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

Our next meeting: 7 pm Tuesday March 9th, 2010 in room S127

The meeting convened at 7:00 pm with a moment of silence followed by the Serenity Prayer

Introductions and Roll Call
Present were the Vice-Chair, the Secretary and Alternate Intergroup Representative (IR), the Treasurer, the Public Outreach Cair and IR and the Inside Literature Chair.

There was no reading of a Concept.

Treasurer’s Report: Contributions from groups are stable. Our bills are paid up. We have had to dip into our reserve due to the recent burglary.
The minutes of the January meeting were not available for approval
Reports from Intergroup Representatives and Chair position
Notable News
There was a burglary from the Intergroup Office discovered on January 26. The door was jimmied open and the safe was broken loose from the closet floor. Several hundred dollars in cash were taken along with hundreds of dollars in checks, all of which should have been endorsed for desposit before they were placed in the safe. Anyone who purchased literature with a check or sent in a check as contribution between January 18 and January 26 is requested to contact the office (651-771-2208 or
Thanks to office volunteers for your quick and wise actions after the burglary was found.
Losses and expenses due to burglary were approximately as follows: We will probably not have to pay to repair the wall, the door or the door jam. We have ordered a replacement safe for $322 which our landlord will install at no cost to us.
We should probably consider having a new insurance policy that better fits Intergroup’s needs
There is a new combination to the safe and new procedures for volunteers to gain entrance. Contact the Office Volunteer Chair for more information.
A possible Speakers’ workshop was discussed.
We encourage new volunteers to work in the Intergroup Office.
We discussed ways to increase Intergroup participation.
The 2009 Alternate Chair was elected Chair for 2010.
In spirit of the seventh tradition we voted to contribute $80.00 to the church at which Gratitude Night was held.

Service opportunities

Open Service Positions
Alateen Chair
Outside Literature Sales
Office Manager
Lois’ Birthday on March Fourth
In remembrance of our cofounder, Lois Wilson, we encourage you to leave a little Al-Anon Literature some place special (e.g. public restroom, waiting area, etc.) Be creative!
Alcoholism: The Family Disease
Open Speaker Meeting
Saturday February 27th, 7 P.M.
Twin Lake, Alano Club
Scholarships for Alateen tri-state Mid-Lake Roundup
Contribute in any amount
Make checks out to “MidLake Scholarship Fund” and send to St. Paul Intergroup

Meeting adjourned at 8:10 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 February 2010