American Legion Post 808 member and University of Akron graduate, Robert Maldonado, left, talks with Indy Clark during an Akron post tailgate event at the University of Akron in Ohio. Photo by Alex Slitz

Receive subject matter expert training at convention

The American Legion's Membership Division is offering subject matter expert training during the 100th National Convention in Minneapolis.

The training will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both Saturday, Aug. 25 and Monday, Aug. 27 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall C, First Floor.

Topics of discussion include the Department of Veterans Affairs Caregiver Program; traits of great posts; how to extend the volunteer network; retention and recruitment; and processing membership through mylegion.org. Judy Wagner, co-director of the Integrative Health Program at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, will be discussing available health and wellness care through the VA.

See the agenda here.