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Topic: Finances/Money
The New York Intergroup Association - From the Grapevine, February 1951
AA members in the metropolitan New York area are mighty proud of their Intergroup Association. Since 1946, when it was created in its present form, it has become a smooth working example of near-...
The author of "Fear of Fear" updated her story. - From the September 1968 Grapevine
What a change in our lives since that day eighteen years ago when George and I came into AA! We were two spiritually, mentally, and physically beaten people. Our children were ashamed of us; our...
Reprinted from the April 1952 Grapevine
The AA groups themselves ought to be fully supported by the voluntary contributions of their own members. We think that each group should soon achieve this ideal; that any public solicitation of...
ARE WE TOO COY ABOUT CASH?
ONLY last month AA's everywhere were taking bows for newspaper editorials extolling us for our Tradition of declining outside contributions. This month comes a reluctant announcement from the...
Dear Reader, Like all sound businesses, the Grapevine operates on a yearly budget. The budget is prepared using actual numbers from the previous year, trends that have been identified over time, and...
A Presentation by the Grapevine's Managing Editor to the 39th General Service Conference in April 1989
For a magazine--any magazine--to be well into its forty-fifth [now, fifty-fourth] year of continuous publication is no small feat. As the saying goes, it's a jungle out there, and many a good...
THE following is a condensation of a bulletin recently sent to all groups. We reprint it here, believing that it deals with a matter so important that AAs everywhere will want to read it over--and...
Out of Blood, Sweat and Tears
AA MEMBERS in the metropolitan New York area are mighty proud of their Intergroup Association. Since 1946, when it was created in its present form, it has become a smooth working example of near-...
MAKE AA TICK
A COFFEE pot simmers on the kitchen stove, a hospital sobers the stricken sufferer, General Headquarters broadcasts the AA message; our Service lifelines span the Seven Seas. All these symbolize AA...
WHY does AA's Alcoholic Foundation have eight non-alcoholics on its Board? What do they do, and how did they get there in the first place? There are some mighty good answers to these oft heard...

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