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Meeting Spaces Available !
St. Georges’s Episcopal Church, 1 School Road in Asheville has space and times available.

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.)

First Christian Church, 470 Enka Lake Road (across from high school) in Enka-Candler area has space available all days except Sunday morning & afternoon. Handicap accessible. 

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. 

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, 219 Chunns Cove Rd, Asheville 28805. All members of AA are welcome. Next Meeting is March 11, 2018. 

DISTRICT SPLIT 
Area 51 is asking for feedback about the proposal to split District 70 into two Districts, as well as moving Mitchell Country from District 70 to District 11 and McDowell County from District 70 to District 12. Rutherford County would also be moved from District 15 to District 71. The proposals and map drafts are on the Area 51 website. Ask your group’s GSR or call Central Office (828-254-8539) for the member login name and password needed to access the “Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Redistricting” section of the website which has the summary of proposed changes, maps and feedback form. If you’d like to be on the District 70 Redistricting committee please contact us. Change is coming. We need your voice to decide our District future! Go HERE for more info.

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 March 8, 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, April 12, 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. 

Service Committees Meeting
Held the first Sunday of the month, at 12:15pmat a new location: North Asheville Community Center, 37 E. Larchmont Dr, Asheville, 28804 (immediately following the 11:00am Conscious Contact meeting.)  Volunteers are needed for meetings at SCCW, ADATC, prisons and jails. Next meeting is March 4, 2018.