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The District 26 committee meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm at Madonna of the Holy Rosary Church, 118 Theresa Street, Fitchburg.

All interested AA's and GSRs are welcome to attend the monthly meeting.

Districts 26 depends upon donations from local AA groups and individuals. Donations can be mailed to:

Treasurer       
PO Box 454       
Leominster MA 01453       

All donations to District 26 are used to help serve the AA member and groups within District 26.

About Our District

District 26 is comprised of AA groups and members from the following local towns:

As one of the largest within Area 30 with many AA groups, District 26 has multiple DCMs. The District 26 committee has other service positions and committees to fulfill A.A.’s primary purpose, as shown below.

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About the AA Service Structure

In North America, Alcoholics Anonymous is organized into a hierarchy often referred to as an inverted triangle. At the bottom of the triangle are two corporate entities: A.A. World Services and A.A. Grapevine that, through their governing trustees and directors, comprise the General Service Board. North America itself is partitioned into eight Regions, which in turn are comprised of 93 geographical Areas, which in turn are comprised of Districts, and within each district – at the top of the triangle – are the A.A. groups.

          

A District is a geographic partition that provides an opportunity for the A.A. groups in that vicinity to have a voice in matters affecting local A.A. groups and A.A. as a whole. Each District has a District Committee composed of representatives from the local A.A. groups, called General Service Representatives (GSRs). Each group may elect one GSR. The GSR is the link between the group and A.A. outside the group. The GSR attends district and area meetings and area assemblies to represent their group.

The District Committee elects at least one representative -- a District Committee Member (DCM) to serve as an essential link between the district and its Area. As a member of the Area committee, a DCM represents the District's collective conscience to the Area Delegate who in turn represents the Area's conscience at the annual General Service Conference attended by the area delegates from all the Area Committees in the United States and Canada.

Within the AA service structure, Massachusetts is divided into two areas: Eastern Massachusetts (Area 30) and Western Massachusetts (Area 31).

Each area also has Central Service Offices or Intergroup Offices that provide services to the local A.A. groups. The Boston Central Service Office is located in Boston and the Western Massachusetts Intergroup Office is located in Holyoke. There is also a Worcester Intergroup Office, a Berkshire Intergroup Office and a Cape Cod Intergroup Office within Massachusetts.

In North America there are a total of 93 service Areas. The A.A. Service Manual describes many of the concepts of service in Alcoholics Anonymous in much greater detail. Area 30 also has an Area 30 Service Handbook for its service volunteers.