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The Next 3 Months

22-24 – 62nd Michigan State Convention (Lansing MI)
23rd – Treatment Committee Meeting (COGF NEW OFFICE) – 11am
23rd – Point Pleasant Group 68th Anniversary Hog Roast (Point Pleasant WV)
24th – Pomeroy Serenity Group Picnic (Syracuse OH) – 2pm-6pm
25th – COGF Central Office opens at new location

7th – District 10 Meeting (Lewis Center OH) – 11am
13th – CFC Quarterly Meeting – ELECTIONS! – 10am
14th – Area 53 Assembly – ELECTIONS! – registration at 9:30am
21st – Rule 62 Day at Hannah Park (Gahanna OH) – 10am-4pm
27th – District 19 GSR School (Hillsoboro OH) – 11am-2pm
28th – Freeway Breakfast Speaker, Liz B., Hollis NY (Willoughby Hills OH)

4th – District 28 AA Movie Fun (Dublin OH) – 2pm-5pm
9-12 – 18th Annual National AA Archives Workshop (King of Prussia PA)
11th – DCM Committee Meeting (COGF NEW OFFICE)- 10am
11th – Area Committee Meeting (COGF NEW OFFICE) – 1:30pm
31st – 54th Annual Tri-State Convention (Evansville IN)

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Twenty-Seven Days Until …

the Area 53 ELECTION for area officers and delegate who will serve 2015-16 on Panel 65. We hope your home group plans to send their representative to cast a vote for these trusted servants. If you have questions about the duties of your area officers or the election process, visit the Area 53 website. (As a favor, please inform at least one other person and encourage them to represent. There are very few subscribers to this newsletter as of Aug 17, 2014. – thanks!)

The Area 53 Quarterly Assembly is September 14 with registration starting at 9:30am. The assembly is held at 1201 Sugar Creek Road SE, Lancaster OH (The Moose Family Center). In addition to the election, there will be other reports from officers and committees chairs, and other matters of business.

District 19 GSR School

Title : District 19 GSR School
Date / Time: Sep 27, 2014 – 11:00am-2:00pm
Location: Peace Lutheran Church, 231 Harry Sauner Rd, Hillsboro OH
Directions: click map marker

Everyone is invited to attend this 3-hour workshop, especially new GSRs and those interested in the service role of a GSR for their home group. You might learn:
- how to be an effective GSR
- what your group’s GSR does
- more about the AA general service structure

For more information, call Steve D. at 937-728-1413

Make History on Unity Day

Help make history with the AA community at Unity Day on Sunday, August 17, in Hannah Park Shelter House, 6547 Clark State Rd, Gahanna Ohio.

Unity Day is an annual celebration of the cooperation and the shared commitment to carrying the message by the Central Ohio Group Fellowship (COGF) intergroup and Central and SE Ohio Area 53 General Service of Alcoholics Anonymous. All individual local intergroup organizations in the 38-county central and SE Ohio area have been invited to participate.

The program goes from 10 am to 2 pm and will consist of three AA history presentations before lunch followed by an AA lead from Area 53 Archivist Tom Van K.
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