Service, Not Self

Meetings, Events, and Calendar


Commanders & President’s Testimonial Dinner6/1Mt. Clemens, MI Click here for flyer with more info on registration
Fifth Zone Summer Meeting6/14-6/15Gladstone, MIGladstone Post #71Agenda
Department Annual Convention 20247/11-7/14Sault Ste. Marie, MIKewadin Casino

Flower Order Form

Flag Order Form

Registration Form

Fall Conference 20249/22-9/24Traverse City, MIGreat Wolf Lodge 
National Convention 20248/21- 8/29New Orleans, LA Registration Site
Winter Meeting 2025TBAFlint, MI  
Department Annual Convention 2025TBASault Ste. Marie, MIKewadin Casino 
Fall Conference 20259/14-9/17Traverse CityGreat Wolf Lodge 

Annual Unit Calendar 2024

American Legion Auxiliary – Department of Michigan – Annual Calendar

These items should be put on your Unit Calendar to be done every year.  The forms will be posted on the Department website, but it is up to the UNITS to see that this gets done annually.  Department should not have to track down delinquent Units.

June – Unit Officer Lists are due to Department no later than June 1st, even if there are no changes

July – Membership renewals may be paid starting July 1styou do not need to wait for a renewal notice from National.  Renewal notices will be sent by email to all members with a good email address on file, usually by mid-July.  Newly elected officers and Honorary Life Members (HLM) should be paid to Department this month

June-July – Department Convention – scheduled at least 2 years in advance – Membership cut-off for Department awards/seating is 30 days prior to the start of Convention

August – National Convention – usually the last week in August – Membership cut-off for National awards/seating is 30 days prior to the start of Convention

September – New Membership apps/ rejoins accepted beginning September 1st – National mails renewal notices approximately September 15th – Fall Conference

October – IRS form 990 needs to be filed by October 1st –  keep sending in renewals

November – approximately the 1st or 2nd week of the month, ALA MIS renewal notices will be sent by Department; 10th of the month is the ALA Birthday!  Members are eligible for Early Bird stickers if paid by November 11th.

December – Department is generally closed the last 2 weeks of the year; 12/31 membership cards for the current year expire – be sure to have your new card when visiting a Post Lounge.

Remember – in order to get your new Membership cards, both your Unit Data Form and your Unit Officers List (2 separate forms) must be received by Department.


January – membership cards for the new year must be used to verify current membership status

February – Winter Meeting