Since our charter on June 28, 1923, the La Mesa Post 282 of The American Legion has been welcoming Veterans from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals embodied in our preamble below.
Visit us and you will find a very active establishment at reasonable prices. You will meet fellow Legionnaires and those of our Auxiliary, Sons of The American Legion, and those members of VFW O.K. Ingram Ship 1774 and its Auxiliary, and members of AMVETS Post 1775 who all participate in the veterans and community programs mainly geared to the City of La Mesa. Membership applications are available at the Post.
Post Telephone # (619) 469-6064
For those that have an email address, we are now distributing the calendar and other issues of interest. We do not share email addresses. If you would like to receive information about your Post, please provide your email address to the Commander at: firstname.lastname@example.org
PUT ON YOUR CALENDAR!
On 14 May, a fund raiser is being held in our upstairs hall for the benefit
of our Club and in particular, our Building Fund with the goal of renovating the
upstairs restrooms thereby helping with hall utilization and increased income
possibilities . There will be some terrific prizes offered. The dinner is
being cooked by our own Lenny. It is requested that you all respond and enjoy
the food and hospitality to include a band. Tickets will soon be on sale at the
Canteen ($20 and $25 if purchased at the door) as well as the tickets for the
In my memory, I cannot remember when any civilian entity came forward
without being asked, and then asked US if they could do a fundraiser FOR US.
Not only that, but they are doing some other facility projects as well. What
can we do to help? Attend the event. Support it. Tickets will be on sale via
the internet and in our Canteen. More to follow! If you cannot attend, please
consider a donation. After all, it is for the benefit of OUR facility.
Yes, it is on a Thursday night. Yes, I know that this may not be convenient. Yes, I know it would be better if it were held on another night. But, I also know that if we do not respond in kind, many outside our organization will wonder where we are and do we really care. There is a very good reason it is on a Thursday night and for that good reason, it cannot be changed. The theme is country hoedown. More info-> See the RED DAY Flier
Captain, VFW O.K. Ingram Ship #1774
Commander, American Legion Post 2828118 University Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942Phone: 858.366.8630
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Come eat at the Post!
Thank You for your Donations!
Join us and see what the Auxiliary is working on.