Hagerstown Area Intergroup Newsletter August 2006 www.hagerstownaa.org HAGERSTOWN AREA INTERGROUP Step 8 INFORMATION “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.” MONTHLY MEETING: Tradition 8 4TH SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH 5:00 PM “Alcoholics Anonymous should remain forever non-professional, but our service 34 EAST W ASHINGTON STREET centers may employ special workers.” HAGERSTOWN, MD. 21741 TH Concept 8 MAILING ADDRESS FOR 7 STEP “The trustees are the principal planners and administrators of overall policy and CONTRIBUTIONS: P.O. BOX 1153 finance. They have custodial oversight of the separately incorporated and HAGERSTOWN, MD. 21741 constantly active services, exercising this through their ability to elect all the directors of these entities.” ANSWERING SERVICE: 301-733-1109 ____________________ ANNIVERSARies OFFICERS: Chairperson: John B. 7/28 Kerri R. 10 yrs. Fellowship 6:00pm 7/28 Paula B. 9 yrs. Fellowship 6:00pm Co-Chairperson: Royal J. 7/28 Rob L. 9 yrs. Fellowship 8:30pm 7/28 Craig S. 21 yrs. Serenity 8:00pm Treasurer: Barry M. 7/31 Liz M. 2 yrs. Summit Ave. 8:00pm 8/2 Julie L. 9 yrs. Maple Ave. 8:00pm Secretary: Julie L. 8/4 Beverly M. 1 yr. Fellowship 6:00pm 8/4 Jeff W. 3 yrs. Serenity 8:00pm COMMITTEE CHAIRS: 8/6 Nelson D. 20 yrs. Leitersburg 7:00pm Activities: Mike S. 8/11 Bob G. 1 yr. Serenity 8:00pm 8/15 John H. 19 yrs. Mountain Grp. 7:00pm Answering Service: Skeeter H. 8/20 Mary B. 8 yrs. Leitersburg 7:00pm District 20: Leif E. 8/27 Larry C. 7 yrs. Fellowship 9:30am 8/28 Alan G. 1 yr. Summit Ave. 8:00pm Grapevine: Dara P. Corrections: Congratulations to all celebrants. If we missed your anniversary, we apologize. Please Men: Charlie B. make sure anniversary celebration dates are given to your Intergroup Rep before the 4th Women: Carole H. Sunday of the month. Or, see Jen G. our new newsletter rep. Newsletter: Jen G. Public Information: Holly S. MEETINGS & EVENts Website: Wayne G. Aug 12 – Area 29 Assembly – In District 11, Northeast MD Where & When: Nelson D. Aug 20 – District 20 meeting – 4:30pm at Serenity _____________________ Aug 27 – Hagerstown Area Intergroup Meeting – Serenity at 5pm Newsletter – If your group has not received newsletters, please come Sept 5-10 – 49th Annual Sessions by the Sea – Ocean City, MD to Maple Ave. the Wednesday after the Intergroup meeting. Sept 16 – Hagerstown Group 60th Anniversary – St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 5pm – 9pm. (tickets are being sold for $20.00 per person) ______________________ Sept 17 – Serenity Picnic – Hager Park, 11am – dusk. (please bring a covered dish to A “DESIGN FOR LIVING” share, hamburgers and hot dogs provided.) We in our turn, sought the same escape with all the desperation of drowning Gratitude Breakfast: men. What seemed at first a The Gratitude Breakfast has been tentatively flimsy reed, has proved to be set for November the 4th! More info to come. the loving and powerful hand of God. A new life has been given us or, if you Notice: prefer, “a design for living” The Blue Ridge Summit Breakfast meeting has that really works. been cancelled until further notice. A Alcoholics Anonymous, p.28 church is still being located.