A simple offer of help

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When the coronavirus started, AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) lost our meeting hall; the only meeting hall we could get was a small hall at the Progress Hall East Gosford.

We put an ad in Coast Community News (which) was so successful we have attracted a lot of new members.

We have had to get a much larger hall that holds 50 members at 12:30pm on Thursdays at the progress hall corner Henry Parry Dr and Wells St, East Gosford.

You are welcome to come along.

AA does not promise to solve your life’s problems, but we can show you how we are learning to live without booze ‘one day at a time’.

We stay away from that first drink, if there is no first drink there cannot be a 10th one.

When we got rid of booze we found that life became much more manageable.

What draws newcomers to AA and gives them hope?

They hear the stories of men and women whose experiences tally with their own.

The expressions on the faces of the women, that undefinable something in the eyes of the men, the stimulating atmosphere of the AA hall, conspire to let them know that there is haven at last.

The very practical approach to their problems, the absence of intolerance of any kind, the informality, the genuine democracy, the uncanny understanding that these people have in AA is irresistible.

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.

AA is not allied with any elect denomination, politics, organisation or institution, does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes.

Our primary purpose is to stay above and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

If you want to drink that’s your business, if you want to stop that’s ours.

Phone our 24 hour hotline (02) 4323 3890 (24 hrs)

Letter, Sep 17
Alcoholics Anonymous, East Gosford

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