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Oratorical Contest & Scholarship

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Education & Scholarship


Scout Scholarship


Samsung Award

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Baseball Scholarship


Chaplain's Cross/Star of David Award



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Premier Boys State


Illini Girls State

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Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Academy


Department Community Service Award

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Post Newsletter / Scrapbook Awards

Department Headquarters

Hall Of Fame Award


  • Veterans representation with the VA
  • Temporary Financial Assistance
  • Disaster relief
  • Scholarships
  • Veterans services
  • Opportunities to continue serving veterans
  • Auto rental discounts
  • Financial & Insurance
  • Medical discounts
  • Moving & relocation discounts
  • Travel & Vacation discounts
  • ...and more!
Please Note the Change of times for Christys Mom's funeral.Funeral Services for Mrs. Rich will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024, at 2:30 p.m. at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta, Illinois, with Ms. Candi Evans officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Waynesville, Illinois. ... See MoreSee Less
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Lincoln Pilgrimage Drawing 

The February sweepstakes drawing winners link.


Children & Youth Daily Winner  

WINNER LINK (updated on Mondays) Every day in 2024, we will pull a number.  If your number is pulled, you WIN the amount of cash listed for that day. Numbers go BACK IN so you can win again ( and again AND AGAIN!) There is no limit to the amount of times you can win. All winners will be posted here weekly on Mondays. All winnings will be mailed! Calendar schedule of amounts in slider below. For questions/additional information, Call: 815-520-4643 or Email: lineup1@charter.net Past completed Month(s) link JAN

Department Newsletter

The current and past newsletters are on the website.  The newsletter keeps you up to date on meeting dates, activities, and events around the state.  You may go direct under the tab News & Events or follow the link. Department Newsletter

Department Photo Contest

Here is the link for this years photo contest.  Photos are due into department by Friday prior to convention.  See the flyer for details.  As they say, "A photo is worth a thousand words."  Here is a chance to really tell the American Legion story through a single photo. Brochure link


Mar 15 all-day
Department Convention @ BOS Center
Jul 9 – Jul 14 all-day

105TH Department Convention  July 9 – 14, 2024, Springfield, Illinois Forms & Flyers:

The below links will be updated as we get closer to the convention date. They are left here as placards to remind the organizers of items that need updating.  

2023 Convention Exhibitor Booth Space 

Wyndham Springfield Reservations

2024 President Abraham Lincoln Springfield Doubletree Reservations Legion Reservation Link Auxiliary Reservation Link

2024 Convention Housing Form

2023 Convention Agenda

2023 Hospitality Rooms

2023 American Legion Caucuses

2023 Chaplains Conference

2023 Thank You Commander Party

2023 Legion Riders Parade/Show / Meeting

2023 Legion Riders Pre Convention Ride

2023 Freedom Fest

2023 Lincoln Museum Poster

2023 Camp Site Flyer

2023 American Legion Joint Family Reception

2023 Commander & President Dinner

Delegate Form

2022 Springfield and Post’s 32 & 809 Welcome Activities   Highlighted in Flyer – Shuttle Service hours, Post 32 and 809, Illinois State Military Museum, Freedom Fest

103rd Convention Minutes

103rd Convention DEC Minutes

2022 State Resolution List

2022 National Resolutions List

Sep 16 all-day


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