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Department Convention Set for Topeka May 19-21

Ramada Hotel, 420 E. 6th Street, in Topeka will serve as the site of the 99th Annual Convention of The American Legion Department of Kansas. Joining the Legion in Convention will be the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion who will hold their own independent Conventions in addition to two joint sessions involving all three groups. The Convention is expected to feature a number of speakers including American Legion National Vice Commander Doug Boldt from Nebraska and S.A.L. National Vice Commander Kenneth Yanke from Colorado, several of this year’s Youth Champions, and Kansas’ Fire and Policeman of the Year. Various awards for Americanism, Children & Youth, Post Histories, Post Service Officers and will also be pre- sented. A highlight of the Convention will be the drawing for this Spring’s Sweepstakes with special prizes available should any of the thirteen winners be present during the drawing on Sunday. 

Full story in the Sunflower Legionnaire.


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