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July 2023 Intergroup Scoop

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"12 Concepts: Women in Service" Workshop series starts July 15, 10:30am - 12pm, Zoom

Join the 9am Online Daily Women’s Meeting of A.A. for a 12 Concepts: Women in Service workshop. This is an introduction to the 12 Concepts of A.A. and how to apply them at every level of service. This monthly series begins with “Herstory of Service” on July 15 @ 10:30am to 12pm online.

El Sobrante Fellowship 36th Anniversary Picnic

Saturday, July 15, 10:30am - 5pm, Pinole

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Join the El Sobrante Fellowship in celebrating its 36th anniversary with a day of food, fellowship, a speaker meeting, raffle, games, and more! Speaker is Lee Ann C. from Concord. Fernandez Mansion, 100 Tennant Ave, Pinole. Volunteers are needed. For more information contact Rhonda S. at 510-960-6917. See flyer

39th Annual Contra Costa Women's Symposium, Saturday, August 5, 12pm - 5pm, Dublin & On Zoom

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The theme for this year's Contra Costa Women's Symposium, held August 5, is "Courage to Change" and features multiple speakers, lunch, a raffle, and breakout discussion sessions. This event will be held at St. Phillip's Lutheran Church, 8850 Davona Dr., Dublin, as well as on Zoom. To learn more, register, and inquire about service opportunities see flyer.

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(Please note that the newsletter comes out on the first Wednesday of the month, so events in the first week of that month will need to be published the preceding month).

July Intergroup Scoop

June Intergroup Scoop
Notes from the Intergroup Meeting held June 21, 2023

Does your group have an Intergroup Representative (IGR)? Be sure your group's voice is being heard by electing an IGR and participating in the monthly Intergroup meeting.

Treasurer's Report Our Treasurer, Teddy B.-W., reported that EBI took in $8,137 including $5,724 in contributions. After expenses, there is a net loss of …

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7th Step, Tradition, and Concept

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Each month we focus on a Step, Tradition, and Concept, and provide a quote from Bill.

Step 7 - Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

"Everywhere we saw failure and misery transformed by humility into priceless assets. We saw story after story of how humility had brought strength out of weakness."

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Heard in a Meeting: Problems I thought were ...

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Problems I thought were coming at me were really coming from me.

Remember the worst before the first (drink).

I knew I was in serious trouble when the clerk at one of my regular liquor stores asked...

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Featured Service Opportunity

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East Bay Intergroup (EBI) needs your help verifying existing Zoom meetings.
Central Office is organizing shifts to comb through our meeting list and find the inactive ones. Email Lindsay at to sign up.

Thank you to Juan R. for Newsletter Outreach for January - June term

Juan, who lives in Argentina and attends meetings in the East Bay, has diligently announced the newsletter in meetings, to grow our readership across the East Bay Intergroup area. Read more

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