The High Desert Alano Club was created to provide facilities for the promotion and maintenance of sobriety and close personal relationship among alcoholics whose sobriety is their primary focus. The club serves as a place for AA and Al-Anon meetings and venue for fellowship events for it's members and their guests.
Alano Club / AA / Alanon Interrelatedness
There are sometimes misconceptions and confusion regarding the interrelatedness between the Alano Club and Alcoholics Anonymous/Alanon.
The Club operates as a business whose revenues come from renting the meeting room, membership dues and occasional fundraisers. Alano Club expenses consist of upkeep and maintenance of the facilities, utilities, and other overhead expenses necessary to operate.
The following are some organizational contrasts between the Alano Club, AA and Alanon.
High Desert Alano Club
Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon
There are some AA members who are very sensitive to any mixing of AA business with Alano Club business. Alano Club announcements should always be made under “Non-AA Announcements.” The Alano Club is a totally separate entity from AA, NA or Alanon.