Area 59 – District 22 GSR meeting Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Area 59 – District 22 GSR meeting

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


1)         Open the meeting with the Serenity Prayer

2)         District 22 Roll Call –  Officers; Elena B. DCM, Dan S. ADCM, Joe M. Treasurer, Frank W. Officer At Large/GSR Young Men’s St. Dominic’s, Sharon M. Secretary/GSR Stepping on the Line, Jim L. GSR Keep it Simple, Kate C. GSR 164 & More, Ed Q. GSR St. Andrew’s in the Field/Somerton, Tom B. GSR Mayfair Holmesburg, Stan L. GSR Life or Death, Anonymous Jim GSR Rockledge Monday Nighters

3)         DCM Elena B.’s report:  Elena attended the Area 59 Inventory/District Meeting on October 17th.


  1. Fall Workshop with combined districts – December 4, 2021 at 10 to 3 pm. – Wissinoming United Methodist Church, 4419 Comly Street – (Comly & Jackson).
  • Fall Workshop Planning Meeting – November 30th at 7 pm.

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  1. Grapevine Workshop – Saturday, December 11th at 12 to 3 – link:


AREA 59 Events                                     SEPIA Events                          


4)         Treasurers Report; Joe M.

Beginning balance $5,340.44. We paid Elena for gas and tolls for the Quarterly meeting.  We donated $250.00 to EPGSA hospitality fund.  We received $100.00 from Life or Death, $40.00 from Tacony group and $40.00 from the NUTS group.  Ending balance is $5042.18


DONATIONS:  Groups and Individuals are encouraged to make Donations:

Venmo @ Joseph-McGarry-7 and please write “District22” in the remarks

5)         Old Business:  The Visitation Committee is on hold until further notice.  We are taking turns chairing the Tradition Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of the Month at Life or Death:

  • November 18-Sharon M. (Tradition 6), December 16-Kate C. (Tradition 10),

January 20-Jim L. (Tradition 3).

6)         Literature Review:  December will be presented by Sunny R.

7)         New Business:

  1. A) DCM Nomination – Elena made a motion to nominate to be Ed Q. (declined).

Dan S. made a motion to nominate Sharon M. (declined) and Frank W. (accepted) Vote: We voted Yes unanimously for Frank W to become the District 22 DCM effective January 2022.  He will shadow Elena to the next DCM Meeting.


  1. District 22 Meetings are still ONLINE until further notice!


  1. Please bring your ideas to the next meeting on how we can spend our money wisely to help the alcoholic stay sober. Service secures sobriety!

8)         The Eleventh Tradition: read by Joe M. Treasurer and discussed with group.

9)         Next Meeting Date:  December 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm on Zoom

Meeting ID# 98611503189 Password 588932

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10)       Responsibility Pledge:    I am responsible…

When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help,

I want the Hand of AA to always be there.  And for that “I am responsible”