News You Can Use & Upcoming Event Details
Online ticket order link and mail in ticket order form for the Silver Helmet Reception and Commander’s and President’s Banquet can be found under the NEC/CONVENTION tab, then click Convention. Ticket order deadline date is August 3, 2021 and there will be NO onsite ticket sales. NO EXCEPTIONS!
DEADLINE DATE REMINDERS
Year-end NEC reports are due to the National Service Chairmen postmarked by June 1.
Membership Awards listed in the Convention Digest due to the National 1st Vice President postmarked by June 15.
NEC Reports for inclusion to the National Convention book are DUE June 30th. The outgoing NEC shall prepare the Department report for National Convention. It is preferred that your report is sent via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and in WORD format.
ALL membership for the 2020 – 2021 membership year must be postmarked by June 30, 2021. This will allow processing so a pre-print card will be received. Any membership received after June 30 will NOT be processed until after National Convention. It is our goal to have the membership file to the printer for processing/shipping prior to National Convention.
Donations to be included in the Convention Book – postmarked by June 30th. Again, Departments having their convention the last weekend of June have a five (5) day grace period.
Local Revalidations are due postmarked by July 1. Department Revalidations are due July 1 however a five (5) day grace period shall be allowed if the convention is held during the last weekend in June.
National Convention Pre-registration – postmarked by July 1. Delegate registration will be accepted on-site at the higher rate of $45.00.
Scholarship applications — postmarked by July 1.
Patron’s Page submissions – postmarked by July 1.
Convention Book ads – postmarked by July 1. Ads must be copy-ready.
Blood Donor/Drive applications to the National 3rd Vice President – postmarked July 1st.
Colors/Page information to the National Sergeant-at-Arms – postmarked July 1st.
Entries for the AMVETS National Americanism and AADAA Contests are due to AMVETS National Headquarters Program Department – by July 1st.
Resolutions, Recommendations and Amendments (2 copies) to the National Parliamentarian postmarked by July 15th with one (1) copy to National Headquarters. When sending to National Headquarters, please scan/send a copy of the signed document(s).
Sackette Scholarship applications due to the National Sackette Scholarship Chairman prior to July 15th.
Sheraton Greensboro hotel room reservations – last day to book July 22, 2021.
Honors and Awards submissions and History/Scrapbooks for judging mailed to National Headquarters by July 23, 2021.
Convention Training Seminar form/fee – postmarked July 30. 2021.
For all the current information on National Convention preparation and events, please visit our website at www.amvetsaux.org and click on the NEC/National Convention tab. Also, like our Facebook page for updates and news.