Central Office Announcements DECEMBER 2019


AREA 55 GENERAL SERVICE, Sunday, December 15, 2019 DCM meeting 11:30 am, General Service meeting 1:00 pm   


INTERGROUP BUSINESS MEETING Saturday December 14, 2019   Faith Lutheran Church, 2440 South Ave., Toledo, OH 43609.  @ 6:30 pm.  Dinner.  $5 a plate, take out available.  Can’t beat that!  ELECTION of OFFICERS AND VICE-CHAIRS FOR 2020


ACCESSIBILITIES COMMITTEE (SPECIAL NEEDS/SHUT-IN COMMITTEE):  The committee is looking for new members who would like to carry the message to those who are no longer capable of getting out to meetings.  We mail cards, make phone calls, and visit.  “Shut-Ins” were     the hands of AA that reached out too many of us when we needed help.  They’re still reaching out”.  Please call Please call Ynda C. at 419-944-4713 or Central Office 419-380-9862 if you know of anyone who needs to be put on the list.   Our Next Meeting is Monday, December 9, 2019 @ Central Office at 6:30 pm.


 ARCHIVES COMMITTEE:  The Area 55 Archives Committee is asking for donations of archival materials:  Flyers, pamphlets, letter and other items that are of interest to Area 55.  These items may be donated during our monthly meeting or brought to Central Office.  We can bring the Archive Display to your group Anniversary or any other AA activity, please give us 2 weeks notice.  Please call Central Office, @419-380-9862 for more information.  Would groups please submit names with 25 years of sobriety or more to the Archives Committee and please update your Group History, you may send this information to Central Office or to our PO Box 401, Toledo OH 43697. Next Meeting, December 30, 2019 @ 7:30 Tim Hortons 2621 Navarre Oregon, Ohio


CENTRAL OFFICE COMMITTEE: Second Thursday @ 5pm December 12, 2019


MULTI-DISTRICT CORRECTIONAL COMMITTEE:   Our next meeting is Monday, December 17, 2019 at 5:30 pm at Central Office, 3328 Glanzman Rd., Toledo, Ohio.  For more information, please call Beth P. at 419-309-7692 or Central Office, 419-380-9862.  


ENTERTAINMENT COMMITTEE: The Entertainment Committee wishes to invite anyone interested in some fun on a Committee to our next meeting at Central Office, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 P.M.


FINANCE COMMITTEE:   Our next meeting is Monday, December 2, 2019 @5:30 pm. Want to get active doing something different?  Why not try the Finance Committee and help with the activities that the Finance Committee is responsible for?


GRAPEVINE COMMITTEE: The Committee would like all groups to know their committee will come to your group with the Grapevine display anytime.  Please call Jim S. at 419-367-3234 or Central Office @419-380-9862. 



HOSPITAL COMMITTEE:  Our next meeting is Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm @Central Office, 3328 Glanzman Rd., Toledo, Ohio.  Anyone interested in joining the committee may call Central Office @419-380-9862


NEWSLETTER COMMITTEE:  INVITES OLD-TIMERS AND NEWCOMERS…. It’s a great way to get active in service.  Be a part of this informative and inspiring publication.  Our regular scheduled meeting the 2nd Wednesday of the month. This month is Wednesday, December 11, 2019.  The proofing meeting begins at 5:30 pm and the business meeting begins at 6 pm.  NEXT MAILING MEETING: is Monday, December 23, 2019 at 5:00 pm at Central Office.


PLEASE NOTE:  Downtown Group will only have the Annual Christmas Day Open House, Senior Center, 23 & Jefferson Ave, Toledo, OH.  We will be open 11 am until 3 pm.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Multi-District Correctional Committee no longer has the WORK RELEASE as a Group responsibility.

PLEASE NOTE: 12 Step Study South will change their meeting time to 8 pm.  Effective immediately.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Kenwood Group will not have a meeting on Christmas Eve.  Will have a meeting on New Year’s Eve.

PLEASE NOTE: Living in Sobriety has moved to their new home.  Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1430 W Bancroft, same time 6:30 pm.

PLEASE NOTE:  AA at the VA (Veteran’s Admin. Bldg. needs support to survive!!  It is Open to all, not just Veterans, Thursday 2 pm.  Room 216


                                                                COMMITTEE MEETINGS   DECEMBER 2019

All meetings are held at Central Office, Toledo, Ohio (UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED)

2 Finance


11 Newsletter @6:00 pm

11 Entertainment @ 7:00 pm

5 Children’s Christmas @ 5:30 pm


5 Anniversary @ 6:00 pm


12 Central Office @ 5:00 pm


17 Correctional @ 5:30 pm



9 Accessibilities @ 6:30

18 CPC/PI @ 5:00

10 Hospital @6:30

30 Archives @ 7:30 at Tim Hortons 2621 Navarre Ave.






2465 Collingwood

Wed. 8 pm








4  Open Minded

11 Oregon Men’s

18 Principles B-4








Driver Intervention


Courtyard @


9789 Cark Dr.

Rossford, OH

8 pm



14 SST


Driver Intervention


Courtyard @ Marriott

1435 E. Mall Dr.

Holland, OH

Sat.  8 pm


7 Wayne Group








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Our Email address is toledoaa@buckeye-access.com

Our Snail Mail address is Central Office, 3328 Glanzman Rd., Toledo, OH 43614




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