SOUTH HOUSTON POST
11702 Old Galveston Road
Houston, Texas 77034
Office: 281-481-1179; Clubroom: 281-481-5686; Fax:
Commander Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Largest Post Membership in the State of Texas
The American Legion South Houston Post 490 is located across
from the main entrance to Ellington
of Houston, Texas. Post 490 is in the
The Post Commander for 2015-2016 is Faith Federspiel.
General Membership Meetings are held on the second Wednesday
of each month at 7:00 P.M. The
on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 P.M., the
The Post and its activities are supported by the
The Post sponsors the Sons
of The American Legion Squadron 490
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
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
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,
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
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
available for rental
for parties, weddings, receptions, meetings, and other
events for a reasonable rate. Post members
receive a special rate on hall
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.
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Updated: February 9, 2016.
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