The Year for Remembering Rev. Sam Shoemaker of Calvary Church
♦ First Event: Calvary Episcopal Church, New York. June 11
Commemoration of A.A.’s 70th Anniversary and Sam’s role – officiated by Episcopal Clergy primarily in Diocese of New York.
♦ Second Event: Archives 2005 at A.A.’s International Convention in Toronto, June 30 – July 3d officiated by Archives International, Inc. of Minneapolis
♦ Third Event: Grand Opening of Griffith Library at the Wilson House in East Dorset, Vermont – July 24th. Wilson House Hosting
♦ Fourth Event: 12 Step History Cruise leaving from Canaveral in Florida, October 30th to November 6th. Hosted by Veronica R.
♦ Fifth Event: Spiritual Homecoming Commemorating 50th Anniversary of A.A. Comes of Age, at St. Louis, Missouri, November 25th to 27th, official A.A. sponsored.
♦ Complete Shoemaker Collection of Dick B., Now located in the Shoemaker Room at Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh.
Bill Wilson dubbed Sam Shoemaker a “co-founder” of Alcoholics Anonymous, and this is the year to find out the details.