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Department Headquarters Update

For the continued safety of our members and staff, the Department office will be open by appointment only.

Most Department business can be handled via mail, email, and phone calls.  We ask that you please conduct business in this manner.

To make an appointment, please email info@michalaux.org or call (517) 267-8809.  We will confirm with you if the requested date and time is available.
We will be limiting appointment times to no longer than 20 minutes, if possible. 

When visiting the office for a scheduled appointment the following guidelines are in place:

Please enter and exit through the front door on Verlinden only.  Please maintain proper social distancing and wear a face mask.

If you’ve had any of the following symptoms that is not attributable to another condition you will be asked to reschedule your appointment:

• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Or at least two of these symptoms
• Fever – TEMPS that exceed 100 degrees will not be admitted into the office
• Chills
• Repeated shaking with chills
• Muscle pain
• Headache
• Sore throat
• New loss of taste or smell

Membership Cards/Packets

Membership Packets will be mailed out from Department sometime in July.

2020 Department Convention, Department Officers, District, and Unit Election Info

The American Legion Auxiliary Department Convention has been officially canceled via resolution adopted by the Department Executive committee on April 22, 2020. 

Current 2019 – 2020 Department Officers will remain in place for 2020-2021.

Instructions for Units and Districts, as well as additional important information, is included in the link posted below.  Please read in its entirety.

2020 AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY DISTRICT AND UNIT ELECTION GUIDANCE – Click here!

National Convention Canceled – National Officers Remain in Place

The Department of Michigan has been notified by National Executive Director, Kelly Circle that the 2020 National Convention has been officially canceled.
In addition, National officers are to remain in place until 2021 National Convention.

For more information please click here.

 

Testimonial Dinner

2020 Testimonial Dinner has been canceled.

ALA Girls State Canceled

Due to MSU canceling all summer youth programs for the 2020 season, ALA Girls State has also been canceled.
More information will be available soon.

District Reporting

19-20 District Report Forms

Unit Forms

The Unit Data and Officer’s Form for 2020-2021 are now available.  These forms are fillable!  Download, fill, save, print, and mail or email to Department. 
Unit Data Forms are Due no later than May 1st!

Unit Data Form 2020-2021                        Unit Officer’s Form 2020-2021

 

Awards Form


The new fillable 2020 “Pink Sheet” (Convention Awards Form) is available now.  Pink Sheet/Convention Awards Form


Attention Unit Membership Chairs

Department received notice from National HQ that an error was made during the printing of the 2nd notice renewals.
 
“Members whose department and/or unit changed their dues rates between 2019 and 2020 and were mailed a 2nd notice may have been given the incorrect dues amount to pay for the 2020 year.”
 
National HQ will be reprinting and mailing out new notices to you. 

Department has been receiving an abundance of membership applications that are not complete!  When we receive incomplete applications they are mailed back to the membership chair with a credit memo with the request that the COMPLETED application, new transmittal form, and copy of the credit memo be sent back to Department.  This causes significant delays, extra time for Department staff, and extra expense. 

Please see the Application Instruction Sheet provided CLICK HERE

New Transmittal Instructions – Transmittal Instructions 2020

Department reserves the right to mail back your entire membership submission if all parts are not complete and correct. 

 

Committee Appointment Packet 2021