbers from other N.A. members.
*Call someone BEFORE you use drugs or engage in any other harmful behaviors!!!
*Come to meetings early & stay late, fellowship with other recovering people. Join, and participate in a Home-Group.
* Be of service, help somebody today.
*Get a “Sponsor” and work the “12 Steps of N.A.”
*Keep coming back; N.A. works, “We do recover”.

Area Service Meeting
The Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous Area Service Committee meets the second Sunday of each month @ 4:00 pm at Verona United Methodist Ch. 406 Lee Hwy, Verona, VA. Enter at rear basement entrance of the church and look for Room 146

SECTION 2: Area Service Information

Blue Ridge Area CHAIRPERSON: Libby V. (Nominated)

Blue Ridge Area VICE-CHAIR: Position Open

Blue Ridge Area SECRETARY: Sara A.

Blue Ridge Area TREASURER: Position Open

Blue Ridge Area REGIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBER: Position Open (Nancy H. – Pro – Temp)

Blue Ridge Area ALTERNATE REGIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBER: Position Open

Blue Ridge Area VRCC DIRECTOR: William H.  Blue Ridge Area VRCC Alternate DIRECTOR: Position Open

Blue Ridge Area OUTREACH Committee Position Open, committee meets the second Sunday of each month at 3:15 pm at Verona United Methodist Ch. 406 Lee Hwy, Verona, VA. Outreach Chairperson: Position Open

Blue Ridge Area SPECIAL EVENTS Committee meets the first Friday of each month at 7:00pm in Waynesboro, Va. at Main St. United Methodist Ch. 601 Main St. Special Events Chairperson: Will W.

Blue Ridge Area POLICY Committee, Committee meets each quarter (Or as needed). Policy Chairperson: Position Open

Blue Ridge Area LITERATURE Committee has no scheduled meetings. Literature Chairperson call: Gene G.  – 540-525-7604.

SECTION 3: Homegroup Business Meetings

“A Chance for Gratitude” group, First Thursday of each month @ 7:30pm at Central Un. Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. Staunton, VA.

“Courage to Change” group, First Sunday of each month @ 5:30pm at Muhlenberg Lutheran Ch. 281 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA.

“Find a New Way to Live” group, On the Monday before the A.S.C. mtg. @ 7pm at Main Street Methodist Ch. 601 Main St. Waynesboro, VA.

“It Can Be Done” group, Last Tuesday of each month @ 6:45pm at Sunrise Ch. of the Brethren, 1496 W. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA.

“Just for Today” group, First Sunday of each month @ 7:40pm at Valley Mission 1513 W. Beverly St. Staunton, VA.

“Keep it Simple” group, First Wednesday of each month @ 8:00pm at Grace Episcopal Ch. 123 West Washington St. Lexington, VA.

“Never Alone” group, First Wednesday of each month @ 9pm at Reformation Lutheran Ch. 9283 N. Congress St. New Market, VA.

“Step by Step” group, First Tues. @ of each month @ 9:15pm at Valley Mission 1513 W. Beverly St. Staunton, VA.

“Together We Can” group, The first Wednesday of each month @ 7pm at Augusta Medical Center, Community Bldg. 96 Medical Center Dr. Fishersville, VA.

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2016 Blue Ridge Area A.S.C. Budget and 2016 Policy Handbook

2016 BRANA Policy Handbook PDF

2016 Blue Ridge Area of N.A. Budget 

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BLUE RIDGE AREA of N.A. Privacy Statement

Here is our Privacy Policy for the B.R.A.N.A. Area Service Committee Web-Site.

 

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Welcome

Welcome to the Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous Web site.
 
This Web site is a resource for N.A. members and Home Groups in the “Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous” and for any people seeking recovery,  through the “Twelve Step” program of Narcotics Anonymous.  Also this site seeks to help inform the general public as well as: medical, treatment, and correctional professionals about our fellowship.  More information about Narcotics Anonymous  can be found at www.na.org (our World Service body) and www.car-na.org (our Regional Service body).
 
The Blue Ridge Area of N.A. serves the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, this includes meetings in: Covington, Clifton Forge, Fishersville, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Luray, New Market, Staunton, Waynesboro, and Raphine, Virginia.
 
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