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AHOPE has space available for an AA meeting. Contact Derek Towle, AHOPE Program Director, Homeward Bound of WNC – 828-777-4247. (Or call us here at Central Office.)

Barnardsville United Methodist Church, 7 Church Hill Road (off Dillingham Rd) has a Fellowship Hall that can seat 30-40 people and a smaller room in their parish house that is available. 

Belfour United Methodist Church, 2567 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville. They have meeting space available in their fellowship hall. It has access to a kitchen and bathroom. Contact Dottie at the church – 828-778-9886.

Asheville 12 Step Recovery Club22-B New Leicester Hwy, Asheville 28806. The Club has two meeting rooms available on various days and times. The space is handicap accessible, and, because there are two rooms, there are opportunities to provide child care. If you are interested in starting a meeting at the Club, send an email to: avl12step@gmail.com

St. George’s Episcopal Church, One School Road, Asheville, 28806, has space and times available for meetings.

1st Christian Church470 Enka Lake Rd, Candler 28715. Meeting space available various days and times except Sunday morning & afternoon. Handicap accessible. Contact Drew – 828-665-9499 or 203-592-9574.

To inquire about these spaces call Pam at Central Office: 828-254-8539

District 70 News

Business Meeting
 District 70 holds their Business meeting on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 2:30pm. Meeting location is: St. Luke’s Episcopal Parish House, 219 Chunns Cove Rd, Asheville 28805. All members of AA are welcome. Next Meeting is August 12, 2018. 

Service Committees Meeting

Next meeting is August 5, 2018

Service Committee members meet to share idea’s and  update their activities to the District that they serve. Their mission it is to serve the AA community and carry the message of AA to the alcoholic who still suffers. Meetings are held the first Sunday of the month, at 12:15pmNorth Asheville Community Center, 37 E. Larchmont Dr, Asheville, 28804 (immediately following the Conscious Contact meeting.)  All AA members are welcome to attend. If you would like more information or to get involved please contact the service committee Chairs:

CPC/PI – provide accurate A.A. information to the public and media when requested. The committee visits schools, businesses and community meetings to speak about AA. Joe T. is our chair and may be contacted here.

Corrections – carrying the message of recovery to alcoholics behind the walls. Denise J. and Casey (Womens) and Tom S. (Mens) contact Here (W) or Here (M)

Treatment – carrying the message of recovery to alcoholics in treatment facilities and to set up means of “bridging the gap” from the facility to an A.A. group. (See also, Bridging the Gap, below).

Bridging the Gap (with treatment facilities) contact the Treatment Chair here; the BTG Chair or co-coordinator at bridgingthegap.asheville@gmail.com or www.btgww.org
District 70 Service is responsible for carrying the AA message into treatment centers, jails and prisons and now has a Google group. This will serve as a communication link for coordinators to announce what new service commitments are being made available. If you are interested in carrying the message into institutions this is a good way to see what opportunities there are. The group name is: District 70 service. To be added to the group or to post announcements, send emails to: district-70-service@googlegroups.com

NCMCO Board MeetingThursday August 9, 6PM, 70 Woodfin Pl, Suite 212, Asheville.  Central Office business will be discussed, all interested AA’s are invited to attend.

Next combined COR/NCMCO Board meeting: Thursday, October 11, 6:00pm, 70 Woodfin Place, Suite 212, Asheville, 28801.

Corrections:  Carrying the message of hope into the jails is a great service. Men and women are needed for this important work. Please contact us to sign up, there is a form and a few minimum requirements to gain entry into the correctional facilities. A link to the forms are below; which you may fill out before going to a brief orientation. For more information about this volunteer service attend the next GSR Meeting and/or the Service Committees Meeting.

Buncombe County Jails Form

Craggy Correctional Center

The Buncombe County Detention Facility is currently in need of support for meetings in the jail, especially for men. Applicants must have 6 months sobriety and a sponsor. All participants must be cleared of all warrants for one year. Interested persons should fill out the clearance form (above) and send it to the coordinator listed on the form.  

If you have any questions call Val, the Volunteer Program Services Coordinator, at the Buncombe County Detention Facility: 828-250-4585. 

Volunteers are needed for daytime A.A. meetings at Swannanoa Correctional Center for Women (SCCW). The meetings are Fridays from 12:15-1:30pm. Males may attend but must be accompanied by females. Text Denise for more details: 401-450-6487.