We are hosting the Department Summer Convention. Oorah!
The 2018 Department of Oregon Marine Corps League Summer Convention will be held in Albany, Oregon at Phoenix Inn Suites hosted by Santiam Detachment #374. The convention date is June 22-24, 2018. Friday June 22nd from 4-9 pm is convention registration check in and hospitality in the Phoenix Inn Conference Room. Saturday June 23rd will be the business meeting in the Phoenix Inn Conference Room from 9 am until 4 pm, with the formal dinner beginning at 6 pm that evening. Sunday June 24th there will be a Devil Dog Growl 8-11 am in the Phoenix Inn Conference Room. Refer to "Schedule of Events" linked below for additional information.
Saturday June 23rd during the business meeting time there will be a guest tour for our significant others of scenic downtown Albany to include a stop at the Albany Carousel. Transportation provided by the Albany Visitors Association Trolley Car. Refer to "Guest Tour" linked below for additional information.
Phoenix Inn Suites is located at 3410 Spicer Road SE, Albany, Oregon 97321 and the phone number is 541-926-5696. Please make room reservations as soon as possible but not later than May 25, 2018. Let them know that you are with the Marine Corps League for the special rate of $93 per night for the room, tax exempt. Refer to "Registration Form" linked below.
Our guest of honor will be Alek Skarlatos US Army National Guard veteran who, along with fellow Americans Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler, stopped a gunman on a Paris-bound train travelling from Amsterdam via Brussels in August 2015. Alek is a native Oregonian from Roseburg, Oregon and played himself in a Clint Eastwood directed movie the "The 15:17 to Paris', the true story of a terrorist, a train and three American heroes,"