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Registration is open for the Department of Minnesota Convention

WILLMAR — The 105th American Legion Department of Minnesota Convention is July 11-13 at the Willmar Conference Center, with some standing committees meeting on July 10. Willmar Post 167 is hosting.

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Sports betting bill provides tax relief for charitable gambling

ST. PAUL — The American Legion Department of Minnesota, Allied Charities of Minnesota and the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association all are in support of a sports betting bill that would provide historic tax relief for charitable gambling.

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Department Executive Committee approves 2 resolutions

Real estate agent Jon Haworth, a 4th District vice commander, said the resolution brings VA loans to be in line with the Minnesota Fair Housing Act and the laws of several states where it is illegal to discriminate against marital status.

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ALR Director: Where should the Fund 85 Run start and end?

We are beginning to plan the Fund 85 Run for July 25-28 with the kickoff party on July 24. This year the run will be around southern Minnesota.

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ALR Director: Legacy Run now will raise funds for assisting Minnesota veterans

Please note, National HQ is no longer accepting donations to the Legacy Scholarship Fund. I know that many of you have it in your budget to donate to the Fund 84 (the Legacy Scholarship fund). If we receive a check made out to Fund 84, the donation will be applied to the new National American Legion Riders Mission — American Legion Veterans and Children Fund.

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Come to the Sweetheart Rally

FOREST LAKE — The Sweetheart Rally happens Saturday, Feb. 3, at Forest Lake Post 225 and promises to be a good get-together. Social hour and membership turn-in are at 11 a.m. Lunch is at noon with a program to follow.

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What does Fund 85 do?

Your charity makes a difference. Here, the Legionnaire provides our readers with Fund 85 money disbursed Jan.-July. The funds don’t go to the veteran, but, rather, to the need, such as a landlord or utility.

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Pearl Harbor Rally brought out camaraderie

Time was allotted for members to announce their intentions to run for offices. Elections are at the department and detachment conventions in July.