Meeting Minutes February 2020

Valleywide Hospitals and Institutions Meeting Minutes

Central Church, A United Methodist Community East Dining Room

1875 North Central Avenue Phoenix Arizona 85004

Website: www.vwhi.org | PO Box 80126, Phoenix, 85060 | Wednesday February 12th, 2020

Open: 

Serenity Prayer

Reading of the Traditions

Introduction of the new VWHI Home Group Reps

Home group reps: Welcome! Listen for service opportunities that are relevant to your home group and bring the opportunities back to your home group to find people who might be interested in being of service. Be sure to sign-in on the sheet that’s being passed around so we have your name, home group and contact info. Please familiarize yourself with the VWHI bylaws – find them at the Reports & Docs tab on vwhi.org.  

Announcement from the Chair: Katy |  | chairperson@vwhi.org 

-Introduction of new steering committee.

STEERING COMMITTEE REPORTS:

CO CHAIRPERSON: Colby |  | co_chairperson@vwhi.org

Read step 2

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SECRETARY: Christin |  | secretary@vwhi.org

Motion to accept last months meeting minutes.

Billy made a motion to accept the minutes. Tom 2nd the motion. Motion accepted.

No report 

TREASURER: Eric | | treasurer@vwhi.org

$9999.33 brought in 

$6001.76

$29063.79

Prudent reserve $1500.00

LITERATURE: Billy |  | literature@vwhi.org

Book orders in by February 26th.  

Send all literture orders to the literature email.

If wanting to order books for a treatment center go through Joe the treatment chair to get boxes of books.

AWARENESS DAY: OPEN | awareness_day@vwhi.org

Jamboree event will at Kiwanas park on May 9th 10-5 every Sunday we meet at Dozer Ink 38 S. Macdonald  at 630 pm.

WEB SERVANT: Adam | | webservant@vwhi.org  

1473 visits to the website and just today 84 visits to the 

TREATMENT CHAIR: Joe |  | treatment_chair@vwhi.org  

4 basic meeting formats  avaiable. We may need a 2nd treatment chair for hospitals.  If wanting to start a meeting in hosptial or treatment center go to the website.  

Jails and Corrections the meetings are posted online but treatment centers are not online.

Spreadsheets are avaiable for H&I meeting avaiable.

CORRECTIONS CHAIR: Bootsie |  | corrections_chair@vwhi.org  

No report. Wasnt present.

SERVICE LIAISON: Tom |  | service_liaison@vwhi.org  

No report.

MCSO: Dennis |  | mcso_liaison@vwhi.org 

Was not present.

There are volunteer trainings this week if need assists with appication or sponsor letters let him know 

OLD BUSINESS: 

NEW BUSINESS:

Jason from Way out- motion tabled regarding using electronic presence for any candiate for a position if they want to continue to use Skype in their elections.  

Billy made a motion to table the motion to next month.  Tom 2nd the motion.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

BRIDGING THE GAP: Bill |  | bridging_the_gap@vwhi.org 

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: Anthony |  | newcomer_liaison@vwhi.org 

Has templates for reporting back to your groups 

SPANISH: Franky |  | spanish_coordinator@vwhi.org or hispanic_intergroup@vwhi.org

NOTE: 

In even months reports from Hospitals and Treatment will be presented.

In odd Months Corrections and Prisons will present their reports.

HOSPITALS & TREATMENT CENTERS – 

HOSPITALS EAST | East of Central Ave: Harold |  | hospitals_east@vwhi.org 

stay after the meeting to let him know 

HOSPITALS WEST | West of Central Ave: Michael |  | hospitals_west@vwhi.org 

havent been real sucessful with meetings 

Quail run has been reaching out to get a meeting there.

TREATMENT CENTERS: Amy |  | treatment_coordinator@vwhi.org 

Crossroads 360 is looking for a meeting to be taken over on Friday 6pm

Salvation Army is a womans meeting at 6pm-7pm at Central and Pima 

Buena Vista is looking for meeting for a co-ed facility.

COMMUNITY BRIDGES WEST | 99th Ave & I-10, Avondale: Lloyd |  | community_bridges_west@vwhi.org 

No report. Not here.

COMMUNITY BRIDGES EAST | Broadway & Mesa Dr., Mesa: Becky |  | community_bridges_east@vwhi.org  

Making sure we have big books for the big books study.

CORRECTIONS

DURANGO & TOWERS – ESTELLA | 35th Ave & Buckeye, South Phoenix: David |  | towers_estrella_durango@vwhi.org

LOWER BUCKEYE – 4TH AVENUE | 4th Ave. & Jefferson, Downtown Phoenix: Brian | 4 | lower_buckeye_fourth_ave_jails@vwhi.org

4th Avenue Jail – 201 S. 4th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003

MCSO Contact:  Officer Tracy McDermott, Programs Assistance

Lower Buckeye Jail – 3250 W. Lower Buckeye Road, PHX 85009   

MCSO Contact: Lynette Anderson

PHOENIX WEST | Buckeye & 35th Ave, Phoenix: Jessica L. | phoenix_west_prison@vwhi.org

FEDERAL CORRECTIONS | I-17 & Anthem Way, Phoenix: Nicholas S. |  | federal_corrections@vwhi.org

ALHAMBRA | Van Buren & 24th St: Fred | 623 523 1112 | alhambra_prison@vwhi.org

JUVENILE CORRECTIONS: Cindy 602-672-5748 juvenile_corrections@vwhi.org

LEWIS | Highway 85 & Patterson, Buckeye: Michelle | lewis_prison@vwhi.org

FLORENCE | Highway 79 & Butte Ave, Florence: John |  | florence_prisons@vwhi.org

PERRYVILLE | I-10 & Loop 303: Nora | | perryville_prison@vwhi.org

INTERGROUPS

AGUA FRIA: Tiffany  afi_liaison@vwhi.org

Report from the Business Meeting of Agua Fria Intergroup, on Tues, Feb 4th, 2020

Hello, this is Tiffany W., your newly appointed Agua Fria Intergroup Liaison, to the Valley Wide H & I. 

am honored to be of service. Here is a report for your records, and to place in your agenda for your

upcoming VW H & I Meeting, if applicable:

1. The Agua Fria Intergroup has turned in $15.15 of funds that have been collecting in the Pink Can,

displayed at the AFI office. (They are turned in for this Wednesday, Feb 12 th to H&I)

2. The AFI will include the H&I Website Link next to the AFI Liaisons’ Name and number in each

Agenda going forward, as means of greater awareness and access to H&I Events and

opportunities to be of maximum Service

3. AFI Wild West Day in the Park, Saturday, March 7 th (Flyers present). Tickets can only be

purchased Online, or in the AFI Office. No tickets are to be sold at the Park on the day of the

Event.

4. Family Camping and Fishing Derby: April 17 th – 19th, South Cove 2- Bartlett Lake (more info on

website)

Thank you for allowing me to be of service.

EAST VALLEY: Mike G. | | evi_liaison@vwhi.org  

Not here to report.

SALT RIVER: Kimberly || sri_liaison@vwhi.org  

Business Meeting is 2nd Tuesday of the month 3201 E. Thunderbird 

March 4th SRI 77th anniversary Committee meeting 

Lake Pleasant roundup March 20-22 

GSR Orientation Feb 18 530pm  

Wild West Day in the park March 7th 930am 

Sunlight of the Spirit Feb 21-23 

7th Traditions Breakfast March 14th 9am

Summer Roundup Aug 7th-9th 

CLOSE:  827pm Made a motion to close 

Birthdays & Responsibility Declaration