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

2017 Fall Assembly

September 23 & 24, 2017
(see poster for moer information)
Fall Assembly 2017

Round-Up Meetings
next meeting: Wednesday October 4 , 2017 @ 7:00 pm
(lakehead Intergroup)

Area 85 Round-Up Committee is seeking Volunteers to help put on our 50th AA Round-up
(see poster for more information)
2018 Area 85 Round-Up Recruitment Poster


next Archives Committee Meeting: Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

( Archives filing : Thursday, September 28, 2017  @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm )

GSR Meetings

( second Tuesday of the month @ 7:00 pm )
next Meeting
Tuesday, October 10 / 2017
If your Group has a G.S.R we need you for getting District # 1 business done.

We also need to plan for the Fall assembly that is hosted by our District
Volunteers are needed at the Fall Assembly on September 23 & 24, 2017. If you are willing to volunteer contact the District # 1 D.C.M. at:


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: September 20 
/ 2017
( take poster to your Group


Come and get involved

There will not be a Sioux Lookout Fish Fry this year

46 th Annual Fort Frances Round-Up
Saturday, October 14 / 2017
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Knox United Church - 340 Church Street
Fort Frances, Ontario
(see poster for more information)
Fort Frances Round-Up
Ear Falls Awareness Group

Alcoholics Anonymous
Fall Fellowship Day
(see poster for more information)
Saturday, September 30th
St. Theresa's RC Church, Ear Falls
(Limited to 80 Registrations)

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


21st. National A.A. Archives Workshop
U.S.A. & Canada
September 28 - October 1, 2017
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
(see poster for more information)
A.A. Archives Workshop