It was brought to the attention of the449club that some folks were deeply offended by a recent article in a local newspaper dated 02/13/2011 announcing our upcoming dance/music event. This break in traditions is not part of the norm for us. The449Club prides itself and will go to any lenght on avoiding such situations. Again we take full responsibility for this oversight and are sincerely sorry for any inconvenience anyone may have suffered because of our not being diligent to proof read the article before it was printed.
The 449Club is an incorporated non-profit organization not owned by any 12-step group or collection of 12-step groups such as Alcohol Anonymous.
In accordance with the Sixth Tradiction of Alcoholic Anonymous Which states:An AA group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the AA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money,property, and prestige divert us from our primary purpose. The449Club respect and abide by all the traditions and the guidelines on Clubs published by AA World Services.
Our mission is to provide a safe, friendly, fun music/dance and social club and, also provide a dependable permanent location for folks to hold meetings in accordance to any 12-step program. We will also foster an environment for fellowship, education, spritual support, and social opportunities.
Once again, please accept our sincere apology for this mishap and thank you to the caller(s) for helping us do a better job going forward.