The Combined Hollywood Districts (9, 10, 56, 58)

Monthly Meeting Bullet Points

September Meeting

September 18, 2021

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Area05 Meetings

    • Sunday, October 17, 2021: Fall Area Assembly: Registration open at 8AM.

Zoom Meeting ID: 891 0086 2280

Passcode:  area05


Other AA and AA-Related announcements:

August Meeting

August 21, 2021

UPCOMING EVENTS

    • Sunday, August 29, 2021: Meet with the Delegate, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

    • September 11, 2021: Steering Committee Meeting

    • September 18, 2021: Combined Hollywood District Meeting

    • Sunday, October 17, 2021: Fall Area Assembly

    • Camp Spiritfire is happening Labor Day weekend, September 3rd-5th 2021 in Idyllwild! 

      • Camp Spiritfire is a chance to reset from the craziness of the past year and a half and reconnect with yourself, others, spirituality, nature, and recovery in a whole new way. You will have so much fun, laugh till your cheeks hurt, and maybe cry in a good way. 

      • Along with meetings and sharing sessions, there will be swimming, a talent/no-talent show, color wars, breathwork, yoga, and a ton more. Cost is $175 and includes everything - 2 nights’ cabin lodging, all coffee & meals for the weekend, all activities, and a camp patch too. Go to www.CampSpiritfire.org for more info.

July Meeting

July 17, 2021

NEW BUSINESS
● Vote in August whether to have CHD GSR meetings on zoom or back at the AT Center 
● Elections in August for Registrar & Secretary 
● Tradition 6 presentation in August

UPCOMING EVENTS
● Camp Spiritfire is happening Labor Day weekend, September 3rd-5th 2021 in Idyllwild! Camp
Spiritfire is a chance to reset from the craziness of the past year and a half and re-connect with
yourself, others, spirituality, nature, and recovery in a whole new way. You will have so much fun,
laugh till your cheeks hurt, and maybe cry in a good way. Along with meetings and sharing
sessions, there will be swimming, a talent/no-talent show, color wars, breathwork, yoga, and a ton
more. Cost is $175 and includes everything - 2 nights' cabin lodging, all coffee & meals for the
weekend, all activities, and a camp patch too. Go to www.CampSpiritfire.org for more info. And if
you want to be part of the planning committee, contact Jen at campspiritfire@gmail.com

April Meeting

April 17, 2021

OFFICER REPORTS

  •  Representation needed for districts 56 & 58

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • New GSR Orientations: choose either April 29 7pm-8pm or May 1 10am-11am, details to be emailed out

  • April 18-24, 2021 - General Service Conference (Virtual vs in New York)

  • May 15th: Our next Combined Hollywood Districts meeting - Saturday, 5/15/2021, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • May 16th: Our next Area05 event, the Spring Area Assembly - Sunday, 5/16/2021, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Zoom Info TBA) - Check the Area05 website for updated details.

  • June 19th: Delegate Report-Back - Lauren A. will be at our June meeting to share her report from this year’s General Service Conference. - Saturday, 6/19/2021, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Area05 Meetings

  • Area05 Calendar

March Meeting

March 20, 2021

OLD BUSINESS
● DCMs are needed for Districts 56 & 58
● Alt DCMs are needed for Districts 9 & 10
● Meeting addressing timely dissemination of CHD information
● PRAASA - Pacific Region Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly March 5-7


NEW BUSINESS
● Liz summarizes her experience with PRAASA
● Pre Conference Survey
● Area 05 Guidelines & Policies 2020 have been released
● CHD GSR Orientation coming up
● CYC on its way to becoming a Standing Committee - Voting at Area 05 Assembly in May


SUGGESTED BULLET POINTS
● Camp Bonfire 6-8 @ Bolsa Chica Saturday 3/20/2021
● Circulate Pre Conference Survey

February Meeting

February 20, 2021

  • CHD needs DCMs for districts 56 & 58 and alternates for D9

  • There is an Area Committee Mtg tomorrow/Sunday - all are welcome to attend, DCMs expected to attend; 

    • Sunday:  02/21/2021

    • Time:  9:00am – 1:00pm

    • ZOOM ID: : 884 8337 0663 | Pswd:  AREA5

  • PRAASA - Pacific Region Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly

  • Pre-conference event on 3/28 & 4/3 EVERYONE SHOULD ATTEND - get your voice heard!!

    • Sunday:  03/28/2021

    • Saturday:  04/03/2021

    • Time:  9:00am – 3:30pm

    • ZOOM ID:  tba | Pswd: tba

  • the Treatment and Accessibilities Committee noted that additional stories would be helpful for the development of the pamphlet"AA For the Older Alcoholic. The committee secretary has released another call for stories with a deadline no later than March 15, 2021

    • ​please email your sharing to: access@aa.org and put "A.A. for the Older Alcoholic" in the subject line of the message.

    • Or, you may mail it to Access Assignment, General Service Office, Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163

    • Typed manuscripts should be 500-800 words, double spaced, in 12-point font. Handwritten manuscripts should be approximately 5 to 6 pages. Please include your complete name, address, and email/phone information; The anonymity of all authors will be observed, whether or not their story is selected for publication.

January Meeting

January 16, 2021

Upcoming Events

  • Winter Area Assembly - 01/21/21

  • Area Committee Meeting - 02/21/21

  • Preconference Event - 03/28/2021 & 04/03/2021