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You may have noticed changes.  Not so subtle ones.  You’re not imagining it. The Central Office of Salt Lake is getting a fresh new look.  The old look was nice, and over its 3 year run we received lots of very flattering comments which were greatly appreciated.  One glaring flaw, […]

Site redesign 2015



This year’s Utah Area 69 Pre-Assembly Workshop will be held on August 15-16, 2015 at the Sons of Utah Pioneers Hall. The address is 3301 E. Louise Ave. (2920 S.) in Salt Lake City. The purpose of this Area Workshop is to provide a forum to discuss the General Service […]

Utah Area 69 Pre-Assembly Workshop August 15-16, 2015


In 1983, when loneliness and desperation prodded me to go to more meetings, I discovered the newly formed Friendship Group that still meets Saturday 10 o’clock in the basement of Friendship Manor [thus the origin of the name]. In 1983, Saturday had only two daytime meetings, the Friendship Group and […]

FRIENDSHIP GROUP – 10 o’clock AM – Saturdays – Clark ...


I grew up in an alcoholic home with two functional alcoholic parents. This was a traumatic childhood that I can bring into my relationships. My parents would get drunk together every night. My folks drank martinis; I loved the martini olives, and this wet my pallet for alcohol. They would […]

Emotional Sobriety – Pat_Lifeline August 2015



“We are average Americans. All sections of this country and many of its occupations are represented, as well as many political, economic, social, and religious backgrounds. We are people who normally would not mix. But there exists among us a fellowship, a friendliness, and an understanding which is indescribably wonderful. We are like […]

2015 International AA Conference – Doug R_Lifeline August 2015


There are so many benefits to this tradition for the alcoholic and for the group and for all AA as a whole. When we first come into AA we were at a bottom – nothing was working for us. Many did not have a job or a place to stay, but most could […]

Tradition 7: Responsibility – Alethea H_July 2015


Exciting news! General Service Office (GSO) has sent out a request to begin gathering stories from our Fellowship on three projects resulting from the 2015 65th General Service Conference Advisory Actions on Literature. These include the revisions and updating of the “A.A. for the Woman” pamphlet including stories from women […]

GSO Call for Fellowship Sharing_ July 2015



I remember I always wanted to be a dad. Growing up I dreamed of having a son of my own one day.  I would teach him how to be a gentleman, play golf, work hard for the things he wants, to always be honest and not to take things for […]

I Am A Sober Father – Spencer S_June 2015