Thursday, December 01, 2011

Dick B. Recovery Event Jan 9 2012 Southern California

The beginnings of the 12 steps

Ever wonder where we got our 12 steps?

Ever wonder, where, when, why & how the first 12 step meeting started?

No need to wonder anymore.

On Jan. 9, 2012 “The Hiding Place Fellowship” Will host a guest speaker.

His name is Dick B. From Hawaii, arguably the most informed 12 step historian alive.

Prior to getting clean & sober Dick worked for decades as an investigative attorney. Today,Dick B. is the leading historian and writer on the history and roots of the 12 steps of recovery as founded and developed in Akron, Ohio in the period between 1935 and 1938. He has thoroughly researched and published fifteen major wellsprings of the 12 steps. Dick has done personal interviews with individuals from the first 12 step groups. He compared their information with early records he found in the archives in Washington D.C. and Akron Ohio. His work can be found in 33 published titles, over 170 articles, over 70 audio talks, and on various radio, podcast, and TV presentations. He has spoken all over the United States on this subject. He is a writer, historian, retired attorney, Bible student, and he has sponsored more than 100 men. He has devoted years of research to his topic. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a former Case and Legislation Editor of the Stanford Law Review. He holds an A.A. degree in Economics from University of California Berkeley and A.B. and J.D. degrees from Stanford University. He is a member of numerous professional historical and recovery societies.

Dick B. Is the author of many books including… The Good Book, A Design for Living that Works, Anne Smith's Journal, 1933-1939, Turning Point, The Conversion of Bill W. and several others.

When ? .Jan.9th 2012

Where? “Cry Help Bingo Hall” 8330 No. Lankershim Bl. No. Hollywood Ca. 91605

When ? January 9, 2011

Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. The speaker will go from 7:00 to 8:00pm.

For more info or if you need transportation please call 562) 266-3024.

Also From Jan. 17, 2012 to March 10, 2012 “The Hiding Place Fellowship” Will be doing an in depth study on a “Biblical Perspective of the 12 steps.”

Come join us every Monday evening from 6:45 to 8:30pm. At the Cry Help Bingo Hall.

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