Read over these statements to see if they apply to you under some circumstances:
- I try to be who someone wants me to be.
- am afraid to rock the boat.
- It is hard for me to know what I want.
- I avoid speaking my mind.
- I find it easier to go along with what someone wants or with their opinion.
- I fantasize about a strong person taking over my life and making it work.
- It is hard for me to express my feelings when they are different from someone I’m close to.
- It is difficult for me to say No.
- I avoid getting angry.
- It is hard for me to take initiative.
- I try to be nice rather than expressing how I really feel.
- I want everyone to get along.
If any of these statements are true the consider reading more:
Thanksgiving is upon us. November 24, 2016, shall see another celebration with food and friends.
Traditionally we serve food at 2:00 PM.
Alano is catering the turkey, ham, potatoes, and home made dinner rolls at this annual pot luck. Please bring your favorite thanksgiving dish and dessert.
Please bring family and friends.
Free will donation accepted.
Save the Date
December 14, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
New Hope Al-Anon hosts the third annual Christmas Speakers Meeting
401 S. 11th
St. Joseph, Missouri
Tentatively five speakers (AA, NA, GA, DA, Al-Anon) each half hour beginning at 5:00
When a toxic person can no longer control you, they will try to control how others see you. The misinformation will feel unfair, but stay above it, trusting that other people will eventually see the truth, just like you did.
The Alano club of St. Joseph is hosting the 15th annual Cracker Barrel weekend.
When: August 13th and 14th (all day)
Where:401 S. 11th Street, St. Joseph., Missouri
Long-timers Speakers 20 Years plus
Saturday Pancake Breakfast (9-11am) and close with Ice Cream Social (9pm -)
Sunday 3PM potluck
9-11 am Pancake Breakfast hosted by the 401 AA Group
12 pm – AA-Quinn G. Hope Group – 21 years
2 pm – AA – Rick L. Accent on Sobriety Group – 26 years
4 pm AA – Larry S. Bootstraps Group – 22 years
6 pm – AA- Steve E. Sobriety & Beyond Group – 43 years
8 pm – Alanon – Dora J. Tri Alanon – 43 years
9:30 pm – Ice Cream Social – Host New Hope Alanon
2 pm – AA- Joe W. Accent on Sobriety Group – 37 years
3 pm Potluck – bring a side dish
$$$ donations accepted – coffee and lemonade, pop for sale.
5 pm – Gary L. 401 Group 2.5 years
7 pm – AA – Mary C. Sober Skirts – 26 years
The Alano Club of St. Joseph is looking for a Caretaker.
The Caretaker lives in the Alano building at 401 S. 11th. We offer a large bedroom, full bath, a shared kitchen, and plenty of fellowship.
The responsibilities are negotiable but generally include locking and unlocking the main entrance – thus maintaining building hours, keeping the kitchen and bathrooms clean, some floor cleaning in group rooms (sweeping and mopping), routine yard work like cutting the grass and shoveling the walks, and a full time presence at Alano.
This is a great opportunity for someone in recovery and perhaps on disability.
The last caretaker paid $100 per month – but that is negotiable depending on other responsibilities.
Please send inquiries by letter to: Alano Club, 401 S. 11th Street, St. Joseph, Missouri, 64501; or by email to email@example.com. Be sure to leave contact information.
Also, I am generally at Alano (401 S. 11th) on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4:30 to about 6:30 – come by if you would like to chat.
Gary L. Clark
Alano Club President
The regular March Board meeting falls on Easter. We are rescheduling to Sunday March 20th, at 5:30 PM.
Some items on the agenda:
- Burglary of NA.
- Caretaker replacement.
- Building security
- Keys to the building
- Silent Auction
- Alanon may want to add a Sunday meeting.
The Alano caretaker, Danny B., died yesterday. The building opened today at 10:30 in spite of the tragic event.
The coffee is on. Bring your snow shovels.
We are terribly sorry folks. There is a District 2 AA meeting at 2:00 so we have to reschedule the special meeting on revenue and expense reporting to 5:30 PM
SO: June 8, 2014, 5:30 PM, in Alano Main Hall. Discussion on Revenue and Expense Reporting.