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PRAIRIE FIRE MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON – WICHITA, KS

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019 - 6:00AM

As a volunteer with wear blue, you will serve as a living memorial to our fallen soldiers by lining the 2nd mile of the Prairie Fire Marathon with American Flags,  bearing the names of these brave men and women.  

 


FOR THE FALLEN. FOR THE FIGHTING. FOR THE FAMILIES

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 19TH

 Carry the Fallen 12-Hour Ruck March | Saturday, October 19th | 903 S. Edgemoor Street, Wichita, KS 67218  

Fee shredding event sponsored by the BBB.

protect your identity for free

Saturday, October 19th

 Former Coleman Parking Lot (2nd and St. Francis St)


Bring up to three boxes or bags of sensitive documents and we'll shred them for you!


A suggested cash or food donations will be collected to support the Kansas Food Bank. 

9:00 am - 12:00 Noon

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Make-A-Wish Fund Raiser Event Saturday Oct. 26th

3236 N Rock Road at Ideal Feet Store 12 to 4 pm

This Make-A-Wish Find Raiser Event is Sponsored by Idea Feet a VeteranBaragins Supporter.

Turn out to help make a child's wish come true.

Food Truck 12 to 2 pm * Photo opportunity with Thunder Dog and Players of the Wichita Thunder * Pickle Ball Court * Raffle Prizes ans more.

 

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Celebrate Veterans

Nov. 9, 2019 MIDIAN SHRINE

A fellow veteran thought there had to be a better way to show appreciation of our veterans than a free burger on Veterans Day, So he and his wife put together this unique event for us.


Cocktails 5:30 with Dinner 6:00

Enjoy the music of:

Midian Dance Katz

and

Slate Creek


4 Fabulous Door prizes


Co-Hosted by:

MIDIAN SHRINE

1130 N. Topeka

Wichita, KS


(You do not have to be a Shrine member to attend)

Business Casual Dress

No tickets will be sold at the door.

Rick Mitchell 316-409-4780

Candy Mitchell 316-305-5050

ONLY  $15.00

Credit Card, Cash, or Check accepted

For Tickets Contact

Rick Mitchell 316-409-4780

Candy Mitchell 316-305-5050

 No tickets will be sold at the door. 

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NOVemBER 16, 2019 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Supporting to ending veteran homelessness

* 1855 S Sedgwick Street Wichita KS

(See flyer for details)



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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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.

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come tell them thanks

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sorry for the short notice but I just found these

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VETERAN PROVIDERS’ COALITION OF SEDGWICK COUNTY

Monthly Luncheon Meeting: Friday – September 27, 2019

11:30 a.m. - Meet, Greet & Network

(Buffet opens at 11:45 a.m.) 

Noon to 1:00 p.m. - Program                                                                                               

 

This month, we welcome Amy Goyer, author of Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving and Color Your Way Content when Caring for a Loved One, as our guest speaker.  Amy is a writer, speaker and consultant specializing in caregiving and family issues, while serving as AARP’s national family and caregiving expert. .

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VFW Post 7253 Derby KS

POW /MIA Ceremony

VFW Post 7253 is holding a POW MIA Recognition Day Ceremony -Friday, September 20th at 5 PM 101 S Baltimore Derby Kansas. The Public is invited.

annual one day events to serve individuals and their families who are at risk or experiencing homele

Homeless Stand Down Sept. 11, 2011

Hyde Park 201 S Greenwood Wichita, KS 67211

The Stand Down event is a community-based event in which organizations come together to provide annual one day events to serve individuals and their families who are at risk or experiencing homelessness, and connecting them with critical supportive services to help them gain and maintain housing stability. 

10 am to 3 pm

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WELCOME HOME EVENT AUgust 9, 2019 6 to 8 pm

2668 N Greenwich Wichita KS

Food, Fun and a chance to connect with the VA  and other organizations that are here to assist veterans and their families.


There should be access to Wichita Sports Forum’s indoor trampoline park, as well as basketball and volleyball courts. 


Stop by and visit with the folks from VeteranBargains.com and find out how you might be able to save up to an extra $800 a year.


 Don't be the one left out.


Plan attending.

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veterans awareness expo 2019

Saturday August 3, 2019 10 am - 3 pm Mid-America All-Indian Center 650 N. Seneca | Wichita, KS 67203

1:00 PM Program with McConnell AFB Leadership as featured guest speakers


MILITARY RECRUITERS | MILITARY VEHICLE DISPLAYS | VA MOBILE UNITS & REPS | FOOD TRUCKS | FREE ADMISSION TO MUSEUM FOR ALL VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY


THIS EXPO IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.