2016 Winter Conference Sweepstakes Winners
$2500.00 – Bruce Carlson of Mekinock, ND
$750.00 – Shelby Arcand of Williston, ND
$350.00 – Arlene Olsen of Grand Forks, ND
$250.00 – Gene Russ of Minot, ND
$150.00 – Cheryl Crook of Bismarck, ND
National Leading Candidate Charles Schmidt
Attended the Winter Conference
National Leading Candidate Charles E. Schmidt of Oregon Post 63 was the guest speaker at the ND American Legion Winter Conference banquet on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Schmidt also gave greetings to the Legion Family at the Joint Opening Session on Friday, January 29, 2016. Click here for more information on National Leading Candidate Schmidt.
High School Oratorical Finals
The 2016 High School Oratorical Finals will be held at the upcoming Winter Conference. The Oratorical Finals is one of the many highlights that is enjoyed by all in attendance at the Winter Conference. These High School students always give an impressive speech with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Attending the State Oratorical Finals is something you will not want to miss. This year, they will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Bismarck Ramkota. Click here for more information on the ND American Legion High School Oratorical Contest.
Winter Conference Press Association Luncheon
The Press Association Luncheon will be on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the ND American Legion Winter Conference. This luncheon recognizes and awards individuals or groups from and throughout the state who have made major accomplishments in publicizing or promoting any of the many fields in which The American Legion is interested and active in. This encompasses a wide field, including but not limited to Americanism, conservation, state loyalty, public service, agriculture and industry, ethnic and veterans coverage, religion and education and national prominence. Tickets are available on the Winter Conference PreRegistration form.