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Alcoholism Recovery Program

Here’s the latest on what’s happening at East Bay Intergroup:

Notes from the March 16th monthly Intergroup meeting.

Board Vacancy

Unfortunately, Brian V. had to step down from the Intergroup Board of Directors.  The nominating committee is again looking for a new candidate to fill the sixth and final position on the board.

Board Hiring Web Creator

The Board of Directors made a motion asking Intergroup to approve $5,000 for a professional to create the new website. After discussion of the need and typical rates for this work, the motion passed unanimously. 

EBYPAA Receives Letter of Recommendation

East Bay Young People in A.A. asked for a letter of recommendation in their bid to host the Spring 2023 conference for All California Young People in A.A. This housekeeping motion passed without objection. 

February Financials

Group Contributions FebruaryIntergroup took in $2,032 in 7th tradition contributions for February, substantially less than the previous month.

Profit and Loss FebruaryThe net loss for February was $2,996.46.

All Financial Reports

Be There for Beginners

The Beginners’ Meeting is always looking for A.A. members to share their experience, strength, and hope with our newest members.  You can chair the meeting or just come meet people and maybe make yourself available as a sponsor. Tuesday evenings at 7 o’clock. 

Contact Liza at help@eastbayaa.org

Volunteers for Hotline Shifts are Needed!

There are two shifts the Hotline Chair, Ipeleng, is trying to fill. These are: Sunday, 3pm-6pm and Tuesday, 2am-6am. If you want a real opportunity to be of service to the alcoholic who still suffers,  contact Ipeleng at phonechair@eastbayaa.org

The next EBI Business Meeting is April 20

As always, groups are encouraged to elect and send an Intergroup Rep (IGR) to the monthly meetings. Individuals are welcome to attend, but only elected IGRs may vote.

How to Update Your Meeting Listing

If your meeting is changing from online to in-person (or hybrid), you may submit an update on the Meeting Update page.

If you have questions, contact the Office Administrator, Belle, at officeadministrator@eastbayaa.org.


East Bay Intergroup Service Opportunities


Chatline and Hotline Have Open Shifts That Need Filling!

If you’d like to volunteer for the Chatline, email the Chatline Coordinator, Zach, at chatline@eastbayaa.org

 If you would like to volunteer for a shift on the Hotline, contact the Hotline Chair, Ipeleng, at phonechair@eastbayaa.org

Sponsors Needed for Inmates at San Quentin Prison (Men Only)

Men with 5 years of sobriety who are interested in sponsoring an inmate at San Quentin, please call Max V. at 510-461-6611.

Bridging the Gap

BTG helps  alcoholics leaving institutions transition into A.A.  on the “outside”. If you can help, and wish to do this important service, contact btg@eastbayaa.org 

There are many opportunities for unique service positions at East Bay Intergroup. You can find full details here: https://eastbayaa.org/service-opportunities/