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Four meetings removed from SAA Austin website

Tonight, four meetings were removed from this website’s meeting list by decision of the Austin Intergroup today. The decision was made after a month of deliberation and dialogue by an ad hoc committee, which reported to the intergroup.

The reasons for the decision were concerns with repeated violations of the traditions of SAA on the part of members of the Steps We Take Men’s Big Book Study Groups.

2018 Spring Retreat Signup Now Available!

The Austin SAA Intergroup’s Spring retreat is March 24-25 at Summers Mill Retreat Center near Salado Texas (about an hour north of Austin). The topic is “What’s Love Got To Do With It?”
Space is filling up fast, but there are still slots open, and a limited number of scholarships (full or partial) are also available if money is an issue. View a flyer, find out more, and register at the retreat registration website.

 

Once again we have a a limited number of single rooms  available for an additional fee.  These are very limited so get yours now!

Last time the beds filled up quickly, so if you want to spend the night, sign up soon!

Meetings Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2017

Here’s what we know so far about meetings over the Christmas Holidays.  If you have info about other meetings, or what’s happening next week, please write the email address at the bottom of this post.
 
Sunday (Christmas Eve)
  • 7PM Newcomer’s meeting at Christ’s workshop is happening!
  • 7PM Steps We Take Big Book Study Group is happening!
Monday (Christmas Day)
  • Noon at Justin Lane is happening!
  • Noon at Westlake is happening!
  • 6:30 PM at Westlake is CANCELLED
  • 7 PM in Pflugerville is CANCELLED
  • 7 PM in Buda is CANCELLED
For details about locations for any of these meetings or any of the others we have, check this link: http://saa-austin.org/meetings/meeting-list/
Looking ahead to New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day,
So far all we know is:
Sunday (New Year’s Eve)
  • 7PM Steps We Take Big Book Study Group is happening!
Monday (New Year’s Day)
  • 6:30 PM at Westlake is Happening!
  • 7 PM in Pflugerville is CANCELLED

If anyone has updated information, write to info@saa-austin.org!

Join Us at the Second Annual Speaker Banquet on December 2nd!

On December 2nd, 2017 we will host the Second Annual Speaker Banquet at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church from 6 to 9 PM.  This unique event joins SAA members and willing partners in an evening of inspiration and fellowship, including inspirational speakers including a program member as well as a spouse.  Last year’s event was attended by about 60 people, and this year we expect 100.

Spouses or partners are welcome, but so are individual SAA members.

Find out more at the event link.

Retreat Filling Up! Sign Up Soon! Link to Flyer is Here!

The Austin SAA Intergroup is hosting its next retreat on October 21 and 22 at a lovely retreat center at Camp Lone Star outside La Grange, Texas. The topic is “A Life Worth Living in the Promises of Recovery.”

Space is filling up fast, but there are still slots open.

Scholarships (full or partial) are also available if money is an issue. View a flyer, find out more, and even register at the retreat registration website.

Service opportunities you can do right now:

  • At the time of this writing, we are still looking for some workshop presenters.
    Email Lucas P at retreat@saa-austin.org if you can help!
  • Consider donating some money towards a scholarship. Follow the registration link, go to the bottom, and hit one of the donate buttons.  Or you can mail in a donation.
  • Announce the retreat at your meetings. You don’t have to chair the meeting to make an announcement.
  • Print out some flyers (2-sided) and take them to the meetings you attend.

Here’s a link to the retreat flyer!

We need to let our hosts know about numbers for meals, so please don’t delay!  Sign up soon!

Fall Retreat Signup Now Available!

The Austin SAA Intergroup is hosting its next retreat on October 21 and 22 at a lovely retreat center at Camp Lone Star outside LaGrange, Texas. The topic is “A Life Worth Living in the Promises of Recovery.”

Space is filling up fast, but there are still slots open, and scholarships (full or partial) are also available if money is an issue. View a flyer, find out more, and even register at the retreat registration website.

We also have a new luxury offering: a limited number of single rooms are available for a modest additional fee.

Last time the beds filled up quickly, so if you want to spend the night, sign up soon!