National Americanism Conference begins Friday

The American Legion's 12th annual National Americanism Conference gets under way Sept. 24-26 at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel. During the three-day conference, Legion Baseball chairmen, Oratorical chairmen, Boys State directors and department chaplains will focus on their respective Americanism education programs to enhance the leaders of tomorrow - America's youth.

Besides training, brainstorming and networking activities, attendees will hear many informational presentations. A few notable ones include understanding the new metal bat regulations for baseball, getting state and local politicians involved with Boys State, creating a successful and thriving department Oratorical program, and becoming an effective department chaplain.

For a 2010 National Americanism Conference agenda, click here.