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Happy July 4th

Happy Fourth of July!  Today everyone was excited to be celebrating the holiday with their families and with their fellow citizens of virtual ALA Empire Girls State. We had a timely discussion about proper flag folding and etiquette and some … Continue reading

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July 2, 2020 Overview

On Tuesday and Thursday, the citizens had the opportunity to interact with each other, the staff and the multi-talented political advisors in our live Google Meets. These sessions gave everyone an opportunity to say hi, share stories about their hometowns and … Continue reading

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ALA EGS 6/29/20

The citizens were greeted by our National President Nicole Clapp this morning and this afternoon our political advisor, Cecilia, held a Google meet to allow the citizens to ask questions, clarify items and allow the citizens to exchange thoughts. There … Continue reading

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A Recap from 06/28/20

Section A In Section A today the girls met a few new faces who posted for the first time! Everyone is really excited to have the opportunity to have a virtual experience with ALA Empire Girls State. They discussed committee … Continue reading

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Sunday 6/28 ALA EGS 2020 Kicks off Online!

If Day 1 of the ALA EGS virtual session were a word, it would be: Enthusiasm. The second that the classroom modules were posted, the comments and questions began. The day was spent figuring out how to access all of … Continue reading

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Greetings from the 2019 session of ALA Empire Girls State!

It is hard to believe that we are already on our second full day at the ALA Empire Girls State program! We are moving at a fast pace and the girls have been very focused and hard working! Don’t worry, … Continue reading

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American Legion Auxiliary…more than just Empire Girls State

The American Legion Auxiliary provides many opportunities for young people. One such opportunity is the Junior Auxiliary. There are ways to be involved both locally, with others in your county at both the county and department level.  I have held … Continue reading

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Failing Forward

The last few days have reminded me about my favorite parts of  The American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State program. They are the losses, the failures, and the train wrecks. While initially this might seem cruel, these losses remind me … Continue reading

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ALA Empire Girls State Gazette, Vol 3, Issue 3

Check out the latest edition of the American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State Gazette!

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Special Edition of the ALA Empire Girls State Gazette!

Check out the latest edition of the American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State Gazette!

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