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Al-Anon Bulletin, February, 2018
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Upcoming Events ~~ Mark your Calendars!
The 38th Annual Spring Banquet will be held February 24, 2018
“A Date with Recovery”
Doors open at 6:00 PM. Dinner at 6:30 PM. Please bring a dessert to share.
Double Lead @ 7:30 Kelly & Mike O
Baskets @ 8:30 Dancing – 9 to 11
Mahoning Country Club, 710 East Liberty St., Girard, OH 44420
This is the only fundraiser for Districts 4 & 9
Attend! Support! Have Fun!
Have you purchased your ticket yet? Don’t fret, …..
Contact Bev or Carmen for tickets at Spring Banquet - email@example.com
To all GRs: Please remind your home group of the Spring Banquet, feel free to make copies of flyer. Thank You!
March 21, 2018~~ Sebring Steps to Serenity AFG is celebrating their 8th Anniversary!
Join us at Pine Lake Christian Church, 636 Pine Lake Rd., Sebring, 44672
Doors will open at 6:00 PM, Lead at 7:00
Desserts will be provided
More details next month!
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April 7, 2018 --Spring Day of Sharing
This year’s theme is LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!
Doors will open at 8:00 AM for check-in and continental breakfast
Program: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Pizza & Drinks will be provided. Please bring a salad or dessert to share.
Location: Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St., Kinsman, OH 44428
We are looking for volunteers to help in kitchen, silent auction, set-up, clean-up and group moderators.
If you think that you might like to be part of the team,
Please contact:Shannon K. or Jeanie M.
Or indicate your willingness on the Registration Form. See Attached Flyer
We are also looking for Al-Anon related items only for the silent auction
Please contact:Shannon K. or Jeanie M. Email contact re Spring Day of Sharing at - firstname.lastname@example.org
District 48 Conference, Sept.21, 22 &23, 2018, Amish Door Inn, Wilmot, OH – If you would like to be on our mailing list, send your request to: email@example.com
Any Al-Anon member is welcome to attend Districts meeting. See you April 19th --- Have a voice!
Reference Page has been updated (January, 2018), please discard previous Reference Page (Oct., 2017)
2018 – 2021 Al-Anon-Alateen Service Manual (P-24/27) (with revisions) can be ordered now! Only $5.00
No Meeting on February 18th only for Sunday Morning Coffee AFG, 2345 Youngstown Rd., Warren
· Tuesday Morning AFG at 9 a.m., 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren, 44483
· Steps to Serenity AFG (Wed.) at 6:30 p.m., 636 Pine Lake Rd., Sebring, 44672
· The 3 Legacies AFG Study Group (Thurs.) at 6:45 p.m., 554 S. Meridian Rd., Youngstown, 44509
· Boardman Thursday Night Meeting at 7 p.m., 8299 Market St., Boardman, 44512
Hubbard Friday Night TGIF at 8:00p.m., 22 Westview Ave., Hubbard, 44425
Feb. 02 ~~ Maturity
Feb. 09 ~~ EGO
Feb. 16 ~~ Step Two, Tradition Two
Feb. 23 ~~ Enabling
Monday 12:30 Original AFG , 2151 Rush Blvd., Youngstown, 44507
Feb. 05 ~~ Step Two
Feb. 12 ~~ Detachment
Feb. 19 ~~ Change
Feb. 26 ~~ Fear
Girard Broadway Al-Anon Group (Tuesday) at 8:00 p.m., 22 N. Market St., Girard, 44420
Feb. 06 ~~ Step Two
Feb. 13 ~~ Support & Encouragement for the Alcoholic
Feb. 20 ~~ Personal Progress
Feb. 27 ~~ Al-Anon Lead
Niles Wednesday Night AFG is providing childcare to anyone attending the meeting which starts at 8:00 pm. Please try to arrive 15 minutes early to acclimate your child, 21 Fairview Ave., Niles, 44446
Kinsman Smalltown Recovery Group studies the Concepts of Service on the first Tuesday of every month @ 6383 Church St., Kinsman 44428
Niles Wednesday Night AFG, is providing childcare to anyone attending the meeting which starts at 8:00 pm, please try to arrive 15 minutes early to acclimate your child at the New Hope United Methodist Church, 21 Fairview Ave., 44446
**More Information and directions for the above meetings can be found in Al-Anon/Alateen Meeting Schedule**
Al-Anon’s 6th International Convention, Baltimore ~~ July 6-8, 2018
Registration Fees (does not include hotel accommodations)
$165.00 from January 1 – May 31, 2018
$195.00 from June 1 – July 7, 2018
**For those arriving early, July 5th, you can pre-register for an Al-Anon service event**
To access flyers for Al-Anon's 6th International Convention click here: day_of_connecting_flyer.pdf
And here: 2018_intregpacket.pdf
As part of the registration process you can:
- Reserve a hotel room
- Sign up to march in the “Language of Love Parade”
- Purchase a Pioneer Luncheon ticket
Reference PageUpdated, January, 2018
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Districts 4 and 9 website: www.al-anonohiodist4-9.org
District # 4 – District Rep. Judy A.
District # 9 – District Rep. Cheryl B.
Alternate District # 9 Rep. Judy F.
Districts Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday in January, April, July and October at 7 p.m.
Youngstown Area Inter-Group (Y.A.I.G.)
3373 Canfield Road, Youngstown, OH 44511
Group District Donations: (to District Treasurer) Make checks payable to: Youngstown Information Service
Mail to: Youngstown Information Service
P.O. Box 2933
Youngstown, OH 44511
Group Records: Send all group info/ changes to: email@example.com
Copy of Districts 4 & 9 Group Information Form, available at www.al-anonohiodist4-9.org (under “Contact us”)
Change forms (GR-1) for WSO, available at www.alanon.org/update (information can be updated throughout the year)
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Youngstown Al-Anon Information Services – (330) 270-9441
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Ohio Area Assembly
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AFG of Ohio Inc.
P.O. Box 524
Columbiana, OH 44408-0524
Checks payable to: AFG of Ohio Inc.
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Ohio Events - www.ohioal-anon.org/calendar.htm
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