Minutes of North Kent Intergroup meeting at 730pm Wednesday 6">th November 2019
Welcome and Preamble
Gemma opened the meeting and welcomed everyone.
Three new GSRs introduced themselves:
Peter - Bromley Lunchtime
Andy - Sidcup Thursday
Nick - Burnt Ash Lane
Minutes of previous meeting
Were approved and seconded
Apologies for absence
Danny, Patricia, Mark, Steve, Maria, Trish, Alan N, Alan, Angela
Archivist â?? Nick volunteered - thanks to Nick for agreeing to do this service.
YPLO - 'Ginger' Scott volunteered to be YPLO
Chairwoman / Secretary
Gemma and James had no info to pass on.
Clare read the Financial report.
Clare suggested sending Â£1435.98 to Head Office. Approved.
Gav has done lots of work promoting share. He has lots of share magazines for prisons and rehab and is going to a workshop in York for SL officers.
Gav has sent share magazines for distribution to lady's prisons.
Public Information - Clare.
Clare and Brian had attended a meeting In the Houses of Parliament for professionals on AA. This went very well.
Clare will be attending a PI event at the Maudsley.
Questions for conference - Iain
Iain encouraged groups to start thinking about questions for conference. Please can GSRs start working with their groups on questions to send to conference
Paula gave an overview on the Orpington Convention which was a great success.
They had managed to make about Â£400 profit for this year
Conference went really well
The food was excellent
Â£235 collected in the pot for Clare
The group had a discussion around Tradition 7 and payment to the Church for the use of the facilities.
ECLO/website - Mark
Mark had been updating the website - any extra information about Christmas meetings/ New Year meeting s would be useful.
Telephone Liaison Officer - Brian
Brian had sent the telephone liaison report with these minutes.
Please can people volunteer for various telephone service vacancies.
Brian is standing down as Telephone Liaison Officer - please can you ask your groups if anyone would like to be TLO. We also need 12th step responders and people to help out at Head Office
Nick offered to help with names for responders in the Bexleyheath area.
Tea for next meeting - James will do this
Meeting closed with serenity prayer.
Date of next meeting.
Wednesday 8th January 2020