The annual District 7 Fall Convention of the South Dakota American Legion will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, in Gayville for Legionnaires from Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Clay, Douglas, Hutchinson, and Yankton counties.
The Legion business session will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Gayville American Legion Post Home. The session will be preceded by a social hour at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Gayville American Legion Post Home. Lunch will be served after the meetings.
State Commander Rod Martens of Black Hawk (member of the Piedmont American Legion Post) will conduct the meeting and will outline his "All Four One" program for the 2009-2010 American Legion year. State Commander Martens will be assisted by State Adjutant Dennis Brenden of Watertown and State Membership Chairman Wayne Rohde of Brandon.
State Commander Martens will be introduced by District 7 Commander Jim Hornstra of Springfield. Gayville American Legion Post Commander Craig Jepsen will be in charge of local arrangements.
The District 7 Auxiliary will hold its meeting at 1:30 p.m. the same day in the American Legion Post Home.