Area 11 and COVID-19
Area 11 is putting steps in place to inform and continue to provide for our Fellowship and the newcomer.
Meeting closures are to be sent to email@example.com (as usual). Schedules needs meeting name, day, town, and time of the meeting. Town is very important. The Website Committee does not have the ability to make the changes, they merely facilitate the changes.
All District pages are displaying live lists of currently reported closures.
If your meeting needs to be updated, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with meeting name, day, town, and time of the meeting. Town is very important for the Schedules Committee to locate and modify the meeting in a timely fashion.
Alternate meeting formats are being adopted.
If your group has established a Zoom, Free Conference Call, phone, or other on-line session, please report that information to email@example.com. Schedules Needs meeting name, day, town, and time of the meeting. Town is very important.
As the alternate meeting information is presented to and modified by firstname.lastname@example.org, it will appear by selecting the meeting in the Meeting Finder. Information will be visible at the bottom of the meeting details.
To search for Zoom meetings, use the Meeting Finder “Search” field:
Type “Zoom” into the search field and hit “Enter” or tab off the field:
The information on the District pages and the On-line Meeting Plug-in is live.
The information on the Meeting Finder mobile app is updated twice daily.
Current availability of on-line / phone offering Meeting information:
Online information can be found in each meeting’s detail information (click the meeting name from list).
GSO has prepared some good information as well: https://aa.org/pages/en_US/update-on-covid-19-coronavirus
This is an opportunity for us as a Fellowship to practice our Steps, Traditions, and Concepts for the good of everyone. This is a work in progress ever mindful of the Fellowship as a whole.
We have learned that our organization gets its information primarily via word-of-mouth. Please share this information.
… All the best