Hundreds of American Legion posts have already fulfilled centennial profile pages on the Centennial Celebration website at and hundreds more are expected to add to the organization’s new platform celebrating 100 years of legacy and vision.
The American Legion 100th Anniversary Observance Committee is offering a free workshop Aug. 25 at the 96th National Convention in Charlotte to help members get involved in the coming celebration. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 203, Sections A & B, Charlotte Convention Center. All Legionnaires and Legion family members are welcome to participate. Pre-registration is not required but is recommended.
Register for the 100th Anniversary Workshop online here.
Among the facilitators of the workshop is Robert Ferrebee of Post 41 in Berryville, Va., who will discuss how he assembled and shared his post’s centennial profile, and the ways in which an exciting centennial program can build awareness and membership in The American Legion. See his story here.
The workshop and the centennial profiles are early steps in a commemoration program that will build momentum in the coming years, as the Legion nears its 2018-2019 centennial window. Dozens of activities, products, events and media opportunities are scheduled in a five-year strategic plan that kicks off in earnest in 2015.