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 vfwpost112@gmail.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

The VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Men's Auxiliary have now joined into one unit called the VFW Auxiliary. If you are interested in joining the Auxiliary to support Veterans and the Community please phone 265-3255 or stop by the Post for information and an application. 


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                VFW Post 112 Officers
       Commander - Dan Fryman
       Sr. Vice - Bob Hernandez
       Jr. Vice - Bob Fitzthum
       Quartermaster - Katherine Marrin
       Chaplain - Grant Geihsler 
       Judge Advocate - John Burns
       Surgeon - John Gibbs

      Please note: our new e-mail address is:
      vfwpost112@gmail.com

      Effective August 1, 2014, VFW Post 112 
      has been a Non Smoking facility. If you 
      didn't like the environment of a smoking
      club, you can now come down and join 
      us in a smoke free facility.
     
      Visit our facebook page at VFW Over 
      There Post 112.

      Please note! We have made changes to
      our dinning format. Until further notice
      all meals will be buffet style. The first
      Tuesday of each month will be Taco
      Night as it has been; the second Tuesday
      will be Spaghetti Feed fundraiser night;
      the third Tuesday will be Pot Luck night,
      the fourth Tuesday will be determined.
      Fridays will be Pot Luck night. The
      Sunday Brunch will now be a Buffet Style
      for a nominal donation. We hope you will
      understand our new format and join us  
      as we move forward to help the Post
      grow so we can continue to support our
      Veteran community.

      Starting immediately the Post/office will 
      be open on Tuesdays and Fridays from
      8:00 AM - 9:00 PM. Our Commander will 
      be in the office, so if you have questions,
      want information about the VFW, pick up
      an application, please stop by. We would 
      enjoy visiting with you and answering
      your questions. Can't stop by, call us at 
      265-3255 and we will be happy to speak
      with you.

      Please Note: as voted on by membership,
      our monthly Post meetings will now 
      begin at 6:30 PM effective July 2017.
 
                 
Schedule of Events

Date               Time            Activity

Oct 3              5:00 PM        Fiesta Tuesday
                                          Tacos, Enchiladas, Tamales, Chips
                                          & Salsa, Guacamala. Come down
                                          and support your Post while 
                                          enjoying delicious authentic food 
                                          for a nominal donation.


Oct 6              5:00 PM        Pot Luck Night: Homemade Stew


Oct 7              10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                                          Membership Drive at WalMart at 
                                          Kellogg and Webb Rd. Stop by and
                                          find out if you're eligible and how 
                                          can help Veterans and Community.
                                          Come out and meet our 
                                          Commander and members of our 
                                          Post. Remember, it's not the price
                                          you paid to join, it's the price you 
                                          paid to be eligible.


Oct 8               10:00 AM      Sunday Buffet - Scrambled eggs,
                                           bacon, sausage, pancakes, hash
                                           browns. All for nominal donation.
                                           Come down and join us and 
                                           support your Post.


Oct 10            5:00 PM         Italian Night
                                          Entree, salad and bread -all
                                          you can eat for $10.00
                      6:30 PM        House Committee Meeting.


Oct 13             5:00 PM        Pot Luck Dinner Night: Potato Soup
                                          Happy Birthday to the U.S. Navy.
                                          The Navy was commissioned by 
                                          Congress 242 years ago today.


Oct 15             10:00 AM      Sunday Buffet


Oct 17               5:00 PM       Pot Luck Night: Cheeseburger
                                           Casserole 

                         6:30 PM       Monthly Post Meeting. 
                                            Please Notice: Our Monthly Post
                                            Meetings will now begin at 6:30
                                            as voted on by membership. We
                                            hope this offers members a more
                                            convenient opportunity to attend
                                            Post meetings. Bring your ideas,
                                            comments and critiques and help 
                                            the Post grow. 


Oct 20              5:00 PM        Pizza & Salad Night


Oct 21              10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
                                           VFW Post 112 Membership Drive
                                           Dillons @ Central & Rock Rd.
                                           Stop by our booth, meet our Commander and members and find out what the VFW does for Veterans and the Community. If you are not sure you are eligible, we will be glad to assist you with that information. We are a Post that has been assisting Veterans for almost one hundred years and we continue to grow and be active so we can continue for many more. If you would like to join and help us help Veterans, stop by and talk with us.


Oct 22              10:00 AM      Sunday Buffet


Oct 24              5:00 PM        Pot Luck Dinner: Fried Chicken


Oct 27              5:00 PM        Pot Luck Dinner Night: Chili Dogs

Oct 28              10:00 AM -  2:00 PM
                                           VFW Post 112 Membership Drive
                                           Dillons @ Central & Rock Rd.
                                           Stop by our booth, meet our Commander and members and find out what the VFW does for Veterans and the Community. If you are not sure you are eligible, we will be glad to assist you with that information. We are a Post that has been asisting Veterans for almost one hundred years and we continue to grow and be active so we can continue for many more. If you would like to join and help us help Veterans, stop by and talk with us.


Oct 29              10:00 AM      Sunday Buffet


Oct 31              5:00 PM        Snacks & Sandwiches

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 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. 
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 Some of the active members and past officers we have lost recently.
Jim Maske - Navy, Vietnam
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
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