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

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

      Please note, our Post meetings now start 
      at 7:00 PM, effective March 15, 2016.

      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.

    

   
            Schedule of Events
Date               Time            Activity
Oct 2              10:00 AM      Sunday Brunch

Oct 4              5:00 PM        Fiesta Tuesday, Tacos, burritos
                                          etc. All for $1.00 each

Oct 7              6:00 PM         Friday Dinner
                                          Special: Salmon Patties, Fried
                                          Potatoes, Vegetable & Salad
                             
Oct 9              10:00 AM       Sunday Brunch

Oct 10                                Columbus Day -  Observed
          

Oct 11              5:00 PM       Pasta Dinner Night - Spaghetti 
               7:00 PM        House Committee Meeting

Oct 12                                Columbus Day

Oct 13                                 US Navy Birthday. On this day in
                                          1775 the Continental Congress
                                           voted to outfit two ships with
                                           cannons, thus forming the Navy.         
Oct 14              6:00 PM        Friday Dinner
   Special: Pork Loin Chops,                                                        Potato, Vegetable & Salad

Oct 16             10:00 AM       Sunday Brunch

Oct 18              5:00 PM        Post Dinner Night
               7:00 PM        Post Monthly Meeting, Be there!
   Been vocal on issues or want to
  make changes-attend a meeting.

Oct 21              6:00 PM        Friday Dinner
                                           Special: Open Face Roast Beef 
                                           Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes,
                                           Vegetables & Salad

Oct 23              10:00 AM      Sunday Brunch

Oct 25              5:00             Pizza Night
          7:00 PM         VFW Auxiliary Meeting

Oct 28              6:00 PM        Friday Dinner
                                           Special: Salisbury Steak, Potatoes
   Vegetables & Salad

Oct 30              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.    
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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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