About EVI

The Emerald Valley Intergroup operates in many ways to promote sobriety and happy living in our community.

  1. Provides an AA hotline that runs 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days a year, staffed entirely by AA volunteers.
  2. Maintains an office staffed by volunteers to carry the AA message and provide a safe place for alcoholics to visit or spend a little time and have a cup of coffee.
  3. EVI is a clearing house for the circulation and exchange of information among our AA groups.
  4. Cooperates with the professional community and provides public information.
  5. Takes meetings and AA literature into hospital and institutional facilities.
  6. Updates and publishes local meeting directories that contain meeting times, locations and information about meetings.
  7. Publishes a monthly newsletter that includes committee contact information, open positions, EVI business meeting notes and other information.
  8. Maintains a website with all local meeting information, EVI by-laws, minutes, service opportunities and current events.
  9.  Sells AA conference-approved literature.
  10. Provides information about AA-related conferences, conventions, round-ups, campouts, retreats and other activities.
  11. Hosts a monthly speaker meeting where Al-Anon and AA speakers share their experience, strength and hope.
  12. Organizes sober dances, picnics, potlucks, and other activities so members from around the area may meet each other and enjoy fun and fellowship.