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From your Group Records Secretary

Hello Al-Anon Family: I wish everyone a Happy Holiday with the family and friends. I had previously reported that when the Al-Anon Family Groups Annual Report from the WSO is mailed and the form...

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It’s a Symphony!

My guess is that most Al-Anons don’t regularly listen to symphonies, but I’m sure you have all heard the last part of Beethoven’s Ninth symphony (Ode to Joy) – it has been used in...

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Al-Anon 65th Anniversary Celebration

You’re invited… Next year, Al-Anon will be celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Al-Anon Family Groups and the beginnings of the Clearing House, the World Service Office (WSO). In commemoration, the WSO will open up...

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New or Changed Meetings

NEW GROUPS Just for Today –Alateen Presence Health 11824 SW Hwy ST 230 Palos Heights, IL Monday at 6:30 PM   Open Up Your Heart -Alateen Bethany Lutheran Church 8 South Lincoln Street Batavia,...

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New or Changed Meetings

NEW MEETINGS Un Dia a la Vez 633 E. Lincoln Hwy DeKalb, IL Monday at 7:00 p.m. Path to Peace Al-Ateen Congregation Etz Chaim 1710 S. Highland Avenue Lombard, IL Sunday at 6:30 p.m....

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Being Stored up

Something is always coming! Experience has shown me it is to my advantage to stay stored up. Being stored up, for me, means being in regular attendance of an Al-Anon meeting, working with an...

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Al-Anon’s Least Read Book

So I’ve “pitched” some books recently [Reaching for Personal Freedom,(a work book), and Many Voices, One Journey]. I see these and other Al-Anon books on my group’s literature table, and members pick them up...

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The Lord’s Prayer

Many years ago, I had an experience at the meeting I attended at the time. The story is so rich with examples of how the program works, that I thought I would share it....

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Thoughts on Investing

When I think about my personal finances, I think about having: enough money on hand to pay on-going bills; some kind of a reserve fund for emergencies (often three to six months monthly expenses);...