SOUTH HOUSTON POST
Old Galveston Road
Houston, Texas 77034
Office: 281-481-1179; Clubroom: 281-481-5686; Fax: 281-481-0257
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Largest Post Membership in the State of Texas
Home of Lynn Sparks, Department Commander (2014-2015)
The American Legion South Houston Post 490 is located across
from the main entrance to Ellington
south of Houston, Texas. Post 490 is in the
The Post Commander for 2014-2015 is Faith Federspiel.
General Membership Meetings are held on the second Wednesday
of each month at 7:00 P.M. The
meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 P.M., the
at 7:00 P.M.
The Post and its activities are supported by the
The Post sponsors the Sons
of The American Legion Squadron
American Legion Riders.
Through our Annual
we sponsor five
American Legion Baseball
Teams in the area, sponsor elementary schools in the South
Houston community and give school awards to elementary,
middle, and high school students throughout the
area. We sponsor boys to Boys
and award annual scholarships to Post members and their
We provide gifts to underprivileged children of veterans and
meals to needy families during the holidays. We
provide funds to the Special Olympics, South Houston
Community Center, needy school children in the area, Jaycees
of Clear Lake, the USO at Ellington and the
Shriners. Our American Legion Riders group
provides funds for battered women and money to the Legacy
Fund (scholarships to children of military personnel killed
in action since 9-11). We provide meeting space
for community related activities.
Veterans and You
Each month we provide food and haircut coupons to our
veterans at the VA
We host 25 to 30 VA patients at our monthly Steak
We donate funds to the VA volunteer services. We
participate in the Annual BBQ
at the VA Hospital which feeds hundreds of patients and
staff. Our Annual "Great
helps us raise thousands of dollars in underwear for
in-patients at the VA hospital. Volunteers from
the Post distribute
to the patients in December each year.
The Auxiliary sends
to our troops in Afghanistan and
Iraq. We assist veterans in emergency situations
and help them obtain services at the VA. We host
special events for Ellington military personnel.
Our Service Officer provides valuable information on veteran
benefits and Houston military events.
We have several special events honoring our veterans such as
Memorial Day Services,
4th of July events,
Activities Available To Our Members
Our newly remodeled Post Clubroom is open for members and
their guests on Monday through Friday from 12:00 Noon until
12:00 Midnight; and until 1:00 A.M. on Saturday.
It is open on Sunday from 12:00 Noon until 9:00
P.M. We have many fun events at the Post:
Super Bowl party, Chili
monthly birthday parties for our members, Oktoberfest,
Sunday brunches, steak nights, hamburger nights, soup and
salad lunches on Friday and other get togethers. Click
here for informaion about our next
is available for rental
for parties, weddings, receptions, meetings, and other
events for a reasonable rate. Post members
receive a special rate on hall
is available adjacent to the post.
To continue our great work you need to belong to our great
organization and participate in our programs.
YOU are an integral part of our FAMILY and your membership
allows us to continue our support to the active duty,
National Guard, Reserves, and retired military personnel,
all veterans, Children and Youth, and our Community.
Please join our team and sign up today.
Can Now Renew Your Dues Using Pay Pal
14th Annual VA Hospital BBQ Cook-Off
October 25-26, 2014
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POW MIA Banquet
September 19, 2014
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