Vets Coffee update 5/3/2017

Posted on 03. May, 2017 by in News

 

 

Vets Coffee update 5/3/2017

Unless otherwise noted, Veterans Coffees begin at 8:30 and end at 10:30 am.

See complete Vets Coffee schedule at bottom of this email

 

READ IT ALL, ACTIVITIES ARE LISTED ALL THE WAY ON THE BOTTOM

 

Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970

Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care

Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator – 336 331-1309

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Unless otherwise noted, Veterans Coffees begin at 8:30 and end at 10:30 am

BRING A VETERAN FRIEND

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A special request:  If you see a Veteran at one of our events that seems to be new and/or looks a little hesitant, please introduce yourself and invite him or her to join you and your group.  THANKS!!

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SPECIAL BASEBALL INVITATION to Wake Forest vs Boston College

Friday evening, May 5, Game Time:  6:00 pm 

THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL VETERANS RECOGNITION PROGRAM AT 5:30

PLEASE RSVP TO: bradleaa@wfu.edu

WITH:  NAME, BRANCH, SERVICE DATES AND THE NUMBER OF FAMILY MEMBER GUESTS

David F. Couch Ballpark (the old Ernie Shore Field)

FREE ADMISSION

to all VETERANS & ACTIVE MILITARY and their immediate family members

must provide a Military ID and/or proof of Military Service

SEE YOU THERE!

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Open House at the Winston-Salem VA Regional Office.  Wednesday, May 10, 8:00 – 11:00 am

Hiram H. Ward Federal Building, 251 N. Main St.  W-S  During this event, VBA staff will be available to assist with Benefit issues.

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Davidson County, Richard Childress Racing, 425 Industrial Dr., Welcome, NC.  1st Wednesdays, 5/3

(A special breakfast provided by HIPSS), 6/7, 7/5, 8/2, 9/6 – (A very special Vets Coffee to premier the first episode of the new PBS Ken Burns documentary on the Vietnam War), 10/4,  11/1, 12/6 – (Year End Finale Vets Coffee)

 

Davie County, Sagebrush Steakhouse, Mocksville:  1st Thursdays  5/4, 6/1, 7/6, 8/3, 9/7, 10/5, 11/2

 

Cabarrus County (VARIOUS LOCATIONS):  2017 dates and locations:  2nd Wednesdays

·         5/10    Stewart-Haas Racing, Kannapolis

·         6/14, 7/12, 8/9, 9/13 all at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord

·          (10/11, and 11/8 – To Be Determined)

 

Guilford County, Greensboro @ the Outback Steakhouse, Four Seasons Mall:  2017 dates, 2nd Thursdays  5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9

 

Iredell County, Statesville @ the Outback Steakhouse:  2017 dates, 3rd Wednesdays, 5/17, 6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18,

 

Forsyth County, Winston-Salem @ the PDQ Restaurant (New Location on Stratford Rd):  3rd Thursdays 5/18, 6/15, 7/20, 8/17, 9/21, 1019, 11/16

 

Stokes County, King @ the Town & Country Restaurant:  2017 dates, 4th Thursdays

4/27, 5/25, 6/22, 7/27, 8/24, 9/28, 10/26,

 

Surry County, Mt Airy @ the Sagebrush Steakhouse:  Mondays – (4 times per year) 6/19, 9/18, 11/20

 

Rowan County, Salisbury @ Thelma’s Downhome Cooking Restaurant in the West End Plaza Shopping Center.  Every Tuesday, 9:00 – 11:00 am.

 

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The March 29 Vietnam Veterans Reunion lunch in Salisbury was AWESOME!

Thanks to everyone who helped, sponsored and attended.

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NEXT UP—Korean War and Korean War Era Veterans (1950 – 1953), you are invited to a special event to recognize and honor you for your service during the Korean War.  It will be held on Sunday, July 30, 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Embassy Suites in Concord.  The Korean War is called the “Forgotten War”, but we want you to know that you have not been forgotten for helping saving South Korea and allowing it’s people to remain free.  This event is FREE for every Korean War Veteran and one guest.  The cost of a ticket for the celebration, dinner and entertainment for other attendees is $45 each.  Call or email Don Timmons to register, or with questions.  don.timmons@hospicecarecenter.org  336 331-1309

 

Help us locate and invite Korean War Veterans, 1950 – 1953 to this very special eventPLEASE GET ME THE NAMES OF THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS YOU KNOW AS SOON AS YOU CAN SO WE CAN FOLLOW UP WITH THEM TO ANSWER QUESTIONS.  THANKS

 

SPONSOSRSHIPS ARE NEEDED FOR THIS AWESOME EVENT. 

CALL DON TIMMONS:  336 331-1309.

 

To view a PBS “American Experience” documentary on the “Battle of Chosin”, click on this link:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/chosin/

 

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Veteran’s Health Benefits Seminars

For newly enrolled Veterans or those already enrolled who would like to learn more about the Salisbury VA Healthcare System – Pre-registration is NOT required to attend.

For more information, call Penny Greer-Link at 1 704 638-9000 x4949

 

Kernersville Health Care Center – Room 2950 – 202

Second Monday of each month   10:00 am

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Salisbury VA Medical Center – Building 42, Town Hall

Fourth Tuesday of each month   3:00 pm

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Charlotte Health Care Center – Room 2B02 – 301

Fourth Thursday of each month  10:00 am

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OTHER REGIONAL VETERANS COFFEES

 

Thelma’s Frontier Coffee Shop in Salisbury.  Every Tuesday morning from 9:00 – 11:00 am at Thelma’s Restaurant in the West End Plaza shopping Center.

 

Richard’s Coffee Shop and Military Museum in Mooresville will be open every day except Sunday.  Thursdays has free coffee for Vets and Saturday is their musical extravaganza. 

 

Cabarrus Veterans Coalition Vet Together.  Every Tuesday morning from 8:30 – 11:00 am at Carm’s Café, 42 S. Union St. Concord

 

Union County Vets Coffee at the South Piedmont Community college, 8:30 – 10:30 am, the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Building A, Salon A.  4209 Old Charlotte Hwy., Monroe

VETERANS ACTIVITES BELOW

 

·         Friday, May 5 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord

Banquet benefiting the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 634.  Social hour begins at 6:00 pm, Ceremonies and Banquet begin at 7:00 pm.  Headline entertainer is Ms. Olivia Newton John.   Call 704 578-5990 for more information

 

·         Saturday, May 20, 11 am – 4:00 pm.  Carolina Field of Honor, Kernersville.  Free to all attendees

Veterans Appreciation Day.  Lots of Veterans Services information and family activities.  Entertainment by the 82nd Airborne Band, Letters From Home and Silk Groove.  www.healourheroes.org 336 430-8414

 

·         Saturday, May 20th, From 6 pm – till.  Veterans Park, Mount Airy.  Free Admission for all.

Veterans Appreciation Day.  Entertainment by Letters From Home. 

 

·         Friday, May 26, 9:00 am.  Hospice & Palliative CareCenter campus at the Veterans Garden.  Our Annual Memorial day recognition and ceremony.  336 331-1309

 

·         Monday, May 29, 10 am.  Lexington.  The 31st Annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony.  The parade begins at the BIG CHAIR.  There are a lot of activities.  More information at:  www.ncmemorialday.com 

 

·         Monday, May 29, Noon – 5:00 pm, Winston-Salem

Memorial Day Commemoration & Picnic sponsored by Harry Veterans Outreach.  Bolton Park, Winston-Salem.  Memorial Day Ceremony, food and entertainment for the whole family.  Free admission  information 336 725-3410

 

·         Saturday, June 3, China Grove, 9:00 – 2:00 pm

A “D Day” Remembrance at The Price of Freedom Museum.  www.priceoffreedom.us

 

·         June 16, 17, 18 , Mt. Airy

4th Annual Veterans Pow-Wow., Veterans Park, Mt. Airy.  Native Crafts, Food, Art and Dancing.

The Public is invited.

 

·         July 7, 8, 9.  Kernersville

14th Annual Intertribal Strong Sun Pow-Wow at the Ivey M. Redmond Sports Complex, Kernersville.  This is a Family/Veterans Community Cultural Event.  The Public is invited.

 

 

Thanks…

Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970

336 331-1309

Hospice & Palliative CareCenter and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care

Community Partnership and Veterans Outreach Coordinator