See IMPORTANT INFORMATION about 2019-2020 Reporting
2020 DEPARTMENT CONVENTION CANCELLED
The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio had a vote of the DEC and has accepted Nationals recommendation to cancel our 2020 Department Convention. All current Department officers will stay in place until the 2021 Department Convention.
* * * * 2020 SESSION OF BUCKEYE GIRLS STATE * * * * --> --> --> --> --> --> --> CANCELLED <-- <-- <-- <-- <-- <-- <--
It is with a heavy heart, that I share with you that the Buckeye Girls State 2020 Session has been cancelled. Please understand that this decision was not made in haste. The Buckeye Girls State Board of Directors met by phone conference last week, and all options were thoroughly discussed. It was agreed that the safety and well-being of our delegates and volunteers must always come first.
<<-Department of Ohio Junior Year End Conference ->> * * * * * * * * * * * * * IS NOW CANCELLED * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Considering the unpredictable end to the COVID-19 and the Governor’s Directive to maintain a safe distance from others, we feel it is in the best interest of all to make the decision to CANCEL the Junior Year-End Conference that was scheduled for April. Juniors will meet at School of Instructions in September, 2020.
Department of Ohio Juniors have been very busy and accomplished too much to not share and recognize their work. ALL DUE DATES FOR REPORTING/TURNING IN REMAINS THE SAME.
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PLEASE NOTE: Confirmation from Ohio Veterans Home (OVH) that due to the coronavirus concerns Poppy Shop for this year has been CANCELLED. Please share with your members.
2019-2020 Ohio Special Project: Enhancing Auxiliary Programs
President Kristen Little selected Enhancing Auxiliary Programs as the Special Project for the 2019-2020 year. Kristen is encouraging every Unit to increase their donations to Department programs by 10% over their 2018-2019 donation level.
Its What We Do: The American Legion Auxiliary serves the veterans, families, and communities of Ohio by fostering citizenship, promoting service, and supporting democracy. We encourage all our members and our communities to support the men and women who have served their country in defense of freedom. We welcome you to join us in service at home.