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The latest news from our Delegate, Alternate Delegate, Chairperson, Coordinators, and Al-A-Gram posts collected in one place for you.
Lori’s heart often thinks of the many families and friends of alcoholics who have been unable to attend meetings or have not found Al-Anon yet due to various reasons over the past several months. Across the state, some groups are able to start resuming face-to-face meetings, some are transitioning with a virtual component, and some remain temporarily virtual. The virtual world has ushered in new opportunities for people to find help and hope in Al-Anon, while at the same time has added some challenges and obstacles. In this document, she shares some thoughts on welcoming in today’s new world.
At Pennsylvania’s 2021 Assembly in August, Lori presented her update on what happened at the 2021 World Service Conference (WSC) in April. Read her report and see her presentation.
Given the significant impact to our membership regarding the recent Alateen announcement, especially our teens, we wanted to give a more detailed explanation to our membership.
At Pennsylvania’s May Area World Service Committee (AWSC) meeting, Lori presented her update on what happened at the 2021 World Service Conference (WSC) in April. Read her report and see her presentation. Also included are the WSC Highlights (prepared by WSO in English and Spanish).
Did you know that one person wrote One Day at a Time in Al-Anon (B-6)? Our first daily reader was published in 1968, and it’s about to be given a new introduction.
Lori shares her first thoughts about the 2021 World Service Conference with gratitude in her heart.
Considering going back to face-to-face meetings, Ellen describes her group conscience experience and highlights several important pieces of CAL.
As a vital link of service, I ask for your support in seeking eligible members to volunteer to serve at the WSO level. Resumes are being accepted for our Northeast Regional Trustee (3-year term), Trustee at Large, and Member of Executive Committee for Real Property Management (ECRPM).
Ellen reflects on using Knowledge-Based Decision Making (KBDM) and the group conscience process using our literature.
Lois W., one of the founders of Al-Anon celebrated her 130th birthday on March 4, 2021. We remember her and hope all members have a piece of cake in honor of her!