Harvest Family Rally-Gathering

What: The American Legion Harvest Family Gathering-Rally

When: 11 September 2021, 1500hrs (3:00 p.m.)

Where: Legionville

Who: Host – Sons of the American Legion

Tickets are available for purchase. Tickets are $13.00 and can be ordered at camporee@mnsal.org or call Shawn Davis @ 612.991.0286. Ticket sales end 1 September 2021.


2:00 – 2:45 pm Membership transmittal turn in
3:00 pm Start of Harvest Rally Program
Opening Ceremonies (5 minutes)
Presentation of colors/flags in place
Prayer by Stu Sonnee, SAL Detachment Chaplain
POW Chair/Pledge of Allegiance

Introduction of head table and distinguished guests (5 min)
Greetings from 6th District Leadership (5 min)

Opening Remarks (15 min)
Tom Fernlund, Department Commander, American Legion
Patti Coleman, Department President, American Legion Auxiliary
Ashley Stai, Honorary Department Junior Auxiliary President
Tim Weaver, Detachment Commander, Sons of the American Legion
Ted Berg, State Director, American Legion Riders

Presentation by Mark Dvorak, Past Department Commander (5 minutes)

Presentation: “The Impact of Boys State and Girls State beyond high school” (30 min)
Intro: American Legion Youth Programs and Responsible Citizenship Video
Alan Booth, Crosby Police Department, Boys State Alumnus, and member of Boys State Operations Team.
Alisha Kirchoff, Department of Sociology, Macalester College. Girls State Alumnus

Presentations/Membership Awards – 15 min

Closing Remarks – 5 min

Closing Ceremonies – 5 min
Retirement of POW/MIA
Prayer by Stu Sonnee, SAL Detachment Chaplain
Retirement of colors

4:30pm End of Harvest Rally Program