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Registration: $15 Pre-Registration or $20 At the door
Pre-Registration Deadline: May 18th, 2022
Gold Star Lunch: Meatloaf, Chicken, & Ribs Buffet - $15

Friday, June 3rd, 2022

TBD: Auxiliary District Finance Meeting at Crosby Immanuel Church

TBD: Auxiliary District E-Board Meeting at Crosby Immanuel Church

4:00-8:00 PM: Registration at Ironton Legion
4:30-5:00pm: Executive Board Meeting: POST at Ironton Legion
4:30-7:30: Optional: Dinner Special @ Ironton Legion – Hot Turkey/Hot Beef Buffet ($12) or Full Menu ‘til 8pm
TBD: Past President’s Dinner
5:00pm-6:00pm: Past Commander’s Social Hour at Ironton Legion

5:30pm-6:30pm : Optional: Meat Raffle! At Ironton Legion
6:00-7:30: Past Commander’s Dinner at Ironton Legion
7:00PM: Optional: 50/50 (Split the Pot) Cash Prize Raffle!! At Ironton Legion

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

7:00-8:00am Optional: BREAKFAST BUFFET at Ironton Legion
7:00-9:00am: Registration (POST/SAL) @ Ironton Legion
                7:00-9:00am: Registration (AUX) @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
8:00-10:45am: General Sessions
11:00-11:45 Memorial Service: Everyone at Immanuel Lutheran Church
NOON-1:00pm: Gold Star Lunch –at Ironton Legion
1:30- End: Reconvene for General Sessions


*Please use a separate form for each registration*

Post/Unit/Squadron (Circle One)                             Delegate/Alternate/Guest/Gold Star Family (Circle One)


Name of Attendee:_______________________________________    City:_________________________

Attendee Phone and Email:_______________________________________________________________

Post/Unit/Squadron Name & Number:______________________________________________________

$15 Pre-Registration (Prior to May 18th, 2022) or $20 for Registration/At the Door

$15 Gold Star Lunch

**Gold Star Family Members Registration and Meal are complimentary*
Checks Payable to: Ironton American Legion

Amount Enclosed:_______________ (Include Gold Star meal cost, if attending)

Post and SAL Meetings will be held at IRONTON AMERICAN LEGION.

Auxiliary Meetings will be held at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, in Crosby, located less than 1 mile from the Ironton American Legion.  No transportation is available, so please plan to drive yourself.

Lodging in the area will fill fast due to many travelers in area for biking/camping.  Please make your reservations ASAP!



Deerwood Country Inn (Room Block under ‘American Legion’) 23884 E. Front St. Deerwood, MN 218-534-3101
Deerwood Motel: 23688 Forest Rd. Deerwood, MN  218-534-3163

Crosby Lofts: 30 W. Main St. Crosby, MN.  218-325-3317
Red Rider Resort (Cabins or Camping): 23457 Co. Rd. 31 Crosby, MN.   218-838-6858

Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort:  25039 Tame Fish Lake Road. Deerwood (Actually Bay Lake), MN.  218-678-2885

Crosby Memorial Park (Camping): 2 2nd St. SW. Crosby, MN.   218-546-5021

True North Basecamp– (Cabins or Camping): 825 1st St. SW. Crosby, MN.  218-833-2267

Cuyuna Mountain Bike Park and Campground- (Camping): 24628 Tripp Ave. Crosby (Actually Cuyuna), MN. 218-546-5883

Portsmouth Campground MN DNR: (Camping): 18071 Co. Rd. 30. Crosby, MN. 218-546-5926

Cuyuna State Recreation Area – (Yurts or Camping): 307 3rd St. Ironton, MN. 218-772-3690

Cuyuna Cove: (Cabins) : 22642 MN 6. Crosby, MN.  218-389-4087

Local Air B&Bs in Ironton or Crosby. (Vacation Rental Homes).  Search Air B&B ONLINE.


AITKIN Lodging Option:

Aitkin 40 Club lnn – 960 2nd St. NW. Aitkin, MN. ABOUT 14 Miles from Ironton Legion.  218-927-2903


Brainerd/Baxter Area Hotels Available:  Brainerd/Baxter is approx. 15-19 miles from Ironton.

Quality Inn and Suites: 2115 S. 6th St. Building A.  Brainerd, MN.   218-270-7333

Econo Lodge, Brainerd MN: 2115 S. 6th St. Building B.  Brainerd, MN.  218-270-5001

AmericInn by Wyndam: 7836 Fairview Rd. N. Baxter, MN.  218-833-2062

Super 8 by Wyndham. 14341 Edgewood Dr. N. Baxter, MN.  218-828-4288

Days Inn and Suites by Wyndham. 14466 Dellwood Dr. N. Baxter, MN.  218-829-3080

County Inn and Suites. 15058 Dellwood Dr. N. Baxter, MN. 218-297-4816

Comfort Suites Rapid River Lodge. 7376 Woida Rd. N. Baxter, MN. 218-825-7234

Holiday Inn Express and Suites. 15739 Audubon Way.  Baxter, MN. 218-824-3232

Arrowwood Lodge. 6967 Lake Forest Rd. Baxter, MN. 218-822-5634


                    AGENDA – 101st Annual 6th District Convention

8:00am Call to order - 6th District Commander Jim Lucus

Colors – 6th District Sergeant at Arms Tom Skuza

POW/MIA Chair – 6th District Sergeant at Arms Tom Skuza

Invocation – 6th District Chaplain Frank Grittner

Pledge of Allegiance – 6th District Membership Chairman Karen Obar

THE PREAMBLE recited by Commander and delegates

Adoption of the Agenda –6th District Judge Advocate Lloyd Ricker

Adoption of the Convention rules – 6th District Judge Advocate Lloyd Ricker

Reading of Convention Call – 6th District Adjutant Rich Cross

Greetings – Mayor of Ironton

Greetings - American Legion Post #443 Commander

Greetings – 6th District Convention Chair

Greetings – County Council Commander Anthony Koop

Greetings - Area Sub District Vice Commander Dewayne Collins

Greetings – Department Vice Commander Dr.  Carl Moon

Greetings – Minnesota Department Commander Tom Fernlund

Greetings – National NEC Bill Barbnect/Alt. NEC Peggy Moon

Roll call of District Officers/District Committee Chairman (please stand)

Roll call of post present- 6th District Adjutant Rich Cross

Opening remarks Commander Jim Lucus

               Appointment of Convention Committees

               Time & Place Committee

                Finance Committee

               Resolutions Committee

               Sports Committee (baseball /girls fast pitch softball)

               Credentials Committee

               Tellers appointed (if needed)

                Minutes of last year’s Convention (2021) Rich Cross 6th District Adjutant

                Introduction of Department Officer candidates (discretion of District Commander)

                Preliminary Credentials report

                District Officers reports

                District Committee reports

                District Convention Reports

                District Awards – Membership/Others

                Announcements – Rich Cross 6th District Adjutan


  11:00 – 11:45am Memorial Service at Immanuel Lutheran Church

  Noon – 1:00 pm Gold Star Banquet at Ironton American Legion Post

   1:30 pm Reconvene general session

   Roll call of post 6th District Adjutant Rick Cross

   Final Credentials Report

   Caucus with District Sub Area for election of delegates to Nat’l Convention and election of Vice Commander                                                                                                                             

   and County Council Commanders (if not previously elected)

   Introduction of candidates for District Officers

   Comments of outgoing 6th District Commander Jim Lucus

   Nominations of 6th District Officers

   Voting rules – 6th District Judge Advocate Lloyd Ricker

   Election of District Officers

   Election of 6th District delegates at large

    Installation of New District Officers

    Comments from the new 6th District Commander

    Benediction – 6th District Chaplain Frank Grittner

     Retirement of the POW-MIA Chair (flag) – 6th District Sergeant at Arms Tom Skuza

     Colors in Place – 6th District Sergeant at Arms Tom Skuza

     ADJOURMENT of the 6th District Convention by the newly 6th elected District Commander