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Auxiliary Department of Oregon
Oregon is a part of the national organization of the American Legion Auxiliary, founded in 1919. For almost a century the American Legion Auxiliary has been serving, helping, and meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans, military, and their families. As the Department of Oregon, we are MISSION DRIVEN. With the strength of our membership exceeding 5,000, we strive daily to help military families cope with the enormous effects of deployment and transition. We are passionate about our programs supporting youth development and encourage you to explore and engage! ♥ JOIN & Follow us on Facebook
National President Vickie Koutz will be visiting Oregon March 29th & 30th. THere will be a dinner at McMinnville Post 21 on the 29th, Hillsboro Unit 6 will host a Tea on the 30th and then dinner at Oregon Trail Post 150 on the 30th. Final schedule and invitations will be sent by e-mail soon.
District 5 Round-Up will be March 17-18 at Crook County Post 29.2023_District5_ Round-up_Flyer
Spring DEC will be April 14-16 at Redmond. The Call to DEC has been emailed. 2023_Spring_DEC_Call
We have to announce that Girls State is canceled for the 2022-2023 year. Due to issues concerning a venue. If you are interested in being the Girls State Director for the 2023-2024 year, please contact Catherine Brockmann. Debra Godwin, Dept. President
POST & UNIT “UNITY” AWARD – Deadline is FAST approaching! Entries are due into Department by April 15th. Does your Unit and Post work on projects together? If so and you have done a project together between the close of the 2022 convention and now, contact ALA Department for a Narrative Report Form now. Entry MUST be complete and received by April 15th
You can do it. The Western Division remains in 3rd place, and Oregon is still 6th in the division. We are currently 82%. Getting to 85% by March 15th, to reach our next department goal, is still achievable! Let’s get those transmittals sent to department! Teamwork: simply stated, is less me and more we. On another note: Unit data forms for 2024 have been made available with the weekly membership reports. Did you look at the form yet? They’re due by April 1, 2023. Please note that National will be receiving an increase. Please review your Unit dues to make sure this amount is covered.
Catherine Brockmann; Vice President – Membership
NOTICE: Several newsletters and calendars from Posts and Units around the state are now on this website! Go to NEWS, then click on the Unit News tab to check them out and plan on attending a dinner or function! Let’s support each other!
Membership reports are under the News link (above) under the Membership tab
ALA Members Can Help in So Many Ways!
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