VFW Post 148

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Operating as usual


Happy Fathers Day to all our Dads and Granddads!


Karaoke at the Post the last Friday of the Month on June 25, July 30 and August 27.


We remember those who laid down their lives for our Freedoms this Memorial Day! We will be closed this Memorial Day so everyone can be with their Families on Memorial Day. Be safe and God Bless!


Lasagna Dinner tonight donated by the Staudt Family!


Beef Tacos Tomorrow Nights Special!


Happy Mothers Day to all of the Great Moms out there!


This Monday May 10th the Meal will be Spaghetti with Salad and a Roll for $8.00!


This Monday the Meal will be Ham and Green Beans and Thursday will be Meatloaf.


Our Meals have started at the Post, Mondays are Meatloaf and Thursdays are Pasta night! Tonight will be Lasagna! Meals are from 5-8 PM


The Post will reopen March 15th Hours will be 3-9 hope to see you soon


It is with deep regret and sadness to inform you that our Commander Robert Ketchum has succumbed to COVID-19. Please keep his Family in your thoughts and Prayers.


To all of our Members we have had additional COVID cases and will remain closed until January 1, 2021. Please stay safe and Have a Merry Christmas! We;ll see you in 2021.


To all of our Members: we had a member of our Post test positive for Covid-19. As of right now the Post is closed and will remain closed at least for the next week. The Post will be cleaned and Sanatized this week. We will keep you posted. Thanks, the Management.


Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Don't forget to say a prayer for all our Service Members who are Deployed this Thanksgiving! Stay safe and we'll see you soon!


Attention members! As per Governor Wolfe's mandatory shutdown for Wednesday 11/25/2020, the post will not be open.
Stay safe and Happy Thanksgiving!!!


We are open every day 4-9 and we are still throwing horse shoes every Tuesday at 6:30 into September!


The Post is re-opening Mon-Fri 4-9 and Sat & Sun 3-9. Thanks for your patience as we adjust to the new Regulations. n Hope to see you at the Post!


Happy Independence Day!


We are here tonight finishing up cleaning the Post. We will be open for business tomorrow our normal hours. The hours are Mon-Fri 3-10, Sat 2-10 & Sun 2-9. We look forward to seeing you and hope your are doing well!


Our Golf Tournament is still on for June 27th at Manada Golf Club. Shotgun start at 0800 contact Joe Staudt for registration 717-554-7075


No word on a date to reopen but keep your fingers crossed!


Come meet the Easter Bunny! 4/4/2020 12pm - 2pm

Members children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren ages 1-10yrs can meet the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs, play games, and receive a special little something from the Easter Bunny.
Sign up at the post or call to be signed up.
Cut off for sign ups is March 22nd.


Block Shoot Sunday March 29th Registration at 11:00 AM and Shooting starts at 12:00 PM. Prizes are Bacon Slabs, Hams and Whole Beef Tenderloins!


Block Shoots for March 1st and March 29th registration at 11:00 Shooting starts at 12:00! Yes we shoot guns at our Post!


March 1st BLOCK SHOOT.
open to the public. First shoot starts at noon! There will be raffles to try for luck also!!


The Driveway is salted and we’re open


We will be putting out Spaghetti and Meatballs, bread and salad for Pearl Harbor Day Dec 7


We will have food tomorrow for Veterans Day


Our next two Block Shoots are Nov 17 and Dec 15 Registration at 11 and shoots start at 12 see you then!


Block Shoots are coming up November 17 and December 15th registration at 11:00 AM and shooting starts at 12:00 PM see you there!


Happy Independence Day, we are open normal hours today and will have complimentary food out for you. Thanks for your support!

Congratulations to our Post, Lower Paxton Memorial VFW Post 148 for achieving All State Post for PA again this year!  Th...

Congratulations to our Post, Lower Paxton Memorial VFW Post 148 for achieving All State Post for PA again this year! Thanks for all the hard work of the Officers and Members of our Post!

Congratulations to the following PA VFW Posts and Districts for achieving the "All State" status for outstanding membership performance (over 100%) and full participation in the required VFW programs:

All-State Posts: Croydon VFW Post 1597, Chalfont VFW Post 3258, Levittown VFW Post 6495, Quakertown VFW Post 11322, Phoenixville VFW Post 1564, Lancaster VFW Post 1690, Ephrata VFW Post 3376, Daleville VFW Post 5207, Clarks Summit VFW Post 7069, Lansdale VFW Post 32, Trappe VFW Post 7155, Harrisburg VFW Post 148, Carlisle VFW Post 477,

Middletown VFW Post 1620, Gratz VFW Post 2385, Mechanicsburg VFW Post 6704, Mt. Holly VFW Post 7343, Oil City VFW Post 464, Punxsutawney VFW Post 2076, Red Lion VFW Post 1446, Mount Wolf VFW Post 2493, Spring Grove VFW Post 5265, West York VFW Post 8951, Duncansville VFW Post 8724, Cranberry Township VFW Post 879, Slippery Rock VFW Post 6231, Mars VFW Post 7505,

Vandergrift VFW Post 566, Farrell VFW Post 5286, Titusville VFW Post 5958, Transfer VFW Post 7599 and West Mifflin VFW Post 914 Intrepid.

All-State Districts: 1, 8, 10, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23 and 25.

Many other Posts and Districts reached 100% in membership, but did not qualify for "All State" because of one or more of the required program components missing. The Membership Contest Program book always includes an "All State Worksheet" to help Posts and Districts qualify for "All State".

The Department, its officers and staff, and all PA VFW supporters applaud your outstanding efforts.


5802 Union Deposit Rd
Harrisburg, PA

Opening Hours

Monday 16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 15:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 15:00 - 22:00
Thursday 15:00 - 22:00
Friday 15:00 - 22:00
Saturday 14:00 - 22:00
Sunday 14:00 - 21:00


(717) 652-4094


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VETERANS WHO SERVED IN OR AROUND KOREA AFTER 28 JULY 1954. The "Korean Defense Service Medal" was not authorized until 2003. It is authorized for award to members of the Armed Forces of United States who served on active duty in support of the Republic of Korea. Many service men were discharged prior to the medals authorization & are not aware of it. The period of eligibility is 28 July 1954 to a date to be determined. The area is all lands of the Republic of Korea & waters up to 12 miles, & airspace above land & water. This medal qualifies for membership in the VFW. If more information is needed contact VFW Post 148 located at 5802 Union Deposit Rd or myself At [email protected]
Any decision made on the possible reopening of Post 148? No rush. Just haven't seen any updates since Bob's passing.
Flag burning ceremony today at the Post 5:00PM. Lasagna and Salad today. Come out and support your VFW.
Best of times...
Checking to see if the Post 148 will be open today (Saturday, 10/10/20)? If not, would like to call a few members to save them the trip. Thank you Wanda
Brothers and Sisters, State Senator Mastriano's office has confirmed the the National Park Service has issued a permit to a radical Leftist group to protest on the Gettysburg Battlefield July 4th. A US flag burning has been threatened! -- Major Bill
Thanksgiving Dinner for MEMBERS and Family. Thursday Nov. 28th. Open 12 to 5 Serving 1 to 4. $5.00 Children under 8 yrs old Free. Turkey, Mashed Pot, Sweet Pot. Filling, Vegetable, Cranberry Sauce, Coleslaw,, Dessert. NO CARRY-OUT. Must be signed up and paid for by Nov 14th. See Bar Tender for tickets.
Just wanted to let everyone know of the upcoming events at VFW Post 148 in March: Sunday, March 10th- Block Shoot- doors open at 11 AM, shoot starts at 12 Noon. Auxiliary will have a food table for your enjoyment at great prices. Come enjoy a great day. Friday, March 15th - Cornbeef and Cabbage (pre St. Patty's Day celebration) $2 a bowl/2nd for $1/ Prepared by a great friend and regular at the club. Great food. Remeber it is Red Shirt Friday. Every half hour from 5-7 a chair # is pulled for your chance to win a free drink (one win a night per person) Saturday, March 16th, St Patty's Day Entertainment. Guitarists will be walking around and playing from 6-8:30 PM. Covered dishes welcome for everyones enjoyment. Bring your favorite dish, hot or cold, and have a great evening with your fellow Post 148 brothers and friends. Lets make it a great evening. Fun to be had by all. Remember Post 148 is a Non-Smoking Club, but smokers are more than welcome and can smoke on the back or front porch. Come on out and have a great time.
Please see and share the event planned for Oct 4th, 2019 at: https://www.facebook.com/SheriffNickChimientiJr/…
do you serve meals during the week or just special occasions
VFW Post 148 donated $ 2500.00 to the Police and First Responders of Lower Paxton Township. Thanks to all of the Men and Women who serve and protect our community.