VFW "Over There" Post 112

Veterans of Foreign Wars
"Over There" Post 112,
Wichita, Kansas

Welcome to VFW Post 112 on the web. We are the oldest post in Kansas. Post 112 was chartered on January 14th 1920. We proudly display our trophy for having the worlds largest membership from 1953 to 1955. We serve drinks on the original bar, that was removed from the historic Eaton Hotel in downtown Wichita. We are a Post rich in history with an eye on the future. Our meetings are the third Tuesday of each month. Our canteen/bar opens at 5PM Tuesday, 3PM Friday, Saturday at Noon, and Sunday at 10AM. We are located at 1560 S. Topeka, Wichita KS. 67211. We are just minutes from 135. On the North East corner of Harry and Topeka. Call (316) 265-3255 ,or email us at vfw112@yahoo.com 
Click the following link to go to the National VFW Website

   World War II Memorial website                                    Korean War Memorial website                                 Vietnam War Memorial website

Purple Heart Website purpleheart.org

  Call if you have interest in helping form or joining our men's auxiliary.
Membership is limited to husbands, widowers, fathers, grandfathers, sons, grandsons, brothers and half-brothers who attained that status prior to age 16 of persons who were or are eligible for membeship in the VFW. Members must not be less then 16 years old.
Call 265-3255 or 213-9890 if you are interested.

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                VFW Post 112 Officers
       Commander - Darren Demel
       Sr. Vice - Bill Gale
       Jr. Vice - Bob Fitzthum
       Quartermaster - Diane Hiebert
       Chaplain - Grant Geihsler 
       Judge Advocate - John Burns
       Surgeon - John Gibbs

      Effective August 1, 2014, VFW Post 112 
      has been a Non Smoking facility.
      To all our non-smoking members, who 
      didn't want to come to a smoke filled 
      Canteen, we now have been smoke free
      for over a year, so we expect to see you 
      for Friday dinners and Sunday brunches
      and our other activities.

     We are now on Facebook, visit us there at      VFW Over There Post 112. Check out 
     what's happening and interact with us by
     leaving comments.


            Schedule of Events
Date             Time            Activity
Nov 3      5:00 PM        Fiesta Tuesday, Tacos, burritos etc.
                                       All for $1.00 each

Nov 6             6:00 PM        Friday Dinner

Nov 7             11:00 AM     Wichita Veterans Day Parade. If you 
                                        want to ride in our float, be at the
                                        Post at 9:30 AM.

Nov 8            10:00 AM      Sunday Brunch
Nov 10           5:00 PM        Ladies Aux. Dinner night
             7:00 PM        House Committee meeting
                                        240th Birthday of US Marine Corps

Nov 11                              Veterans Day
                                        Post open at Noon, will be serving
                                        complimentary Ham & Beans       
Nov 13           6:00 PM        Friday Dinner

Nov 15           10:00 AM      Sunday Brunch   

Nov 17           5:00 PM        Post Dinner Night
             7:30 PM        Post Monthly Meeting, Be there! 

Nov 20           6:00 PM        Friday Dinner
Nov 22           10:00 AM      Sunday Brunch

Nov 24           5:00 PM       Pizza Dinner Night-New Venue
       $7.00 for Pizza, Salad & Dessert
     7:00 PM       Ladies Auxiliary Meeting

Nov 26          2:00 PM       Thanksgiving Day Dinner at the Post
                                       Bring a side dish or dessert and join 

Nov 27          6:00 PM       Canteen open at 3:00 PM. Kitchen is
                                       closed this evening, but we are
                                       having an after Thanksgiving pot
                                       luck, so bring a tasty dish and join

Nov 29          10:00 AM    Sunday Brunch

We have added a kids menu to Friday dinners and Sunday brunches. Kids under 10 eat free on Sundays and kids under 10 can enjoy the kids menu on Fridays. Bring your children or grandchildren to the Post and check out the new kids menu.     

Thank you to the Ladies Auxiliary for preparing and serving the Tuesday dinner. For $7.00 you get a tasty and filling meal. Come have dinner and support the Ladies.
 Do you want to support your Post with its veteran and community service programs? You can very easily. We are currently participating in the Dillons Neighborhood Rewards Program. Simply purchase a card through the Post and as you use your card to buy groceries or fuel you help accumulate credits for the Post. Phone or stop into the Post to buy your card and get information. Ph. 265-3255.
We are renewing a fundraising effort that was started a number of years ago. The ceiling tiles of the Canteen are stenciled with the names of members and Ladies that gave to the Post in the past and wanted to have their names enshrined at the Post. For a minimum donation of $10.00 you can have your name among our previous donors. If you wish to participate, send your donation with your name as you want it to appear to:
    VFW Post 112
    1560 S. Topeka
    Wichita, Kansas 67211
These moneys will help us continue our support of veterans in the community, at our local VA Hospital or wherever a veteran is in need.
We Thank You for your support. 

 Some of the active members and past officers we have lost recently.
Roger "Zack" Zackula - Korea
Dale O'Dell - Navy, World War II
Charlie DeHaven - Air Force, Vietnam
Jack Calvert - Navy, Vietnam
Orlin Wagner - Air Force, Korea
John Ward - Air Force, Korea
Bud Hentzen - Navy, Air Force, World War II
Terry Johnson - Air Force, Korea
Jack Bradley - Navy, World War II
Marvin Appling - Army, Korea
John Edgar - Navy, Vietnam
Mike Nunn - Navy, World War II
Jim Blenkinsop -Army Air Corps, World War II
Ron Brooks - Marine, Korea and Vietnam
Bob Berry - Army Air Corps, World War II
Bill Beckham - Air Force, Vietnam