October 2022

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Baywide Halloween Party, Dublin - Oct. 29, 7pm-Midnight

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Celebrate Halloween with Bay Area YPAA (Young People of A.A.).
St. Phillip Church, 8850 Davona Dr., Dublin, CA


Don't miss the Bedevilment Panel at 7pm

Area Election Assembly - Nov. 5 in Vacaville and on Zoom, 9am - 5:30pm

GSRs, DCMs and Area Officers will assemble in Vacaville to choose new officers for the coming two-year panel.

Ulatis Community Center, 1000 Ulatis Dr.
Vacaville, CA

See the flyer for more information, including Zoom ID.

LAST CALL for Stories for 5th Edition of Big Book - Deadline is October 31

HURRY! Last chance - Submissions close October 31 for stories for both the 5th Edition of the Big Book and the "A.A. for the Black and African-American Alcoholic" pamphlet. Read more

Submit Your Story to the Big Book

Meet Lindsay, EBI's New Office Administrator/ Bookstore Manager

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By Lindsay P.

This might sound weird but I love processing meeting updates. Keeping our information current is HUGE and feels significant if it gets someone...

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A.A. Trivia Quiz - October

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What is the name of the A.A. publication that provides practical tips on how to stay sober?

When the first edition of the Big Book was published in 1939, how many A.A. members were there?

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10th Step, Tradition and Concept

10th Step, Tradition and Concept
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When the Washingtonians became temperance crusaders, within a very few years they had completely lost their effectiveness in helping Alcoholics.

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Heard in a Meeting: I'm 45 years sober but...

Heard in a Meeting: I'm 45 years sober but...
I had contempt during investigation.

I was so shy that when my mother punished me, she made me go outside...

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October Intergroup Scoop

AA Newsletter
From the September 21 Intergroup meeting

• Hank W. was elected the new Intergroup Special Events Coordinator

• Lindsay, EBI Bookstore Manager, is seeking volunteers so the bookstore can...

• A second Beginners Meeting will be...

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