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Conventions, Meetings & Workshops

2019 Department of Alaska

Fall Workshop

In the Spirit of Service Not Self for Our Veterans, God and Country

The 2019 Department of Alaska Fall Workshop will be held at

Susitna Valley Post 35 during October 19 & 20, 2019.

Agenda - (TBD)

Registration Form - The pre-registration deadline is October 1, 2018. If you are pre-registering, ensure that registration fees arrive at Department Headquarters NO LATER THAN October 1, 2018. Registration Forms are due by October 1, 2019. You can email them to aladofak@gmail.com or fax them to (907) 564-7429. You can also mail them to P.O. Box 242304, Anchorage, AK 99524. We welcome all Auxiliary members! There is no registation fee!

Department of Alaska Executive Committee Meeting & ALA Alaska Girls State Meeting Call - The Department of Alaska Fall Workshop and DEC Meeting are scheduled for October 19 – 20, 2019 at Susitna Valley Post 35 in Wasilla. The workshop will take place on Saturday, October 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:000 p.m. The DEC Meeting and ALA Alaska Girls State Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 20th beginning at 9:00 a.m.

The American Legion Family at Post/Unit 35 will have meals available for Saturday. It will be $20 for both breakfast and lunch. If you wish to purchase only one meal, it will be $10. We are asking that you indicate on your registration form if someone wishes to purchase one or both meals. Please include payment with your form.

Breakfast

  • Scrambled eggs or eggs to order
  • Bacon and Sausage
  • Hash Browns
  • Pancakes
  • Breakfast juices

Lunch

  • Salad Bar
  • Sandwich Bar
  • Soup: Creamy potato or beef vegetable
  • Dessert

There will be a dinner fundraiser for 2022-23 National President Candidate Lisa Williamson on Saturday evening. It is being put on by the Legion Family at Post 35. The cost is $25.00. There will also be a Silent Auction so anyone who wishes to donate to that, please bring your items with you.

There are a couple of activities for the Juniors on Saturday, October 19th. One is a service project putting together bags to be delivered to the Fisher House. Units are being asked to bring and donate toiletry items for the bags for Fisher House. If possible, any Juniors staying over until Sunday will be brought to Fisher House in the morning to deliver the bags. The other project is to develop a poppy wreath for the President’s Poppy Project. Please bring as many Junior Auxiliary members as you can to this meeting.

The President’s Project this year is a poppy wreath. The submitted wreath should have a patriotic and veterans/military support theme. It should contain a minimum of 24 poppies and be a minimum of 18” in diameter. Please be sure your wreath has a method for being hung.

There is a cash raffle to fundraise for the Department. Funds are anticipated to be used for the President’s visitation to units. There are 500 tickets at $20 per ticket. Please see attached flyer.

We have received confirmation that our Western Division National Vice President Cheryl Parks has been approved to attend our Fall Workshop.

I hope that this helps you with your planning at your next meeting and I also hope to see all of you at this year’s Fall Workshop and DEC Meetings. If you have any questions please email aladofak@gmail.com or call (907) 227-8169.

If you have business that you would like to have put on the Department Executive Committee agenda, please be sure to notify the Department Secretary.

 

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