New Member Recruiter Award
To the individual Legionnaire in the Department who, having been reported to the Department Headquarters by the following dates, recruits the most NEW MEMBERS (Minimum of 25 new members), 1 paid night, will be awarded. The winner of the award MUST ATTEND either Fall Conference or Department Convention in order to receive compensation. A certification letter must be completed by the Post Commander or Adjutant and forwarded to Department Headquarters by the appropriate date. New members can only be used once. A new list is required for each Department Recruitment Awards. The same list may be used for the National Recruiter Award. Transfers do not count as new members.
Membership Recruitment Pin
Each Legionnaire who recruits or reinstates Legionnaires between July 1 and the May goal will receive one of the following pins:
- 10 – 24 members will receive a Gold Membership Recruiter Pin
- 25 – 49 members will receive a Gold Membership Recruiter Pin with a Sapphire Stone
- 50 – 75 members will receive a Gold Membership Recruiter Pin with a Ruby Stone
- 76 and above will receive a Gold Membership Recruiter Pin with a Diamond Stone
Department “Recruiter of the Year”
Each American Legion Post will have the opportunity to submit the name of the Recruiter from their Post who has signed up the highest number of new members for the 2020-2021 membership year.
The Top New Recruiter, properly certified from each Post, will be awarded a certificate with his/her accomplishment inscribed thereon. The Recruiter who has signed up the highest number of new members will be submitted to National to be entered in the National “Recruiter Of the year” contest.