Information Technology, Public Relations, and Marketing Resources

As a member of the Department of Wisconsin Marketing and Communications Committee, I was tasked with teaching the following three courses.

  • Wisconsin American Legion College – Effective Use of Social Media – March 2023
  • Public Relations Toolkit How-To – Midwinter Conference 2023
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology for Posts – Midwinter Conference 2022

Below you will find the slide decks for each of the classes. Please leave a comment if you have any questions or thoughts. You can contact me directly here:

Effective use of Social Media

Public Relations Toolkit How-To

Here is the latest slide deck. I’ll be updating this from time to time.

Here are some of the links that were talked about..

Fundamentals of Information Technology for Posts

The Presentation ” Fundamentals of IT for Posts” is a production of The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin, Marketing and Communications Committee.

If you have any questions about this presentation, contact Paul Ciarelli at Please use the Comment section freely.

Fundamentals of IT for Posts Presentation given on 2022 01 15: (Minor Updates)

This is the second set of slides that I created after I turned in the original for printing…

Raspberry Pi Computer Information

This is a technical version of the document that includes hardware upgrades for tinkerers. I’ll have a simplified version soon for an out of the box slideshow or “Spinner” as it’s sometimes called.

By-Law Change Suggestions for the addition of a Social Media Manager, and an Information Technology Manager.

The following file is the work of the Kenosha Paul Herrick Post 21 Bylaws Committee. It is currently a work in progress.

Here are some handouts and Job Aids that I’ve collected or created.

I mentioned the No-Touchy Legion Emblems at the presentation. Here is an article about them:

No Touchy:

You can download the latest version of the emblems and the new brand mark here:

Odds and Ends:

American Legion Fonts and colors: (Learned during a TALMA Remote Presentation)

  • American Legion Font:  Cinzel
  • NuLL Link in menus: #
  • Legion Blue #24437d
  • Legion Yellow #f6c63e
  • SAL light blue #397ac3
  • Gray  #44505e
  • Another light blue #0081c6

Link to the TALM Tips and Tricks pamphlet you get when you become a member:

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