St. Paul Al-Anon/Alateen Intergroup
Minutes of the September 14th, 2010 Meeting

Our next meeting: 7 pm Tuesday October 12th, 2010 in room S127

The meeting convened with a moment of silence followed by the Serenity Prayer

Introductions and Roll Call
Present were the Vice Chair, the Secretary, the Volunteer Coordinator, the Inside Literature Chair, the Public Outreach Chair and the Speakers 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, Fireside Al-Anon in Shoreview, and Serenity Seekers Al-Anon in White Bear Lake.

There was a reading on Concept IX (Good personal leadership at all service levels is a necessity. In the field of world service the Board of Trustees assumes the primary leadership. ).

Treasurer’s Report
Not approved. Tabled to October meeting
Minutes of August meeting

Notable News

Motion made and seconded to no longer offer credit to District 20.
We need office volunteers.
Please call the volunteer coordinator or the Intergroup office. As of the meeting the following dates were open for September: 16, 28, and 30; Most of October is open. The volunteer coordinator would also like help finding volunteers, please contact her with above information. Email to will be forwarded to the volunteer coordinator.
Gratitude Night
The date is November 13th at 6 pm. Volunteers will help set up at 5 pm. Looking for Alateen and AA speakers. Vice chair will ask for reimbursement as needed up to $500.00 for Gratitude Night. Motion approved to pay childcare $40 per hour ($20 per hour per babysitter)
Contact the Speaker chair if you would like to tell your Al-Anon experience, strength, and hope. Email to will be forwarded to him.
Fellowship weekend
Total cost for the hospitality room was $238.00. $79.00 was collected in contributions.
Founder’s Day
St. Paul Al-Anon/Alateen Intergroup is willing to set up literature and sell at Founder’s Day Weekend so long as Minneapolis Information Services does not want to.
The Newsletter Editor is completing the newsletter. You can expect to see it in the next few weeks! Please contact her with your personal Al-Anon story, insight, or nugget of humor! Email to will be forwarded to her.
Midlake Alateen Conference
HUGE thanks to those who donated to Alateen Midlake Conference!
Remember that nominations for officers are to be made at the November meeting, with the election at the December meeting. The positions are Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer. Descriptions of these position are on the Service Opportunities Page

Service Opportunities

Open 2010 Service Positions
Alateen Chair
Outside Literature Sales
Office Manager
Group Liaison
Descriptions of these position are on the Service Opportunities Page

Important Dates

Sponsorship Seminar
Saturday, October 23
1:00 – 3:00 PM
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
700 Wesley Lane
Mendota Heights
Founder’s Day Weekend 2010
November 26, 27, & 28, 2010
DoubleTree Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd
St. Louis Park

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

The meeting adjourned around 8:24 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 19 October 2010