Our Office

April 25, 2018

Let’s Be Friendly with Our Friends

The archives of the Cleveland District Office contained several videos, many of them created by AA. We ordered the few we missed to complete this collection. […]
March 28, 2018

What are the Operating and Advisory Committees?

Operating Committee There are 11 members of the Operating Committee elected at the March Advisory Committee meeting, they serve a term of three years on a […]
March 2, 2018

How the A.A. Cleveland District Office Began

At a Central Committee meeting on the first Tuesday of November 1944, the idea of an A. A. Downtown Office was first brought up. After almost, […]
January 31, 2018

Amendments Approved – October 25, 2017

AMENDMENTS APPROVED AT ADVISORY COMMITTEE OCTOBER 25, 2017 Article V Operating Committee (1/24/06) 1(a). Members of the Operating Committee must live or have a home group […]
November 9, 2017

2014 Membership Survey

In 2014 more than 6,000 A.A. members from the U.S. and Canada participated in a random survey of the membership. Such studies have been conducted every three to four years since 1968 by the General Service Office.
October 24, 2017

What Can a Central Office Do for Me?

First, what is an Intergroup / Central Office? A central or intergroup office, (e.g. AA Cleveland District Office) is an A.A. service office that involves partnership […]
October 2, 2017

75th Anniversary of Cleveland’s Central Bulletin

By October 1942 the United States had been an active participant in World War II for ten months. Many members around Cleveland, Ohio had volunteered for, […]
July 31, 2017

Safety at A.A. Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous is a microcosm of the larger society within which it exists. As such, problems often found in the outside world can also make their […]
April 24, 2017

The Lower Lights – In the Early Days

When AA was young and the members few, there was little known of the movement by outsiders. And the handful of men and women who started […]
March 3, 2017

How does my contribution help the office?

Does my donation really help? Where does it go? How is it spent? The office is focused on being transparent and helping you understand how your […]
March 3, 2017

Location History of the AA Cleveland District Office

In May 1939 the first Greater Cleveland AA Group met at Albert (“Abby”) G.’s house in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. In mid-November 2 groups – Borton and […]
February 22, 2017
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Why is my AA group struggling to survive?

Whether your meeting is already in the meeting schedule book or not, if the group is struggling to stay self-supporting through its own contributions, this article […]