January 4, 2023

AA’s Beginning – Time to Do Outreach Again

A.A. began in 1935 in Akron, Ohio, as the outcome of a meeting between Bill W., a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob S., an Akron […]
November 29, 2021

Step 12 In Action

Only a few weeks sober, I marched into my favorite bar in Santa Monica, California, and announced that I was attending AA meetings. I also pointed […]
July 27, 2021

What Can a Central Office Do For Me?

First, what is an Intergroup or a Central Office? A central or intergroup office, (e.g. AA  Cleveland District Office) is a service office of Alcoholics Anonymous […]
September 1, 2020

How to Find an AA Sponsor Online

Sponsorship in the Age of Zoom and the Pandemic What is sponsorship? Alcoholics Anonymous began with sponsorship. When Bill W., only a few months sober, was […]
December 19, 2019

The Meeting After the Meeting

An Important 12-Step Opportunity! Bill W. wrote in an AA pamphlet: “Sobriety—freedom from alcohol through the teaching and practice of the Twelve Steps—is the sole purpose […]
October 1, 2019

Pink Can Tradition

The Pink Can has been a tradition within A.A. since 1957. Originated in Northern California, its purpose is to raise money to provide Conference Approved reading […]
July 17, 2019

Sponsorship: That Which We Give Away, We Keep

“Every sponsor is necessarily a leader,” wrote Bill W. in The Language of the Heart (p. 292). “The stakes are huge,” he continued. “A human life, […]
February 27, 2019

Ordered to Attend AA?

You’re not alone and you’re not the first. Many of us were sent to our first A.A. meeting by judges as a result of being arrested […]
February 5, 2019

2018 Pink Can Money Buys AA Literature

From the Corrections Committee: Pink Cans are found at some meetings, but what are they? Pink Cans are the beginning of a twelfth step journey that […]
May 11, 2018

Talk with Patients – Westside Service Work

The West Park Rehabilitation Center has a new wing that houses critically ill patients with alcohol and other substance abuse problems and wants AAs to come […]
November 22, 2017

Group Treasurer Duties

The AA Group Treasurer is one of the most responsible positions at your meeting: Requires accuracy, attention to detail & accountability to the Group The Treasurer […]
October 31, 2017

Job of an AA Group Secretary

As an AA Group Secretary, your responsibilities can be many and may vary from opening the doors and making coffee to paying rent, cleaning up and […]