AMERICAN LEGION POST 479

Address
200 S HALLETT AVE
SWANTON, OH 43558
Contact
Phone: +1 (419) 826-2936
Nonprofit
NTEE: W30 - Military, Veterans' Organizations
EIN: 31-6181482

Mission

AMERICAN LEGION POST 479 IS DEDICATED TO FOUNDING PRINCIPLES AND THE ORGANIZATION WHICH INCLUDES VETERANS AFFAIRS, CHILD WELFARE, NATIONAL SECUTITY AND AMERICANISM AS WELL AS COMMUNITY SERVICE
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameMEMORIAL HOMES INC
Year of formation1926
Subsection code19
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8400
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees00000
Number of volunteers30303030 
Personnel
, None
Title   SERVICE OFFICERSERVICE OFFICER
Name of key/compensated person   NONENONE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Culler, Lewis
Title   SGT. AT ARMSSGT. AT ARMS
Name of key/compensated person   LEWIS CULLERLEWIS CULLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Culler, Louie
TitleSGT. AT ARMSSGT. AT ARMSSGT. AT ARMS  
Name of key/compensated personLOUIE CULLERLOUIE CULLERLOUIE CULLER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Dietsch, Bob
TitleCHAPLAINCHAPLAINCHAPLAIN  
Name of key/compensated personBOB DIETSCHBOB DIETSCHBOB DIETSCH  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Gillen, Roger
TitleCOMANDERADJUTANTCOMANDERADJUTANT   
Name of key/compensated personROGER GILLENROGER GILLEN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Gustwiller, Bernard
Title   COMANDERADJUTANTCOMANDERADJUTANT
Name of key/compensated person   BERNARD GUSTWILLERBERNARD GUSTWILLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Hallett, Dennis
Title   FINANCE OFFICERFINANCE OFFICER
Name of key/compensated person   DENNIS HALLETTDENNIS HALLETT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Hogan, Richard
Title   1ST VICE COMMANDER1ST VICE COMMANDER
Name of key/compensated person   RICHARD HOGANRICHARD HOGAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Hogan, Rick
Title2ND VICE COMMANDER2ND VICE COMMANDER2ND VICE COMMANDER  
Name of key/compensated personRICK HOGANRICK HOGANRICK HOGAN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Janes, Bob
TitleSERVICE OFFICERSERVICE OFFICERSERVICE OFFICER  
Name of key/compensated personBOB JANESBOB JANESBOB JANES  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Liddel, Rod
Title1ST VICE COMMANDER1ST VICE COMMANDER1ST VICE COMMANDER  
Name of key/compensated personROD LIDDELROD LIDDELROD LIDDEL  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Pilliod, Robert
Title   CHAPLAINCHAPLAIN
Name of key/compensated person   ROBERT PILLIODROBERT PILLIOD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Stage, Rich
TitleFINANCE OFFICERFINANCE OFFICERFINANCE OFFICER  
Name of key/compensated personRICH STAGERICH STAGERICH STAGE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Taylor, Jim
Title   2ND VICE COMMANDER2ND VICE COMMANDER
Name of key/compensated person   JIM TAYLORJIM TAYLOR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Wichizer, John
Title  COMANDERADJUTANT  
Name of key/compensated person  JOHN WICHIZER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Current officer  True  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Young, John
TitleJUDGE ADVOCATEJUDGE ADVOCATEJUDGE ADVOCATEJUDGE ADVOCATEJUDGE ADVOCATE
Name of key/compensated personJOHN YOUNGJOHN YOUNGJOHN YOUNGJOHN YOUNGJOHN YOUNG
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesAMERICAN LEGION POST 479 IS DEDICATED TO FOUNDING PRINCIPLES AND THE ORGANIZATION WHICH INCLUDES VETERANS AFFAIRS, CHILD WELFARE, NATIONAL SECURITY AND AMERICANISM AS WELL AS COMMUNITY SERVICE PARTICIPATE IN ALL VETERAN CEREMONY, HOLD RAFFLES, DONATE BUILDING USEAMERICAN LEGION POST 479 IS DEDICATED TO FOUNDING PRINCIPLES AND THE ORGANIZATION WHICH INCLUDES VETERANS AFFAIRS, CHILD WELFARE, NATIONAL SECURITY AND AMERICANISM AS WELL AS COMMUNITY SERVICE PARTICIPATE IN ALL VETERAN CEREMONY, HOLD RAFFLES, DONATE BUILDING USEAMERICAN LEGION POST 479 IS DEDICATED TO FOUNDING PRINCIPLES AND THE ORGANIZATION WHICH INCLUDES VETERANS AFFAIRS, CHILD WELFARE, NATIONAL SECURITY AND AMERICANISM AS WELL AS COMMUNITY SERVICE PARTICIPATE IN ALL VETERAN CEREMONY, HOLD RAFFLES, DONATE BUILDING USEAMERICAN LEGION POST 479 IS DEDICATED TO FOUNDING PRINCIPLES AND THE ORGANIZATION WHICH INCLUDES VETERANS AFFAIRS, CHILD WELFARE, NATIONAL SECURITY AND AMERICANISM AS WELL AS COMMUNITY SERVICE PARTICIPATE IN ALL VETERAN CEREMONY, HOLD RAFFLES, DONATE BUILDING USEAMERICAN LEGION POST 479 IS DEDICATED TO FOUNDING PRINCIPLES AND THE ORGANIZATION WHICH INCLUDES VETERANS AFFAIRS, CHILD WELFARE, NATIONAL SECURITY AND AMERICANISM AS WELL AS COMMUNITY SERVICE PARTICIPATE IN ALL VETERAN CEREMONY, HOLD RAFFLES, DONATE BUILDING USE
Program service expenses, total$93,509.00    
Programs, including revenue & expenses
DONATIONS GIVEN TO 501C3 ORGANIZATIONS
Program expenses$93,509.00    
Program revenue   $1,913.00 
Program descriptionDONATIONS GIVEN TO 501C3 ORGANIZATIONSDONATIONS GIVEN TO 501C3 ORGANIZATIONSDONATIONS GIVEN TO 501C3 ORGANIZATIONSDONATIONS GIVEN TO 501C3 ORGANIZATIONSDONATIONS GIVEN TO 501C3 ORGANIZATIONS
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$138,947.00$104,455.00$85,453.00$98,126.00$109,312.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$15,014.00$8,059.00$7,725.00$17,378.00$21,600.00
Investment income, current yr$6.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$80.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$15,014.00$8,059.00$7,725.00$17,378.00$21,600.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$123,927.00$96,396.00$77,728.00$80,748.00$87,632.00
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$430,123.00$362,315.00$226,334.00$268,887.00$266,645.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$6,305.00$5,864.00$4,716.00$5,748.00$6,583.00
Revenue from fundraising events$8,021.00$1,635.00$1,632.00$10,055.00$12,846.00
Revenue from all other contributions$688.00$560.00$1,377.00$1,575.00$2,171.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $11,880.00$7,534.00 $968.00
Net revenue from gaming (total) $40,032.00$19,295.00$17,226.00$19,196.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$6.00   $80.00
Net rental income$3,954.00$8,941.00$7,776.00$11,123.00$15,566.00
Net income from fundraising events$99,702.00$2,941.00$6,337.00$862.00$8,478.00
Net inventory sales (total)$20,271.00$32,602.00$36,786.00$51,537.00$43,424.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$115,481.00$101,341.00$64,250.00$77,869.00$89,441.00
Total functional expenses: program service $96,508.00    
Total functional expenses: management and general$16,260.00    
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$3,613.00$104.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$15,510.00$17,490.00$7,560.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$350.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$148,410.00$124,944.00$121,830.00$100,627.00$106,779.00
Total assets, beginning of year$124,944.00$121,830.00$100,627.00$106,779.00$86,908.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net assets$148,410.00$124,944.00$121,830.00$100,627.00$106,779.00
Net assets, beginning of year$124,944.00$121,830.00$100,627.00$106,779.00$86,908.00
Other assets$31,175.00$31,175.00$25,260.00$3,447.00$5,771.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$100,040.00$71,665.00$71,765.00$71,271.00$85,038.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$71,665.00$71,765.00$71,271.00$85,038.00$59,509.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$23,466.00$3,114.00$21,203.00$20,257.00$19,871.00
Advertising (total)$1,895.00$1,887.00$868.00$685.00$865.00
Total net assets or fund balances$148,410.00$124,944.00$121,830.00$100,627.00$106,779.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Payment to affiliates$5,504.00$0.00$3,700.00$3,370.00$4,190.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members88888
Number of independent voting members80000
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Has local chaptersTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-09-082016-08-312015-06-252014-08-182013-09-09
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.2
Filing identifier201711459349300711201601269349302050201530899349301003201410989349300901201341319349300219
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