American Legion District 4 Holding Meetings in Jamestown
Posted by KSJB News on 3/21/2017 12:05:00 PM.

 

Roger Parsons                        Orletta Kilen
 
JAMESTOWN -(David Johnson) -- Members of North Dakota's American Legion Posts of the 4th District and their Auxiliary will be gathering in Jamestown at the All Vet’s Club for their 2017 Spring District Meeting Thursday evening, April 6, 2017 starting at 7:00 p.m.

District Commander Roger Parsons of Kensal Post 103 will preside over the session. Department Commander Orletta Kilen and other Department Officers will be traveling to attend.

Legionnaires will be brought up-to-date on upcoming youth activities such as American Legion Boys State to be held June 11-16, 2017 on the North Dakota State School of Science Campus in Wahpeton and the 2017 American Legion Baseball Season.

Representatives will elect a new district commander and a district vice commander for the coming, 2017-2018 Legion year. Joining the members of the District will be area Department committee members, Department Vice Commander and candidates for various Legion offices seeking support at the 2017 Department Convention held in Minot, June 23-25, 2017.

Registration will be $5.

The North Dakota Department of the American Legion encompasses about 15,000 Legionnaires, 7,000 Auxiliary and 800 Sons of the American Legion throughout posts in 214 North Dakota communities. Chartered by Congress in 1919, the Legion serves as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans’ organization. It upholds the four pillars of Legion service – Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation, National Security, Americanism and Children & Youth. Department Headquarters is located in West Fargo, ND.  



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