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Monthly Luncheon Meeting: Friday – February 28, 2020

Family Owned - Veteran Friendly Business

11:30 a.m. - Meet, Greet & Network (Buffet opens at 11:45 a.m.) 


Noon to 1:00 p.m. – Program: “GivCounts” – A new & unique way to support nonprofits!  By Cassandra Marie Bell, Sadie Bell Omoniyi & Dimeji Omoniyi.     Also, a special K-9 Proclamation announcement! 

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Kansas Honor Flight Pancake Feed - Bake Sale and Silent Auction

 HELP US HONOR OUR MEN & WOMEN KANSAS VETERANS.


Saturday March 7th 2020 4 pm to 7 pm


All the pancakes you care to eat…! 

(*Only two sausages with first order.) 


                                  Only $7.00 per person


Don't miss this opportunity to help. 

816 N. Water Wichita, KS

  

Hope Church - 1701 N. Main St. - Hutchinson, Kansas Sponsored by the VFW Post #1361

Kansas Honor Flight March Pancake Madness 

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VETERANS ExPO And job Fair

York Pennsylvania

  

March 31, 2020 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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POker run for passageways

May 2, 2020

Fraternal Order of Eagles Riders #3251                   

1855 S. Sedgwick St.                       

Wichita KS 67213


Registration Begins at 10:00am

Kick Stands Up at 11:00am

$20.00 per Driver $10.00 per Passenger

$5.00 per Extra Hand 



A great way to help our veterans

   

Check out what's Coming in June

Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion June 19, 20 & 21 2020

Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion

Scroll down to see the particulars

Store closing

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ALPHA 1 DROP ZONE

After over 28 years in business, Alpha 1 Drop Zone will be closing our retail store on February 29th. We will continue online selling (firearms excluded)


Take advantage of our liquidation/closeout sale.


Merchandise Clearance:

· 20% off now until Jan 31st

· 50% off Feb 1-st thru 8th

· 75% off Feb 10th thru 15th

  

Guns and ammo 10% off thru Jan. 31st

Ammo 20% off Feb 1 st thru 15th.

                            Don’t wait - once it’s gone -It’s gone

Store fixtures and memorabilia at reduced prices.

To help avoid any confusion with firearm transfers we will no longer accept transfers after January 31, 2020.

 443 N Maize Rd -  Wichita KS  67212

 T-(316)729-0800

Be sure to stop in and thank Brad and the team for 28 plus years of serving the community.

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COme Let your VOice be Heard

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Ride for the Red

May 16, 2020

Operation: Ride for the Red was created by passionate, local volunteers eager to share the story and history of the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces.


Want to join the cause? Start or join a Ride for the Red fundraising team!


The Red Cross helps members of the military, veterans, and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to, the challenges of military service. Since 9/11, the Red Cross has served more than 1 million military families.


The Red Cross is the only military service organization that supports military families from the day they enlist through their time as a veteran.

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33rd Annual Fri, Sat. Sun. June 19,20 &21

Kansas Veterans & Family Reunion

Don't miss this chance to spend a weekend with Brothers and Sisters who have served. Veteran's Point at El Dorado Lake  El Doado Kansas


Open to the public, Music, Vendors Veteran-Centric organizations and much mire.


Only $5 gets you a weekend of patriotic fun and association with those who have served so you can do this.


The 33rd Annual KVFR will take place June 19-21 at Veteran's Point @ beautiful El Dorado State Lake in El Dorado, Kansas! 


This year will feature lots of delicious food, a great variety of wares vendors, the KVFR Car Show, a USO Show, the Kids Tent, carnival games, door prizes, raffles, live music, and more! 


The lake offers camping and boating, as well! This event is open to the public, so bring your friends and family to celebrate and honor our nation's greatest. 


Check back here often as I will be updating this for you as we get closer to the event date

8th Annual Car Show

Click below to see their Facebook page  to find out more.

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SAVE the date

Veterans Expo 2020 August 1st

Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10 AM – 3 PM        

Learn More

Mid-America All-Indian Museum650 N Seneca St, Wichita, Kansas 67203

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Dole VA ER has moved as of Feb 1

IMPORTANT Information

The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center Emergency Department (ED) is moving Saturday, February 1, 2020.


As part of the opening of the hospitals new ED, emergency room operations will shift from the current entrance in Building #1. The new ED is still on the VA’s campus, but is located on the west-side of the Medical Center.


If you are in need of emergency care before then, please go to the current Emergency Department in Building #1.


Will signs or markers be available to show people where to go? Yes, new signs are in place and will be uncovered to help guide patients to the new ED once it opens on Saturday, February 1, 2020.


Patients in the old ED will be taken to the new space for continued care.

sedgwick county veteran and military Discount Card Program Launched July 8th a card was issued every 9 minutes the first week - DOn't miss out

Register of Deeds Office Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm

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525 N Main, Ste 227 Wichita KS
 

The discount card is not a formal military ID, and cannot be used as a Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC), a Department of Defense (DoD) Identification Card, or a state-issued driver’s license/ID with a “Veterans” designation. Further, the discount card may not be used to prove eligibility for any federal benefits, to access military bases or installations, to access military commissaries or exchanges, to present as a form of identification at any airport, to check into a VA hospital, or to show as proof of retirement from the Armed Forces.


The program aims to help veterans save money and boost the number of DD-214 forms recorded with the Sedgwick County Register of Deeds. A DD-214 is a document issued by the U.S. Department of Defense upon a military service member's retirement, separation, or discharge from active duty. Last year, only a handful of veterans took advantage of the records service.


“By offering the discount incentive, I hope more veterans will make use of the DD-214 recording service through our office too,” said Register of Deeds Tonya Buckingham.

The Sedgwick County Register of Deeds offers a quick and easy way for veterans to receive discount incentives. Eligible veterans can bring the required information to the 

Deeds office and leave that day with both their DD-214 recorded and their new discount card.  Veterans may apply for the discount card through the Veterans Affairs website as well; the process through the VA may take up to 60 days.


Recording DD-214s is not a new service for the Sedgwick County Register of Deeds. 


The Deeds office has kept DD-214s on file for decades, with some records going back to the 1940s. By recording their information with Sedgwick County, veterans do not need to worry about losing their documentation, or experiencing any delay in services because of an inability to locate their DD-214.