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2019-2020 DEADLINE CHECK LIST FOR UNITS

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November

November 11, 2019 - Veterans Day -  Department office is CLOSED

November 15, 2019 - Communique Articles Due

November 18-22- N.V.C.Membership Tour the week of November 18 -22

November 23, 2019Membership Rally – Van Meter

November 28-29, 2019 - Happy Thanksgiving- Department office is CLOSED

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December

December 1, 2019 Girls State Registration Forms & Check ($400.00) from Units due to Department Office – late checks and applications will not be accepted – go to website, click on forms, click on 2020 Girls State Registration

December 1, 2019 – Membership due in office – to be counted at National for January 2020

December 24,25,26, 2019 - Merry Christmas - Department office is CLOSED

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January

January 1, 2020 - New Years Day - Department office CLOSED

January 20, 2020 - Martin Luther King Day - Department office CLOSED

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February

February 13-16, 2020 - Mid Winter Conferences - Airport Holiday Inn Des Moines

February 15, 2020 - Communique Articles Due

February 17, 2020 - Presidents Day - Department office is CLOSED

February 28, 2020 Deadline for Girls State Citizens to apply to attend – late applications will not be accepted‚Äč

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March

March 15, 2020 - American Legion Birthday 1919

March 15, 2020 -  All National Scholarship Applications are due in the Department Office

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April

April 1, 2020 – Girls State Counselor applications must be in – form on website under forms

April 15, 2020 – Unit Data Form – Direct Billing – on website under forms

April 30, 2020 – 2020-2021 District, County, and Junior Officers forms due in the Department Office

April 30, 2020 – Unit Impact Reports due to County President. 

NOTE:  All Unit Narrative Reports are to be sent to the appropriate Department Chairman for their reports and awards.  These reports must be sent in to the appropriate Chairman by the deadline or they WILL NOT be considered for judging.  DO NOT send narratives to the Department Office.  No Impact reports are accepted at the Department Office except for the 9 District Presidents.

April 30, 2020 – Last day to request a refund for Girls State.  Must use request form online.

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May

May 15, 2020 - Communique Articles Due

May 25, 2020 - Memorial Day - Department office CLOSED

May 27, 2020 – Department Convention Delegates/Alternates Form, Unit Officer Form, and other material needed to begin the new administrative year mailed to Unit Presidents from the Department Office

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June

June 1, 2020 – Iowa Merit Award application packets due to the Department Education Chairman Kim Dixon

June 5, 2020 – Poppy Proceeds check and report due in the Department Office

June 14-19, 2020 - Girls State 

June 15, 2020 - DUE DATE!!

  1. Communique Articles Due at Department.
  2. Junior Camp fee and application ($250.00) due in office – late checks and applications will not be accepted
  3. Junior Camp Counselor applications must be in – form on website under forms
  4. National Convention Delegates/Alternates/Guests/Hotel forms due in Department Office
  5. Top three top narratives chosen by Department Chairmen due to Department President
  6. Suggested Governing Document changes due to Sandy Deacon.  Copies of suggestions are to be sent to the Department Office attention: Crystal Wright.

June 19, 2020 – Girls State Inauguration at Drake University, Des Moines, IA

June 30, 2020 - Last day to request a refund for Junior Camp.  Must use request form online.

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July

July 1, 2020 – Department Convention Delegates/Alternates forms due in Department Office

July 1, 2020 – 2020-2021 Unit Officers form due in the Department Office

July 9-12, 2020 - Department Convention- Airport Holiday Inn Des Moines

July 13, 2020 - Department office CLOSED

July 15, 2020 - Programs Workshop registrations due into Department Office.

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August

August 9-14, 2020 - Junior Camp: Check in 6-7 p.m. Newton Christian Conference Center, Newton, IA

August 14, 2020 – Department Junior Convention, Christian Conference Center, Newton, IA

August 15, 2020 -  Communique Articles Due

August 28- September 3, 2020 - Louisville, Kentucky

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Please note:  Many forms were in the Unit/County/District Packets distributed at Department/District/County Leadership Workshops held in August 2019.  Do not call the office if you don’t have the proper forms as they were in the packets you should have picked up when attending the appropriate (Department, District, County) Leadership Workshop.  Check out the ALA Communiqué in the center of your Iowa Legionnaire for more valuable Auxiliary information.  The Iowa Legionnaire and the ALA Communiqué will cover three months. Also check out our website:  Programs and form information will be found on the website.  All deadlines are firmwww.iowaala.org.

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