Central Office Announcements August 2017


AREA 55 GENERAL SERVICE, August 20, 2017 @ 1:00 P.M. Senior Center 23rd and Jefferson

DCM Meeting before Assembly meeting @11:30


INTERGROUP BUSINESS MEETING –Saturday, August  26, 2017    Faith Lutheran Church, 2440 South Ave., Toledo, OH 43609.  @ 6:30 pm.  Dinner.  $5 a plate, take out available.  Can’t beat that  !!!!!


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 to many of us when we needed help.  They’re still reaching out”.  Please call Central Office 419-380-9862 if you know of anyone who needs to be put on the list.  Next meeting August 14, 2017@ 5:30 Please call Jim L. 419.461.8986


 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 are able to 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 August 31, 2017 @ 5


CENTRAL OFFICE COMMITTEE: Second Thursday @ 6pm August 10, 2017


CORRECTIONAL COMMITTEE:   Our next meeting is Monday, August 21, 2017 at 5:30 pm at Central Office, 3328 Glanzman Rd., Toledo, Ohio.  For more information, please call 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 Thursday, August 9, 2017 @ 7:30 P.M.


FINANCE COMMITTEE:   Our next meeting is Monday, August 7, 2017@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 puts on.


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


GROUP SERVICES COMMITTEE:  The Committee would like all groups to know they are available with audio equipment for group anniversaries, video tapes from World Service, and information for Group Services.  Please call Central Office @419-380-9862. August 17, 2017 All future meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday 6:30 pm.


HOSPITAL COMMITTEE:  Our next meeting is Tuesday, August  8, 2017 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, August 9, 2017.  The proofing meeting begins at 5:30 pm and the business meeting begins at 6 pm.  NEXT MAILING MEETING: is Monday August 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm at Central Office.



Please Note: Effective August 2 Northend Group is changing their meeting time to 7:00 p.m.

Please Note: Camino Nuevo on Wednesday @ *8 and Un De A La Vez on Friday need support both meetings are Bilingual

PLEASE NOTE:  Principles before Personalities, Thursdays at 8 pm will move to St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 5240 Talmadge Rd., Toledo, OH as of Thursday July 6th. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Whitehouse Wednesday and Friday now Starting at 8:00 P.M.

PLEASE NOTE:  Women’s 12 Steps to Courage, Thursday 6:30 pm, is seeking active members for their group.

PLEASE NOTE:  Women in AA (formally Women’s Independence) are asking for help to support their meeting.  3 pm, Thursdays, Chapter 5 Club, 5425 Southwyck Blvd.

PLEASE NOTE:  Message of Hope, 7 pm, All Saints Lutheran Church, 5445 Heatherdowns Blvd. is seeking new active members.  Please stop by and check us out.



All meetings are held at Central Office, Toledo, Ohio  


3   Finance Committee @ 5:30

13  Central Office @ 6

6 Children’s Christmas @ 6 pm

17 Correctional @5:30 pm

10 Accessibilities Committee @ 5:30

20  Group Services Committee @ 6:30

11 Hospital Committee @6:30pm

20    Anniversary @7:30 PM

12   Entertainment @7 pm

27  Archives @5:30 pm

12  Newsletter Proofing @5:30 PM

     Newsletter Business @6 pm







1111Madison Ave.

Tuesday 7 pm

(No more than 5)




                       1 Missions For Traditions

                       8 Yes

                      15 Monday Nite Men’s

                      22 New Hope

                     29 Old West End




2465 Collingwood

Wed. 8 pm





2 East Side Priority

9 Goodwill

16 Front Street

23 Guides To Progress

30 Inner City




Driver Intervention


St. Rts. 795 & 75

                      Sat. 8 pm



  12 Westgate Men’s


                          Driver Intervention


                         Airport Hwy. & Rt. 23

                                Sat.  8 pm


          5  Warm Heart Serenity


            26  BG Mornings

Website address is   www.toledoaa.com

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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