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Oct 22 2014

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ALL STATE PROGRAM UPDATE

POST RECOGNITION AWARDS

A POST MEMBERSHIP BANNER will be awarded to each Post that meets their 2015 Membership by June 30, 2015.

100% plus Post Commander and Quartermaster pins to Posts exceeding 100% by May 8, 2015.

Post Commander and Post Quartermaster Ball Cap to Posts who are 100% in membership by May 8, 2015.

Post with the largest increase of new Legacy Life Members by the day prior to judging will receive a check in the amount of $200.00

 

2014-2015 ALL STATE TEAM

There can be a maximum of 30 Posts on The All-State Team.

The 30 All State Posts will receive an All State Post Banner.

For a Post to be eligible, it must have reached 101% of their Membership Quota by June 30, 2015

The Post Quartermaster must be bonded.

The Post must have been inspected by October 31, 2014.

The Post Commander must attend each District Meeting or have an authorized member attend.

The Post Commander or designated Post Officer must attend a Department or District School of Instruction.

All Audit Reports must be turned into State Headquarters as required by Section 218 of the National By-Laws and Manual of Procedure.

Posts with less than 50 members are not eligible for the All State Team. To be eligible the Post must increase their membership to 50 members. The Post will then be classified as 100%.

The Post must participate in the following programs.

Buddy Poppy Program purchase minimum of 5 poppies per member
Voice of Democracy Program (must submit a student to the District level for District judging)
Patriot’s Pen Program (must submit a student to the District level for District judging)

Teacher of the Year Program (must submit at least one Teacher to the District Level for District judging)

National Military Services (must make a $100.00 donation to National Military Services)

Have a Post Service Officer appointed.

The Post must have submitted the following reports at least once during the first half of the year (May 1 thru October 31) and once during the second half (November 1 thru April 30)

Hospital Report
Americanism Report
Community Activities Report
Safety Report
Youth Activities Report

Post must submit a Community Service Record Book for judging by 5pm on May 8, 2015.

Post will receive points for membership – When the Post has completed all the above programsreports, and submitted Community Service Record Book, one fifth (1/5) of one (1) point will be assigned for each additional member above 101%.

Posts reported in 3 categories of Community Activities to include 1 report in support of homeless veterans, 4 categories of Safety, 8 categories of Americanism and 4 categories of Youth Activities during the reporting period of May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015 will receive a State Citation.

Posts submitting Hospital Reports for 1st and 2nd reporting periods will receive a State Citation.

 

 ALL STATE TEAM AWARDS

The All State Post Commanders that have met all the criteria including membership by May 8, 2015 will receive: A Citation; an All State cap; and an All State pin. A check in the amount of $300.00, to assist in payment of expenses while attending and participating at the State Convention, will be presented. Time of payment will be at the discretion of the Department Commander. The All State Commanders that met the criteria except for membership by May 8. 2015 and meets the membership criteria by June 30, 2015 will receive: A Citation; an All State cap; and an All State pin.

The All State Post Quartermasters that have met all the criteria including membership by May 8, 2015 will receive: A Citation; an All State cap; and an All State pin. A check in the amount of $300.00 to assist in payment of expenses while attending and participating at the State Convention will be presented. Time of payment will be at the discretion of the Department Commander. The All State Quartermasters that met the criteria except for membership by May 8. 2015 and meets the membership criteria by June 30, 2015 will receive: A Citation; an All State cap; and an All State pin.

 

The All State Commanders and All State Quartermasters that achieved All State status by May 8, 2015 will be individually recognized at the Awards Program during the State Convention. The Remaining All State Commanders and All State Quartermasters will be recognized at their next District Meeting.

From the All State Team, the Post with the highest points in the All State Judging on May 9th will be designated as the Outstanding Post of the Year 2014-2015. The Commander and Quartermaster of this Post will be the Captains of the All State Team.

The Awards and Citation Committee will break all ties and their decision will be final.

 

2014-2015 ALL STATE DISTRICT COMMANDERS

For a District Commander to qualify, the Commander must meet the following All State District Commanders criteria:

For a District to be eligible it must increase its membership by meeting its assigned membership quota by June 30, 2015

Membership Quota: minimum 101%

All Posts in the District must be inspected by 31 October, 2014.

Post Quartermasters, for all Posts in the District, must be properly bonded.

District Quartermaster must be properly bonded.

All Audit Reports, for the District and all Posts in the District, must be turned in to State Headquarters as required by the National By-Laws and Manual of Procedure.

All Posts in the District must report in these categories: Americanism, Community Activities, Safety, Youth Activities, and Hospital.

All Posts must have purchased Buddy Poppies.

District Commander must attend or have a designated elected district officer attend a State School of Instruction.

District must conduct a District School of Instruction prior or during its first District Meeting. State representative to the first District Meeting must report SOI on the District meeting report.

District must make a donation of at least $250 to National Military Services.

 

ALL STATE DISTRICT COMMANDERS AWARDS

Each All State District Commander will receive a Citation and an All State District Commander’s cap.

The All State District Commanders that achieved All State status by May 8, 2015 will be individually recognized at the Awards Program during the State Convention. The Remaining All State District Commanders will be recognized at their next District Meeting.

Each All State District Commander will receive a VFW Jacket if all Posts within the District are 100% or more in membership.

 

 

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