District 11 Special Luncheon

On Saturday, April 22, 2023 District 11 will be holding a Special Luncheon at 12:30 PM, honoring Dewitt “Woody” Woodworth for his years of service to the VFW.  The cutoff date for your reservation is Thursday, April 13, 2023.


SPECIAL LUNCHEON will be held at the American Legion Post 53 in La Crosse at 711 South 6th Street (across the street from VFW Post 1530) starting at 12:30 PM.  District 11 will be honoring one of its members for his years of service and dedication to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).   If you are one of those individuals who over the years shared a special time or worked with Woody and you would like to share it with the audience, please plan on attending.  The moderator for this special event is Gerald “Jerry” Parchem and he is looking forward to you calling him (608) 393-1828, or calling on you, to share your remembrances.

The cost per person for the Special Luncheon is:

Complete Luncheon - $19.95
After April 13, 2023 - $24.95

All Other Guests no Lunch - $6.95
After April 13, 2023 - $9.95

The luncheon menu is a two Entrées meal of beef tips and roast pork loin, au gratin potato, green beans,  macaroni salad, fresh fruit, cake, dinner roll with butter and your chose of Beverage Service.  All tax and gratuity included in the above pricing.    

All Other Guests - For those wishing not to join us for lunch, there will be Beverage Service (Coffee, Iced Tea or Lemonade) available upon your arrival for you along with cake or assortment of cookies, buffet style.

Due to the increased costs of food these days, we will not be ordering extra food.  Please help us by observing the April 13th deadline.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

To reserve lunch for you and/or your group or Post or a reservation as a guest (no lunch) you have two options:

  1. Mail In Reservation: Complete the reservation form and mail to District 11, VFW with the correct amount.  Make your check payable to District 11, VFW and mail to P. O. Box 31, Onalaska, WI 54650-0031.
  2. Register and Pay Online: Pay online plus minimal service fee. Please do the following two steps:
    1. Fill out the Luncheon Reservation form by clicking here: (google form).  Please note that your reservation is NOT complete until you complete step #2.
    2. After filling out the the reservation form please pay for your luncheon reservation(s) by clicking on the appropriate PayPal button below. 

Luncheon Reservation - Click the button to the right and enter the number of people attending to pay online. Register by 4/12/23 $21.05, after 4/13/23 - $26.20.

Attendance - NO Lunch - Click the button to the right and enter the number of people attending to pay online. Register by 4/13/23 $7.65, after 4/13/23 $10.75.


If you have any questions, please contact District 11 Chief of Staff, Willie E. Stokes at (608) 881-6611 (Office) or (815) 543-0128 (Cell) or stokes.vfw@charter.net.  We are looking forward to having you in La Crosse in April.