50th Annual Detachment Convention Call 2024

50th Annual Detachment Convention Call 2024

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Commander Peter J. DeAngelis, Jr.

Adjutant Robert J. Avery

Date: April 6, 2024

RE: Call to the Annual Detachment Convention     July 16-19, 2024 – Niagara Falls, NY

50th Annual Detachment Convention

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Commander Peter J. DeAngelis, Jr.

Adjutant Robert J. Avery

Date: April 6, 2024

RE: Call to the Annual Detachment Convention     July 16-19, 2024 – Niagara Falls, NY

50th Annual Detachment Convention

Pursuant to Article IV of both the Constitution and By-Laws of the Sons of The American Legion, Detachment of New York, the Annual Convention is hereby called by order of the Detachment Executive Committee and Detachment Commander Peter J. DeAngelis, Jr. for the following purposes: 

1) To complete all business of the Detachment for the fiscal year.

2) To vote on any Resolutions which are typed and properly submitted in accordance with the Detachment Manual.

3) To vote on any Amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws which are typed and submitted in accordance with Article XII.

4) To elect a Commander, Five (5) Vice Commanders, a Chaplain, and an Historian.
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Delegates & Alternates:

Representation of Delegates shall be allotted in accordance with Article IV, Section 2 of the Constitution. Each County shall be allowed two (2) Delegates and (2) Alternates and one (1) additional Delegate and Alternate for each ten (10) members or major fraction thereof, paid up to Detachment HQ thirty (30) days prior to Convention. 

Delegate Registration:

The Registration Fee is $20.00 per member. A blank Registration Form is included in this notification. A check, payable to “Sons of The American Legion Detachment of New York”, must be received with the Registration Form at Detachment HQ fifteen (15) days prior to Convention for pre-registered delegates and alternates. No cash is accepted. All delegates and alternates must produce a valid Membership Card to register. There will be no exceptions! Those who do not pre-register may register at the Convention, provided they make payment by check, have completed the Registration Form, and meet all other requirements. Delegates and alternates will receive their credentials and convention packet upon check-in at the Credentials table at Convention. 
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Lodging:

Lodging is at the Holiday Inn – Niagara Falls, 114 Buffalo Ave. in Niagara Falls, NY July 16-19, 2024. The room rate is $169 per night plus 9% destination fee. Parking is included. Use the following link for reservations: The SONS hotel is the Holiday Inn.

https://www.niagarafallsusa.com/nyslegion

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All meetings will take place at the Niagara Falls Convention Center (NFCC) located at 101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303. SAL Meeting Room will be posted.

https://www.niagarafallsusa.com/convention-center

50th ANNUAL DETACHMENT CONVENTION AGENDA

Niagara Falls Convention Center

Monday, July 15, 2024 7:00 PM Finance Commission Meeting

NOTE: Only Finance Commission members receive per diem reimbursement for this meeting!

Tuesday July 16, 2024 6:00 PM Pre-Convention DEC Meeting

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 9:00 AM Convention Session 12:00 PM Meet the Candidates Luncheon 1:15 PM Convention Session

Thursday, July 18, 2024 8:30 AM Convention Session

  12:30 PM 50th Anniversary Luncheon

Friday, July 19, 2024 9:00 AM Presentation of Officers

10:00 AM Post-Convention DEC Meeting

REGISTRATION SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM     7:00 PM – 7:30 PM  

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Thursday, July 18, 2024 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

50th CONVENTION LUNCHEON:

A Luncheon commemorating the Detachment of New York’s 50th Convention will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 2:00 PM at the Niagara Falls Convention Center. We are pleased to have as our Guest Speaker Past National Commander Joseph Mayne from Minnesota. The Induction of the newly elected Detachment Officers will take place during the Luncheon.  

The Luncheon Reservation Form is included in this mailing!

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