South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary

 

September 2018
Junior Activities, Publicity, & Music Month
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Dist. 2 Fall Mtg

11:00 Social Noon Meal
1:00 Mtg.
Rapid City #22

National POW/MIA Recognition Day
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Dist. 1 Fall Mtg.
11:00 Joint Dist Mtg.
12:00 Social
1:00 Meeting
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Dist. 3 Fall Mtg.
Gettysburg

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Dist. 5 Fall Mtg
1:00 PM

Castlewood Comm. Cntr.

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Dist. 6 Fall Mtg
Crossroads - Huron

Noon Socail w/coffee & bars
1:00 Meeting

Dist. 4 Fall Mtg.
Evening
Stratford Comm. Cntr.   
Gold Star Mother's Day

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1:00 - Social     
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Dist. 7 Fall Mtg
2:00 PM
Hudson Post Home

                          EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER
  • Send Christmas Shop items by October 1st to facility
  • Report from Citizens of Girls State
  • Plan Unit Program for the Year
  • Launch Membership Drive
  • Make plans to attend District meetings
  • Organize Junior group
  • Send Legionette subscriptions to Dept. Headquarters
  • Subscribe to The Dispatch. Send $15 to: The American Legion Dispatch, PO Box 1055, Indianapolis, IN  46206                                                                       

                                             
October 2018
Membership
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Christmas Shop Monetary donations by October 1 to headquarters

Christams Gift Shop items to the facility due date            
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Halloween 

 
                      
Events for October
  • Send Poppy orders to Dept. Headquarters
  • Pay National Convention Assessment - .15 cents per member based on membership at end of previous year
  • Pay Convetion Proceedings - $15
  • Pay Unit Bond - $6
  • Department Membership goal of 55% 
  • Cash Donation to Christmas Fund by November 1st

                                                 
November 2018
VA&R
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Poppy Orders Due to Dept. Headquarters

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Auxiliary
Birthday

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Veterans 
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American
Education
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Mid Year reports due to District President
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Thanksgiving
 
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Events for November
  • Observe Auxiliary Birthday - November 10TH
  • Observe Veterans Day - November 11th
  • Plan a Veterans Day Program at your local school
  • Send in Poppy Orders by November 1st
  • Mid Year Reports due to District Presidents by November 15th          

                                               
December 2018
Education & Legislative
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Christmas


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Events for December
  • Christmas Program at Unit meeting
  • Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day - December 7th
  • Hold Unit Rehabilitation meeting 

                                                     
January 2019
Americanism
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New Years
Day

DEPT OFFICE CLOSED
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Events For January
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day- January 21st, 2019
  • National Security donation by February 1st, 2019
  • Plan Poppy Contest / Miss Poppy
  • Sponsor Legislative Programs

                                                

February 2019
Girls State
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Girls State
JOURNALISM CITY APPLICATIONS due February 1ST  
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Valentines
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National Membership Goal 85%

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Pay Past Presidents Parley dues by March 1ST

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President's
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DEPT OFFICE CLOSED
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Events for February
  • Journalism City Applications due February 1st
  • National Membership Goal - 85% - February 14th
  • Americanism Poem and Essay Contest
  • Pay Past President's Parley dues by March 1st
  • District Meetings held in March & April


March 2019
Community Service
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 Past President's Parley Dues
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LEGIONETTE Nominees due to District Presidents - March 15TH
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Legion Birthday Observance
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Send in Girls State Registration 

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St. Patrick's Day

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Events for March
  • Legion Birthday Observance - March 15th
  • Legionette Nominees due to District President's - March 15th
  • Send in Girls State Registration
  • Quarters - .25 cents per member to Dept. Headquarters
  • Submit prayers to Dept. Chaplain for President's Prayer Book

                                                 

April 2019
Children & Youth
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LEGIONETTE Nominees due to Past President’s Parley
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Easter 
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Events for April
  • Organize a Children and Youth Program, recognize Good
    Deed/Youth Hero recipients
  •  April 15TH - LEGIONETTE Nominees due to Past President’s Parley
  •  April 15TH - Annual reports due to District Presidents

                                                 

May 2019
National Security, Poppy, & Mother's Day
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Remit 25% of Poppy proceeds to Dept. Headquarters
by June 10TH
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NATIONAL
POPPY
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Memorial Day
DEPT. OFFICE CLOSED

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Events for May
  •  Election & Installation of Unit Officers
  •  Conduct Poppy Distribution
  •  Mother’s Day & Poppy Day Programs
  •  Remit 25% of Poppy proceeds to Dept. Headquarters
     by June 10TH
  •  Elect delegates to Dept. Convention & remit registration fee
  •  Conduct Memorial Service for deceased member
  • Deadline for Poppy Poster Contest - May 1st (postmarked by this date)

                                         

June  2019
Girls state & Dept. Convention
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Flag Day Program
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Events for June
  • ALA Girls State Week
  •  June 14TH – Flag Day Program
  •  Emphasize Flag Etiquette
  •  Entertainment by Juniors at Unit Meeting

                                                 

July 2019
Independence day
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Independence 
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DEPT. OFFICE CLOSED

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30 Days Prior to National Convention
- National Membership Goal
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JULY / AUGUST –
• 4TH of July – Independence Day
• 30 Days Prior to National Convention – National Membership

 


DATES TO KEEP IN MIND

(2019 Girls State/MidWinter Conference/State & National Convention Dates TBA)