Area 59 District 22 GSR Meeting Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

*2nd Tuesday of the Month @ 6:30 p.m.

DCM: Bridget M. 267-432-1899

ADCM: Elena B. 484-809-1477

Treasurer: Arretta S. 215-208-7342

Officer-at-Large: Tom G. 215-209-9240

Secretary: Michelle K. 215-930-2102

  1. Open Meeting with the Serenity Prayer
  2. Read and discussed Tradition & Concept of the Month

III. District 22 Groups Roll Call

  1. 12 Rewards-
  2. A Way Out Group
  3. Auctus Group
  4. Breakdown the Book Group
  5. Bustleton Beginners Group- Canceled until further notice 
  6. Bustleton Group-
  7. Cottman Ave Group- needs support. Friday from 7pm-8pm 
  8. First Three Steps Group
  9. Follow the Path Group
  10. Fox Chase Group
  11. Gas Works Group
  12. Hand of God Group
  13. Hope Faith Group
  14. J.A.M. Group
  15. Keeping It Real Group
  16. Keep it Simple Group
  17. Life or Death Group
  18. Man Cave Group
  19. Mayfair-Holmesburg Group
  20. Mayfair Mens Group- Trying to elect GSR, about 10 people @ Meeting. 
  21. Mens ER Group
  22. Morrell Park Women’s Group
  23. New Bustleton Group
  24. N.U.T.S. Group
  25. Pennypack Park Group
  26. Rockledge Monday Niters Group
  27. Samurai Group
  28. Second Chance Group
  29. Serenity Group- Anniversary Date TBD- Maybe in May 
  30. Sober Sisters Group
  31. Somerton Group
  32. Somerton Reality Group-
  33. Stepping on the Line
  34. Stepping Stones Group
  35. Tacony Group
  36. T.I.M.E. Group
  37. Together on Tuesday Group
  38. Tradesmen Group
  39. We Are Not Saints Group
  40. Wissinoming A.M. Group
  41. Young Men’s Northeast Group
  42. Young Women’s Group- Anniversary May 19th, doors open @6pm starts @ 7pm (Co-Ed) Al Anon & AA Speaker
  43. Russian Speaking Sober Philly @ 9:30 PM- 10:30 PM Located @ 8600 Krewstown Rd, Philadelphia PA 19115
  1. 7th Tradition basket is passed.


  1. Secretary’s Report: Michelle

– Report accepted

  1. Officer-at-Large Report: Tom Will be following up with all of the listed GSR’s in the district.  Accepted

VII. DCM Report: Bridget Accepted

  • Pre-Conference Sharing Session (Car Pool) 
  • Upcoming Area Events: See for additional information 
  • Accepting Donations/Money for International AA Conference 
  • Start Telling groups about getting finances to send you for EPGSA 
  • Upcoming Area Events: See for additional information
  • *** District meetings should be talking about area events ***Anyone can go to these events

VIII. ADCM Report: Elena 


  1. Treasurer’s Report: Arretta- Accepted

              Old                     New

Opening Balance: $2131.69         $2167.86

Basket:                    $27.00                $23.50

Donations:             $50.00              $225.00

Sub-Total:              $2208.69           $2416.36

Deductions:           $40.83               $328.00 (NARASA)

Ending Balance:   $2167.86          $2088.36

  1. Committees: Accepted
  • Visitation: Volunteers are Ruthie, Sean, Dan, Larry, and Tom.

Groups to be Visited include: Bustelon Beginners, Hope Faith Group, Keeping It Real Group, Mayfair Men’s Group, Men’s ER Group, New Bustleton Group

  • Melissa M. Volunteered to visit Morrell Park WOmen (Christ of King)
  • Web Site: Tom is helping with the Website : monthly notes, events, etc.;

(GSR Orientation guide is posted as  PDF)

  • Literature Committee:  Volunteer every month to pick one piece of literature and speak on it at each district meeting.
  1. Traditions Committee- Life or Death Every Thurs 6pm

March Traditions: #12, 1-3 

  • March 5th Tradition 12: Dan S.
  • March 12th Tradition 1: Joe
  • March 19th Tradition 2: Nelson
  • March 26th Tradition 3: Bob H.

April Traditions: #4-8

  • April 2nd Tradition 4: John
  • April 9th Tradition 5: Kevin M.
  • April 16th Tradition 6: Kevin D.
  • April 23rd Tradition 7: Ruth
  • April 30th Tradition 8: Bob H.

** If you are not able to make the meeting, PLEASE call Tom, Bridgette, Arretta, Or Michelle and let them know (You can find all 4 of their numbers on the first page in the upper left hand corner). You can ALSO contact Lou if you can’t make it! 

Lou’s Phone number is: (267)-622-5922

Take your own Tradition book – they’re in short supply.

XII. Old Business: Accepted

  • Discuss district inventory next meeting
  • GSR should start advertising to donate to the district
  • *Area chairperson/all delegates want to come visit our meeting*

XIII. New Business: Accepted

  • Nominate Alternate Secretary
  • District Inventory
  • Workshop Sign-up Sheet
  • Workshop Flyers to hand out to groups. Make announcements @ Meetings
  • Up For Grabs Group closed for Good

XIV. Next Meeting Date: TBD

XV: End Meeting with The Responsibility Pledge