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Call_to_Fall_DEC_10-19 – October 5 & 6 – Lebanon
Membership_change_to_Spouse – Membership in the American Legion Auxiliary now open to male spouses of U.S. veterans and servicemembers.
Legion_Act– Click here to read information about The LEGION Act – Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act — also redefines The American Legion’s membership eligibility dates. The eligibility now span from Dec. 7, 1941, until a time when the U.S. is no longer at war, as determined by Congress.
VETERAN’s_BINGO_10-20-2019– October 20 Beavercreek Saloon & Kissin Kate’s Restaurant – raising funds for VA
Aloha Unit 104 Auxiliary collected and packaged move in cleaning and domestic supplies for every apartment. Attending the grand opening (L) Unit President Mary Shields, and (R) Vice President Brooks Lange. Pomeroy Place, was built specifically to respond to the need for more affordable housing for extremely low-income veterans and their families. Pomeroy Place provides 20 units of new, safe, affordable housing for Washington County veterans and their families earning 30% or less of Washington County’s Area Median Income. The development contains 5 one-bedroom units serving veterans who are transitioning from or at imminent risk of homelessness, as well as 10 two-bedroom and 5 three-bedroom units designated for veteran families with children.
Membership_report_2-27-2019 GOAL UNITS: Wamic Unit #135 @ 109.375%, Medford Unit #15 @100%, and Malin Unit #84 @ 130%, and Willamette Falls #5 @ 100%! Great JOB Ladies!
February_13_membership 3 more Units reached Goal! Congrats to Wamic, Medford and Malin!
Announcements & Updates Blog
Some of our Department of Oregon officers have close genealogical ties to Norway, so they have challenged the American Legion and Auxiliary to wage “Viking Wars” for membership goals this year. The winner will be treated to dinner at a fine Scandinavian restaurant and...read more
Membership in the American Legion Auxiliary now open to male spouses of U.S. veterans and servicemembers --The American Legion has voted to extend membership in the American Legion Auxiliary to male spouses of U.S. veterans and servicemembers. During The American...read more
Iowa member elected 2019-2020 national president Nicole Clapp from the Department of Iowa was elected national president for our centennial year. Clapp joined the ALA as a Junior member at age 4. She has held numerous leadership positions in the organization at the...read more