2013 Courage Round Up Program

Gay Alcoholics Anonymous Courage Round Up 2013 Program

25th Anniversary Courage Round Up - August 9,10,11, 2013

The weekend includes fellowship, speaker meetings and workshopdiscussions of recovery topics in a relaxed and peaceful setting at the Universalist Unitarian Church 5500 Inglis Street, Halifax.

“Purpose and Power” is this year’s theme. Courage is a small, intimate Round Up and always has been. It is the only gay and lesbian AA Round Up in Atlantic Canada, and the only one of its kind east of Montreal.

Registration opens at 5:00pm on Friday, August 9th. The cost is $25.00. Includes lunch on Saturday. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Supper on Saturday is extra – estimated at $13.50; Pay at Restaurant.

Friday August 9, 2013
5:00pm - Registration (doors open at 3:00pm)
5:00pm - 7:30pm Gathering of the Community
7:30pm - 7:45pm Welcome - Ron I. (Chair of Round Up)
7:45pm - 8:45pm SPEAKER MEETING – John S., Halifax
8:45pm - 9:30pm Fellowship
Saturday August 10, 2013
9:00am - 10:30am Gathering of the Community, Fellowship, Coffee
10:30am - 11:45am The Gay Origin of the Third Tradition – Playing of CD of Speaker; Barry L. at the 8th International Convention, Montreal, July 1985 followed by group discussion - (Chair- Ron I.)
12:05pm - 1:30pm Luncheon (Cost included in Registration) and 25th Anniversary Cake
1:30pm - 2:30pm AA Meeting – Men (Intimacy and Communication) (Chair- John D.) + AA Meeting – Women (Intimacy and Communication) (Chair- Karen L.)
2:45pm - 3:15pm Nutrition Break
3:15pm - 4:15pm WORKSHOP CHOICES: 1) Step 2 – A Power Greater than Ourselves - discussion 2) Step 11 – Purpose and Power - discussion of experience
4:15pm - 5:30pm Free Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm Dinner at Julien’s, 5595 Fenwick St., ($13.50+HST pay at restaurant)
7:45pm - 8:15pm Gathering of Community (Sobriety Countdown, Raffles, Prizes)
8:15pm - 9:15pm SPEAKER MEETING - TBA
9:15pm - 10:00pm Fellowship
Sunday August 11, 2013
1:30pm - 2:00pm Gathering of the Community, Coffee
2:00pm - 3:00pm Closing meeting: SPIRITUALITY – (Chair- Mike A.)
3:00pm - 3:15pm Closing and Evaluation
3:15pm - 4:00pm Clean up

Courage Committee: Chair – Ron I, Co-Chair - Alan P, Treasurer -- John S, Hospitality – Greg S, David S.

Contact: Phone Ron I. (902) 820 2541, e-mail: courage449@yahoo.com

Website: www.halifaxgayaaroundup.org or Google “Courage Round Up, Halifax”

The Live and Let Live Group meets every Monday at 8:00pm in the basement of St. Matthew’s Church, Barrington Street. Use the south basement entrance on the side next to Government House.