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POST EXCELLENCE AWARD CONTINUES

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The Post Excellence Award program honors posts that show

excellence in membership participation,

youth activities, community service, and support to

veterans and U.S. troops.

 

Criteria

*Membership. Post membership must be one member more than the

previous year, A post officer must attend district meetings.

*Youth activities. The post must sponsor and actively participate

in at least one primary youth program: Boys

State, Legion Baseball, the Oratorical Contest,

Boy Scouts of America, or Junior Shooting Sports.

*Community service. The post must organize a community

service project that involves members of the Legion

Auxiliary or Sons of The American Legion. A monetary donation

must be only a part of a project.

*Service to troops or veterans. The post must organize a

project supporting troops or veterans ( example. Family

Support Network or Operation Comfort Warriors), that involves

members of the Legion, Auxiliary, or SAL outside

the post. A monetary donation may only be one part of a project.

*Certification. District commanders must certify posts

as having fulfilled the four specific criteria, and submit

a list of the post's name, number, address and

commander's name to department headquarters. If possible,

accompany with copies of press releases submitted to

local media that raises awareness for the projects and

enhance the Legion's public image.

*Awards. Each qualifying post, as well as district commanders

whose districts have at least 50 percent of posts

reach certification, will receive a certificate of recognition.

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