Updated National Website
High School Oratorical
PURPOSEThe purpose of The American Legion's National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.
Prelim contest will be VIRTUAL with top three being live at Post 1, March 6, 2021.
For more information visit at: COLegionOratorical.org
Pay Your Dues Online
Paying your dues just got easier. Forget writing the check, remembering to drop it off or mail it. Go online and directly pay your dues. How Exciting!!
Go to: legion-aux.org
Log On: (If you have not yet set up your log on you can do so now, just need your membership number off your ID Card). Type right corner of your screen.
On the top right column, you will see PAY Dues.
Fill in your information and CC number and you are paid for the YEAR!!!
Call National and Pay for your Junior members!!!
2020-2021 UPDATES DEPARTMENT DUES
National Per Capita $12.00
Department Per Capita $18.00
National Per Capita $1.25
Junior Fund $1.25
Department Per Capita $4.50
Education: $ 0.75 per Senior/Junior Member
One Dept. Convention Delegate Per Unit Assessment $12.00
National Assessments: Bond: $5.50 per Unit
All Unit Assessments must be paid to the Department by January 31st.
January 2021 Poppies
Cost is $20.00 per 100 or $200.00 per 1000 (purchase quantities in multiples of 100) See Poppy Chairs page for details.
Department Membership Target Dates
75% RRR achievement: 75% of target goal by Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11, 2020)
90% RRR achievement: 90% of target goal by Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14, 2021)
100% RRR achievement: 100% of our numerical goal by July 4, 2021.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY DEPARTMENT OF COLORADO DUE DATES:
10/30/2020 Donations due for VA facility gifts for distribution at Christmas
11/11/2020 Renew/Rejoin target one 75% (Veterans Day)
11/15/2020 990 Postcard if your units close of books is 6/30
12/15/2020 Mid-Year narrative reports due to Department Committee Chairmen
12/31/2020 Order Poppies from Department
01/02/2021 Committee Chair mid-year narrative reports due to Northwest Division Chairs
01/31/2021 Unit Assessments due to Department
02/14/2021 Renew/Rejoin target two 90% (Valentine’s Day)
03/15/2021 Unit Dues Rate Report Form (Indicating Unit Dues Rates for the coming year and the person receiving membership dues.) Please file even if there are no changes.
4/15/2021 Year End Impact Report Form 2020-2021 and narratives due to the Department Chairmen.
5/21/2021 Department Chair narrative reports due to Northwest Division Chair and National Chair
5/15/2021 990 Postcard if your unit’s close of books is 12/30
5/21/2021 Close of Department Books for assessing delegate strength at Department Convention
5/31/2021 Unit Officers List due to department
6/11/2021 All convention delegate registrations and payment due to department
7/24/2021 Renew/Rejoin target three 95% (National Close of Books for delegate strength at National Convention)
NEW DEPARTMENT EMAIL ADDRESS:
Celebrating a Century of Sisterhood
In The Spirit of Service not Self,
Counties throughout Colorado have public health websites, I urge our members to log on to their individual counties for up to date information.
General Facts for Coloradans: https://covid19.colorado.gov/
General Facts and local Resources for Pueblo County (including test guidelines): https://county.pueblo.org/public-health/covid-19
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Coronavirus page: symptoms, community resources, US case tracker, latest updates: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
World Health Organization (WHO) Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
Flattening A Pandemic's Curve: Why Staying Home Now Can Save Lives: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/
Blessings, Tracy Trujillo American Legion Auxiliary Department of Colorado 2019-2020 President
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