The Add-A-Line is a monthly newsletter that shares the experience, strength and hope of AA members in Jacksonville and the surrounding area along with announcements for events. If you would like to write for the Add-A-Line or help on the committee, call the Intergroup Office at 904 399-8535 or email submissions directly to the Add-A-Line at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Add-A-Line Committee meets the second Thursday of every month at noon at the Intergroup Office. We hope to see you there!
Archives service work involves the collection, preservation and sharing our the history of AA . Members may create traveling displays, interview old timers or make presentations at workshops and conventions. The Archives Committee meets on the first Monday of every month at 12:00pm at the Intergroup Office. Contact Tom W. 201-424-3827.
Our Banquets and Fundraisers need over 100 volunteers each. If you haven’t ever been involved in one, you don’t know what you are missing. It’s a blast! If you are willing to donate even a few hours of your time for these vital fundraisers, please contact Holly C @ 904-662-0646 or email at email@example.com. Our Spring Banquet is scheduled for April 29th, 2017
COOPERATION WITH THE PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY
AND PUBLIC INFORMATION (CPC/PI)
CPC/PI provides information to clergy, educators, healthcare professionals, lawyers, judges, corporations, government workers and others about what AA is and what it isn’t. They attend health fairs or make presentations at conferences, schools and community events to spread the message of AA. They provide public service announcements to the media and sometimes are asked to do anonymous interviews on the radio or television. If you are interested in volunteering to help with CPC/PI , please contact the Christopher G. 772-475-3583 – firstname.lastname@example.org
If you don’t have any outstanding warrants and you are interested in taking meetings into correctional facilities, please contact: Freddie S. @ 904-226-3712 or Monique S. email@example.com (ladies). Requirements are a year of sobriety and 5 years of no incarcerations. You can also be a part of the “Bridge The Gap” program, simply pick an inmate up and take them to a meeting then bring them back to the institution. It is a great way to introduce an inmate to a Home Group.
Contact Cheryl Ann L. at firstname.lastname@example.org to serve with this committee or to find out how you can be a Grapevine Representative for your group..
The Phone Army answers the local AA “hotline” whenever the Intergroup Office is closed, ensuring that a knowledgeable person answers the phone when someone reaches out. If interested in volunteering a couple hours a week, please contact Holly C. at 904 662-0642 email@example.com. Evening training is the third Thursday of the month at the Riverplace Tower, 1301 Riverplace Blvd., 15th Floor. If you would like to make an appointment for training during the day Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. call the Intergroup office at 904 399-8535.
If you or your Home Group would like to take a weekly meeting into a treatment facility, homeless shelter or halfway house, please contact Paul H. 904-759-3211.
Other Service Positions:
INTERGROUP OFFICE VOLUNTEERS
It takes many volunteers to keep our office running. Between filling literature or chip orders, answering phones, greeting visitors, and general office duties, we need your help! If interested, please call our Intergroup Office Volunteer Coordinator, Amy C. at 904 399-8535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Finance Committee oversees the NEFL Intergroup office finances. This committee meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every other month. If you would like to be a part of this committee, please join us at 5:30pm at the Intergroup or call the NEFL Intergroup office for more information at 904 399-8535.