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COVID Screening Questionnaire

The Department Commander has directed that the Legion will be going back to using the COVID screening questionnaire and doing temperature checks at registration and entry to all meetings and events following the reported COVID incident at the 2nd Division Convention for the safe of our members.

Mask will be optional but recommended for everyone and those that are not vaccinated for their safety.

Bill West
State Adjutant
The American Legion, Dept of Texas

Covid Qestionnaire

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CONVENTION CALL LETTER
Agenda, Advance Registration and Certification of Delegates

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Greetings fellow Sons,

Time is running out on our year. The last two Division conventions are this weekend. Soon it will be time for our Detachment convention and that is the main purpose of this message.

The Legion block of rooms for the state conventions is currently 300 short of our target. If we hold at this level, it could be very expensive. Anyone that is planning on going to the convention and reserving a room needs to do so before the end of the day Monday. This will have a dual effect. First, it will help satisfy the room block guarantee but it will also allow you to get the lower Legion block rates.

It is short notice but we need to have our Division commanders contact our District commanders who need to contact our Squadron and Squadron let their members that are planning on attending the convention know about this deadline.

Hopefully, by now you have seen that the social distancing restrictions have been eased at the hotel. All meeting rooms will be open to 100% occupancy and masks are optional. This should allow anyone who was hesitant about attending due to previous guidelines and restrictions a little more comfort to attend.

Finally, everyone should know what I am to mention. Membership. We have seen some improvement in membership but we still have some work to do. Most of our Posts should be open and this means that we need to be reaching out to our members that have not renewed yet. It would be a shame for so many to lose their continuous years of membership. I have said this before and I will repeat it here. We brag about Texas, Now is the time to back up that bragging. If we put the effort in, we can still make our 100% goal for the year and show how Texas can come through in the pinch.

I look forward to seeing everyone in Austin in July but until then, let's roll up our sleeves and get the work done.

For God and Country,


Eddy Seegers
Commander
Sons of The American Legion
Detachment of Texas


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An Important Message from National SAL Liaison, Ken A. George regarding
Squadron Data Report and Consolidated Report

Annual Squadron Data Report - SDR (new form) due May 1, 2021

Consolidated Squadron Report -CSR (revised) due July 16, 2021

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Due to the Covid 19 pandemic we were unable to have our Fall DEC and our banquet where we raise money for the Huntzinger Crown Child Welfare Fund (HCCWF).

I am challenging ALL Squadrons to make a Donation to the HCCWF, the proceeds will be sent to Detachment for our 2021 Child Welfare Fund (CWF).


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