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COMMANDER’S MESSAGE by ... YEAR IN REVIEW: As I look back on my first seven months as commander of Hollywood Post 43, it's been and fun and rewarding time.  In June, myself and several other Post members promoted patriotism ...
First Vice Commander By ... Happy Holidays to all our 'special' legionnaires... members of the Hollywood Post 43 the Post of the Stars! Clark Gable, Charlton Heston, Mickey Rooney to Stan Lee and best of all YOU! We have over ...
Second Vice Commander by ... "Did You Know" Military Veterans Affairs, Country of Los Angeles Will help you with the following and much more: Compensation and Pension Claims, Burial Benefits and Services, Medical and ...
CHAPLAIN’s CORNER By ... I hope and pray That everyone will have A good year in 2015.
Sons of the Legion By ... I'd like to take this time to wish you all a very Happy New Year for 2015.  A wonderful New Years Eve Party is planned and I hope to see a lot of you there! Seems like time just slips by and we're ...
SERVICE OFFICER By ... Many people ask me to tell them what I do as the Service Officer. I work with the service officers at the VA. I also work with all the many service groups so that we get the most updated news for ...
WOMENS AUXILIARY By ... The holidays are here! What does that mean? Among other things, it means that the Auxiliary, the Legion and the SAL cap the year with their final gifts of giving--it's part of what we do. The ...
Post 43 News **SPECIAL JANUARY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT** Due to January 19 being Martin Luther King Jr. Day, our second meeting in January 2015 will be Tuesday, January 20.   NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY This ...
POST 43 BAR The Post Bar is currently open on Friday evenings from 7pm - 1am. (Unless otherwise noted-see below).  Members are allowed two guests, but members must be here with their guests at all times.  We ...
MENTAL HEALTH by Raymond ... MENTAL HEALTH Raymond K. Hsu, PsyD(Member of Post 43) Lucky Number 7 It is an innovative time for Hollywood Post 43 as mental health issues start coming to the forefront.  They have been an ...
Chef's Menu January 5- Best of 2014 Dinner Night by Chef Horst - Happy New Year! January 20 - Chicken Parmesan over Linguini with Fresh Broccoli Florettes, Peach Pie, Birthday Cake
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS! Armen Babasoloukian ARMY Ronald Gibson ARMY Christopher Ivins ARMY Greta Mondragon USMC Joe Oliveri ...
Post 43 Meeting Schedule January 5 - Regular and Aux. Meeting 7 pm, Dinner 5:30 pm. January 9 - Voiture 47 Meeting 7 pm at Post 43 January 12 - Executive Meeting at 6 pm January 20 - Tuesday, Regular and Aux. ...
POST EVERLASTING We were recently notified that member Robert L. George, who joined us in 1981, passed away on July 6, 2014.  James Nau joined us in 1997 passed on to Post Everlasting on September 14, 2014 and ...
POST MUSEUM The Post Museum is open on meeting days from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  

Hollywood Post 43, 2035 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068-3296

Hollywood Post 43 ClubhouseSince 1919 Post 43 has been composed of Hollywood’s finest professionals in the Entertainment industry. Here you’ll find your next star and the crew members to help get them there. Check out our members’ pages and discover the wealth of talent and experience this post has to offer. Our Clubhouse has been a landmark on Highland Avenue since 1928 and our halls are where many of Hollywood’s best and brightest have gathered.

 Hollywood Post 43
(323) 851-3030

 


 
  • COMMANDER’S MESSAGE by Don Schilling

    YEAR IN REVIEW: As I look back on my first seven months as commander of Hollywood Post 43, it's been and fun and rewarding time.  In June, myself and several other Post members promoted patriotism and flag etiquette throughout Southern California on KTLA Channel 5 TV as part of their 'Flag Day' Week coverage. On the 4th of July, the Post had a star spangled banner celebration at the Starlight Bowl in Burbank. Then in August, the 95th Anniversary of Post's charter was celebrated in grand fashion at Big Wang's in Hollywood. In September there was our first ever 9-11 Remembrance Breakfast. In October, I was privileged to attend the week-long National American Legion College in Indianapolis. In November, a Tribute to Bob Hope USO type show highlighted our Veteran's Day Celebration. Jon Endow's "Legionnaires" photo exhibit and reception at Los Angeles City Hall was also held that month.  In December; myself, Post 43 members Jimmy Weldon and Dov Cohen went out to the women's prison in Chino. There we participated in the installation of officers of first ever "Veterans in Prison" chapter here in Southern California. Like I said, it's been a fun and rewarding time. Now it's onward and upward through June 2015!!!

    California Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Major General Peter J. Gravett, USA (Retired) along with Post member Jimmy Weldon at the Women's Prison in Chino, CA following installation of officers at Veterans in Prison chapter #1.  The handmade comforters and pillows were thank you gifts from the women.

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  • Jimmy Weldon

    Webster the Duck and Jimmy Weldon

    Jimmy Weldon &

    Webster Webfoot Story

    Born James Weldon on December 23, 1923 in Dale, Texas, Weldon began his career as a disc jockey at KWCO in Chickasha, Oklahoma in 1946, remaining there for four years. He made his television debut in 1950, as "Uncle" Jimmy (himself) and the voice of the duck puppet, Webster Webfoot on The Webster Webfoot Show, produced locally by Dallas station WFAA-TV.

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Hall has 55 ft ceiling!The Hollywood American Legion Hall is a wonderful mid-size venue, with classic art deco architecture mixed with an historic military motif. The stage in the hall is small and intimate and the general admission set up allows you to be as close as you want to the action. This is a great venue to see your favorite artists up close and personal. The Hall has a rich heritage as an American Legion Post, but also has been a favorite haunt of local artists and politicians. Humphrey Bogart was often seen (and heard!) in the basement bar, and many films and television commercials are filmed here. The small and intimate atmosphere of this venue makes this a great place to enjoy a show. There is a collection of military memorabilia to peruse while you enjoy a drink in the foyer, and don't forget to slip downstairs to the bar for a roaring 20's style club. Learn More...

Preamble of the Constitution of the American Legion

 

We Associate Ourselves for the Following Purposes:


To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and goodwill on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.