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.
*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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