Entries by Kristin Sample

Christmas Tree Sale Fundraiser

Our Christmas Trees have arrived! Let the Christmas Tree Sale begin!

As one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, we work hard to make it a successful event for our customers. We love serving the community and the people who support us.

We have a variety of trees and sizes at a low price.

Support your local nonprofit and buy your Christmas Tree with us this year!

Read more to see details about trees, prices, and pick up times.

WAC Newsletter – October 2018

My first AA meeting was at the Washtenaw Alano Club.  For the first year of my sobriety, I didn’t go anywhere except the Alano Club for my meetings.  I don’t even recall when I got adventurous enough to check out meetings away from the Club – it may have been another year before I felt that confident.  The Alano Club was within my comfort zone.  Nothing else was. . .

WAC Newsletter – July 2018

If you are sinking in quicksand and somebody throws you a rope, and you say “no thanks I don’t want that rope,” are you making a big mistake? That’s what was said to me as I left Brighton Hospital after my first 10 days of detoxed sobriety…

WAC Newsletter – June 2018

I first entered our Club in 1985. It was located on S. State St. in a small rented building. A picture of that building hangs in Room 3. It was my first week of sobriety and I didn’t have a clue. It was smoke-filled and had a snack counter run by a strange man. You had to go down a steep and narrow set of stairs to get to the meeting rooms (also filled with smoke). No one told me to get out, and some of the people seemed friendly – so I stayed. Through the years, I’ve attended other meetings (held in churches), but to this day I consider our Club my spiritual home…