2015 Department Convention

Department Convention

June 26-28, 2015
Grand Forks, ND

Convention Minutes

Read the 2015 Call To Convention (pdf)

Information on the Registration and Credentials forms can be found in 2015 Dept Convention info and schedule and delegate info. Download the registration and credential forms here:

Welcome to Convention

Greetings from Grand Forks! Post and Unit 6 is looking forward to hosting the Department American Legion Convention from 26 – 28 June. Come join us to learn more about your Auxiliary organization, discover new ways we can help our veterans and renew old friendships as well as striking up new ones. Come and see what makes our city grand!
-Debra Muus, Unit 6 President

Meal Ticket Information

  • Current and past unit, district and department presidents are invited to attend the Past Presidents Parley luncheon. Tickets are $14. The meal will be chicken salad croissant and fruit.
  • Past Department Presidents will have a social and dinner at 5:30 on Friday at Aaltos. Please RSVP to Diane Kraemer by calling 701-772-1839 or email dianekraemer@gra.midco.net.
  • Banquet Tickets are $25. The meal will be sirloin tips, spring mix salad, coleslaw, twice baked potatoes and green beans amandine.
  • Department officers, district presidents and their pages are invited to attend the Pages Supper following rehearsal on Friday.

Hotel Information

Canad Inn
1000 S 42nd St
Grand Forks, ND 58201
701-772-8404 or toll free 1-888-332-2623

A room block has been set aside under “American Legion Family” and will be available until May 26th. The room rate is $109/night for one king bed, or two queen beds.

Proposed Resolutions

Tentative Auxiliary Agenda

Friday, June 26, 2015
10:00 am         Finance Board meeting
Noon- 7pm      Auxiliary Registration (Credentials will be closed during DEC meeting)
12:30 pm         Department Executive Committee Meeting
3:00 pm           Incoming District Officers Meet and Greet
4:00 pm           District Officers Flag Rehearsal for Joint Assembly
4:45 pm           Auxiliary Rehearsal for District Presidents, pages and Department officers
5:30 pm           Pages, Officers and District Presidents supper
5:30 pm           Past Department Presidents Social and Dinner
7:30 pm           Joint Opening Session

Saturday, June 27, 2015
7 – 8:30 am     Auxiliary Registration
8:00 am           Auxiliary General Session
11:30 am         Past Presidents Parley Luncheon
1:00 pm           General Session Resumes
2:00 pm           Registration Closes, General Session continues. Be prepared to vote in the afternoon.
6:00 pm           Banquet Social
7:00 pm           Department Commander’s & President’s Banquet
8:30 pm           Dance by ND Legion State Band

Sunday, June 28, 2015
8:00 am           Auxiliary General Session
10:00 am         Joint Memorial Service followed by Joint Session
Time tbd         Auxiliary Installation



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