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Mid-Winter Conference

January 25-27, 2019

Desmond Hotel

Desmond Hotel & Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY

The Department of New York Mid-Winter Conference takes place Friday to Sunday, Jan. 25-27, at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center.

In addition to meetings and seminars on a variety of topics and programs, there will be a reception and banquet on Saturday evening ($45 a ticket; make reservations early).

Conference Agenda (updated 1/18)

Mid-Winter Letter (PDF)

Banquet Reservation Form (fillable PDF)
Banquet Reservation Form (Word Doc)

For those planning to reserve a hotel room, please take advantage of the The American Legion group discount at the Desmond ($138 anight). Please use the Legion housing form, which may be faxed or emailed to the hotel (prior to Jan. 4). The housing form includes space for credit card information. A credit card is required to guarantee a room reservation.
NOTE: No phone reservations accepted.

Hotel fax number: 518-640-6068.

Hotel reservation email contact: Jonni Adler:

Legion MidWinter Housing Form (Word doc)
Legion MidWinter Housing Form (fillable PDF)

Mid-Winter Voucher (Word doc)
Mid-Winter Voucher (fillable PDF)


For County Hospitality Rooms:
All arrangements must be made through
Corin Reilly – Sales Manager – The Desmond –
518-640-6180 or .

Mid-Winter Committee and Department Headquarters WILL NOT BE arranging these rooms. You will need to reserve the hospitality room by December 1 , 2018 with the Desmond. If you have had reservations in the past, new reservations are required!