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“Be the One” takes the stage at the national convention

Over the past 20 years, more than 120,000 veterans have committed suicide. However, the American Legion is all about one number – one. A new campaign, called “Be the One”, aims to change the conversation, reduce the stigma of seeking mental health help and empower everyone to help save a veteran’s life. At the 103rd […]

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THE AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION TRIBUTE TO D’ESCOFFIER’S LEADERSHIP DURING THE NATIONAL CONVENTION

Kathleen Vossenberg Named ACF’s 2022 Cutting Edge Award Recipient and Certified Pastry Master® Frank Vollkommer is the guest speaker at the annual ACF National Convention Vegas CHICAGO, August 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Two members of the Auguste Escoffier School of the Culinary Arts Leadership Team were recognized by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) at their […]

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Wreaths Across America issues national call to stand out and wave flags to remember 9/11 anniversary

COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine (August 25, 2022) – On Sunday, September 11, 2022, the national nonprofit organization Wreaths Across America calls on all Americans to join them in waving the American flag in their own communities to commemorate the 21st anniversary of 9/11. At 8:46 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, five hijackers took control of […]

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GMD: Laurel FFA is growing, on the way to the national convention

LAUREL, Del. – Good Morning Delmarva shines a light on a local high school’s FFA program and how their commitment to developing their agriculture department earned them a spot at the FFA National Convention. Agriculture is a core industry in Delaware, and according to the USDA, Delaware ranks first nationally in the value of agricultural […]

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Wreaths Across America issues national call to stand out and waves flags to remember 9/11 anniversary

On September 11theand every Tuesday, the non-profit organization wishes to honor the “Freeport Flag Ladies” and those affected by 9/11, by joining together to wave the national flag COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine, August 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About Sunday, September 11, 2022the national non-profit organization Wreaths Across America (WAA) is calling on all Americans to join […]

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VET TV will present and broadcast the 103rd National Convention

Veteran Entertainment Television (VET Tv) will be on hand during the 103rd American Legion National Convention from August 29 through September 29. 1, 2022 in Milwaukee. The streaming service dedicated to authentic storytelling of veterans by veterans will report on the most pressing and timely issues facing American veterans and their families. VET TV’s coverage […]

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VET Tv presents and broadcasts the 103rd National Convention of the American Legion |

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VET Tv will present and broadcast the 103rd American Legion National Convention

VET logo VET logo SAN DIEGO, Aug. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veteran Entertainment Television (VET Tv) announced today that it will be onsite at 103rd American Legion National Convention, August 29-September 1, 2022 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The streaming service dedicated to authentic storytelling of veterans by veterans will report on the most pressing and […]

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Editorial: The national mental health crisis appeal system is experiencing its own crisis | Editorial

The new national 988 hotline, a 911-style emergency call system for people contemplating suicide or other mental health crises, encountered a fairly significant acceptance problem. The system is barely a month old, yet there is already a movement underway to boycott it. Some users say it can aggravate existing mental trauma. Despite being advertised as […]

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Improved National Convention App for 2022

Since 2011, attendees of the American Legion National Convention have had access to a dedicated mobile app in addition to the traditional convention program. The app features updated schedules for meetings and speakers, floor events and more. But this year, the application of the convention is being updated. For 2022, the app’s scope will expand […]

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APWU National Convention: Division, Retiree Conferences Getting Down to Business

When delegates arrived in Maryland’s National Harbor for the 26th Biennial National Convention, the Clerk’s, Maintenance, Motor Vehicle Services, and Support Services divisions held their respective conferences, alongside the retiree conference of the APWU. At the Clerk Crafts Division Conference, Director Lamont Brooks led members in a discussion on how to continue to protect and […]

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American Legion National Convention hosts job fair, careers, and credentialing events for vets and families

The American Legion hosts a number of events in Milwaukee for veterans and spouses transitioning into new professions and careers. Along with its national convention being held there later this month, The American is collaborating with Hiring Our Heroes for an employment workshop on August 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Hilton […]

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The Golf Heritage Society Hosts the 2022 National Convention in Indianapolis

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (August 9, 2022) – The Golf Heritage Society (GolfHeritage.org) will hold its 51st National Convention September 21-24 in Indianapolis. “The GHS will host a memorable National Convention in Indianapolis, with a variety of programs and activities for attendees,” said Society President Dr. Bern Bernacki, “including stories and tributes to Pete and Alice Dye […]

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Meals on Wheels America and celebrity supporters issue national call for #RespectYourElders

Celebrities – including Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Lily Tomlin, Gayle King, Bass Spear and more – Join the social media challenge to share words of wisdom from elders ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Meals on Wheels America – the national governing organization that supports more than 5,000 community programs dedicated to ending hunger and […]

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Republican National Convention in Milwaukee

Republican National Convention in Milwaukee Tony Evers and Donald Trump announce choice of convention city Updated: 10:49 a.m. CDT August 7, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript NICK IS THE BIPartisan PUSH THAT IS CREDITED FOR LANDING THIS HUGE CONVENTION. NICK: Alright. MILWAUKEE CITY AND COUNTY LEADERS HAVE REALLY MADE STRONG POWER FOR THE CONVENTION, SAYING […]

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Milwaukee officially chosen as host site for the 2024 Republican National Convention

Milwaukee will officially be the site of the 2024 Republican National Convention, hosting an event that could draw 50,000 visitors and millions of dollars to the city. It’s a move by Republicans to try to retake Wisconsin after Democratic President Joe Biden narrowly defeated Republican Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Wisconsin has been […]

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Milwaukee chosen to host the 2024 Republican National Convention

MILWAUKEE — The Republican National Committee on Friday officially announced Milwaukee as the host city for the 2024 Republican National Convention. The committee voted for Milwaukee unanimously. Just now: The Republican National Committee has just unanimously chosen Milwaukee to host the Republican National Convention in 2024, according to Wisconsin GOP party chairman Paul Farrow. —Charles […]

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Jack and Jill of America, Inc. held the 45th National Convention July 26-31 in Orlando, Florida

Jack and Jill’s moms attend the 45th National Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Convention. Left to Right: Tara Aikens, Chapter President; Rachelle Grégory, member; Shirley Barber James, former National President (15th); & MarRonde Lumpkin-Lodson, Chapter Vice President Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, the first African-American family organization, held its 45th national convention July […]