Public Health Updates for Groups to Consider 

As many of you already know, on August 13th the SF Dept. of Public Health issued a health order requiring proof of vaccination to enter restaurants, bars, gyms, fitness studios, and large indoor gatherings of 1,000. Please note that this update does NOT require ALL businesses to require proof of vaccination. More information about the new health order can be found here.

However, please keep in mind that clubhouses, churches and other meeting spaces may still choose to require proof of vaccination for A.A. meetings that rent their meeting spaces, and that is within their legal rights. This may be due to liability requirements of their insurance or what their Board deems most prudent and wise for the safety of all.

Try to be kind to those special workers and volunteers who are being put in a really difficult situation. If you are not vaccinated or disagree with the facility requirements, consider attending an outdoor meeting instead. “Our common welfare comes first.”

A.A. Pride Presentation Tomorrow, 8/21 (Online)!

Rise and shine for this A.A. Pride History Presentation on Marty Mann and Barry Leach happening tomorrow, Saturday 8/21 @ 9:30am PDT! You won’t want to miss it! Check out the flyer below and on the event posting online.

The Week in Service…

  • Marin Teleservice Orientation and Business Meeting (In-Person) is on Tuesday 8/24.
    • Orientation @ 6:30pm PDT
    • Business @ 7:30pm PDT

  • Marin PI/CPC Orientation and Business Meeting (Hybrid) is on Thursday 8/26.
    • Orientation @ 7pm PDT
    • Business @ 7:30pm PDT

Next Saturday, 8/28: Zoom Town Virtual Global LGBTQ+ Speaker Series (Online)!

Hosted by the 4W A.A. group, this monthly meeting brings together LGBTQ+ people of A.A. from around the world! This speaker series is held on the last Saturday of every month, with this month’s occurring on Saturday, 8/28 @ 9:30am PDT! Check out the flyer below and online.

Save the Date: 46th Annual Western Roundup Living Sober Conference!

Mark your calendars for the weekend of Sat 9/3 – Sun 9/5 to make sure you attend the oldest and longest-running LGBTQ A.A./Al-Anon conference in the country! This year’s conference will be held online. Register at!

Keep Truckin’

For the love of fortitude, please share this information with your social media communities and encourage your A.A. fellows to subscribe to The Buzz. All of our prior updates can be found here. Drop our subscription link in the chat at your meetings and tell your members to subscribe to stay in-the-know on what’s happening with SF/Marin A.A.    🐝

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