Letter to Grapevine & La Viña Reps

Grapevine News

Here's what's new for August

  • Subscription Challenge: follow your state's progress
  • Visit AAGRAPEVINE'S New Online Store
  • Introducing Grapevine's New Books
  • Submit your Story for Upcoming Issues

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The great news is that our online subscriptions continue to grow, but we still need your help. Please tell your friends!

Click here to access previous editions of the GV Newsletters.

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Participate in the 2018 Subscription Challenge

A challenge to increase new Grapevine and La Viña subscriptions in 2018. Receive a special section in a 2019 issue of GV or LV featuring members' stories from the winning state, province or territory.

How it works, click here


Carry the Message Poster

You can help carry the message to alcoholics in need. Learn more about how to use Grapevine and La Viña in Twelfth Step work by checking out this poster, which you can also post in your homegroup.

To see an example of a Grapevine Area Chair's plan of action to get the magazines into jails, homes and other facilities, please visit our website: www.aagrapevine.org/specialdelivery. You will find useful tips and fliers for downloading.



Does Your Group Need a GVR?

What does a GVR do?

  • Announce the latest issue at your meeting
  • Talk about the magazine's content - the stories make great topics for discussion
  • Encourage your group to participate by sending in stories, art work or jokes
  • Spread the word about Grapevine's new services and products

How do I get started?

  • Offer to be of service - let your home group know that you are interested.
  • Register with us online
  • You will receive a complete information kit from the Grapevine office.

Grapevine Factoid

In 1966, the Grapevine Conference Committee recommended that: “delegates should search out new material―articles, stories, anecdotes―for the Grapevine in their areas.”

Link to previous factoids

GV on the Road

GV Staff on the Road

Irene D., La Viña editor will be attending the Area 09 La Viña Anniversary in San Jose, CA, July 28 – 29.

Ino F., Grapevine Director will be attending Area 5 Hispanic District Anniversary in North Carolina, August 11.

Carole B., Grapevine Director will be attending the Cornhusker Roundup in Omaha, Nebraska, August 17 – 19.

Jon W., Senior editor will be attending the Atheist and Agnostic Convention in Toronto, Canada, August 24 – 26.

Josh E., Grapevine Director will be attending ICSAA in Toronto, Canada, August 24 – 26.

Cate W., Chair of the Board of Directors and Ami B., Executive Editor Publisher will be attending ICYPAA in Baltimore, Maryland, August 30 – Sept. 2.

Irene D., La Viña editor will be attending the Hispanic Convention in Las Vegas, NV, August 31 – Sept. 2.