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Alcoholism Recovery Program

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

Lease dispute

Lawyers representing both sides are meeting before a judge on October 4 for a case management conference. They will discuss the possibility of a settlement. 

PPP forgiveness paperwork filed

EBI has filed the paperwork to have the PPP loan forgiven, as anticipated.  According to the bank, it may take up to 90 days to be approved.



East Bay Intergroup Service Opportunities

Join us on the newsletter

Interested in joining the EBI Newsletter Committee? You will work collaboratively in a team to produce the monthly newsletter.

Responsibilities may include: creating content, soliciting stories, brainstorming content ideas, posting on social media, increasing subscriber base, posting stories in WordPress. 

Meet weekly with the Committee on Mondays at 6:30. Related experience helpful. Knowledge of WordPress or willingness to learn desirable. Suggested sobriety length of 5+ years.

To be considered, send us an email at newsletter@eastbayaa.org, and let us know how you might be able to contribute to the newsletter, and how this service position fits into your program.

Also, any ideas you have to enhance the newsletter and increase subscribers are welcome!

NEW – Chatline volunteers are needed 

Volunteers are needed for all shifts, especially Sunday 2-6 pm. If you’d like to volunteer for the Chatline, email Chatline Coordinator Zach at chatline@eastbayaa.org

Hotline volunteers are also needed, especially Wednesday and Thursday 2 am – 6 am. If you would like to volunteer for a shift on the A.A. Hotline, contact 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 are needed. Please call Max V. at 510-461-6611.

Nominating Committee – 2 positions open

Help find candidates to fill the five Service Board positions as board members rotate off.  https://eastbayaa.org/nominating-committee/ For questions or if interested in this service, contact Steve C., Intergroup Office Coordinator: 510-220-6710 or email officecoordinator@eastbayaa.org 

Special Events Chair Needed

Special Events Chair (Board position) – Plan and present Special Events that include Town Halls, Service Workshops, Trivia Games—your ideas welcome! One year commitment. Find out more here: https://eastbayaa.org/service-opportunities/

Bridging the Gap

BTG helps  alcoholics leaving institutions transition into A.A.  on the “outside”. Contact btg@eastbayaa.org 

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