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This is the official web site for the District 15/ Intergroup located within Area 1  (Alabama/Northwest Florida). District 15 is located in the Florida Panhandle and covers both Bay and Gulf counties. The primary purpose of this web site is to carry the message of A.A. For those seeking a meeting, we have provided our schedule and meeting locations. There is information for those new to A.A. or those that think they might have a drinking problem. We have also provided a link to the A.A. General Service Office web site where additional information on the program of A.A. can be found. If you're a family member or friend of an alcoholic and their drinking is having an adverse affect on your life then Al-Anon can help; their primary purpose is to help the families of alcoholics.


         
 

Significant September Dates in AA History

Sept 1, 1939 - 1st AA group founded in Chicago.
Sept 13, 1937 - Florence R, 1st female in AA in NY.
Sept 17, 1954 - Bill D, AA #3 dies.
Sept 18, 1947 - Dallas Central Office opens its doors.
Sept 19, 1965 - The Saturday Evening Post publishes article "Alcoholics Can Be Cured - Despite AA".
Sept 19, 1975 - Jack Alexander, author of the March 1, 1941 Saturday Evening Post article on AA, dies.
Sept 21, 1938 - Bill W & Hank P form Works Publishing Co.
Sept 24, 1940 - Bill 12th steps Bobbie V, who later replaced Ruth Hock as his secretary in NY.
Sept 30, 1939 - article about A.A. in Liberty magazine, "Alcoholics and God" by Morris Markey.
Sept 1930 - Bill wrote 4th (last) promise in family Bible to quit drinking.
Sept 1946 - Bill & Dr. Bob both publicly endorsed National Committee Education Alcoholism founded by Marty M.
Sept 1948 - Bob writes article for Grapevine on AA "Fundamentals - In Retrospect".
Sept 1949 - 1st issue of Grapevine published in "pocketbook" size
   
         
 

AA Birthdays in September

Deck H 7 September 25, 2006 Nooners Group
Barbara S 21 September 13, 1992 Nooners Group
Debra B 9 September 2004 Lynn Haven Group
Tim R 23 September 12, 1990 Lynn Haven Group
Barb S 27 September 27, 1986 Lynn Haven Group
Charlie M 16 September 30, 1997 Surfside Serenity
Pete K 28 September 1985 Frantic Serenity
Jack T 35 September 1978 Frantic Serenity
Pete C 41 September 1972 Frantic Serenity
Deborah D 2 September 16, 2011 Beach Unity Group
Kris L 1 September 21, 2012 Beach Unity Group
Windy M 2 September 23, 2011 Beach Unity Group
Ken E 53 September 1956 Beach Unity Group

 

 
 
   The minutes from the September 9, 2013 District/Intergroup
   meeting are now posted.
   Check out what's happening in our district.
 
         

AA Preamble

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

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