3rd District Association

Coronavirus

ATTENTION! Post Commanders and Post Adjutants.

On April 10, 2020, the Department Executive Committee voted on emergency provisions for the Department Constitution and Department Bylaws.  A packet is being mailed to each of you, in Tuesday's (April 14) mail. 

You may download the packet here to get started now.  

Thank you for your passion and dedication.

2020 Testimonial Dinner canceled

The 2020 American Baseball CancelJoin us June 27-30 for the

For Coronavirus updates click here

The 2020 Testimonial Dinner has been canceled.

Support Commander Wood's Special Project

Commander Wood wants to improve the infrastructure at Wilwin at Cygnet Cove.  The infrastructure will allow scouting groups to use the property without bringing added equipment.  A $20 donation for each coin is requested.  Thank you for supporting Scouting.

 


Update as of March 30, 2020:

Help for Posts

On Friday, March 27, President Trump signed into law the CARES ACT to help with the Coronavirus.   Previously to that ACT, the Small Business Administration in agreement with Governor Whitmer's application has designated Michigan an Economic Disaster allowing for Economic Injury Disaster Loans to be made to small businesses and non-profits who meet certain standards.

Learn more at these links:

Status of Michigan American Legion Programs as of March 30, 2020
  • 2020 Boys State has been canceled
  • 2020 Student Trooper program has NOT been canceled
  • 2020 Michigan American Legion Baseball program has NOT been canceled

March 23, 2020 - 11:00 am - Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-21 - Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life - Read Order Here

This order has effects the following:

  • Department Headquarters building is closed until April 14.
  • Workers will be working remotely as much as they are able, with access to email and phone.
  • Email the appropriate person or info@michiganlegion.org
  • Posts with buildings, this means no activities unless you are serving carryout food orders or a program to support needy populations.

For all Executive Order updates https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98178_98455-521682--,00.html

The American Legion National Headquarters

  • See there update page here: https://www.legion.org/coronavirus
  • The National Oratorical Contest has been canceled.
  • Spring Meetings and the Spring National Executive Committee meeting has been canceled.

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