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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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Pushing Past Societal Expectations at ALA Empire Girls State

Hello everyone, my name is Sophie LaForest. My time here at American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State has been amazing.  I’ve grown up in government; my mom has worked in New York State government for almost twenty-five years. Right now, … Continue reading

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ALA Empire Girls State Gazette Vol 3, Issue 2

Check out the American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State Gazette Volume 3, Issue 2!  

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Hear Ye, Year Ye! Each year the ALA Empire Girls State Citizens submit articles to the ALA Empire Girls State Gazette. The Gazette is then edited by and formatted to include some fun by the ALA Empire Girls State Secretary … Continue reading

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Respecting Our American Flag

7/1/2018 Today’s blog comes from the Rankin Senior Counselor Katie Dorminey. Katie is a 26 year member of the American Legion Auxiliary and is currently a Lieutenant in the United States Army. Today’s blog provides insight into what the American … Continue reading

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Hello from ALA Empire Girls State 2017!

Phew! What a fast 36 hours we have had! The girls arrived, settled in, found their cheering voices and have had a lot of fun! To get a glimpse of the fun and see what we have been up to, … Continue reading

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Thursday Recap!

Long nights lead to early mornings . . . the citizens have learned that this week!! PATRIOTIC DAY TODAY!  Red, white and blue attire was worn by all attending and volunteering at Girls State today!  Some a little crazy, but … Continue reading

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