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Alcoholism Recovery Program

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

Notes from the November monthly Intergroup meeting held on November 17. 

Special Events Chair

Alex P. stepped up and is the new Special Events Chair. And not a moment too soon—people are seeking events now that the holidays are here. Watch for news of upcoming gatherings in-person or online. 

In-Person Meeting Directories

Belle, EBI Office Administrator, announced that 531 in-person meeting directories had been sold as of the November meeting. The directories are available for 50 cents each at the EBI Bookstore.  Updated directories will be available soon.

Other Bookstore Stats

Belle also reported that since September, the Bookstore sold 224 Big Books, 773 medallions and 560 pamphlets.

October Financials

Group Contributions – Intergroup took in $5,458 in 7th tradition contributions for October.  (Please note that “Anonymous Individual” should be listed as “Anonymous Individuals”. ) 

Group Contributions October

Profit & Loss – The net revenue for October is -6,362.94, due to legal fees in the amount of 6,983.20. This is a one-time, unusual expense.

Profit and Loss October 

All Financial Reports

The next EBI Business Meeting is December 15th

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 Chatline Coordinator Zach at chatline@eastbayaa.org

The A.A. Hotline receives an average of 600 calls a month. If you would like to volunteer for a shift on the Hotline, contact Hotline Chair Ipeleng at phonechair@eastbayaa.org

Join the EBI Newsletter Team

 We are expanding the Newsletter Team. As a team member, you will work collaboratively to produce the monthly newsletter. More info here.

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/