Legion fall convention to be held October 7

Posted October 2, 2012 at 6:08 pm

The annual District 3 Fall Convention of the South Dakota American Legion will be held Sunday, Oct. 7, in Pierre for Legionnaires from Hand, Hughes, Hyde, Potter, Stanley, Sully, Gregory, Lyman and Tripp counties.

The Legion business session will begin at 2 p.m. in Pierre American Legion Post Home. A social will be held at 1 p.m. in the Post Home. Lunch will be served following the meeting along with a live band playing music.

State Commander Byron Callies of Watertown will conduct the meeting and will outline his “If you build it, they will come” program for the 2012-2013 American Legion year. State Commander Callies will be assisted by State Adjutant Dennis Brenden of Watertown and State Membership Chairman Royce Loesch of Pierre.

The main item on the agenda will be the election for District Vice Commander.

The District 3 Auxiliary will hold its meeting at 2 p.m. the same day in the VFW.

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