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Sunny Dunes In-Person Meeting Schedule

Schedule of current in-person meetings


Monthly Meeting of Sunny Dunes Steering Committee

On Monday, April 12th at 6:30pm we held our monthly meeting of the Steering Committee

The meeting minutes are available to view here


If interested in taking on a Secretary commitment in the room please complete the
Secretary application.

Secretaries must have a minimum six months sobriety.


The Desert Lifeline – April 2021

A publication of the Central Intergroup Office of the Desert serving the Coachella Valley


The Desert Lifeline – March 2021

A publication of the Central Intergroup Office of the Desert serving the Coachella Valley


Dale Cooley August 17, 1944 – February 18, 2021

Dale Cooley died Thursday, February 18, at home under the care of hospice and with family by his side. He had lived with stage 4 cancer for several years. 

Dale will always be remembered for his deep commitment to his program of recovery. He celebrated 38 years August 27, and insisted on facing the challenges of cancer with his sobriety intact. In the midst of all that he undertook with his illness, he maintained his sense of humor, his commitment to helping others, and his optimism born of his own experience, strength, and hope.

Dale grew up in Wyoming in a Mormon family, leaving home to move to Denver and then later to Los Angeles. His career was working in the banking business, something he always said he enjoyed, except for having to wear a tie to work every day.

In retirement in the 1990s, he moved to Palm Springs where he continued his involvement at Sunny Dunes and at other meetings in the Valley. For several years he worked during the tax season at H & R Block, right up to three days before he died.

Dale is survived by a host of friends that grew up around him in cities around the country. He is also survived by a brother from St. George, Utah, a niece and two nephews, one of which, Jason, lived with Dale in Cathedral City.

An outdoor memorial occasion is planned for sometime in late April or early May.


SPECIAL NOTICE:

Our 7th Tradition states:“Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.”

As you can imagine, AA contributions are now falling off sharply. Our meeting room may be empty, but the rent still needs to be paid. Please consider making a (regular) contribution to our Sunny Dunes Group.

Checks can be mailed to:

Sunny Dunes 5th Tradition Group

4711 East Palm Canyon Drive, Suite B, Palm Springs, CA 92264

Zelle payments: SunnyDunes5th@gmail.com

Paypal: Click on this Link to Donate to Sunny Dunes!


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