Southside Group Service Forum Minutes
12 June 2021
Held at Bethania Community Centre.
Meeting commenced 12.15
Attendees: Torie (Chair); Michelle; Sharra; Bridgette; Kelly; Rae; Dee; Leeson; Jeff; Chris; Krissy (Minute taker); Dan.
Apologies: Gretel; Leanne.
Chair welcome & ID of participants.
Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners.
Minutes from last meeting: Accepted by consensus.
(Chair explained Consensus Based Decision Making).
Reports: (as supplied)
Monday Night Bethania
Attendance 10-15 people.
Donated JFT Journal to Unity Day.
Monday PM Alexandra Hills
7th: $202.50 Funds to be flowed after literature purchase.
Average Attendance 14
Rent paid until end of July.
Literature – need order (key tags)
Other: Group happy to contribute to12 Step Feast Event.
New Treasurer Emily will receive handover from Bridgette this month.
Current GSR Bridgette – Incoming GSR Jabe.
Home group members 8.
Tuesday Daisy Hill
attendance 15 – 20.
Rent up to date. OK for Literature.
12 Step Feast – Proposal.
Wednesday Waterford 7-8pm.
JFT Topic Meeting. 157 Old Logan Village Rd, Waterford.
Rent; cost of firewood and refreshments. Will discuss a gold coin donation for rent.
Thursday Acacia Ridge PM
Thursday PM Basic Text meeting:
Rent: $ 40.00
Low on literature – getting some this month.
Bethania Traditions Workshop
Thursday 5.30 – 6.30
8 people average.
Looking to buy literature.
Wynnum Thursday PM
Average Attendance 10-20
Literature order just received.
Beenleigh Friday PM
All positions filled; rent paid til February; No problems.
Saturday Park Ridge AM
OK for literature – group donated Book Gift Set to 12 Step Feast Raffle.
Rent up to date.
New Home Group members.
Sunday Loganlea 5.30-6.30
Rent paid until 28/6/21
No fund flow
Tea & Coffee available; stocked with literature.
9am Daily Zoom Meeting
Last months balance: $199.70
Plus 7th: $400.00
Literature: $ 97.50
Rent: $ 69.30 Paid until September
Donated (Unity Day) $145.00
Qld (NANA) Area: $200.00 (Fund Flow)
Closing Balance: $64.85
previous Inala & Tuesday Darra meetings
No Treasurer Report – groups going well; good rapport with venue.
Victoria Point: No report
Alexandra Hills: No report
Springwood: No report
Public Relations Workgroup
Workgroup Meet monthly.
4 active Group members. New member Nic.
Keeping a database for flyer/notice distribution & following PR guidelines.
Still distributing posters locally (unable to service some suburbs). (Endeavour to use two people but not always possible).
Members wanting to do PR service are welcome – PR Basics to follow are available at the workgroup meeting as induction is preferred.
Making ongoing enquiries to hang big banner is public spaces. (QR and Logan Council).
Workgroup members attended Unity Day wearing T-Shirts with the global PR slogan “We All Are PR” and attended a table with PR service information for members.
Tattoo Event: ongoing collaboration.
Next PR Workgroup Meeting Saturday 26 June 1pm-3pm Community Meeting Room
MacDonalds 38 George St Beenleigh (go through Restaurant – outside of the eating area).
NANA PR Hub Sunday 20 June 2021 9am-11am Meeting link
Join Zoom Meeting
12 Step Feast Event Saturday 17 July 2021 Bethania Community Centre
Treasurer elected: Jeff.
Flyers done and being distributed.
Format for the Day completed and passed around for perusal.
Lunch will be provided as well as tea and coffee.
Raffle on the day – donations accepted.
Room booked from 8am – 4pm to allow time to set up and clean up. Event will be 9am til 3pm.
Budget $300 – approved by consensus. No Entry Fee; 7th welcomed. Money will be returned to the Logan account.
Torie reported from Region:
Predatory Behaviour – older members have a responsibility to talk to people exhibiting predatory behaviour.
Service systems: currently dominated by males from World Board and on all service levels.
Bridgette: Proposed having a Workshop on Building Strong Home Groups.
Bridgette would like to facilitate; Michelle to talk to a guy (member) in Brisbane with a lot of service experience to assist. Venue needed. Community Room at MacDonalds not appropriate.
To be discussed further at next GSF.
Next Meeting Chairperson & Minute Taker: To be Decided.
Next Meeting 3 July 12midday Bethania Community Centre.
Meeting closed at 1.33pm with Serenity Prayer.