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PRAASA 2020 – 53RD PACIFIC REGION ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS SERVICE ASSEMBLY
MARCH 6TH - 8TH, 2020
Hosted by Arizona Area 03 of Alcoholics Anonymous
The Pacific Region Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly
The Pacific Region Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly is an annual assembly hosted by one of the 15 areas in the Pacific Region of Alcoholics Anonymous each year and it therefore moves around the region.
The purpose of PRAASA is to:
Develop greater unity among the members, groups, and areas of the Pacific Region.
Encourage the exchange of ideas and experiences.
Provide an opportunity for members to discuss pertinent aspects of Alcoholics Anonymous.
The Assembly and the PRAASA Committee should always foster the Recovery, Unity and Service legacies of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Hosted by Arizona Area 03 in Tucson, AZ.
Come join over 1000 excited AA members from all over the Pacific Region and be part of this unforgettable event. The entire weekend is packed with panels, round table discussions, presentations, open mike sharing, speakers, wonderful meals and ongoing fellowship.
To Register for the event, please visit praasa.org .
KISSAR 2020 – A New Pair of Glasses
March 7, 2020
370 Junipero Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814
Suggested Donation $15
We Are Not Saints – HASBYPAA – St. Patricks Day Dance 2020
Suggested Donation $10
Mar 14, 9pm
San Pedro Alano Club
807 S Pacific Ave, San Pedro, CA 90731
MSCA 09 Archives Open House – March 28th, 2020
1960 25th Anniversary of the 3rd International AA Convention
Presented by the Mid-Southern California Area 9 Archives Committee: History of the Long Beach 1960 AA Convention
March 28th, 2020; 10am - 3pm
Come learn why this is important to MSCA 09
MSCA 09 was created to host this event--the first time NY gave this organizing responsibility to the local AA membership
Find out about all the amazing collection of AA founders who attended
Why Bill W. thought this was a turning point in history for A.A.
A telegram from President Eisenhower congratulating AA on its success
... and many more interesting fun facts
Come Early & Stay Late
7111 Arlington Ave Suite B - Riverside CA
39th Annual Southern California Hospitals & Institutions Conference 2020
There is A Solution
April 3-5, 2020, at Holiday Inn 14299 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA
The Southern California Hospitals and Institutions Intergroup's sole purpose is to establish a stronger unity between hospital and institutions committees and these various entities by the exchange of our experience, strength and hope, that we may be better able to carry out our primary purpose of carrying the A.A. message to those confined in hospitals, jails and prisons.
AA International Convention 2020 Registration Now Open!
July 2-5, 2020 Detroit, Michigan
The 2020 International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous will be held July 2–5, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan with the theme “Love and Tolerance is our Code.” A.A. members and guests from around the world will celebrate A.A.’s 85th year at this event with big meetings held Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday morning in the Ford Field Stadium. Other meetings, scheduled or informal, will take place throughout the weekend in the COBO Center in downtown Detroit.
Please find registration forms available at Harbor Area Central Office, or online at the link, below.
The Historical Documents section has been improved, to show easily accessible pdf documents. Please visit our Documents Page, for more details.
Speaker Tapes, in mp3 format, have been posted to our website. Please visit our AA Speaker Archives Page, for more details, including new speakers Alabam C., Anthony H., Donna E., Kip C., Norm S., Ron S., Tom B.
The Harbor Area Central Office was first formed in May of 1948 in the Long Beach home of Clarence and Flossie L. It was listed as Alcoholics Anonymous Harbor District. In 1950, Central Office had it first location on Molino Avenue. In 1952 there were 52 registered groups using the services of Central Office. Over the years that number has grown. By 1960 there were 62 groups registered and to date 756 meetings have registered with Central Office. On June 1, 1997 Central Office moved to its current location. On June 8th, 1997 there was a grand opening of the new office currently located at 3450 E. Spring Street. (Taken from “A Brief History of the Harbor Area Central Office of Alcoholics Anonymous 1948-2008”.) Central Office has always had a list of volunteers to answer the phones for the Alcoholic that still suffers who may be looking for a meeting or in need of literature.
Before there was a "Big Book", Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, the "AA Grapevine" or General Service -- before there were meetings, clubs, conventions or any AA literature -- before there was an H&I committee, there was a visit to an Akron hospital where "one drunk talked to another."