2015-2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY TENTATIVE CALENDAR

 

September – Membership

 

7th                   Labor Day (Office Closed)

18th                 POW/MIA Day

25-27th            American Legion Auxiliary Fall Conference,

                         Marriott East Hotel, Indianapolis

 

October – Constitution & Bylaws & Leadership

 

1st                    Entry Fees due for Auxiliary Bowling Tournament

2-4th                The American Legion Fall Conference

10th                 Junior Meeting, Warsaw, Unit 49- 9:30 am

31st                  4th District Visitation, Garrett, Unit 178-1:00pm      

31st                  Deadline for Poppy Order and Payment to Dept.

                          Headquarters, (poppies $0.15 cents each)

            Please use order form provided by the Dept. Office.

 

November – Past President Parley & Education

 

7-8th                 Auxiliary Bowling Tournament, Expo Bowl, Indpls, IN

3rd                    Election Day

11th                  Veterans Day (Office Closed)

14th                  9th District Visitation, French Lick, Unit 76-2:00pm

18th                  2nd District Visitation, Valparaiso, Unit 94-10:30am  

26-27th            Thanksgiving Holiday (Office Closed)

30th                  Deadline for all mandatory fees to Dept.  Headquarters

 

December – Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation & IVH

 

2nd                    11th District Visitation, Speedway, Unit 500- 7:00pm

7th                     Pearl Harbor Day

24-31st             Christmas Holiday (Office Closed)

 

January – National Security

 

1st                     New Years Day (Office Closed)

8-10th               Mid-Winter Conference, Marriott East Hotel, Indpls, IN

18th                  Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed (Office Closed)

 

February – Americanism & Legislative

 

2nd                    Chapel of the Four Chaplains

11-12th             Lincoln Pilgrimage, Springfield, IL

12th                   Lincoln’s Birthday

14th                   Valentine’s Day

15th                   President’s Day (Office Closed)

22nd                  Washington’s Birthday

21-24th             DC Conference

March – Community Service

                       

12th                  All District Party, Marion VAMC

13th                  8th District Visitation, Santa Claus, Unit 242-12:00pm

15th                  American Legion Birthday

17th                  St. Patrick’s Day

19th       IVH Junior Fun Day & Mtg, W. Lafayette, Unit 492 - 9:30am

19th                  5th District Visitation, Tipton, Unit 46-7:00pm

20th                  6th District Visitation, Carmel, Unit 155-2:00pm

25th                  Good Friday (Office Closed)

27th                  Easter

 

April – Children & Youth

 

2nd                   7th District Visitation, Bloomington, Unit 18 – 1:30pm

8-10th               Joint Spring Conference, Marriott East Hotel, Indpls, IN

12th                  10th District Visitation, Shelbyville, Unit 70- 10am

16th                  3rd District Visitation, Nappanee, Unit 154- 11am

                       

May – Poppy

 

4th                    1st District Visitation, TBA

8th                    Mother’s Day

21st                  Armed Forces Day

30th                  Memorial Day (Office Closed)

                       

 

June – Hoosier Girls State & Junior Activities

 

 

4th                    Junior’s Department Convention, Speedway, Unit 500-9:30am

5th                    Legion Close of Books @ IVH

14th                  Flag Day

19-25th             Hoosier Girls State Trine University, Angola, IN

30th                  American Legion Auxiliary Close of Books

 

July – Department Convention

 

4th                    Independence Day (Office Closed)

8-10th              Legion & Auxiliary Department

                          Convention, Marriott East Hotel, Indianapolis, IN

 

August – National Convention

 

Aug. 26th-Sept. 1st     National Convention Cincinnati, Ohio

 

 

*All Meeting Times are Indianapolis time

 

 

Marion VA Medical Center

Schedule of District Parties

Month                                                                                  Sponsor

August 13, 2015        Melon Day-Saturday                    District 7

Sept. 12, 2015            Hot Dog Day- Saturday               District 4

October 10, 2015      Bingo- Saturday                            District 1

Nov. 14, 2015             Bingo Day- Saturday                    District 6

Dec. 12, 2015             Christmas- Saturday                     District 10

Jan. 9, 2016                 Bingo Day- Saturday                    District 5

Feb. 13, 2016              Karaoke- Saturday                       District 3

March 12, 2016          Bingo Day- Saturday                    All Districts

April 9, 2016               Bingo Day- Saturday                    District 11

May 14, 2016              Games Day- Sunday                    District 2

June 11, 2016              Hamburger Day- Saturday         District 9

July 9, 2016                  Banana Split Day- Saturday       District 8

 

 

Gift Shop Dates

 

Facility                                                Date                                Time

Danville, IL VAMC                 Friday, Dec. 11th                    9:00 am

Marion, IN VAMC                 Tues-Wed, Dec. 1-2nd            9:00 am

Richmond State Hospital   Saturday, Nov. 14th                12:00pm

Roudebush VAMC               Monday, Nov. 23rd                 9:00 am