Join The American Legion

Because The American Legion must always speak with the strong voice of patriotism, of knowledge, and of creative thinking, it needs and wants the membership of all war veterans who believe in individual freedom in these days of change and challenge. To be eligible, you must have an honorable discharge or separation showing a period of active military service during any one of the following periods: April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918; December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946; June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955; February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975; August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984; December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990; plus Desert Storm dates August 2, 1990 to cessation of hostilities.

Questions or requests for additional information should be directed to:
American Legion Post 496
1945 Mogadore Road, Kent, Ohio  44240


As we build up the new site, we will be adding more information including possible a form to sign up directly from the website.

Upcoming Events


Kitchen open 4:30-8pm
Euchre @ 7pm


Taco Tuesday 4:30-8pm
Super Drawing @ 8pm


Weekly 50/50 Drawing @ 7pm


Kitchen open 4:30-8pm
Summer Bike & Car Cruise-In and DJ w/Karaoke 6-10pm


Summer Monthly Dinners


Queen of Hearts @ 3pm


* 2nd Monday *
E-Board @ 11am

* 2nd Thursday *
Auxiliary @ 6pm
Legion @ 7pm

* 2nd Wednesday *
S.A.L. @ 7pm



Contact Info

Portage American Legion Post 496
1945 Mogadore Road
Kent, Ohio 44240