Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff

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HALF-STAFF This Weekend….  **** Please Note, There are two Half-Staff Events **** 1. President Trump orders flags to fly at half-staff to honor CoronaVirus victims “I will be lowering the flags on all Federal Buildings and National Monuments to half-staff over the next three days […]

Call to Action!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2020   Olya Voytovich (Tester) | 202.224.2868 Sam Runyon (Manchin) | 202.740.6241 Karolina Wasiniewska (Blumenthal) | 202.224.0335 Martha Spieker (Hirono) | 202.365.7943 Sarah Weinstein (Shaheen) | 202.224.8028 Aaron Jacobs and Laura Epstein (Hassan) | 202.816.2057   Tester, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Reinstate Critical 48-Hour […]

Light a Candle to Remember

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American Legion leader calls on public to light up the night on Memorial Day   Commander: ’Light a candle of remembrance for the fallen’   (INDIANAPOLIS, May 18, 2020) — American Legion National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford is urging the public to honor the […]

Cancellations List For The American Legion

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National Cancellations: Oratorical Contest Spring Meetings Boys Nation Legacy Run Baseball Program to include the World Series Membership Workshop Convention @ Louisville Kentucky All officer and staff travel through 30 Sep 2020 Department of Minnesota Cancellations: Legionville Department Commanders Testimonial Boys State Department Convention @ […]

Memorial Day Recommendations

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Memorial Day 2020 The American Legion Department of Minnesota Recommendations We are fast approaching Memorial Day ceremonies, and this will be a Memorial Day we have never experienced before. The Department has fielded many questions on what should the Posts and Districts do for Memorial […]

Minnesota Veterans Covid-19 Relief Links

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Links for Covid-19 Relief www.minnesotaveteran.org/covidrelief Special Needs Grant Overview for Veterans, a $3000 Grant. HTTP://mn.gov/mdva/assets/2020-04-03-covid-19-special-needs-grant-overview_tcm1066-426399.pdf (Copy link  into your browser) Covid-19 Disaster Relief Grant Overview, a $1000 Grant. HTTP://mn.gov/mdva/assets/2020-04-03-covid-19-disaster-relief-overview_tcm1066-426398.pdf (Copy link  into your browser) State Soldier Assistance Program. This is a one time Grant to […]

Memorial Day Ceremonies 2020

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I have been fielding a lot of calls/emails the past few days from Posts and Districts on what directives is the Department going to provide on Memorial Day ceremonies. The discussion has started on what Memorial Day is going to look like this year and […]

Economic Impact Payments for Veterans

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page 1 Veterans Affairs recipients will receive automatic Economic Impact Payments; Step follows work between Treasury, IRS, VA WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced today that recipients of VA benefits will […]

Learn-Review-Polish

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Good morning Legionnaires, I want to thank The American Legion family for all you are doing for The American Legion Department of Minnesota in these unprecedented times. I see an opportunity for our Department to come out of this crisis a stronger more efficient organization. […]

Minnesota Link for SBA Help

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Here is the link for the State of Minnesota information on business loans, grants. A good starting point to try and navigate how to obtain the help you need. It’s supposed to help assess which route is right among the state grants: https://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/press-releases/?id=425890

Financial Relief

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Subject: Corona Virus Relief Act) on 3/30/2020 at 9:29 pm which was a White Paper developed by Davy Leghorn of our Washington Office. This an opportunity for departments and posts to help offset some employee costs as well help the employees during this period where […]