Veterans Coffee Update

Posted on 03. Apr, 2018 by in News

 

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Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970

TRELLIS Supportive Care and Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care

Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator

If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email:

336 331-1309   don.timmons@hospicecarecenter.org

“Saluting Women Veterans” recognition dinner, Sunday, June 10. 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Benton Convention Center, 301 West 5th Street, Winston-Salem, NC

Women Veterans, regardless of what branch, when or where you served are invited to attend this special event, with one guest each (free of charge)

Women Vets, for more information:  honoringveterans@hospicecarecenter.org

or 336 768-6157 (voicemail only-someone will return your call).

Sponsors Needed

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Attention Vietnam Veterans! “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place”: A Tribute to Vietnam”. An all-new show performed and developed by Erinn Diaz for Letters From Home with a full big band at the High Point Theatre on Sunday, May 13th at 2pm. Complete with the singing, dancing and interaction you love about Letters From Home with a new twist. Tickets available now at this link:

https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/4743984/letters-from-homeamericas-bombshell-duo-high-point-high-point-theatre

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Save the Date: Veterans Appreciation Day – May 19, 11 am – 2 pm

at Carolina Field of Honor @ Triad Park

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A VERY SPECIAL PROGRAM is back! Queen City HONOR FLIGHT – These flights will host (at no charge) WWII and Korean War Veterans to Washington DC to visit their respective Memorials, and those memorials of other Wars and conflicts. Visit the website for more information and to download applications.  www.qchonorflight.org  or email stephbradley1976@gmail.com if you are interested.  The next flight is Saturday, May 26th, 2018 from Charlotte! Application deadline: April 1st, 2018. Submit your application as soon as possible!

 

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2018 Veterans Coffee Schedule

Regularly Scheduled Veterans Coffees are 8:30 – 10:30 am, unless otherwise noted—-

Bring a Veteran Friend

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NO Vets Coffee at RCR in April

Mocksville, Sagebrush Steakhouse, Thursday, April 5

Kannapolis, Stewart Haas Racing, Wednesday, April 11

Greensboro, Thursday, April 12

(The June 6 Vets Coffee at RCR is on D-Day.  Help us invite as many WWII Veterans to attend as possible.  Let’s make it a big day for them.)

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Davidson County, Richard Childress Racing Facilities. 425 Industrial Dr., Lexington/Welcome.

1st Wednesday of Each Month. April 4 – NO Vets Coffee due to the space being used, (May 2-a special Vets Coffee with breakfast and Country Music by “Mason Brown and the Shiners”, helping transition Vets from the military to agriculture) June 6 is D-Day.  Help us invite as many WWII Veterans to attend as possible,                 No Vets Coffee in July

 

Davie County, Sagebrush Steakhouse, Mocksville:  1st Thursday of each month 4/5, 5/3, 6/7.                                                                                  No Vets Coffee in July

 

Cabarrus County (VARIOUS LOCATIONS):  2018 dates and locations:  2nd Wednesday of each month.

Special Race Shop tour after our March 14 Veterans Coffee at Hendrick Motorsports

Hendrick Motorsports – 4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd. Concord  (next to the HMS Museum)

4/11, 5/9, Stewart Haas Racing – 6001 Haas Way, Kannapolis

6/13, Hendrick Motorsports                     No Vets Coffee in July 

 

Guilford County, Greensboro @ the Outback Steakhouse, Four Seasons Mall: 2nd Thursday of each month. 4/12, 5/10, 6/14,               No Vets Coffee in July 

 

Iredell County, Statesville @ the Outback Steakhouse: 3rd Wednesday of each month.

4/18, 5/16, 6/20,                       No Vets Coffee in July

 

Winston-Salem @ the PDQ Restaurant on Stratford Rd.  3rd Thursday of each month.

4/19, 5/17, 6/21.                      No Vets Coffee in July

 

Kernersville – Veterans Coffee, Linville Forest Church of Christ, 450 Linville Rd. 4th Monday of each month. 3/26, 4/23, (5/28 MEMORIAL DAY – NO COFFEE), 6/25. 

                                                     No Vets Coffee in July

 

Stokes County, King @ the Town & Country Restaurant:  2018 dates, 4th Thursday of each month,

4/26, 5/24, 6/28.                        No Vets Coffee in July

 

Surry County, Mt Airy @ the Sagebrush Steakhouse:  Mondays – (4 times per year)

5/21, 8/20, 11/19

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Salisbury- Thelma’s Frontier Coffee Shop.  Every Tuesday morning from 8:30 – 10:30 am at Thelma’s Restaurant in the West End Plaza shopping Center.

 

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

 

Union County, South Piedmont Community College, Bld. A, Third Wednesday of each month.  8:30 – 10:30

 

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

 

High Point- Veterans Coffee, 1st Thursday of each month, 8:30 – 10:00 am, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5

Heal Our Heroes Vet Center, 1500 Bridges Dr. High Point.  Info, call:  336 430-8414

 

Lexington, “V4L (Veterans for Life)” meetings are on the last Monday of each month at the Goodwill Workforce Center, 719 West Center Street, Lexington.  From:  6:00 – 7:45 pm.

 

Burlington, Vets Coffee, 1st Wednesdays, 9 – 10 am, Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Rd.

 

Mebane, Vets Coffee, 3rd Wednesdays, 9 – 10 am, Mebane Arts & Community Center

 

Yancyville, Vets Coffee, 4th Wednesdays, 9 – 10 am, Caswell County Senior Center.

 

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

 

SITUATION REPORT: a new Veteran Issues program on UNC-TV / the North Carolina Channel hosted by Jeff Smith.   The new “Sit-Rep” program will air every Saturdays at 3:00 pm and Sundays at 4:30 pm

 

 

Don Timmons

Community Partnership & Veteran Support Coordinator