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Al-Anon and Alateen Family Groups in Santa Barbara

District 8 Announcements and News

The twenty-eight (28), or so, Al-Anon and Alateen meetings (in both English and Spanish) in the Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley areas make-up District 8. District 8 is part of Southern California World Service (SCWS) also know as Area 4.

Each month, at the District 8 meeting, your Group Representative (GR) is assigned to take back to their meeting specific information to share with the group. Some of these items are linked from the Home Page News. Below are the current "Take Back to Your Meeting" announcements.

News for July and August 2017

  • District Literature position is Still Open
    Responsibilities may include keeping an inventory of literature and during district meeting talk about one piece of literature.
    • Lynn will step down in six months and the public outreach position will be open.
  • Online registration for the 2017 Al-Anon Convention is open!
    There are a limited number of registrations, so register early!
  • Al-Anon Convention Scholaships
    If you need a scholarship please apply now at Limited scholarships are available.
  • Scholarship Envelopes
    Please ask group conscience and pass around for two weeks, and return them on Sept. 12, 2017 at the GR district 8 meeting. The Al-Anon Convention Committee thanks the generous donations from the meetings so far, and if your meeting desires to pass the envelopes around again, we will be extremely grateful.
  • Dinner befor the Speaker Meeting
    If you want to be on the phone list for a pre-Sat Speaker meeting community dinner notification send an email to Hailey at

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