Department of Minnesota, 6th District

Minutes of the Aitkin – Crow Wing County Council

July 25, 2022

McGregor Post 23


Call to order at 6:30 pm.

Roll call of Posts:  Present were: McGregor, Pequot Lakes, Aitkin, Brainerd, Hill City, Ironton, Nisswa.

Guest(s):          None

Minutes of May 23, 2022 presented


Sick call:                                  


Awards were presented:

            Post at Goal:     McGregor, Deerwood and Ironton

            Child and Youth:            Hill City and Crosslake – 50 Lakes


Unfinished Business:                 Legacy Run: Monday August 22nd Pine River and Walker

                                                            Tuesday August 23rd Backus and McGregor.


New Business:              Membership discussed. Post goals not yet available.

                                    Basic Training and Legion College programs discussed                                      


                                    Bret Sample presented the Forgotten Heroes Ranges and Retreat facility. Being constructed and the need for funds.


Upcoming meeting schedule:


                                                September 26, 2022      Deerwood 557

                                                November 28, 2022       Nisswa 527

                                                January 23, 2023           Aitkin 86

                                                March 20, 2023             Ironton 443


Upcoming events:

                                                National Convention August 26 through September 1

                                                Camp-O-Ree September 7-11

                                                Boys State will be at St. Johns for the next 6 years.

                                                National Commander’s visit will be in the north next year.

                                                Paul Edwards will be managing the web site and Facebook pages. Send info you want made public to: greyscouter@charter.net.

                                                Need site for District Convention 2023


Good of the Legion:                   Post newsletters will be posted on the District web site and Facebook page if supplied.



Posts are to bring printed events lists to present and attach to minutes.

Next Meeting: Monday September 26, 2022 at Deerwood Post at 6:30 pm.


Adjourned at 8:15 pm.


Jim Blakesley, Adjutant