Area 85 is looking for an Assistant Treasurer
Contact Area 85 Chair ( or Area 85 Treasurer ( for details
This would be for the remainder of the present term 

If your Group has moved or changed meeting times, type of meetings or changed accessibility, contact the Area 85 Registrar.

If your Group has elected a General Service Representative or Alternate General Service Representative, please contact the Area 85 Registrar.

If your District has elected a new District Committee Member or Alternate District Committee Member, please contact the Area 85 Registrar.

This information is used byArea 85 to uodate the Area 85 Confidential Contact List and update the Database at the General Service Office in New York. The General Service Office also puts out a Directory that shows where and when Meetings are in Canada and the United States.

The two forms are available on the Area 85 Website by pressing the Registrar tab.
There is now a NEW Electronic FORM that can be sent directly from the website.
Go to the Registrar button to view and fill out the form.
If the Electronic Form is used, there is no need for the paper Form.

Once these forms are filled out please send them to:

To get these forms please go to: and click on the Registrar button
Area 85 notices

`` Let`s Step Up ``
( see poster for more information )
Let`s Help GSO 7 27 Idea Flyer


 Area Websites
Area Websites
Lakehead Intergroup

Needs your Gtoup information as soon as possible

They are getting ready to make new Meeting Cards

Service Meetings in District # 1
(see poster for details)
Area, District, Intergroup Service Meetings
Committee Meetings


Round-Up Meetings
next meeting: Wednesday December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
(lakehead Intergroup)

Area 85 will be celebrating 50 years of Round-Ups in 2018
Lets make it the best Round-Up ever and for that we need more people to get involved at the Committee level

(see poster for more information)
2018 Area 85 Round-Up Recruitment Poster


next Archives Committee Meeting: Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

( Archives filing : Thursday, November 23, 2017  @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm )

GSR Meetings

( second Tuesday of the month @ 7:00 pm )
next Meeting
Tuesday, December 12 / 2017
If your Group has a G.S.R we need you for getting District # 1 business done.

 District # 1 D.C.M. at:

Gratitude Day
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Oliver Rd. Recreation Centre
Doors Open @ 5:30 pm
(see poster for more information)
Gratitude Dinner

Online Meetings in Remote Communities
Every Wednesday
2:00 pm CST - 3:00 pm CST

To attend these meetings go to the Remote Communities tab for the information you need to participate.
See poster about Video Conferencing Information
Video Conferencing Information 2017-2018

April 2016 CC AA Permission Letter

Town & Country Group Announcement
Meeting time for Wednesday will be changed effective September 6 / 2017
New meeting time will be changed from 8:00 pm to 7:00 pm
On this date Town & Country meetings will both be at: 7:00 pm

Lakehead Intergroup Meetings

( third Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 pm )

Lakehead intergroup can use your help in the cleaning of the building.
The more people that can help, the less time it takes to finish.
Below is a poster that describes why we clean the building.
Intergroup Cleaning 2015

Next Meeting: November 15 
/ 2017
( take poster to your Group


Come and get involved


Public Information
Looking for members to be on the Committee
(see poster for more information)
Poster Help Wanted Public Information

Friendly Group has Moved
Our Saviours Lutheran Church
10 Farrand St.
Meeting times:
Monday 8:30 pm (closed) (wheelchair)
Thursday 8:00 pm (closed) (wheelchair)

Way out Group
Step Action Series

 Starting Monday, July 10, 2017
(see poster for more information)
New Step Action Series
Thunder Bay Group
Beginners Meetings
( see poster for more information )

Shebandowan Group
Shebandowan Community Centre
(call before coming out)
(meetings are back to noon on Sunday)

 The  Amethyst Women's Big Book Group

Sister Margaret Smith Centre
Room B-17
(see poster for more information)

New Series Starting April 4, 2017

New Big Book Series
 Tuesday nights at 7:00 pm
Welcome Group
Begins Wednesday
September 20, 2017