American Legion Minnesota District #7


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---American Legion Minnesota District #7 ------

2023-2024 Commander

2024-2025 Commander-- Elect-- Carl Wilson

Home Post 278   Brandon, Minn.

211 8th Avenue  SE,  Elbow , Lake MN 556531,------ Email--

See D#7 membership updates at  District 7 Website:


DISTRICT #7--                            ----         DATES TO REMEMBER----

2025    Mid-Winter Date set  January 11th Hosted by Montevideo, Mn   Post #59

                    If cancelled Snow date needed – will be January 25th , 2025-  -

 2025      D#7 Annual Convention set for May 17th, 2025   Wheaton, Mn-   Post 80

      DEPARTMENT OF MiNNESOTA---------2024

        2024  Veterans Day on the Hill..   Mn State Capitol, April 10th, 2024

         2024 DEPARTMENT CONVENTION    --   Willmar, Mn July 11,12,13th  2024

2024 DEPARTMENT Fall Conference  -  St Cloud River's Edge Conference Center-  October 24-26, 2024 

2024 DEPARTMENT Pearl Harbor Day..Rally -   Dec xx, 2024 -  Site --????

 "Your participation in these events are greatly appreciated – "



  2023-2024   District  #7 Commander Jan Ekert COMANDERS PROJECT is

"The New  Montevideo Veterans Home"

Commander's = theme is "Veterans Helping Veterans."

Goal is $10,000 to help Veterans in the home to support

Veterans with things that we all take for granted basic daily needs. 


District #7  2023-2024 District Commander Jan Ekert project.

This project is Eligible for  Gambling Donations-- 

 Make Check out to Jan Ekert Commander D#7 and then Send to  Commander Jan  Ekert 31693  733 Avenue, South Haven, Mn 55382.  She will then present to the Montevideo Veterans Home and it will be included in Commanders 2024 project.  In the Memo section Enter "Commander's 2024 Project"

  A 501.c,3---Non Profit

INFO  "Department Commander" & "Auxiliary" Presidents projects.  -- Make checks out to Department of Minnesota and write in the memo Commander's Project and President's Project. Then mail those checks directly to department HQ. 

INFO:  " SAL" Commander's Project and Department Commander's Project the check should be made out to "The American Legion Foundation" and in the memo line place Fund 99 (for SAL Commander) or Fund 82 (for the Dept Commander).         

                                      Since our charter, our American Legion has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our American Legion enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in ou       Thank you D#7


                                         All programs we support fall into one of Legions  Four Pillars as follows.:

                                                          1.  Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation - support and care for all veterans

                                                          2.  National Defense - a strong national defense supports a deeper peace

                                                          3. Americanism - programs to help grow love of country

                                                          4.  Children & Youth - supports children programs & events

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