North Carolina District 12 AA
Serving Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Counties
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
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District 12 Alcoholics Anonymous in Western North Carolina, the web site, is a 12-step effort of District 12 Web Site Committee. Site content is voted upon by District 12 GSR's 4 times a year.
This statement is web policy based upon a collection of voted consciences of District 12 GSR's of Alcoholics Anonymous. We, the collective consciences of said groups and the web site committee, wish:
Web site content will be a District 12 wide united effort. District 12 should administer the site, pay the bills and reregister the domain name. Only at District 12 Committee meetings in the presence of the GSR's will we vote upon any major additions, design changes and content differences. These changes do not include meeting information updates or graphics or coding shifts for efficiency, which will occur on a regular and ongoing basis.
The District's web email addresses would not closely resemble the names of the webmaster or committee members so anonymous email addresses would be set up. There would always be at least 2 members with access to the email addresses from the web site. No one person should ever have sole access to return mails or inquiries.
There should never be any one person in physical control of the web site. Two or more people, well versed in the Traditions, web site design should be elected to rotate with the District Web Site Committee.
No one individuals surname will hold the site accounts. The site, domain name and the ISP account need to be owned by District 12 of Area 51 Alcoholics Anonymous.
District 12 will post the phone numbers of the District AA Answering Services and hotlines directly maintained by District 12 by the conscience of the District 12 AA groups. We will not post any individual names or personal contact numbers as contacts for AA groups or the District.
No individual names will be listed on the web site for any reason. References to Group, District, Area or World AA events will include basic information. Hotline/Information phone numbers or email addresses are available for further inquiries.The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (Short Form)
"One Day at a Time"