Thursday, March 03, 2022
Department Membership Chair Gene Ordmandy Jr. has announced a new membership incentive, featuring $1,000 and $500 prizes for posts recruiting the most new members by May 4, 2022.
“This is a great membership incentive, and every post has a chance to benefit from this program.,” he said, noting that it was developed by Department Membership Coordinator Cassi Harden.
“Please see the form (below) and get this out to every post in the Department.”
2022 New Member Contest (Doc) 2022 New Member Contest (PDF)
On a related note, he said that any members who have not renewed by now “are considered suspended.”
“I highly recommend posts get a few members together with their expired membership list, and start making phone calls.
“Good luck with the NEW membership Award…
“Keep up the great work you are all doing!”
Monday, February 28, 2022
The housing form is now available for the 104th Annual Department Convention, which takes place July 13-16, 2022 in Binghamton. All hotel reservations must be made via this form and provided to the Binghamton/Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
The college is a three-day immersion into the Legion’s programs, structure, and issues facing the largest veterans’ organization in the country.
As a Legion Family College, it is open to members of the Legion, the Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion, and American Legion Riders.
Held at Morrisville State College (SUNY Morrisville), Legion College fosters leadership skills of Legion Family members as they work in teams to solve problems they may face in their home post, unit, squadron or chapter. The curriculum covers an array of topics, such as leadership and communication; Americanism, children and youth; MyLegion.org; legislation; constitution and bylaws; duties of local officers; media relations; membership.
See the Legion Family College page here.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
The Legislative Hill Day has been cancelled due to restrictions at the Capitol, Department of New York Headquarters announced.
Hill Day is an annual event (pre-COVID) which attracts Legionnaires from around the state to discuss priority legislative issues and bring them to the attention of state senators and assembly members.
Thursday, February 03, 2022
The American Legion has been active across New York State despite the restrictions of COVID-19.
The Winter/Spring 2022 issue of Legion New York magazine features a number of those activities and spotlights the accolades that Legionnaires themselves have garnered.Winter/Spring 2022
Tuesday, February 01, 2022
Attention: New York High School Juniors
Do you want a chance to attend the “Week That Shapes a Lifetime?”
The American Legion Boys’ State program will be held at Morrisville State College from June 26 through July 1, 2022.
Information regarding the program can be found at www.nylegion.net/boys-state/.
Any questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.