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 - Bob Fitzthum
       Jr. Vice - Bill Gale
       Quartermaster - Diane Hiebert
       Chaplain - 
       Judge Advocate - John Burns
       Surgeon - John Gibbs

     Effective August 1, 2014, VFW Post 112 
     will be a Non Smoking facility.
     
     To all our non-smoking members, we 
     now have a clean smoke free Canteen
     with great Friday dinners and Sunday
     brunches, so we expect to see you very
     soon for those and 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.

     On Thursday December 18 from 1:00 to
     3:00 PM the Bob Dole VA Medical Center
     is having a Town Hall Meeting in the
     Auditorium on the VA Campus. It is open 
     to all, so if you have questions about VA 
     issues or just want to find out what your
     VA is doing, we recommend you attend
     this open meeting.

   
            Schedule of Events
Date          Time            Activity
Dec 5         6:00 PM        Friday Dinner

Dec 7         10:00 AM      Sunday Brunch
     Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Dec 9      5:00 PM        Ladies Aux. Dinner night
  7:00 PM        House Committee meeting       
Dec 12        6:00 PM        Friday Dinner

Dec 14        10:00 AM      Sunday Brunch   

Dec 16        5:00 PM        Post dinner
  7:30 PM        Post Monthly Meeting, Be there! 

Dec 19        6:00 PM        Friday Dinner

Dec 21        10:00 AM     Sunday Brunch

Dec 23        5:00 PM       Post Christmas Party, All Welcome
  7:00 PM       Ladies Auxiliary Meeting

Dec 25                           Christmas Day - Post Closed

Dec 26        6:00 PM      Canteen Open - Friday Dinner   

Dec 28        10:00 AM      Sunday Brunch

Dec 31   6:00 PM        Post 112 New Year's Eve Get
                                      Together, please bring a snack, 
      finger food or side dish and bring in
      the New Year at Post 112

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.
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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.
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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