St. Paul Al-Anon/Alateen Intergroup
Minutes of the April 13th, 2010 Meeting

Our next meeting: 7 pm Tuesday May 10th, 2010 in room S127

The meeting convened at 7:04 pm with a moment of silence followed by the Serenity Prayer

Introductions and Roll Call
Present were the Chair, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the Speaker Chair, the Volunteer Coordinator, Inside Literature Chair, and the Newsletter Editor. There were Intergroup Representatives (IRs) or their alternates from Friday Night Mahtomedi Al-Anon, Summit Hill Wednesday 5 pm Al-Anon, Midway Wednesday 6:30 pm Al-Anon, Fireside Al-Anon, Heights and Lights Al-Anon, Highland 10 am Saturday Al-Anon

There was a reading from the Forum on Concept IV (Participation is the key to harmony).

Notable News

Speaking opportunities
The Speaker chair has set up a private Google Group Site to connect speakers with speaking opportunities. Contact him or call the office (651-771-2208) for more information.
Office Volunteers
Volunteers are urgently needed. Contact the volunteer coordinator or call the office (651-771-2208) if you are willing to help.
We’re having trouble with the new combination deadbolt lock. Volunteers should be careful to check that the it locks when they leave.
Gopher State Roundup
Volunteers are needed to sell literature. This is a great service opportunity. You will not miss any of the great speakers!
Public Outreach
Unanimously approved a donation of $20 worth of literature for a public outreach event.
Unanimously approved $10 for literature for Henry Sibley High School Wellness Fair, April 23rd, 2010.
Unanimously approved motion to increase the threshold requiring approval for Public Outreach expenditures from $10 to $25.
Gratitude Night
This will be coordinated this year by the Speaker Chair.
A new Newsletter chair/editor was elected. She will get out an issue of the newsletter quarterly. Expect a newsletter by the end of May. Contact the Newsletter chair or call the office (651-771-2208) if you have questions or have something to contribute.
Intergroup workshop
There will be a workshop for Al-Anon members interested in speaking on June 8. This will replace the June Intergroup meeting.
Unanimous approval of $50.00 to cover expenses.
Business cards
4,000 cards will be purchased from Office Max.
$200 will be donated to the Midlake Alateen Convention. $115 will sponsor an Alateen and the rest will go to gas and other expenses.

Service opportunities

Open Service Positions
Vice Chair
Alateen Chair
Outside Literature Sales
Office Manager
Group Liaison
Gopher State Roundup
May 28th–30th, 2010
Sheraton, I494 & Hwy 100
Bloomington, MN
A Fourth Step Workshop Hosted by Districts 9, 11, & 13
Saturday May 8th, 2010
5835 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN
Scholarships for Tri-State Mid-Lake Alateen Convention
Contribute in any amount. Make checks out to “MidLake Scholarship Fund” and send to St. Paul Al-Anon/Alateen Intergroup

The meeting adjourned about 8:40 pm with the Al-Anon Declaration.


We can’t do it alone, but together we can make great things happen!

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Edited for the web and posted 21 June 2010