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August 2011: Notes from the 61st General Service Conference

A past General Service Board Trustee shares his experience

The 61st General Service Conference met in Manhattan, New York, at the Crowne Plaza from Sunday, May 1, 2011, through Saturday, May 7, 2011, with the theme: “We are Responsible for AA’s Future—Let It Begin With Us….” Picture a home group business meeting with 135 members showing up after having each spent some 20-plus hours reading background materials prior to the meeting, and you’ll have some idea of what your General Service Conference looks and feels like.

Following a group declaration of The Responsibility Statement, the Conference began business in earnest. The... Login to read more
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