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2016-2017 DEADLINE CHECK LIST FOR UNITS

 

AUGUST

August 5-6, 2016 – Department Leadership Workshop

August 26-September 1, 2016 – National Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio

SEPTEMBER

September 5, 2016 – Labor Day – Department Office is closed

OCTOBER

October 1 2016 – Girls State information will be on website

October 1, 2016 – Unit Impact Reports will be on website under forms

October 10, 2016 – Columbus Day Observance – Department Headquarters Office is closed

October 20, 2016 – Gold Club Membership Renewals are due in the Department Office

October 20, 2016 – Unit Obligation form and check due in the Department Office

October 20, 2016– Poppy Orders due in the Department Office - NO LATE ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED

NOVEMBER

November 11, 2016Veterans Day Observance – Department Headquarters Office is closed

November TBD, 2016 – Membership Rally - TBD

November 24-26, 2016Thanksgiving – Department Headquarters Office is closed

DECEMBER

December 1, 2016 – Girls State Registration Forms & Check ($400.00) from Units due to Department Office – late checks and applications will not be accepted – go to website, click on forms, click on 2017 Girls State Registration

December 15, 2016 – Membership due in office – to be counted at National for January 2017

December 23-27, 2016 Christmas – Department Office is closed

JANUARY

January 2, 2017– New Year’s Day – Department Headquarters Office is closed

January 16, 2017Martin Luther King Day – Department Headquarters Office is closed

January 31, 2017 – Membership is delinquent - (and loss of continuous years if turned in after this date to National Office)  

FEBUARY

February 10-12, 2017 – Mid-Winter Conference, Airport Holiday Inn, Des Moines

February 13, 2017 – Day after Mid-Winter Conference – Department Headquarters Office is closed

February 15, 2017 – Presidents’ Day – Department Headquarters Office is closed

February 28, 2017 – Deadline for Girls State Citizens to apply to attend – late applications will not be accepted

MARCH

March 15, 2017 – All National Scholarship Applications are due in the Department Office

APRIL

April 1, 2017– Junior Camp fee and application ($125.00) due in office – late checks and applications will not be accepted

April 1, 2017 – Junior Camp and Girls State Counselor applications must be in – form on website under forms

April 15, 2017 – Unit Data Form – Direct Billing – on website under forms

April 30, 2017 – 2017-2018 District, County, and Junior Officers forms due in the Department Office

April 30, 2017 – Unit Impact Reports due to County President.  NOTE:  All Unit Narrative  Reports are to  be sent to the appropriate Department Chairman for their reports and awards.  These reports must be sent in to the  appropriate Chairman by the deadline or they WILL NOT be considered for judging.  DO NOT send narratives to the Department Office.  No Impact reports are accepted at the Department Office except for the 9 District Presidents.

April 30, 2017 – Last day to request a refund for Junior Camp or Girls State.  Must use request form online.

MAY

May 20, 2017– Department Convention Delegates/Alternates Form, Unit Officer Form, and other material needed to begin the new administrative year mailed to Unit Presidents from the Department Office 

May 29, 2017 – Memorial Day, Department Headquarters Office is closed

JUNE

June 1, 2017 – Iowa Merit Award application packets due to the Department Education Chairman Sue Schlitter

June 5, 2017 – Poppy Proceeds check and report due in the Department Office

June 4-9, 2017 – Junior Camp, Christian Conference Center, Newton, IA

June 9, 2017 – Department Junior Convention, Christian Conference Center, Newton, IA

June 18-23, 2017 – Iowa Girls State at Drake University, Des Moines, IA

June 23, 2017 – Girls State Inauguration at Drake University, Des Moines, IA

June 15, 2017– National Convention Delegates/Alternates/Guests/Hotel forms due in Department Office

June 15, 2017 – Top three top narratives chosen by Department Chairmen due to Department President

June 15, 2017 – Suggested Governing Document changes due to Sandy Deacon.  Copies of suggestions are to be sent to the Department Office attention Marlene Valentine

JULY

July 1, 2017 – Department Convention Delegates/Alternates forms due in Department Office

July 1, 2017 – 2017-2018 Unit Officers form due in the Department Office

July 21-23, 2017 – Department Convention, Des Moines, IA - Installation of new officers

 

Please note:  Many forms were in the Unit/County/District Packets distributed at Department/District/County Leadership Workshops held in August 2016.  Do not call the office if you don’t have the proper forms as they were in the packets you should have picked up when attending the appropriate (Department, District, County) Leadership Workshop.  Check out the ALA Communiqué in the center of your Iowa Legionnaire for more valuable Auxiliary information.  The Iowa Legionnaire and the ALA Communiqué will cover three months. Also check out our website:  Programs and form information will be found on the website.  All deadlines are firmwww.iowaala.org.

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