SMIA Announcements, Flyers, and Events


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Solomon's Group - May 9th Speaker's Meeting
Area 29-CPC Symposium
District 18-Passing the Basket
District 10 - 77 Grape Years

Announcements from SMIA and Area 29


  • Two New Grapevine Books Available! Free on the Inside: Stories of AA Recovery in Prison and Women in AA (Spanish-Language) are now available! 
  • A.A. & Grapevine Literature Can Be Ordered Online! The General Service Office, AA Grapevine, and your local Intergroups still have literature for sale! Links to the New York offices are below, or visit your local Intergroup website. 


Events in Area 29: Save the Date!   

  • May 15, 2021 at 9:00 am: Area Assembly—Delegate Report Back (Zoom Information
  • May 18, 2021 at Noon and 6:30 pm: CPC Symposium (flyer) 
  • May 23, 2021 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Workshop—Passing the Basket: The Group Treasurer, Contributions, and the A.A. Group (sponsored by District 18) (flyer
  • June 26, 2021 at 6:26 pm: Workshop—AA Grapevine: 77 Grape Years! (sponsored by District 10) (flyer) 
  • July 17, 2021 at 9:00 am: CARC 5 Reconvene (Zoom Information

Regional Events of Note   


Previous Announcements  

  • 2021 Maryland General Service Calendar is here  
  • The New Box 4-5-9 is out! This is the quarterly newsletter from the General Service Office. This month’s topics include the Virtual 26th World Service Meeting and other updates. (link 
  • A.A. Ebooks and Audiobooks Available: A.A. World Services (A.A.W.S.) announced that A.A.W.S., Inc.-copyrighted ebooks and audiobooks will be available for purchase on the platforms where most ebook readers and audiobook listeners in the U.S. and Canada are accustomed to finding digital literature! For more detailed information, see here


    • Remote Communities Experiences (& Staying Sober through the Holidays!) (stories due June 15, 2021) Do you live far from AA meetings? Are you a loner? Stationed far away? Do you have a language or cultural barrier? Are you homebound? Is it difficult to find AA meetings where you live? Tell us how you stay sober. Are you involved in Remote Community service? Share your experiences. Also, December is a great time of year to reach out to alcoholics and help others. What are the ways you stay sane and grateful during the holidays and New Year’s? How do you navigate holiday parties and family gatherings? Share your best sober holiday stories!  




Lori M.  

Chair, Area 29  


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  • Posting of events does not necessarily imply affiliation between Area 29 and the event's organizers  
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