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.
Our F-84F Jet Airplane
Our Past Commanders 2016
Our Veterans and You
Each month we provide food and haircut coupons to our veterans at the VA Hospital. We host 25 to
30 VA patients at our monthly Steak Dinners. We donate time and funds to the VA volunteer
services. We participate in the Annual BBQ Cook-Off at the VA Hospital which feeds hundreds of
patients and staff.
The Auxiliary sends Care Packages to our troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Auxiliary give care
baskets to homeless veterans when they arise in their new home. 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
We have several special events honoring our veterans such as Memorial Day Services, Four
Chaplains Services, 4th of July events, Veterans Day, and Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremonies.
Hall Rental At The American Legion South Houston Post 490, Inc.
The Post Hall is available for rental for parties, weddings, receptions, meetings, and other events
for a reasonable rate. Post members receive a special rate on hall rentals. RV Parking is available
adjacent to the post. It has a seating capacity of over 200; the maximum capacity of the hall is 299.
Below is the Hall Rental Contract which contains all the information & pricing.
Hall Rental Contract
Post 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 AM. on Saturday. It is open on Sunday
from 12:00 Noon until 9:00 PM. We have many fun events at the Post: Super Bowl party, Chili
Cook-Off, Air Show, monthly birthday parties for our members, Oktoberfest, steak nights,
hamburger nights, soup and salad lunches on Friday and other events.
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.
For more information contact:Wendell Denney at 281-481-1179 Fax: 281-481-1179Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. After office hours you can leave a message at the clubroom, 281-481-5686. You can pay $200 deposit via PayPal below: