(website last updated 12/9/18)

Welcome to VFW Camerado Post 10165

  On this page of our website you will find news of our most recent events, announcements of upcoming events, our meeting and breakfast times and place (and map), mailing address, etc.  Check out the "About," "Officers," and "Photos" pages for more information about our Post.    The "calendar" page is now up and running; if you have anything to add to the calendar, call or e-mail Dave Sauvé, our Post Adjutant and website administrator.  If you're interested in joining the VFW, click on "Join Us."  Check out our newest page ~ "Quilts of Valor" ~ added on 7/13/17!

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    Interested in joining our Post?  Or have a spouse interested in joining a VFW Auxiliary?  Go to the "Join Us" page for a special offer!!!

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 Check out the "Communications" page for current messages from our Post Commander, Adjutant and Service Officer as well as meeting notes from the most recent Veterans Memorial Building Council meeting
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   Any member who is not on our e-mail list and wishes to be added to the list please contact Adjutant Dave Sauvé at (530) 622-2564 or at our Post e-mail address:  vfw10165@yahoo.com
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Next monthly meeting ~ Wednesday, January 2nd (changed from 1/1/19 because of New Years Day falling on 1st Tuesday) ~ social hour starts at 6:00 PM...business meeting starts at 7:00 PM

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    Next Sunday breakfast ~ Sunday, January 13th, 2018 at the VMB ~ 7:00 AM start.  Call Kitchen Commander Len Squier IV (647-2547) to help.

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Check out the Calendar page and the "Adjutant's Corner" on the Communications page for upcoming December meetings, ceremonies and celebrations.
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    Left to right, Adjutant Dave Sauvé, MFSG CEO Julie Leconte and Post Commander Bob Kinzel with their certificates of appreciation presented at the 12/1/18 8th Annual "Spirit of Veterans Day" ceremony at the Roseville Memorial Veterans Hall.  These certificates of appreciation and recognition were presented by the California Legislature for outstanding service and assistance to Northern California veterans in the past year.  (photo by Julie Sauvé)

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    Our officers and members enjoying the cuisine and camaraderie at Casa Ramos restaurant at our December 4th monthly meeting/Christmas party.  A last second switch from Colina de Oro worked out very well, and a good time was had by all.  Approximately 40 in attendance!

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    Our Service Officer/Breakfast Cashier Rich Meagher reports that our  12/9/18 Sunday breakfast was a big success.  We fed 146 adults, 9 workers and multiple paid children.  Attendance was enhanced by a "Quilt of Valor" presentation at 8:30 and some aggresive advertising mentioning that event and also a Christmas gift giveaway for all attending veterans at a Sew4Vets table in a corner of the dining room.  Thanks to all who pitched in.  And thanks again to our long time server/waitress Loma Meyer, who is "retiring" from the Sunday breakfast after 20 years!


   Veterans from our kitchen, dining room staff and customers saluting the recipient of a "Quilt of Valor" at our 8/12/18 breakfast.  Left to Right: VFW Post 10165 members Bill Vannoy, Trustee Rich Heller, Commander Bob Kinzel, Adjutant Dave Sauvé, Sal Giganté, Guard Glenn Lewis, Bob Walsh, Service Officer Rich Meagher and Trustee Dennis Haas.

(photo by Terry Ogino of "Quilts of Valor) 

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    At a very short executive board meeting held before our Christmas dinner party at Casa Ramos restaurant, we approved donations to Department of California (through District 17) to veterans affected by the Camp fire, our usual December donation to the El Dorado County Food Bank for Christmas baskets, a small donation to the Upper Room in Placerville, and repaid Service Officer Meagher and Commander Kinzel for construction and breakfast expenses incurred in the last month.  We also welcomed a new member at the gathering, Frank Wong, Army veteran of Desert Storm.  Next monthly meeting is Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019.

Dave Sauvé, Adjutant 

     For complete "official" minutes of our monthly meetings, contact me at the Post e-mail address listed on the "Communications" page, or call me, and I will send the complete minutes to you as an e-mail attachment.  We do not put dollar amounts of our donations and financial transactions on these website postings in the interest of privacy.
Dave Sauvé, Adjutant