Updated information for safe practices during COVID-19

This may apply to your Post operations of its member’s club. https://www.azdhs.gov/documents/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/infectious-disease-epidemiology/novel-coronavirus/community/bars-nightclubs-dine-in.pdf

Distance and mask when you can’t and don’t share surfaces with others who do not live with you in the same home. Don’t conduct activity that attracts crowds that may crowd beyond safe limits.

Protect your employees.
Best everyone!

Arizona American Legion Fall Conference 2020 ZOOM scheduling 10/29/2020 6:00 PM

Members of the Department of Arizona American Legion Family,

We will not be able to meet in person for Fall Conference 2020.

If you did not receive this announcement via the email you believe Department Headquarters has, please reply to hdqtrs and ask to be added to the regular email announcements list if you wish.

Regular Committee meetings will be conducted via teleconference.

· The Chairperson of each committee will organize their own meeting with their members.

· The Chairperson may query their members regarding an in-person meeting abiding by safe rules, at a mutual location/Post and some members may still attend remotely as needed.

· Collect the information to be shared at the Department Conference Meeting. These meetings will be held on their agreed upon date, not earlier than Thursday October 22, 2020 and not later than

The Department Conference Meeting convenes on Thursday October 29, 2020 at 6:00PM

· Reports to be presented are to be submitted to Department Headquarters to be published for membership in one Department online resource.

The Department Conference Meeting will be teleconference held after the last Regular Committee meets and not later than Thursday October 29, 2020 at 6:00PM

· The Officers of the Department Executive Committee will be invited to the Department Conference Meeting to HEAR REPORTS before breaking for the next meeting immediately called at the end of the Conference Meeting. (after bio-break)

· Awards will be announced and distributed as practical in the weeks surrounding, in the most convenient way.

The Department Executive Committee will convene via Zoom for

· The disposition of resolutions deferred from Department Convention 2020

· Announcements and other news as may be needed.

· General announcements will be made to close this Department Executive Committee.

· Zoom will be used for this meeting in order to collect necessary minutes.

o Phone only zoom will be available.

o Attendees are reminded that Executive portions of all meetings are Corporate Confidential and sharing of access or information is prohibited except by written request to the Chairperson of each Committee to include the use of any information obtained.

· The regular Sweepstakes drawing will be held in December 2020 via remote and winners announced and paid in accordance with regular Department procedures.

Angel Juarez

Arizona American Legion

(602) 264-7706 Fax (602) 264-0029

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Training Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Introducing Training Tuesdays

Beginning in October, American Legion National Headquarters staff will present 60 to 90-minute sessions on topics aimed at post commanders and adjutants. Please join us to learn more about these two topics.

October 27, 2020 – 7PM EDT


Changes & Updates to Online Membership Processing

Focuses on basic overview of the new myLegion platform with an emphasis on the first log in authentication requirements, what the home page looks like, and how to view, edit and process renewals, adding new members, and transferring existing members. membership processing

Presenter: Libby Vickers, Product Support Specialist, IT Division

Buddy Check

Focus on the 5 W’s (Who, What, When, Where, and Why) of the program and discuss the relevance, importance and strategic objectives of taking care of our fellow veterans

Presenter: Ron Neff (IN), Member Engagement Coordinator, Internal Affairs & Membership Division

To access the training link Presented via Microsoft Teams click – HERE

COVID-19 Prevention and the Role You Play

Reminders from Arizona Department of Health Services:

Please post and email out to your Post members.

COVID-19 Prevention and the Role You Play

Community and business partners, working together with local health departments, have an important role in slowing the spread of diseases in Arizona.

The actions you take and the plans you create today make a difference. The following content includes some important steps to protect yourself and others from getting and spreading COVID-19 in your community.

All members of the Arizona community should take the following precautions to protect themselves from respiratory illnesses, such as COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Wear masks in public settings if they can be safely managed.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Use a bleach-and-water solution (0.1% solution; 1:50 dilution) or disinfectant with a label that says “EPA approved” for killing bacteria and viruses. Always follow directions on product labels.

If you are at higher risk for severe illness, you should avoid attending congregate settings. People at higher risk for severe illness include adults 65 or older and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions. These recommendations remain the best way to protect yourself and our communities as Arizona progresses through the phased reopening process.

For more information on laboratory testing, discontinuation of home isolation, and workplace and community-specific questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

General Resources:



Angel Juarez

State Adjutant

Arizona American Legion

(602) 264-7706 Fax (602) 264-0029

"Ora et labora et lege; Deus adest sine mora”. (Pray and work and read, God is there without delay)

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24/7 Support Line: 1-866-4AZ-VETS

If you are a Servicemember, Reservist, Guardsman or Veteran in crisis:
Please call the Military and Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 PRESS 1
or visit www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/military-crisis-line

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The 2020 Military Ball Military Ball held at Post 35 on November 14th at 6pm.

Subject: The 2020 Military Ball

Hi Angel,

Hope all is well.

As discussed earlier, I have attached the flyer for the Military Ball that is being held at Post 35 on November 14th at 6pm.

At your convenience, please share the flyer with Department, Districts and Posts. Any funds raised are going to the charitable efforts of The American Legion. We are limiting the event to a maximum of 80 guests. First come, first served. Anyone interested can call and reserve tickets. Our phone number is 480-821-0002.

Thank you,

Jeff Varga

2020 Military Ball Flyer.pdf