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Next District 11 Meeting
The next District 11 meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 14. The meeting will be held at the GT Band Satellite Office in Benzonia, 7282 Hoadley Rd.
Central Office Volunteer Openings
District 11 Central Office needs volunteers for in-office shifts and for after-hours call forwarding. The current shifts in the office are Friday 10 AM to 2 PM and every other Friday 2 PM to 5 PM. Call forwarding shifts are Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM and Saturday 2 PM to Sunday 10 AM. Please call or email Central Office if you are able to help. Backup office and phone volunteers are always welcome too.
Alano Club Monthly Potlucks
The Alano Club in Traverse City has potlucks every 3rd Saturday of the month directly after the 5:30pm meeting. The Alano Club is on Duell Road in Traverse City. The next one is October 21. Click here for more information.
TC Group Euchre Tournament
TC Group is hosting a sober Euchre tournament on Friday October 27 at 7 PM. It’s $5 to buy in. The top two winners will split the pot, and the other half goes toward holiday alcathons. There is also a 50/50 drawing. Please bring a snack to share. TC Group is located on Sybrant Road in Traverse City.
Alano by the Bay Halloween Party
Alano by the Bay is hosting a sober Halloween Party on Saturday October 28. The party starts at 7 PM. There will be music, games, food, and dancing. Costumes are welcome. There is a suggested $2 donation at the door. Please bring a dish to pass if you can. Alano by the Bay is located at 4125 Cedar Run Rd in Traverse City.
Gratitude Open House and Sale at Central Office
On Saturday November 4, Central Office will host a Gratitude Open House and Sale. It will be from 10 AM to 3 PM. Snacks, raffles, and surprises. Selected merchandise (including books and other items) will be up to 50% off.
Honor Serenity Group Open Talk & Mini Potluck
The Honor Serenity Group has an open talk on Sunday October 29. Doors open at 3:30 PM, and the meeting starts at 4. The speaker is Ted S. from the Houghton Lake Group. Please bring snacks and desserts for a mini potluck. This is an open meeting, and friends and family are welcome. The Honor Serenity Group meets at the Fresh Winds Community Center on Honor Hwy, just west of the Cherry Bowl Drive In.
Common Ground Soberversary Party
The Common Ground Group has a Soberversary Party on Sunday November 5. A potluck starts at 5 pm, with speakers from all ranges of sobriety. Main dish and beverages provided. Please bring a dish to pass if you can. There is also a raffle and a 50/50 grand prize. The Soberversary Party is followed by the regular 7 PM Common Ground open meeting. Common Ground meets at West Bay Covenant Church at the corner of M22 and Cherry Bend Road in Traverse City.
Central Office Seeking Board Members
If you have at least 2 years of sobriety and would like to be of service to the local AA community, Central Office needs you! We are looking for board members to fill out our group for this year. It is a great way to help be there for the alcoholic who still suffers, while helping groups in the area. Our meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at 7 PM. Hope to see you there! PLEASE NOTE! The October meeting will be held on Tuesday October 17 at 7 PM!
Alano By the Bay Club Monthly Potlucks
Alano By the Bay is hosting potluck dinners on the second Saturday of every month at 6:30 PM. The next potluck is November 11. Main dish is provided. Please bring a dish to pass. Alano By the Bay is located on Cedar Run Road in Traverse City.
New Kalkaska Mill Pond Women’s Meeting
Mill Pond Group in Kalkaska now has an open women’s meeting on Wednesday nights at 7 PM. Mill Pond Group meets at the United Methodist Church on 2525 Beebe Rd in Kalkaska.
Women’s BTG Group at Common Ground Group
Common Ground group has a women’s BTG (Bridge the Gap) meeting every Thursday night from 7-8:30 PM. This meeting has a half an hour of Q&A for newcomers after the regular meeting. For more information, please click here. Common Ground Group meets at West Bay Covenant Church at the corner of Cherry Bend Road and M22 in Traverse City.
BMIT needs support!
The BMIT group in Traverse City needs some support. This meeting is for young people (and those young at heart). It meets Friday nights at 8 PM at Grace Episcopal Church in downtown Traverse City on Washington Street.
Saturday Night TC Group Speakers – Munson
Please send an email to get on our speaking list!
|October 7||Andrea C., TC Group|
|October 14||Jody S., Common Ground|
|October 21||Derek C., Charlevoix|
|October 28||Jesse, Common Ground|
|November 4||Erin T., West End|
|November 11||Bill G., West End|
|November 18||Paul R.|