Upcoming Traverse City/Area AA Events and News


Interested in Volunteering?
The Central Office is always looking for volunteers, both in person and on the phones! If you have 6 months of sobriety or more you’re eligible to do service! Click “Volunteer!” to fill out an app.

Starting September 3rd, we need Saturday 10A-12P coverage! Fill out an app online or email the Central Office manager at info@nmcentraloffice.org.

Thank you to all of our current dedicated in house volunteers!
Jim W., Jennie S., Patrick G., Rick G., Carol W., Hope V., and Gaby G!

We also have many dedicated phone volunteers, thank you all for your service!

Yours in service,

The Northern Michigan Central Office Board

Central Office Camel Courier Committee

Interested in writing an article for the Camel Courier? Email camelcourier@nmcentraloffice.org  to submit! Interested in helping out on the committee? Click here for a flyer with more info.

No Central Office Board Meeting in August

The board normally meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at 6PM – in person at the central office, 3291 Raquet Club Dr, Suite B. All welcome to attend. See you in September!

8/9 District 11 AA Monthly Meeting
District 11 meets monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 7pm.  You can attend either in-person at the Central Office or virtually on Zoom #555-946-8823 PW 62.  All members are welcome to attend.

8/20 Alano Club of Grand Traverse 3rd Saturday Potluck

We ought never be organized, but the Alano Club has really gotten it together with their 2022 potluck schedule!  Click here for each month’s theme.  This month – Pizza.

8/20 11th Annual Float Trip

Come and enjoy a fun filled weekend with people in recovery! Fire side meeting Friday (8/19) at 8pm, float begins at 2pm on Saturday. Located at Scheck’s Campground. Click here for the flyer and more details.

8/20 Roscommon- Luau Dance Party

Located at the Craf Center, 606 Lake Street. Come and enjoy food, AA trivia,  and a dance party! Prizes for best Luau attire. 6P-10P. Click here for the flier and more information.

8/21 Area 34 Assembly 

Every 3rd Sunday of the Month (except June and November), rotating locations. This months assembly will be in Manistee, District 10, at the Little River Tribal Building. 1470 Dontz Rd. Click here  for the flyer. Assembly begins at 10:30am. All GSRs, DCMs, all committee chairs and any interested in service please attend!

8/26 Alano Club of Grand Traverse Fourth Friday Open Speak

The Alano Club of Grand Traverse, 3055 Cass Rd, Suite 109, Traverse City, 49686 .  Starts at 7P.  Hope V. will be sharing her experience, strength and hope on step 8. Click here for the flyer.

8/29 Carp River Group Potluck and Open Talk

The Carp River Group, located at the Leland Methodist Church, is hosting a potluck at 5:30P, with Antonio F. sharing his experience, strength and hope at 7P. Click here for the flyer.

9/30 Westside Fifth Friday Potluck and Open Talk
Westside Group is hosting a potluck and open speaker meeting! BBQ pulled pork provided, bring a dish to pass. Potluck starts at 6:45P. Megan T. will be sharing her experience strength and hope at 8P. Click here for the flyer.

10/1 Kingsley-Mayfield Pond AA Hayride

Fun and Fellowship! Starting at 2P on October 1st. Located at 7762 Wood Road, Kingsley, MI. First hayride at 3:30P, potluck at 5P, campfire meeting at 8P. Click here for a flyer with more details and contact info.

11/12 NMCO Art Collab 

The Northern Michigan Central Office is hosting an Art Collab! We want submissions from local AA’s on the theme, “Trudging the Road of Happy Destiny”. Submission deadline is November 5th. Click here for flyer with more details. Contact info@nmcentraloffice.org to inquire further or to submit your works.

11/25-27 MCYPAA 43 – Grand Rapids, MI

This years MCYPAA convention will be in Grand Rapids, at the Amway Grand Plaza! This years theme is “Saved from a Living Death”. Click here for the flyer and registration info. Contact host@MCYPAA.org for questions and more info.

12/16-18 69th Annual Michigan State Convention

Area 33 is hosting this year’s state convention! Located at the Auburn Hills Marriot in Pontiac, MI. Click here for more info and registration form. Promo rates last until November 15th! Contact statechair@aa-semi.org with questions and concerns.

Weekly Grapevine Podcast

A new episode each Monday, Don and Sam interview a different member about their experience, strength and hope in a casual “meeting after the meeting” manner.  Special features will enhance each episode. Check out the podcast here.

2021-2022 AA Service Manual – Online

We are ordering physical copies, but why not have it always at the ready? The Group Services Desk has announced that the much-anticipated, newly revised, redesigned and updated 71st General Service Conference-approved A.A. Service Manual 2021-2023 in digital-first format is available digitally in English, Spanish and French.

Please email us with your AA group’s upcoming event flyers in picture formats (like .jpg or .png) instead of .docx or .pdf to ensure anonymity.

Northern Michigan Central Office serves the following region of Northern Michigan for Alcoholics Anonymous: Traverse City AA, Leelanau County AA, Benzie County AA, Kalkaska AA, and Antrim County AA.