2018-01-06 District Meeting

Please join us in serving the district to further the Al-Anon mission from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM at King of Kings, 2685 Packard Rd, Ann Arbor. You are welcome to join after 11:00 AM if necessary. We need to elect a new District Representative (DR) and Alternate DR.

Agenda

  • Someone to take minutes
  • Open with Serenity Prayer
  • Introductions
  • Treasurer’s report – Jan A
  • Minutes from past meeting
  • Items to discuss
    • Elections: District Representative and Alternate District Representative
    • Vacant positions: AIS and Public Outreach
    • Intimacy Open Speaker Meeting
    • Childcare information and survey
  • Reports
    • District Representative (DR) – Vacant
    • Alternate DR – Vacant
    • Web Admin – Bryan T
    • LDC Liaison – Diane B
    • Group Records – Julie S
    • Alateen – Robin R
    • Information Phone – Marilyn F
    • Open Speaker Series – Annie J
  • Other business
  • Next meeting TBD by new District Representative
  • Close with the Al-Anon Declaration

    Let It Begin With Me.
    When anyone, anywhere,
    reaches out for help – let the hand of
    Al-Anon and Alateen always be there, and
    Let It Begin With Me.

CLOSED: This meeting of Al-Anon is closed to the public. Closed meetings are for anyone whose personal life is or has been deeply affected by close contact with a problem drinker. If you are interested in Al-Anon/Alateen or wish to observe as a student or professional, we welcome you to attend one of our meetings designated as ‘open’.

2017-11-18 Gratitude Day

Gratitude Day Flyer

Please join members of the District in expressing gratitude from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM at King of Kings, 2685 Packard Rd, Ann Arbor. There will be a speaker, shares from members, and snacks. Please bring a light snack to share. If you are interested in speaking, please contact Diane B at literature@afgdistrict5.org. Please download and distribute the flyer.

OPEN: This meeting is open to the public and welcomes everyone interested in Al-Anon/Alateen, including those who wish to observe as a student or professional.

2017-11-18 District Meeting

Please join us in serving the district to further the Al-Anon mission from 10:45 AM to 12:45 PM at King of Kings, 2685 Packard Rd, Ann Arbor. You are welcome to join after 10:45 AM if necessary.

Agenda

  • Someone to take minutes
  • Open with Serenity Prayer
  • Introductions
  • Treasurer’s report – Jan A
  • Minutes from past meeting approved via email 2017-10-30
  • Items to discuss
    • Elections: District Representative and Alternate District Representative
    • Vacant positions: AIS and Public Outreach
    • Childcare information and survey
  • Reports
    • District Representative (DR) – Cheryl B
      Fall Assembly Report and AWSC Report
    • Alternate DR – Carl S
    • Web Admin – Bryan T
      No Meetings until 2018 TBD
    • LDC Liaison – Diane B
    • Group Records – Julie S
    • Alateen – Robin R
    • Information Phone – Marilyn F
    • Open Speaker Series – Annie J
  • Other business
  • Next meeting TBD by new District Representative
  • Close with the Al-Anon Declaration

    Let It Begin With Me.
    When anyone, anywhere,
    reaches out for help – let the hand of
    Al-Anon and Alateen always be there, and
    Let It Begin With Me.

CLOSED: This meeting of Al-Anon is closed to the public. Closed meetings are for anyone whose personal life is or has been deeply affected by close contact with a problem drinker. If you are interested in Al-Anon/Alateen or wish to observe as a student or professional, we welcome you to attend one of our meetings designated as ‘open’.

2017-11-11 Area World Service Committee (AWSC)

“Where Michigan Al-Anon takes care of business!”

Held 2017-11-11 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Church of Christ, 1075 W Monroe Rd, St Louis, MI.

All Al-Anon/Alateen members are invited to attend. This meeting is served by a potluck lunch so please bring something to share for lunch or continental breakfast. Get Involved! When I got busy, I got better!

This meeting is attended by the Area officers, the Area coordinators, the District representatives, AIS/LDC Liaisons, and any member who may be interested. Please review and print the minutes from the last AWSC meeting and the agenda. Please be prepared with any questions/comments that you might have.

CLOSED: This meeting of Al-Anon is closed to the public. Closed meetings are for anyone whose personal life is or has been deeply affected by close contact with a problem drinker. If you are interested in Al-Anon/Alateen or wish to observe as a student or professional, we welcome you to attend one of our meetings designated as ‘open’.

2017-11-04 Open Speaker Meeting

Kaitlyn Z shares her experience, strength, and hope at First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. You may download a full sheet PDF or half sheet PDF flyer for printing and posting. Parking is available on-site.

Zac B. speaks Saturday, December 2, 2:00 PM.

OPEN: This meeting is open to the public and welcomes everyone interested in Al-Anon/Alateen, including those who wish to observe as a student or professional.

2017-10-14 Michigan AFG Fall Assembly

All GR’s can vote at this state level meeting and are encouraged to attend or send someone else to represent your meeting. Area officers are elected at this meeting. Registration opens at 9:00AM; new GR orientation begins at 9:40 AM, and the Assembly starts at 10:00 AM. There is a $7 fee that includes continental breakfast and lunch. Attendance is free for Alateens. Park in the front lot. Please download and bring an agenda, minutes from the Spring Assembly, and the fall treasurer reports. Please review everything prior to Assembly so you will be prepared with any questions/comments you might have.

Contact Cheryl B to carpool at districtrep@afgdistrict5.org. They will meet at 7:00 AM at the Walmart on Ellsworth in Ypsilanti.

You may download or view a pdf version of the flyer that is suitable for printing and distribution.

CLOSED: This meeting of Al-Anon is closed to the public. Closed meetings are for anyone whose personal life is or has been deeply affected by close contact with a problem drinker. If you are interested in Al-Anon/Alateen or wish to observe as a student or professional, we welcome you to attend one of our meetings designated as ‘open’.

2017-10-07 Open Speaker Meeting

Richard from Just for Today Al-Anon Family Group shares his experience, strength, and hope at First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. You may download a full sheet PDF or half sheet PDF flyer for printing and posting. Parking is available on-site.

OPEN: This meeting is open to the public and welcomes everyone interested in Al-Anon/Alateen, including those who wish to observe as a student or professional.

2017-10-06 Website Forum after District Meeting

The District 5 Web Admin would like to cordially invite you to share your thoughts on the direction of the website. There will be a short presentation of goals, capabilities, and guiding principles of the website design that the Website Committee has agreed upon. Afterward, the committee would like to hear from you, including but not limited to: feature requests, bug reports, prioritization of tasks, colors and fonts, and the mission.

Please note that this forum will directly follow the district meeting at King of Kings Church, 2685 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.