Boys, Girls State orientations set for May 1

District 7 South Dakota American Legion Boys State, and South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State orientation sessions will be held on May 1.

Boys State and Girls State delegates from Bon Homme, Clay, and Yankton counties will meet in Springfield, at the United Church of Christ,1002 Collage Street.

Boys State and Girls State from Charles Mix, Douglas, and Hutchinson Counties will meet in Geddes, at the Community Center, 420 S. Main Street.

Registration is at 1:30 p.m. with the sessions starting at 2 p.m.

South Dakota American Legion Boys State will be held in Aberdeen on the campus of Northern State University, from May 30, through June 3. This will be the 69th session of Boys State at Northern State University.

South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State will be held in Vermillion on the campus of the University of South Dakota from May 30 through June 4. This will be the 65th session of Girls State.

Boys State and Girls State delegates are expected to attend the orientation sessions to learn what is expected of them as they attend Boys State and Girls State.  Their parents should come to the orientation sessions as well, so they know what is going on and if they have any questions about the programs.

For more information contact James Hornstra, District 7 Americanism or Kathy Hornstra, District 7 Auxiliary president, at 605-369-5555 or email hornstrajk@yahoo.com.

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