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October 2023 Intergroup Scoop

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PI & CPC Working Group Workshop

Wednesday, October 4, 5 pm, Zoom

The Public Information & Cooperation with the Professional Community Working Group invites you to a virtual workshop, Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 5 pm, to learn more about what they do and how you can be of service. This event will have Spanish translation and Al-Anon participation. Zoom ID: 894 2126 1943, PC: 411 See flyer here with QR code

NCCAA Annual Fall Conference, October 13-15

DoubleTree by Hilton, Fresno

Our regional council for Northern California is holding its 74th annual fall conference the weekend of October 13-15 in Fresno. This gathering includes speaker meetings, delegate presentations, panels, and more. For more information see here or visit

El Sobrante Fellowship Halloween Party

Saturday, October 28, 4:30 pm - 9 pm, Pinole

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El Sobrante Fellowship is celebrating Halloween with a big bash featuring a dinner at 5:30 pm, a Birthday and Speaker Meeting at 7:30 pm, costume contest, raffle, and more! Tickets are $15 for one or $25 for two and will take place at the Pinole Senior Center, 2500 Charles Avenue, Pinole. Doors open at 4:30 pm.

More upcoming events:

  • Women in Service Concepts VII-VIII: Saturday, October 21, 10:30 am - 12 pm, on Zoom. Find more information here.

See all upcoming event flyers here

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Complete Surrender: Running into the Arms of a Loving Higher Power

By Abigail M.

I surrendered to a God of my understanding in the same way I surrendered to the first drink...I believe that the relationship I have with my sponsor mirrors the relationship I have with God.

Self-will, self-determination, and self-reliance had failed me miserably. I became sick and tired of being sick and tired. Simply stated: I was done taking my own suggestions.

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October Intergroup Scoop

June Intergroup Scoop
Notes from the Intergroup Meeting held September 20, 2023

The Intergroup inventory will be held on October 11 at 6 pm on Zoom. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. ID: 826 4219 5246. PC: 065 121

Tim C. made a presentation on how East Bay Intergroup could benefit from hosting a WhatsApp group.

Our current reserve stands at $55,000. A motion was made to establish a prudent …

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10th 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 10 - Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.

"One unkind tirade or one willful snap judgment can ruin our relation with another person for a whole day, or maybe a whole year. Nothing pays off like …

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Heard in a Meeting: There's a bottom below...

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There’s a bottom below the bottom you know.

I didn’t know if I wanted what you had, but I was sick of what I had.

I thought I couldn’t be an alcoholic because I hadn’t lost anything. I was told that for some people...

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Featured Service Opportunity

Help "Bridge the Gap" for people transitioning from hospitals and institutions to A. A. in their home communities. To volunteer, email, or click here for more information.
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