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The Sonoma County Alano Club
was formed to
"aid and assist persons to recover"
In many ways the club is an open template for the recovery community to shape and form for its own needs.
The direction of the club is decided on by its board of directors which is directed by its dues paying members once a year and also by its members through monthly membership meetings.
mission statementMission Statement: The specific and primary purpose for which the Sonoma County Alano Club was formed is to carry on as a non-profit corporation activities auxiliary and supplemental to the movement of Alcoholics Anonymous and other substance abuse Twelve-Step programs. The Alano Club was formed to aid and assist persons recovering from their substance abuse problems by furnishing and maintaining physical facilities for Educational and Recreational Uses.
Sonoma County Alano Club is a 501 (c) (3)
509 (a) (2) public charity. The board of directors and staff are all non-paid volunteers. The club exists from membership dues, meeting room rents, snack bar sales, fund raising events and your tax deductible contributions.
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Sonoma County Alano Club
1050 Petaluma Blvd. North
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Rules of Conduct
Alcohol, drugs, and weapons are
never permitted on the premises.
Violent behavior will not be
tolerated. Participation in any act of violence against person or
property on these premises will result in being asked to leave,
suspension of membership, and possible termination of membership rights.
Individuals creating a disturbance
of any kind (threatening behavior, foul language, poor hygiene), will
be asked to leave.
Non-Alano Club members are permitted
in the club only during the half hour before and half hour following
12-step meetings they are attending.
Members or non-members asked to
leave the club for any violation of the rules will be suspended for a
minimum of 30 days and restricted from using the club during such
period EXCEPT for access to meeting rooms at regularly scheduled
meeting times only. Any violation of this restriction will result in
permanent expulsion from the club.
Children under age 16 must be
accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Alano Club staff
cannot supervise guest children.
Parking is permitted in designated
areas ONLY or your vehicle is subject to tow
Smoking is permitted in designated
The club may not be used for
sleeping at any time.
Shoes, shirts, and appropriate
attire are expected to be worn by all.
Animals are not permitted on the
premises except for registered service dogs.
Panhandling, soliciting funds,
electioneering, campaigning, marketing, promoting or conducting outside
business is expressly prohibited on the premises.
Counter persons and current Alano Club members are authorized and expected to enforce these rules.
Your cooperation and participation
make it possible for us to have a safe,
sober, clean and enjoyable environment.