Category Archives: District News & Events

District 15 & 16 GSR School

Districts 15 & 16 are hosting a GSR School at Athens Community Center, 701 E. State St., Athens, OH on Sunday Oct. 15, 2017 from 1 – 5 pm. This event will be presented by Dan S., Area 53 Group Service Chairperson, and all materials will be provided by Area 53 Group Services Committee. Districts 15 & 16 will provide beverages and snacks. Please see the flyer for further information.

Download: GSR School Flier

District 18 August 2017 Meeting

All GSRs and interested AAs are invited to attend the first district meeting for District 18 in a very long time. We will discuss how your meeting is doing, how to organize the district, where and when for the next district meeting. It will be Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 4 p.m. at Good Shepherd Anglican Church, 90 N. Paint St., Chillicothe, OH 45601.

Contact Barbara M. for information at (740) 703-6263.

District 26 Talent Show & Karaoke Night

District 26 Presents a “Talent Show & Karaoke Night!”

Have a Special or Unusual Talent? Can you Sing? Tell Jokes? Play an Instrument? Put on a Skit? Can you Dance or Juggle? Bring it with and show up! Refreshments will be served. Please bring a snack or dessert to share.

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Whitehall United Methodist Church
525 Bernhard Road
Whitehall, OH 43213

For additional information, please contact Alison B at 614-657-9934.

Download Flier

Pleasant Valley Ggroup 71st Anniversary Hog Roast

WHERE: Mason County Farm Museum, 1458 fair ground road, Point Pleasant, WV 25550. Located 4 miles north of Point Pleasant, WV, 7 miles south of Mason WV, just off Route 62 on Fairground Rd. across the street from the Mason County Fair Grounds.


TIME: Fellowship starts at 11:00, Eat @ 12:30, Speaker at 2:00 pm


Please bring a covered dish or dessert and a friend for an afternoon of food, fun and fellowship at the Historic Mason County Farm Museum. Slides and swings and exhibits for kids and your enjoyment.


Flier with Contact Information

District 34 Picnic

District 34 is hosting a “Picnic with Panels” on Saturday August 19th 11-3 at Gantz Park in Grove City, Ohio. This event is open to all AA members and their families located south of I-70 and west of SR 23 in Franklin County, Ohio. Pork sandwiches and beverages provided; please bring a side dish.

11 AM – Panel on “The Differences Between a Meeting and a Group”
12 PM – Lunch
1 PM – Panel on “What is Alcoholism”
2 PM – Fellowship and cleanup

Free group pamphlets will be distributed. Please come and fellowship with other members of District 34. No registration necessary, come as you are.

District 21 Workshop & Movie – May 27

Workshop on sponsorship and a movie hosted by District 21. Movie will be the off-Broadway play Bill W. & Dr. Bob.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in Portsmouth, Ohio at Evangelical United Church of Christ, 701 5th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Speakers will be Melissa B. & PJ G. Sandwiches and drinks provided by District 21 for lunch. Covered dishes are welcome.


District 22 Movie Matinee

District 22 is sponsoring a showing of the DVD, “When Love is Not Enough – The Lois Wilson Story.” This is based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Saturday, May 13 at
Hilliard United Methodist Church (Warehouse)
3691 Main St, Hilliard, OH 43026
12 Noon, pizza provided. You are welcome to bring a salad or dessert.
1:00 PM showing of movie.
Babysitting will be provided.

District 28 Showing “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” Play

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, District 28 is having a movie event showing “Bill W. and Dr. Bob,” a play. The event will be at Crestview Presbyterian Church at 350 E Tulane Road, Columbus Ohio 43202. Showing starts at 3:00pm.

More about the Movie

Experience the 2007 off-Broadway hit Bill W. and Dr. Bob captured on DVD. Absorbing, moving, and often amusing, this richly evocative play tells the story of the two men who pioneered Alcoholics Anonymous, Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith, as well as the story their wives, Lois Wilson and Anne Smith. It is the great American story of two men who, alone, were going to die, but who together not only found a way to live, but also created a program for healing that has spread throughout the world.

District 22 Movie “When Love is Not Enough”

District 22 is hosting a movie event on May 13 starting a noon. We will be showing “When Love is Not Enough – The Lois Wilson Story”. The movie Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, cofounder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.

The showing will be at Hilliard United Methodist Church (Warehouse), 3691 Main Street, Hilliard, OH 43026. Pizza and coffee will be provided. Bring a salad or desert.


Game Day Social April 1st

Not a Glum Lot!

On Saturday, April 1st, 2017, District 30 is hosting a Game Day Social Event from 2 – 5 PM. This will be held in the youth lounge at the Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220. All AA’s and their family members are welcome and we especially invite newcomers. Come play AA Bingo and other games for an afternoon of fun. Light snacks will be provided.

Flier: Not a Glum Lot

Alkathon – Time Slots

To All Groups,

The Alkathon will be here soon and we know your groups want to participate.

Attached is a sign-up sheet for time-slots for the Alkathon.  In the event of ties for time-slots we will have a drawing.

The drawing/sign-up will take place at our next District 26 meeting which will be November 19th from 9:30-11:00am at the New Life Church in Gahanna.

Please discuss this with your group, choose your favorite time-slots and either send a representative to the District meeting on the 19th, or give your completed sheet to a member of the District (you can also scan & email a copy).

We’re having the same DJ as last year, and the same great AA groups hosting meetings, so we know this will be a super fun event.

In Loving Service,

2016 Alkathon Flyer