Gratitude Week – 2015

Gratitude Week 2015

When he came home that night, his entire outlook had changed. He (Dr. Bob) was happy, and, like Bill, he was finally a free man. It was June 10th 1935. Now honoured as the date when AA truly began.

From ‘Pass It On’ p. 149

Gratitude week commemorates this key period in AA history.

At meetings near to June 10th some groups ask members to contribute a little extra (in addition to Tradition 7) to show their gratitude for the fellowship. The suggestion is for a single contribution, made at your home group, of the cost of a days drinking at today’s prices (subject to financial ability).

If your group chooses to take this collection, it ought to collected separately and sent to the Intergroup Treasurer clearly mark as ‘Gratitude Week Contribution’.


Intergroup – Vacant Service Positions

a) Health Liaison Officer – Liaising with external agencies and bodies, promoting AA externally carrying the message ensuring Health, Safety and Well Being.

b) Public Liaison Officer –  is responsible for ensuring that information about the AA message and programme of recovery is conveyed to outside organisations to the best possible advantage. The provision of a panel of members to comply with requests for speakers is an important part of this activity.

C) An Employment Liaison Officer assumes responsibility for liaising with all sectors of commerce and industry.

We are always looking for Telephone Responders for 4 hour shifts – please advise your GSR

We are always looking for Twelve Steppers for local areas – please advise your GSR

Intergroup Meeting

There will be an Intergroup Meeting on Tuesday  26th May 2015 at 8.00pm:

Friends Meeting House (Quakers)
21 Erskin Road
Colwyn Bay
LL29 8EU

All visitors are welcome – come along and see what goes on.


Meeting Changes

Friday – RHOSYMEDRE    8.00PM St. Johns Church, Church Street, LL14 3EA  (open on request) – Ex: Ruabon

Rhosymedre - MAP

Tuesday – CHESTER – HOOLE       12.00PM The Church Hall, All Saints Church, Vicarage Road, Hoole , Chester CH2 3HZ  – New Meeting

Thursday – CHESTER COUNTESS HOSPITAL – Tribunal Meetong Room, 1st Floor Bowmere Hospital CH2 1UL – New room – please ask porter for directions.

Convention – 2015 service meetings

Second Meeting – Sending out flyers, asking for prize money and allocating roles.

There is a Convention meeting at Mold Meeting on Monday 20th April 2015 at 7.00pm before the regular AA Meeting. If you are interested and want to get involved, please come along to find out what’s happening.

Start up meeting 

This year’s convention will be on Sunday 19th July 2015, the venue once again being the Springfield Hotel A55. Our team start up meeting will be on the 16th February 2015 at 7.00pm, at Mold before the main meeting. We welcome old and any new team members who wish to get involved.

Shotton group – may need a new meeting place.

The Shotton group may looking for a new venue from June 2015, if anyone knows of a good place or venue to hold both aa and alanon can they make contact please as would be nice to keep a meeting in the Area on Thursdays.

The Shotton Group is looking for new group members and support to help it remain a vibrant group and support its relocation after the Melrose Centre closes( June 2015)

If you feel you can support in any way by regular attendance or have ideas of location venues and would like to get involved with service then please contact us and come along on Thursday evenings at 730pm .

Remember service is vital to pass the message on for the newcomer who comes in after you.