Announcements

ALA National Convention !

Click here to register for the national convention today!
Please click here to download the registration form with the ALA Dinner and Woman of the Year Luncheon Reservation form.  Please note the dates as there is only one week between Department and National Convention to place the ticket order and registration.
This year, The American Legion is not handling the housing forms.  Members planning to need to either log onto the link provided on the Registration form or call the hotel directly to make your housing reservation.    The Department of New York was assigned The Peppermill Resort.
You can visit the housing registration website by clicking here Or call 1-866-821-9996  and use Reservation Code MTMLNY7
***Please make sure if you call you use the code provided.
If you are planning to order tickets for The American Legion National Commanders Dinner or Legion registration, you must use the Legion’s form found on the NY Legion website and send separate checks respectively by clicking here.
Please mail all ALA checks and registration forms to ALA, Department of New York, 112 State Street, Suite 1310, Albany, NY 12207.

If you need any additional information please do not hesitate to contact the ALA NY Department Office.

National Veterans Creative Arts Festival Buffalo, NY

click on the image below to download the flyer for the 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival to be held in Buffalo, NY in October 2017.  Please share with your units and counties.

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2017 Final Convention Call!

Click on the image below to download the latest information about the
2017 ALA Dept. Convention

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Help Recognize the Vietnam Veterans
by finding the missing New York Faces

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Click on the image above to learn about how you can help honor the sacrifices made by finding pictures of the names listed on Vietnam Memorial from New York who do not have photos linked with their name!

2017 Department Convention
Information is now available!

Convention Map

2017 Convention Housing Forms
(fillable when opened in adobe acrobat)

**If you are trying to call the Sheraton Hotel the phone number is incorrect on the convention call- The correct phone number is 315-475-3000**

Return completed form to : cbravos@visitsyracuse.com or mail to: Visit Syracuse Housing Department, 115 West Fayette St.,  Syracuse, NY 13202

**If you are trying to call the Sheraton Hotel the phone number is incorrect on the convention call- The correct phone number is 315-475-3000**

NOTE: ALL forms are now located under the Member Info tab!

 

 

 

Did you know that the American Legion Auxiliary has a YouTube channel?

Today they featured a video that showcases how the American Legion Auxiliary has been making a difference for Decades!

Consider watching this video, other videos on the channel and subscribing to the YouTube channel!

Together we can make a difference for many more decades!

Click HERE to watch the video!

Your Volunteer Time Counts!
Did you know that throughout the year it is important to report the hours you volunteer and the value of this time.

Each year the National Organization sets the value of our volunteer time. They refer to a website called www.independentsector.org. While there are different values for different states the national organization uses the average rate so that the reports from each department are consistent.

The 2016-2017 value for Volunteer hours is $23.56.

Please this when calculating your hours and valued time for any committee report form that requests such information.

In the future you can view the website for more information by clicking HERE.

Did you know that the mileage  driven in service of charitable organizations can be reported? The current rate is $.14 a mile! This information is updated annually by the IRS. Click here to access it!

*****Please note that in the future this information can be found under the member info tab and clicking on “resources”  *****