ARENA NEWS

75th Anniversary Edition of Alcoholics Anonymous

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the historic publication of Alcoholics Anonymous in April 1939, the 2013 General Service Conference approved the creation of this facsimile edition of the first printing of the first edition. Special edition with red hardcover binding, the famous “circus cover” dust jacket and bulky paper (which was why it was […]

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ArenA Newsletter Editorial Policy

The ArenA Newsletter of the Continental European Region of Alcoholics Anonymous publishes articles, notices, and announcements that reflect the full diversity of experience and opinion found within the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. The newsletter editor relies on the principles of the Twelve Traditions. Personal stories in ArenA reflect the shared experience of individual AA members […]

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Treasurer and Alternating Treasurer to become Ceres* members

Ceres* is the non-profit legal entity associated with CER, enabling CER to engage in legal proceedings. The CER bank account is an example of this: It’s in the name of Ceres*, and used by CER. Recently, Ceres* realised that the banking devices that are being used by our Treasurer and Alternating Treasurer, are not authorised […]

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Steve’s Story

There are over 40 English speaking meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous in The Netherlands every week. The members come from all walks of life. Sharing our published stories is a principal means that we offer the reader outside of A.A. the opportunity of identification. The story below is that of one of our members. Steve’s Story […]

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….from the Chair (March 2014)

In December 2013, CER had its first ever online assembly. Let’s see how it went. Summary Someone described the online meeting as follows. I’ve referred to this text before, and I still think that it is marvelous: “it was a great success and I applaud the Committee and the Region for taking the brave step […]

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