The American Legion Department of North Carolina has announced that the North Carolina Department’s convention set for Raleigh in June 2020 is canceled. This announcement follows the recent cancellation of the National Convention.
Department Commander James Moore wrote, “The decision to cancel these events and programs was extremely difficult but deemed necessary, first and foremost in the interest of health and safety, and in the face of uncertainty. “
In addition, some very visible American Legion programs will have changes for this year. They are:
- American Legion Baseball and Softball are canceled for 2020.
- Tarheel Boy’s State set for 21-27 June is canceled.
- NC Student Trooper Program set for 19-24 July is canceled.
The Department’s website has many reference items about Covid-19 and its effect on local and state American Legion activities. Visit: nclegion.org Many items are available from the department, but links appear below: below
Commander Moore’s Letter 15 April 2020 Click here for the PDF copy
Email memorandum from National Headquarters in reference to Resolution #3. Click here to read the memorandum
Resolution #3 – Cancellation of 2020 National Convention and awarding of 2026 National Convention. Click here to read the resolution.
Department Judge Advocate’s legal opinion in respect to the forms of Posts’ annual elections during the time frame of this pandemic. Click here to view the legal opinion document
ALNC District Meeting Updates 2020 Click here to view the updates.
Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order NO.121 Click here to view the order.
ALNC COVID-19 Update March 25, 2020 Click here to view the message.
Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order NO.120 Click here to view the order.
An urgent message about Coronavirus from the National Commander James “Bill” Oxford! Click here to view the message.
An urgent message to NC posts, districts, and divisions about Coronavirus and COVID-19! Click here to view the message.