New for 2012

  • Roundup attendance – 8,536
  • Hotel changed name to Doubletree from Sheraton
  • History meeting speaker, Bill B. was a close personal friend of Lois W. for more than 15 years before her passing in 1988.  He was nominated for an Emmy for writing the Hallmark film, “My Name Is Bill W.” based on the lives of Bill W. and Dr. Bob and the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous.  Bill felt the story of Al-Anon must also be told and the heroic role Lois played in its founding.  Hallmark Hall of Fame purchased the film rights to his book, “The Lois Wilson Story: When Love is Not Enough.”
  • Theme: Language of the Heart