VFW Post 12118 News and Happenings

This page is dedicated to the James D Piper VFW Post 12118 and the James D Piper VFW Post 12118 Ladies Auxiliary.
Check frequently for updates and community functions.
To learn more about VFW Post 12118 contact Commander Al Gilbert at coppervfw@gmail.com.
Dates of interest to our community:

Memorial Day flag ceremony at the Copperopolis Cemetery -  May 26, 2014 10:00 am.
Veterans Day Parade November 11, 2014 11 am.

In the NEWS:
April 30, 2013 VFW Officers Sworn In 
May 9, 2013 VFW Post Ladies Auxiliary joins the Pledge of Allegiance at Copper School 
May 14, 2013 VFW Post 12118 attains #1 rank in the state
May 15, 2013 A thank from VFW Post 12118 to the Community of Copper
May 16, 2013 VFW Spaghetti fee - fund raising and full bellies
May 29, 2013, Copperopolis Honors our heroes on Memorial Day 
July 10 2013 VFW Post 12118 Proudly presents colors at Angels Camp Patriotic 4th of July Celebration
September 6, 2013 Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 12118 making Veteran Honor bears for wounded vets
November 12, 2nd Annual Veterans Day Parade 
December 31, VFW Aux Veteran Teddy Bear Project
January 22, 2014 Veterans Honor the Fallen
January 29, 2013 Voice of Democracy Essay winner
February 17, 2014 Honor Bears head to wounded veterans
February 27, 2014 Honor Bears gifted to Wounded Warriors 
April 10, 2014 More honor bears find homes with heroes - Jason March 
May 5, 2014 VFW Post 12118 participates in Veteran Oral History Project
May 6, 2014 Veterans brings history alive - Calaveras Enterprise 
May 8, 2014 VFW Post 12118 Color Guard starts cancer walk
May 8, 2014 VFW Ladies Aux Bake sale sweet success
July 1, 2014 Ladies Aux recognizes Umpqua Bank for their support

In pictures:
Spaghetti Feed 2013 pictures link 
Veterans Day Parade 2013 pictures link  

 Eva Murphy, creative genius behind the Honor Bears.

 Ladies Aux giving certificate of recognition to Umpqua Bank for their ongoing support of the VFW and Aux
VFW Post 12118 at Motherlode Parade 2014 with Ladies Aux

 Color Guard at Combat Stress presentation 

May 2,  Veteran Oral History Project

Voice of Democracy 1-29-14

The following are a few pictures from the 2nd annual Veterans Day Parade 11-11-12

Ladies Auxiliary holds bake sales at Concert in the Park series in Town Square fall 2013

The following pictures are from the Angels Camp 4th of July Patriotic Picnic 7-4-13