Membership! As all posts know, we hit a proverbial “brick wall” on our membership renewals and new members. As we all experience the same obstacles, we need to work through them and keep our membership up. The importance is significant for our organization, but especially now, it is essential for all the Legion posts in our Commonwealth. The emphasis of many posts and/or the clubs they operate has focused on the business of the club room. While the weekly income of your club’s operation is necessary to facilitate the bottom line of its business, our posts must maintain a strong Legionnaire membership. In recent years, the IRS has looked for ways to chip away at …
Legionnaires, autumn is here and if you are like me, you are wondering where summer has gone. As time passes so quickly, we are reminded to not put off till tomorrow what we can accomplish today! A perfect example of this is our membership! We need to actively work on renewals, past delinquent members, and recruiting new members. The effort made before the end of the year is easier and more productive than a big push at the end which as we all know is tough task! Our membership team is available to assist each of you in this important task!
We have received a …
FROM THE DESK OF
Kit D. Watson, Department Adjutant
Legion family members, our 98th Department Convention is now in the history books. While the convention has passed, the outcome of it is only beginning! We have a new Department Commander, Carl Olshefskie, who will lead our great Department forward as we work the Four Pillars of our American Legion. Carl is assisted by three new Vice Commanders: Matt Windsor from the Western Section, Tom Snyder from the Central Section and Joe Gunkel from the Eastern Section. Together with the District Commanders, various committees, and our staff, we will be the team to lead this organization. Teamwork is …