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CHARTER DATE: September 26, 1919

POST NAMESAKE: Dean Memdenhall

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The American Legion Dean Mendenhall Chapter Provo Post 13 BY-LAWS DEAN MENDENHALL PROVO POST #13 ARTICLE I:Government & Management of Post. The government and management of this post is entrusted of an Executive Committee consisting of twelve members. ARTICLE II: Elected Officers are Ex-Officio Members of the Executive Committee. The elected officers of the post as provided in its Articles or Incorporation shall be ex-officio members of the Executive Committee, and shall also constitute the Board of Trustees of the Post. ARTICLE III: Election of Officers. All post officers shall be elected annually at the last meeting in June to.. Full story »
2010
Report given at District 4 Spring Convention. AMERICAN LEGION DEAN MENDENHALL CHAPTER PROVO POST 13 AMERICAN LEGION District EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT April 13, 2012 The Dean Mendenhall, Provo Post 13 respectfully submits it’s Annual Report for the Calendar year of 2011- 2012 Present. Our Post had regular monthly meetings. Our most successful events included: Boy and Girl State Program submitting 9 Girls and 9 Boys representing Timpview, Provo, and Independence High Schools. American Legion Essay Contest with 8 submissions, Flag Program presenting 14 Flags through out the community and our schools classrooms. We participated in all Provo’s Mayor’s Veteran’s Council.. Full story »
Open Letter to our Community Dear Veteran, The American Legion, Dean Mendenhall, Provo Post 13 is soliciting your Membership to join our American Legion Family. For nearly a century, The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of The American Legion have worked steadfastly, side by side, promoting patriotism and national security while supporting youth and advocating for Veterans and active-duty military. The Legion Family also includes American Legion Riders, a program of motorcycle enthusiasts supporting Americanism and it’s Ideals. Members join through a Riders Chapter at an American Legion Post. While Members of The American Legion Family are.. Full story »
Department of Utah 18 June 2012 To: Area, Districts, and Post Commanders Subject: Membership Reference: Vice Commander’s Membership Goals Thank you for the wonderful weekend in Fillmore, Utah. Thank you for the vote of confidence in me in electing me to serve as your Vice Commander for The Department of Utah. Commander Bill Dunlap, Adjutant Greg Rowley and I will communicate guidance of our goals for the Department to accomplish this year under Commander Bill’s leadership. I look forward to working for and with you this coming year. My major role and responsibility is Membership. I look forward to December.. Full story »
AMERICAN LEGION Department of Utah 18 June 2012 To: Area, Districts, and Post Commanders Subject: Membership Reference: Vice Commander’s Membership Goals Thank you for the wonderful weekend in Fillmore, Utah. Thank you for the vote of confidence in me in electing me to serve as your Vice Commander for The Department of Utah. Commander Bill Dunlap, Adjutant Greg Rowley and I will communicate guidance of our goals for the Department to accomplish this year under Commander Bill’s leadership. I look forward to working for and with you this coming year. My major role and responsibility is Membership. I look forward.. Full story »
July 13, 2012 Virginia; Area Commanders Thank you. Rather than print the Membership Statistical Reoprt out to our Area Commanders I will e-mail for discussion on Sat 14 July, 2012. As it is too early to give a statistical report at the Department Executive Meeting (DEC) I will discuss the goals and how we will achieve them. I am expecting reports from the 4 Area Commanders: 1. That all District Commanders have their Membership Packets and that all the Post have received them by now. Why not and when will they have them? 2. The plan that a Membership event.. Full story »
August 1, 2012 Department Committee Thru: Department Commander Commander: Bill Dunlap Commander Dunlap; I was looking through the Committee Members List and noticed that the positions for Trophies & Awards, Education & Scholarships, and Contest Committee Chairmen have not been assigned. For our Districts and Post benefit it would be beneficial for us to have those positions assigned ASAP for our Contests to be announced. Awards that are going to be presented by Department should be locked in now for incentives for competition for all our Contest Department wide. For the good of the Legion: Recommendation that Awards be given.. Full story »
P.O. Box 970624 Orem, Utah 84097 PH: 801-224-6168 1 August 2012 Pledge of Allegiance Opening Prayer Preamble Opening Remarks / Welcome Introductions Eat / Socialize Brief History and Connection of Post 72 and 13 to Chapter Name Dean Mendenhall Entertainment Introduction of Guest Speaker Tribute to Korean War Veterans Awards Benediction Randy D. Edwards Vice-Commander / Membership Department of Utah Confirmation for Membership BBQ 24 Orem Post 72 1 Jim Arguello 2 Todd Brazen 1 Gretchen Divine 2 Jim Donnell 2 Randy & Linda Edwards 2 Ken Balser 2 Dave Gunn 2 Department Commander 2 Dave Rader 2 Doreen Jensen (Guest Speaker) 2 Stevensen 1 Mendenhall 1 Gary Swartz Full story »
P.O.Box 970624 Orem, Utah 84097 PH: 801-224-6168 1 August 2012 Superintendent Of Schools 380 West 940 North Provo, Utah 84604 801-374-4800 Independence High School 636 North Independence Avenue Provo, Utah 84601 801-374-4920 Provo High School Attention: Helen Patterson 1125 North University Avenue Provo, Utah 84604 801-372-6550 Timpview High School Attention: Collett Davis 3570 North 650 East Provo, Utah 84604 801-221-9720 Honorable Superintendent of Schools, Principals, and Counselors, The American Legion Provo Post 13, Dean Mendenhall Chapter of Provo will be conducting the 2012-2013 American Legion Oratorical Contest, October 15th, 2012. The Location will be at above address Independence High School.. Full story »
1 August 2012 Comrades; Come one..Come All..Invite a friend… ACTIVITY: Joint Social with Post 72 and Post 13. The Dean Mendenhall Family, Guest Speaker: Doreen Jensen: Navy Media Specialist covering Iran, Irac, Afghanistan and a great evening of Socializing, Entertainment and Joint History of Dean Mendenhall. Another year has past. Summer is winding down. School is beginning and The American Legion Spirit is higher than it has been in years. As in past tradition it’s time to, STEAK FRY…to SOCIALIZE…. REFLECT on the Post’s accomplishments …..and to renew our 2012-2013 MEMBERSHIPS. WHO: All Veterans, Legioneers Spouses, Post 72 and Post.. Full story »
AMERICAN LEGION Department of Utah August 4, 2012 Subject: Trip Ticket Report Reference: National Membership Workshop August 2-4 To: Department Adjutant, Board of Trustees, Membership August 2-4, 2012 The Department Commander and I attended the National Membership Workshop. (Attached is the Schedule) My purpose: Validate the importance of the National and Department expenses to this Workshop, Report our attendance, and to report the major information from our National Committees. Thursday, August 2, 2102 was the Vice-Commander’s Travel day flying from Salt Lake City to Indianapolis, ID where I linked up with the Department Commander and unpacked for the weekend events... Full story »
AMERICAN LEGION Department of Utah August 16, 2012 Subject: National and Department Target Dates Reference: Membership August 12, 2012 Report 4) -Area Commanders; Please pass this big Thank you on to your Districts. ( 9) - District Commanders Please Pass this on to your Posts. (99) Post Commanders Please pass this on to our Members. We are starting off great. However; This is where the rubber will hit the road. Our first indicator will be Aug 31 which will reflect September 12th Kickoff. For The Good of the Legion: ... Area Commanders Please work with your Districts and encourage them.. Full story »
AMERICAN LEGION DEAN MENDENHALL PROVO POST 13 August 18, 2012 Flag Retirement Volunteers Thank you for your Service and Support during The America’s Freedom Festival of Provo, Flag Retirement Ceremony. This year’s event was an emotional event - giving honor to a great Nation, recognizing and Tributing the accomplishments of local individuals and establishments. The Flag Retirement Ceremony gives our community the opportunity to learn the proper etiquette and the proper disposal of worn, tattered, and unserviceable Flags. Our main purpose is to honor our Flag during her National Birthday June 14th. The theme that rings most vividly is that”.. Full story »
ALCON; Area 4 Commander Sheets; Area 4 Best Wishes ......Have a great Area Conference Vacation over. I am back to work. Tuesday October 3rd I am officially Retired from my civilian job. From that day forward I am commit-ed to making every American Legion event I am asked to attend. Commander Sheets; I apologize that I Will not be able to attend Area 4 Conference due to my employer responsibility. I will be retiring this Tuesday. After this week-end I will be more available. Please accept my apology for not being able to attend your event as much as I.. Full story »
September 15th, 2012 Commanders Corner Quarterly Letter Legionnaires, Auxiliary, Son’s of the American Legion and Legion Riders – Thank you for your Membership, Leadership, Participation and Service to The American Legion. I cannot believe that 2 years will have past and how much we have accomplished together. I want to thank You for your trust and confidence you have given me as your Post Commander. We are asking again for your Membership for the coming year. Membership is measured from August to August. Your Paid Memberships are the resources that keep our Programs and Scholarships alive for the youth of.. Full story »
DO NOT TRY TO FIND REASONS TO NOT TRY – FIND REASONS TO TRY.” Legionnaires, Auxiliary, Son’s of the American Legion, and Legion Riders – Thank you for your Membership, Leadership, Participation, and Service to The American Legion.” DMS ---is Direct Mail Service When we don’t get from our Districts and Areas we should mention that our Membership is lower than expected – but appreciate what they have done. T – To Encourage E A M Department has Staff District does it all Has to get the Posts involved. a. Invite Posts to Department for Awards b. District Roll Call - Ask.. Full story »
Provo Post grew from 61 members to 118 due to revitalization On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 6:13 AM, Sparks, Sean C. wrote: Randy, This is a list, and examples of what will be sent to the volunteers. We do not send the letters out until a week before the event, but here is something for you to send to the volunteers. I would recommend that you start coordinating times and everything with Matt Herndon, Deputy Director of Membership, because these times are tentative to change. Matt’s email address is mherndon@legion.org. These are only examples of what we send.. Full story »
Membership 18 October 2012 ALCON; Legionnaires, Auxiliary, Son Of The American Legion, and Legion Riders 18 October 2012 To all the Legion Family Thank you for all you do... To make Utah one of the most outstanding Membership States in the nation is to achieve our National Membership Quota. To really stand out in the Membership drive is reach the Departments Goal Quota. Department Membership Goals are achievable. "To meet Our National Quota we only need 2,403 more members to achieve 100% Quota". We can do that in the next month if everyone pushes with everything they have.......Veteran's Day is.. Full story »
1 November 2012 Utah National Parks Council Boy Scouts of America 748 N 1340 W Orem, UT 84057 Attention: John N. Gailey Program Director Subject: The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Reference: National $10,000 Scholarship Mr. Gailey; The American Legion annually sponsors an “Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship”. This Contest is open to any Eagle Scout who meets the following eligibility requirements: · Be a registered active member of a duly chartered Boy Scout Troop or Varsity Scout Team and the Son or Grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member. · Have received the Eagle Scout Award. · Be an.. Full story »
Comrades; November 1, 2012 Thank you for your Membership to The American Legion, Dean Mendenhall, Provo Post #13. It is again that time that we re-new our memberships. The memberships have all been sent out and we anxiously wait their return. If you would like for us to come and pick it up we will……. just call and the Commander will personally will be there… 801-224-6168. We only need your membership to have 100% membership for our Post. Please send it in as soon as possible so we can concentrate on business rather than spend time gathering membership. Your free.. Full story »
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