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H&I Chili Cook-Off 2018

Fun, Food, Fellowship!

  • Raffles!
  • Speakers - 9am & 2pm
  • Bring your Beach Chairs, Limited Seating Provided
  • Live & Silent Auctions
  • Kids Games
  • Face Painting
  • Bounce House
  • Food
  • Entertainment

H&I Chili Cook-Off 2018

Fun, Food, Fellowship! Raffle! Speakers - 9am & 2pm Bring your Beach Chairs, Limited Seating Provided Live & Silent Auctions Kids Games Face Painting Bounce House Food Entertainment

American Sign Language (ASL): Big Book and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions Video

American Sign Language (ASL): Big Book and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions Video.

What’s New from the Archives of the Harbor Area Central Office

  • The Historical Documents contains the new Document -- Transcript of remarks of Henrietta B. Seiberling; Presented to the Founders Day Meeting, 1971. This month we present a look back at the 1971 celebration of Founders' Day and the pivotal role that Henrietta Seiberling played in bringing together Dr. Bob Smith and Bill Wilson. As you read this story there is one aspect that is not told that was recently pointed out to me. While honesty was one of the four pillars of the Oxford Group they were not inclined to call someone out directly if they were being less than honest about their shortcomings. Dr. Bob had been attending Oxford Group meeting for over two years and never spoke about his drinking problems. So one has to wonder; had not Ms. Seiberling organized this special meeting where there would no 'pussyfooting around' to get Dr. Bob to open up about his drinking what would had happened a few weeks later when Bill Wilson showed up in Akron desperate to talk to another alcoholic.
  • We Need the help of AA Groups in our area to tell the Harbor Area Archives Committee about their group history.
    -Please visit our Archives Page, for more details.
  • The May 2018 Harbor Light is published and posted to our Harbor Light Pages.
  • The Historical Documents section has been improved, to show easily accessible pdf documents.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.

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Questions about Alcoholics Anonymous

"We do not like to pronounce any individual as an Alcoholic, but you can quickly diagnose yourself." - Alcoholics Anonymous, Ch 3

  • Is AA for You?  (available with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.)

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Getting Sober and Staying Sober

"A.A. concentrates on helping those who are already alcoholics, so that they can stop drinking and learn how to live a normal, happy life without alcohol."

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A Brief History of the Harbor Area Central Office

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.

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