1.Entrance to Santiam Post 51 building is by Key Card or by ringing the buzzer for assistance.
a. All who are not members of Santiam Post must be signed in by a member
of Santiam Post or Unit and must leave the building when the member leaves.
b.Guests may not make purchases.
c. A member of Santiam Unit (Auxiliary) may not sign in a person who is eligible for American Legion membership even thought that person may be her husband. If he is eligible for membership he must pay his dues. The same applies to the wife of a Legionnaire if she is a veteran and eligible for Legion membership.
d. If a Post member and his wife are accompanied by guests and the American Legion member is, due to physical reasons, unable to sign in the guest(s), she may sign them in.
e. If the guests resides in the Lebanon area and is eligible for membership in The American Legion, he/she may come in one time. If he/she wishes to come again, he/she must obtain membership.(Exception would be in the case of a private function or one at which the public is invited.)
f. A member of the VFW or other Veteran Organization meeting at Post 51 may come in to the building for the purpose of his/her meeting but must be a member of The American Legion if he/she is eligible, and wishes to come in at other times except as indicated in the above rules.
3. The dress code and the rules of conduct shall be observed at all times.
a. All member may be asked to show their cards at the door.
b. All guests will be signed in at the door by either a Legion or Auxiliary member who must be present at the time.
c.Members whose spouse does not belong to either a Legion or the Auxiliary must be signed in by the member.
d. Anyone refusing to comply will not be allowed entry to the club premises.
e. Anyone using an unauthorized card will have that card picked up at the door.
f. A dress code will be enforced after 8:00 PM on Friday and /saturday nights- This will also include special function nights.
g. Dirty or torn clothing, thongs, white T- shirts, tank tops, and jogging shorts shall not be allowed. No shorts after 6:00 PM.
h. On Friday and Saturday nights as well as other special function nights, nice slacks and shirts for men and dresses or nice slacks for women are expected.
i. Loud, abusive and profane language and disruptive conduct will be cause for ejection from the building.
4. Minors; When there is a dinner or special function involving children and youth, they are welcome to be in the dining area of the hall. However, for the protection of them,their parents and the club, it has been a long standing rule that when the particular function is over (ie; dinner or special event to which they have been invited) they are to leave. Normally . 9:00 pm has been the accepted" curfew"
5.Legion caps shall be worn during the General Meeting of the Post.Failure to do so may result in a fine.
7. Those approaching the speakers stand will approach on the right of the Commander
and salute the Flag before advancing to the stand and on leaving the stand, will salute the Flag before proceeding.
8. Those wishing to speak during the meeting will stand and address the Commander as "Comrade Commander".