American Legion Emblem Sales is mailing its 2011 American Legion Baseball catalog to 4,500 members of The American Legion family. Individuals who placed a Baseball-related order with Emblem Sales in 2010 will receive a catalog, as well as all team business managers from 2010. Catalogs will arrive in mailboxes during the next two weeks. Baseball items may also be purchased online at http://emblem.legion.org/Baseball/departments/346/.
Members of the Public Relations and National Security staff are joining with volunteers in Southern California to distribute Operation Comfort Warriors gifts to more than 300 wounded warriors at Balboa Naval Hospital. Gifts include backpacks, DVDs, electronics, socks and magazines.
Members of the Public Relations and National Security staff are joining with volunteers in Southern California to distribute Operation Comfort Warriors gifts to more than 300 wounded warriors at Balboa Naval Hospital and Camp Pendleton. Gifts include backpacks, DVDs, electronics, socks and magazines.
The Legion's Washington office is hosting a meeting of the 200-member VET-Force (Veterans Entrepreneurship Task Force) organization. VET-Force, founded in 1998, promotes small business opportunities for military veterans, particularly disabled veterans, and advocates on their behalf on Capitol Hill.
Past National Commander Ron Conley, VA&R Chairman Michael Helm and National Field Service Representative James Woodson are conducting a System Worth Saving Task Force site visit of the St. Louis VA Medical Center.
Members of the Children’s Action Team (CATS) are receiving an electronic newsletter providing updates on the amount of donations raised to date ($264,195) and the 2011 Child Welfare Foundation grant recipients. CAT members work tirelessly to raise awareness and donations for The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation.
National Headquarters staff is attending the annual American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. An American Legion Baseball information booth is being staffed by several American Legion Baseball coaches and department Baseball chairmen who also are attending the meeting.