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Box 4-5-9 Fall 2018 – To Be Young... and Sober – Added October 2018

This issue features an article on young people in A.A., and provides a look at remote communities across the U.S. and Canada and some of the difficulties members face as they try to carry the A.A. message to such places. The issue also provides brief profiles of the most recent Class B (alcoholic) Trustees to join the General Service Board and takes an historical look at Warden Clinton Duffy, one of A.A.'s earliest nonalcoholic friends, and his efforts to establish the program in San Quentin prison.


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Alcoholics Anonymous Releases New Pamphlets for Women and LGBTQ Alcoholics – Added October 2018

“It doesn’t matter whether you are 16 or 60, rich or poor, college graduate or high school dropout, business executive or stay-at-home parent, a patient in a treatment facility, a prison inmate, or living on the street. Help is available.”


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History Shelf – 4 Volumes – Added October 2018

In celebration of A.A. history, we are offering this attractive gift set for the holidays.


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Alcoholics Anonymous to Hold 25th World Service Meeting – Added October 2018

Delegates representing Alcoholics Anonymous from around the world will gather for A.A.’s 25th World Service Meeting (WSM) at the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel in Durban, South Africa, October 7-11, 2018.


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Vacancy for Appointed Committee Member on Trustees’ Literature Committee – Added September 2018

The trustees’ Committee on Literature has an opening for an appointed committee member (ACM). This is a volunteer non-paid position.


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G.S.O. Announcement: Openings for G.S.O. Staff Member – Added August 2018

G.S.O. is pleased to invite candidates to apply for two open staff positions at the General Service Office in New York.


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Looking for member stories: Spanish-speaking Women in A.A. – Added June 2018

The Trustees' Literature Committee is looking for member stories for possible inclusion in a new pamphlet: Spanish-speaking Women in A.A.


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Looking for member stories: A.A.’s Three Legacies – Added June 2018

The Trustees' Literature Committee is looking for member stories for possible inclusion in a new pamphlet: A.A.’s Three Legacies


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Anonymity in the Digital Age – Added April 2018

A poster that can serve as a reminder of the importance of A.A.’s anonymity Traditions in our digital lives.


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Quarterly Report from G.S.O. – Added January 2018

Activities of the General Service Board including A.A. World Services, Inc., A.A. Grapevine, Inc. 


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Appointed Committee Member for CPC/TA – Added February 2018

The trustees’ Committee on Cooperation with the Professional Community/Treatment and Accessibilities has an opening for an appointed committee member (ACM). This is a volunteer non-paid position.


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A.A. Around the World – Added January 2018

The hand of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) extends – literally – around the globe. Today, an A.A. presence can be found in approximately 180 nations worldwide, with membership estimated at over two million. There are more than 118,000 A.A. groups around the world and A.A.’s literature has been translated into languages as diverse as Afrikaans, Arabic, Hindi, Nepali, Persian, Swahili, and Vietnamese, among many others.


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Fall 2017 issue of "About A.A." newsletter for professionals – Added November 2017

About A.A. is the newsletter from the General Service Office of the U.S. and Canada for professionals of all types who deal with alcoholics, including professionals in the fields of health care, law, corrections, clergy and the military. A.A. has had a close relationship with the armed services almost since the Fellowship’s inception in 1935, and this issue focuses on what some professionals have called "a major public health crisis within the ranks of the armed forces," highlighting our common goal with military professionals who work with alcoholic active duty personnel and veterans: to help the alcoholic stop drinking and lead a healthy, productive life.


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A Biography of Sam Shoemaker – Added October 2017

Bill W. once wrote in the A.A. Grapevine that “Dr. Sam Shoemaker was one of A.A.’s indispensables. Had it not been for his ministry to us in our early time, our Fellowship would not be in existence today.”


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Estimates of A.A. Groups and Members – Added August 2017

As of January 1, 2017


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Safety Card for A.A. Groups – Added July 2017

Contains the long form of Tradition One and a suggested statement on Safety. May be read out loud at A.A. meetings as part of opening announcements or at the secretary's break.


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