American Legion CSM Gary W. Crisp Post 289

Veterans Strengthening America

aka American Legion CSM Gary W. Crisp Post289   |   CLARKSVILLE, TN   |  http://www.tnpost289.com

Mission

The American Legion's mission statement, as adopted by the National Executive Committee in October 2020, is: To enhance the well-being of America's veterans, their families, our military, and our communities by our devotion to mutual helpfulness. The American Legion's vision statement is "The American Legion: Veterans Strengthening America.”

Ruling year info

2019

Commander

David Zeveney

Main address

PO BOX 2641

CLARKSVILLE, TN 37042 USA

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Formerly known as

Ft. Campbell American Legion

EIN

81-3562338

NTEE code info

Mutual/Membership Benefit Organizations, Other N.E.C. (Y99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Supporting local veterans and their families.

Post 289 is about veterans serving veterans. From helping a disabled veteran needing yard work to helping veterans navigate the paperwork of the Veterans Administration, Post 289 stands with the local veterans and their families.

Population(s) Served

Post 289 provides the only honor guard in Montgomery County, TN for veterans funeral services. We can provide everything for a complete military funeral, taps, flag folding, and firing team. The Post 289 Honor Guard was recognized by the Montgomery County County Commissioners and Mayor Durrett in a proclamation read and presented during their July 12, 2021 meeting.
Post 289 color guard has presented the colors at grand openings of veteran owned businesses in the area, marched in Veterans Day and Welcome Back parades, and recognized Flag Day at a local veteran owned business.

Population(s) Served
Veterans
Families

Post 289 currently charters three BSA troops. Most of the scouts that make up the troops are from active duty or veteran families. Troop 289 is a boys troop, Troop 2890 is a STEM troop focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Troop 21 is a girls troop.

Population(s) Served
Veterans
Military personnel
Non-adult children
Families

Post 289 provides recognition awards for JROTC students from local high schools. In partnership with the local high school JROTC units, members of Post 289 usually present the awards at the schools annual awards ceremony.

Population(s) Served
Military personnel
Families
Military personnel
Families

Where we work

Awards

Proclamation Recognizing Honor Guard 2021

Montgomery County, TN

Affiliations & memberships

American Legion National Headquarters 2016

American Legion Department of Tennessee 2016

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Active duty military and veterans and and their families.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We don’t use any of these practices,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection,

Financials

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American Legion CSM Gary W. Crisp Post 289

Board of directors
as of 7/15/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

David Zeveney

American Legion

Term: 2020 - 2022

Bob Grigsby

American Legion

Larry Johnson

American Legion

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 7/15/2021,

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