Founders' Day 2023 Schedule of Events

Events marked * will have an American Sign Language interpreter present.

A.A. 12 Step Panel – 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Discussion of one Step per hour
Chaired by Aaron K.

A.A. Early Bird Meeting* – 3:00 pm
Penny D. – Bay Village, OH – From Cracker Factory Housewife to Champion of Sobriety and Women
Chaired by Karen K.

Actors Guild Play – 5:00 pm
Rule 62

A.A. Speaker Meeting* – 7:00 pm
Peter M. – Boca Raton, FL – Chop Wood, Carry Water
Chaired by Jerry C.

Actors Guild Play – 8:00 pm
Rule 62

A.A. Speaker Meeting* – 9:00 pm
Linda G. – Queens, NY – Happy, Joyous and Free
Chaired by Juanita W.

Junta en Español  9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Presentado por el grupo de AA: Hay Una Solución de Painesville, OH

A.A. Alkathon – 11:30 pm – 2:00 am

Friday
Al-Anon Panel
 – 1:00 pm
Double Winners / Doubly Blessed
Lynda M. – Copley, OH
Ian R. – Canton, OH
MaryAnne C. – Uniontown, OH
Chaired by Leslie S.

Saturday
Alateen Panel
 – 10:30 am
Alateens Share Their Experience, Strength and Hope
Chaired by Linda M.

A.A. & Al-Anon Speaker Meeting* – 12:00 pm
Shanna & Scott G. – Urbandale, IA – Family Disease, Family Miracles
Chaired by Marie E.

A.A. Historic Sites Bus Tours – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
2 buses continuously leaving from Bierce Circle on campus. Includes a stop at the AA Archives at the Akron Area Intergroup.

The Twelve Traditions – 9:00 am
Billy N. – Palm Beach Gardens, FL – How it Works
Chaired by Mary K.

A.A. Old Timers’ Panel* – 10:30 am
Every Day is a Day We Must Carry the Vision of God’s Will Into All Our Affairs
Dee T. – Akron, OH
Ken McA. – Ontario, CA
Bobby M. – Richfield Heights, OH
Chaired by Mary K.

La Viña Workshop – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
El Coordinator Raymundo L. and Alegria de Vivir Group

A.A. & Al-Anon Speaker Meeting* – 12:00 pm
Shanna & Scott G. – Urbandale, IA – Family Disease, Family Miracles
Chaired by Marie E.

Actors Guild Play – 12:00 pm
Rule 62

A.A. Speaker Meeting* – 2:00 pm
Vivian Q. – Okatie, SC – Emotionally Driven or Spiritually Guided – What is Our Choice To Be?
Chaired by Aaron K.

Actors Guild Play – 2:30 pm
Rule 62

The History of Our Big Book – 4:00 pm

Gail L. – Akron, OH
Chaired by Karen K.

A.A. Speaker Meeting* – 8:00 pm
Theresa F. – North Hills, CA – All of a Sudden I Became Present to My Life, and I Didn’t Like It!
Chaired by Woody W.

Dance! Dance! Dance! – 10:00 pm – 1:00 am

Viernes
Junta en Espa
ñol – 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Presentado por el grupo de AA: Hay Una Solución de Painesville, OH

Sábado
Reunión en Español – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
El Coordinator Raymundo L. and Alegria de Vivir Group

Motorcade to Dr. Bob’s Grave* – 7:30 am
Motorcycle procession and graveside tribute to Dr. Bob and Anne S.
Speaker: Dolly A. – Akron, OH
Chaired by Jerry C.

A.A. Spiritual Panel Meeting – 9:00 am
We Admitted We Were Powerless Over Alcohol, That Our Lives Had Become Unmanageable
Andrew M. – Akron, OH
Sonya M. – Akron, OH
Viviene Y. – Akron, OH
Chaired by Juanita W.

A.A. Closing Speaker Meeting* – 10:30 am
Bill C. – Torrance, CA – Its Been Miserable Long Enough…It’s Time to Have a Good Time!
Chaired by Michael B.

Friday
Registration – 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Literature Sales – 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Actors Guild Play – 5:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Rule 62

A.A. Alkathon  –  11:30 pm – 2:00 am

Saturday
Registration – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Literature Sales – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

A.A. Historic Sites Bus Tours – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

2 buses continuously leaving from Bierce Circle on campus. Includes a stop at the AA Archives at the Akron Area Intergroup.

Actors Guild Play – 12:00 pm & 2:30 pm
Rule 62

The History of Our Big Book – 4:00 pm
Gail L. – Akron, OH
Chaired by Karen K.

Dance! Dance! Dance! – 10:00 pm – 1:00 am

Sunday

Motorcade to Dr. Bob’s Grave* – 7:30 am
Motorcycle procession and graveside tribute to Dr. Bob and Anne S.
Speaker: Dolly A.
Chaired by Jerry C.