From the February 2006 magazine.

A Beer For Each Year

I was among three AA members discussing gratitude over a cup of coffee. November is Gratitude Month, so we first suggested contributing a penny for each day of our sobriety in order to buy subscriptions to the Grapevine. But, since the price of a bottle of beer here in Canada is $3.65, we changed it to the price of a bottle of beer per year.

The money we collected was to purchase subscriptions to the Grapevine for the Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre. Many members thought it was a good idea because when they were incarcerated, the Grapevines they received helped to keep them sober.

-- Jack S.

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

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