GENESEE COUNTY CONVENTION CORPORATION
PRESENTS THE AMERICAN LEGION, DEPARTMENT OF MICHIGAN
State Convention June 22 - 25 , 2017
All room requests and special needs are to be placed through:
THE HOLIDAY INN GATEWAY CENTRE
5353 GATEWAY CENTRE, FLINT, MI 48507
If the Holiday Inn is full please call the Courtyard 1-810-232-3500
CODE: ALM - DEADLINE: May 30, 2017
American Legion Baseball
Registration is open now!
What do Ted Williams, Yogi Berra and Reggie Jackson have in common? If you said baseball you are only half-correct. The answer is American Legion Baseball! More than half of current major-leaguers played Legion Baseball.
Registration/Insurance deadline is May 15th. For more information check out our Baseball Page.
Michigan Boys State
Michigan Boys State
June 18 - June 24, 2017
Grand Valley State University - Allendale Campus
Boys State is an educational program sponsored by the American Legion Departments across the country to help young men learn about government and how it works. Our motto is "Learn by Doing". The Boys State educational staff's goal is to facilitate the learning process by giving the citizens of Boys State an opportunity to govern themselves, and to run their own state.
Deadline is May 26, 2017
In partnership with the Michigan State Police, this program will teach young men and women about a career in law enforcement. If a student is interested about a career in law enforcement or is not sure, they should attend this program.
Proper handling of firearms
Classes on crime lab and forensics
Intense physical training
and other aspects of a law enforcement career
2017 Teacher of the Year Winners
Congratulation to all our Teachers of the Year!
Each year 5 teachers (one each Zone) is nominated based on their competence, community involvement, and school involvement in patriotism/Americanism/community service programs.
Jann Thielen - Menominee Area Public Schools
Denis Knapp - Wyandotte
Brad Roberts - Ida Public Schools
Marcy Putnam - Frankenmuth
Pam Bloom - Reed City
Boys State 2017
Teacher of the Year - Winners