Legion news: What you need to know

Eagle Scout deadline. American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year applications are due to department headquarters by March 1. Download a nomination form: www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/eaglescoutnomform.pdf

American Legion birthday speech. On March 15, The American Legion will celebrate its 94th birthday. Download a speech to use during your posts celebratory events: www.legion.org/publications/160981/american-legion-birthday-speech

Promote your post. American Legion posts nationwide conduct year-round activities to benefit their communities, veterans and their families. Posts are encouraged to share their stories and photos of the good they do throughout the year on www.legiontown.org. Registration is free so sign up, read what other posts are doing and promote the world of good your posts is creating in its community.

2013 Legacy Run details under way. Riders participating in the eighth annual American Legion Legacy Run will depart Wayne Post 64 in Indianapolis on Aug. 18 and will finish on Aug. 22 in Houston — host city of the 95th National Convention.

For registration and route details about the 1,400-mile Run, visit: www.legion.org/riders

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