Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Dear Legionnaires,

The American Legion Department of Maine wants to let you know that we are here for you during these difficult times. Our staff and department officers are working carefully to make sure our organization continues to run smoothly and is here to support you with any issues that transpire. We are also working to help keep you informed on any updated information regarding the current Coronavirus pandemic and how it affects you, our Posts and our Department.  


DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS:

The American Legion, Department of Maine Headquarters office is now open Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm with some of our staff working remotely on Friday. Voicemail messages relating to Department, Post or District should be left by calling 207-873-3229 Ext. 2 and messages relating to Veterans Assistance should be left by calling 207-754-6044. All emails should be sent to legionme[at]mainelegion[dot]org .  If you plan to visit HQ, please remember to bring your mask and follow social distancing. All Posts are encouraged to process their membership utilizing the  MyLegion.org  website portal. However, for those Posts that do not use MyLegion.org, please continue to process membership manually and mail to Department Headquarters where staff will process as soon as they can.  Please see below up-to-date resources, cancellations and rescheduled events.  

Phone – Department HQ
Leave a message at 207-873-3229 Ext. 2 and a staff member will return your call.
Veterans Assistance
207-754-6044

Email
legionme[at]mainelegion[dot]org

Service Office
Phone: 207-623-5726
Email:  carl[dot]curtis2[at]va[dot]gov  
 



EVENTS CANCELLED/RESCHEDULED:
Maine Department Fall Conference = Cancelled
Dirigo Boys State - Cancelled
Maine Department Convention - Cancelled
Maine Department Testimonial - Cancelled
Maine Legion Baseball - Cancelled
American Legion National Convention - Cancelled
American Legion Baseball (Regional Tournaments and Legion World Series) -
Cancelled
Awarding American Legion Baseball and Samsung American Legion Scholarships - Suspended for 2020

National Oratorical Finals-
Cancelled
National Spring Meetings - Cancelled
National Shooting Sports Competition - Cancelled
National Membership Workshop - Cancelled
National Legacy Run - Cancelled
National Americanism Conferences - Cancelled
National Children & Youth Conference - Cancelled
National Leading Candidate Orientation - Cancelled
Boys Nation - Cancelled
VA Maine Fisher House Dedication Ceremony - Cancelled


We will continue to update as information becomes available. 


To All Legion Posts in Maine!
Please follow all directives from the Federal, State, and Local Jurisdictions regarding the Coronavirus. Each Post is responsible to take proper action. For questions, please call The American Legion State Headquarters at 207-873-3229, Ext. 2

ARE YOU READY TO OPEN YOUR POST HOME?
The Department of Maine currently has two Posts open at this time. If you are considering opening your Post, please contact Department HQ at 207-873-3229 Ext. 2 or 207-754-6044 to follow guidelines and Maine State laws to properly open.  The guidelines made to open earlier may differ from the guidelines for June 1st and July 1st.

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