I am excited to announce we are on for the Department Junior Conference! A big thank you to St Augusta for welcoming our Juniors to your Post home!
Details are as follows:
On Friday evening, April 9th, a Junior fun evening will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm at the St Augusta Legion for all Juniors. Our District is planning a fun evening for the Juniors to get better acquainted and have fun together. Food and beverages will be provided for the Friday Fun Night and is included in the registration fee. Food will be served from 6-7. This will be a fun time for all.
Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the St Augusta Legion Post. Pre-registration is required – please see your Unit mailing or refer to the Department website for registration forms. These are due Tuesday March 9th – and is a hard deadline for planning and committee appointments. The cost of the conference is $15.00 per person and checks should be made payable to: 6th District American Legion Auxiliary.
There has been a block of rooms reserved for Junior Conference at the Holiday Inn Express 4322 Clearwater Rd St Cloud MN 56301. All rooms are double queens and the rate is $100 per night plus taxes. Call 320-240-8000 for reservations. The group name is American Legion Auxiliary Juniors,
The Conference Call to Order is 9:00am at the St. Augusta American Legion.
Poppy corsage/boutonniere, poppy center piece and poppy jewelry/accessory contests featuring Honorary Department Junior President Emily’s theme “Juniors Catching Veterans Hearts using the softball as a symbol will be held. Memorial Day poppy wreath contest will also be held (do not include the softball symbol on for the wreath). Entries made in anticipation of the 2020 conference or new ones will be accepted, just remember no white tags on the poppies and the entry must be at the Conference prior to the 9:00am start on Saturday. Each entry must have an envelope attached with the contest name and class number on the outside. A paper inside the sealed envelope with the Junior member’s name Unit number, location, and District.
Class I Age 6 and under
Class II Age 7-12 years
Class III Age 13-18 years
COVID 19 mandates including masking and social distancing will be required throughout the event. Please do not attend if you are experiencing any COVID symptoms or have had exposure to COVID within 14 days of the conference.
Aside from all that information, we need any adults that can help with the hosting of this event. Please let me know if you can help with the Friday night activities or if you would like to help in any way- many hands make small work!
lease let me know if you have any questions!
6th District Junior Activities Chairman