December 2022

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The Intergroup Scoop is Going on Hiatus Starting January — Help us Fill These Newsletter Service Positions

The Intergroup Scoop Newsletter is going on hiatus after the December issue, so that the team can regroup and add staff. Want to join the team?

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WACYPAA Broomball - December 17, 11 pm at Dublin Ice

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The Western Area Conference of Young People in A.A. (WACYPPAA) is hosting a game of Broomball at Dublin Ice December 17th at 11 pm.

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Holiday Meetings and Events at the Fellowships

Holidays at the Fellowships
Most of the East Bay Intergroup Fellowships hold special events, such as marathon meetings and holiday celebrations / potlucks. Join in and stay sober.

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12 Tips to Stay Sober This Holiday Season

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The holidays can be a difficult time to stay sober for many reasons. Here are some tips to make it through the holidays sober.

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December Intergroup Scoop

AA Newsletter
• Group Inventory Planned for Early 2023 • Bookstore Now Open on Monday Nights • Host Groups Needed for First Friday Mtg • Volunteers Needed for Friday Beginners

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A.A. Trivia Quiz - December

A.A. Trivia Quiz - December
  1. The holidays are a time when we’re entitled to: a) Justifiable resentments b) Letting up on our meeting schedule and program c) Doing what it takes to stay sober one day at a time
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12th Step, Tradition and Concept

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To all those who wish to secede from A.A. we extend a cheerful invitation to do just that...If after a trial they cannot do better, we know they face a choice: they can go mad or…

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Heard in a Meeting: Treat your family like newcomers...

Heard in a Meeting: Treat your family like newcomers...
Treat your family like newcomers and treat newcomers like...

I thought that if you loved me enough, I’d be ok. You guys taught me...

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Your Feedback Wanted: Prayer(s) for Closing Big Meetings at the 2025 International Convention

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The General Service Office is looking for your preferences on closing the big meetings at the International Conference in Vancouver. Complete the survey here. Survey closes on December 15, 2022.

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