St. Paul Al-Anon/Alateen Intergroup
Minutes of the August 9th, 2010 Meeting

Our next meeting: 7 pm Tuesday September 14th, 2010 in room S127
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

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

Introductions and Roll Call
Present were the Treasurer, the Volunteer Coordinator, the Inside Literature Chair, and the Public Outreach Chair. There were Intergroup Representatives (IRs) or their alternates from Summit Hill Wednesday 5 pm Al-Anon, Midway Wednesday 6:30 pm Al-Anon, White Bear Lake 7 pm Al-Anon, Highland 10 am Al-Anon and Serenity Seekers Al-Anon in White Bear Lake.

There was a reading on Concept VIII (The Board of Trustees delegates full authority for routine management of Al-Anon Headquarters to its executive committees. ).

Treasurer’s Report
We need to raise money as we are depleting the reserve. Discussed ways to raise money and it was decided an appeal letter will be sent by next meeting, to all groups in the St. Paul Intergroup area.

Notable News

We need office volunteers.
Please call the volunteer coordinator or the Intergroup office. As of the meeting the following dates were open for August: 12, 18, 19, 21, 24, 30, and 31; All of September is open. The volunteer coordinator would also like help finding volunteers, please contact her with above information.
Gratitude Night
This will be coordinated by the Speaker Chair. A volunteer from Summit Hill Wednesday Al-Anon will also help and contact him to confirm dates.
Final count on Literature sales
Gopher State — $2702.38 (with tax)
Discovering Choices Workshop: $204.13
Office space
A volunteer will be looking into getting a new office space, if anyone would like to help please contact the office.
Elections
Please be aware all chair positions are up on December 31, 2010. Start thinking about great Al-Anon members you might know that would fill all positions.
Directory
There was discussion about doing a directory for the St. Paul area again.
Public Outreach
The Public Outreach chair) will be distributing literature at Inver Hills Community College.
Regions ADAP
They are still looking for people to speak please contact the Speaker Cair or the office.
2010 Office Activity
February – 47 calls - staffed 17 of 24 days
March – 64 calls - staffed 20 of 27 days
April – 42 calls - staffed 17 of 26 days
May – 41 calls staffed 20 of 25 days
June – 46 calls staffed 19 of 27 days
July – 31 calls staffed 18 of 27 days
GREAT INFORMATION FOR THE NEWSLETTER
The Newsletter Editor will create the quarterly Intergroup Newsletter
Please send the editor with your personal Al-Anon story, insight, or nugget of humor.

Service Opportunities

Open Service Positions
Vice Chair
Alateen Chair
Outside Literature Sales
Office Manager
Web Chair
Group Liaison
Descriptions of these position are on the Service Opportunities Page

Important Dates and Numbers to Share

29th Annual Minnesota Fellowship Weekend
September 3 – 4
DoubleTree Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd
St. Louis Park
Sponsorship Seminar
Saturday, October 23
1:00 – 3:00 PM
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
700 Wesley Lane
Mendota Heights

For more great upcoming events and open meetings, visit the Al-Anon Events Page on this website.

The meeting adjourned around 8:30 PM with the Al-Anon Declaration.

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR OFFICE AND BOOKSTORE.
YOUR PARTICIPATION IS APPRECIATED!

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


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Edited for the web and posted 19 October 2010