ARENA NEWS

The Power of Online Meetings

The first online voice AA meeting in Europe, first164yp, was started in January 2009 as a Monday night meeting on free Skype by Dallas T., an American living in Milan, Italy, who had just served as the Young People’s Contact for the Continental European Region (CER). Hence, the ‘yp’ in the name. At the beginning, […]

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Will CER Groups Be Counted in 2020 AA Membership Survey?

Hello Everyone, My name is Joel B, and I’m a recovering alcoholic. My home group is the Tuesday night 11th Steppers in Zurich, Switzerland. This post contains urgent time-sensitive information for Group Secretaries and members of AA within Continental European Region (CER). KEY POINTS: If your group has not completed a Group Survey, its members […]

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Service Position Vacancies – Please Submit Nominations ASAP

A friendly reminder that the following service positions are vacant. The Assembly will gladly receive any written nominations until 8:30am on December 6, the day of the Assembly. As always, nominations from the floor will be taken from those present at the meeting. The positions are: Regional Electronic Communications Liaison Officer (RECLO) Webmaster Alternate Treasurer […]

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YANLA – You Are No Longer Alone

It is difficult to imagine how many lives have been helped, enriched and even saved by the Sunday Morning YANLA Alcoholics Anonymous meetings held at the Melia hotel in Palma. After more than three decades of tireless and constant service the redoubtable team of Bert and Ma. Antonia will be retiring from active duty and […]

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Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes

A member’s experience of getting sober in 2020.  “Most of our problems are of our own making and change will only rectify them.” My name is Katie and today I am a grateful, sober alcoholic – only due to the fact that I started to make changes in my lonely, destructive life. My sobriety date […]

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