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September 2023 Intergroup Scoop

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63rd International Conference of Young People in A.A., September 1 - 4, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco

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ICYPAA is hosting its 63rd annual meeting in San Francisco, Labor Day Weekend, September 1 - 4, with the theme "Watch Loneliness Disappear". Events include meetings, fellowship, panels, an optional group tour of Alcatraz, and more! Register here or scan the QR code above to learn more.

Park Street Labor Day Cookout, Monday, September 4

6:30 am - 3 pm, Crab Cove, Alameda

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Join the Park Street Fellowship for a Labor Day Cookout! Open Speaker meetings will be held at 6:30 am and 2 pm, so feel free to bring family and friends. Lunch will start at 11 am and you are encouraged to bring a dish to share.

All Groups Day, Sunday, September 10, 12 pm - 4 pm

Roberts Regional Recreation Area, Oakland

East Bay Intergroup is proud to announce the return of All Groups Day. Starting off with a meeting at noon, followed by BBQ and fellowship. Join us on September 10 at Roberts Regional Rec Area, 10570 Skyline Blvd in Oakland. To get involved email

More upcoming events:

  • National AA Technology Workshop, September 8 -10, on Zoom
  • Women’s Day of Unity, Saturday, September 9, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Lodi
  • El Cerrito Courage to Change Fellowship 5th Anniversary, Saturday, September 16, 2 pm - 5 pm, El Cerrito
  • 12 Concepts Women in Service Concepts IV - VI, Saturday, September 16, 10:30 am - 12 pm, on Zoom

See all upcoming event flyers here

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September Intergroup Scoop

June Intergroup Scoop
Notes from the Intergroup Meeting held August 16, 2023

Treasurer's Report: EBI Board Treasurer Teddy B.W. reported that contributions for July were $9,803 (in comparison to June contributions of $5,865); total income was $14,706, including bookstore sales. He mentioned that July is always a good month for contributions, since treasurers turn over at the end of June and the outgoing …

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9th Step, Tradition, and Concept

4th Step, Tradition, and Concept
Each month we focus on a Step, Tradition, and Concept, and provide a quote from Bill

Step 9 Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

"As soon as we begin to feel confident in our new way of life and have begun, by our behavior and example, to …

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Heard in a Meeting: My Entire World Was the Bars...

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My entire world was the bars, the booze, the boys.

Besides asking who is in their first 30 days, we should also ask who is in their last 30 days.

I used God whenever I needed something, basically like...

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Featured Service Opportunities

  • The Chatline is looking for volunteers, contact
  • The Public Information (P.I.) and Cooperation with the Professional Community (C.P.C.) Committee is seeking a new liason. Contact Scott W. at if you can serve
  • East Bay Intergroop is looking for a Special Events Chair. Contact Service Chair Scott W. at sjw2131@gmail if interested
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