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Department Meetings

School of Instruction
September 8-10, 2023
PAL Hotel in Springfield

All AMVETS are invited to attend an educational weekend in Springfield. 

Where: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield, Illinois

Room rates are $99/night + taxes and fees

Hotel reservations must be made through the HQ staff

Deadline: 08/16 by 4 PM

Who should come?

Anyone who wants to learn more about AMVETS procedures and policies!


What sort of things will be taught? Will there be a test?

There will be classes on membership procedures, programs reporting, communications, claims filing procedures and more. No tests! Staff will be here to answer your questions.


Will my room be paid for?

Department elected officers, department elected appointments, Post SEC man and TWO delegates from each post are invited to attend! Those individuals will receive a hotel room, mileage and per diem.


Anyone after that will be responsible for their own room and expenses.

The Annual Picnic will be held Saturday evening at the VFW on 2349 Stockyard Rd in Springfield. Come for a free meal and some fellowship. 


Buses will be available to transport people to and from the picnic

District Meetings

District Meetings 

District 1 Meetings:

Meetings will be held the 3rd Thursday in February, May and September at 7:30 PM. Location TBD.

District 2 Meetings:

09/17/23 at Post #245.                     

01/21/24 at Post 922.


04/14/24 at Post #90. Dinner at noon; meeting at 1 PM.

District 3 Meetings:

District 3 will meet on 09/09/23 at the PAL Hotel in Springfield, 15 minutes after the School of Instruction ends.

District 4 Meetings:

District 4 will meet on 10/08/23 at 1 PM at the Fisher AMVETS Post 52.

District 5 Meetings:

All District 5 meetings will begin at 1 PM. 

08/20/23 at Post 51 in Granite City.

01/14/24 at Post 148 in Waltonville.

05/19/24 at Post 40 in Effingham

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