ACA Intergroup Quietly celebrated its 4th Birthday last March

With elections taking place next Monday, (See post below) it might be a good time to revisit the purpose of the Intergroup with a little history.

The Oregon Intergroup quietly celebrated its fourth year of existence last March. What was the first Intergroup meeting like? We had four members representing three meetings in the Portland area.

Below are the minutes from this second meeting which outlines some of the early goals. Be sure and take a minute to reflect on the importance of having an active ACA Integroup.

Minutes from ACA Intergroup Meeting

March 30th, 2009

Present were Robin G and Don W from the Wednesday night groups, Ann W from the Thursday night group and Chuck from the Sunday night Group. The meeting started promptly at 6 p.m. In the Vending room at the Alano Club on NW 23rd.

For inspiration we followed the start an Intergroup Guidelines on page 603 of the ACA Big Book.

Item # 1 Meetings: The Intergroup will meet every other week for month or two to expedite the process. It was felt that things have been moving too slow. Meeting times will be the same at the same location. The next meeting will be April 13th.

#2 What are the reasons for starting an Intergroup?:  (a) Promoting attendance, Continue reading