Posted on 03. Oct, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral


Special November Veterans Events & Activities

  • Friday, November 10 @ 11 am – Veterans Day Ceremony @ Hospice & Palliative CareCenter (FOLLOWED BY A LIGHT LUNCH) 101 Hospice Lane, W-S. 
  • Saturday, November 11, Veterans Day Parade downtown Winston-Salem
  • Saturday, November 11, Veterans Day Parade, Mooresville (special invitation to female Veterans to walk or ride in the parade) The parade is followed by a brief ceremony to honor the participants, a concert and a free lunch.


This video link is of the WXII TV interview with me for the Salute to Heroes award.  Thanks to all of you for supporting our Veterans events.  The award was handed to me, but it was really presented to all of you.


—-Regularly Scheduled Vets Coffees are 8:30 – 10:30 am – Bring a Veteran Friend


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

  • October 4, Regular Vets Coffee Meeting
  • November 1, A special Vets Coffee about Veterans benefits.  The VA will be presenting the program that morning to provide information and answer questions about benefits.
  • December 6, (Year End Finale Vets Coffee)  Speaker, James M. Scott (from last year), speaking about his book on WWII submarine warfare.  We are honoring Marine Corps Veteran Rich Brenner by partnering with the Marine Corps League’s “Toys for Tots” program.  Please bring new, unwrapped toys, gifts and clothing for children to be given to local children as Christmas gifts.


Davie County, Sagebrush Steakhouse, Mocksville:  1st Thursdays, October 5, November 2


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

  • October 11 at Stewart Haas Racing. 6001 Haas Way, Kannapolis.  Our regularly scheduled Vets Coffee.
  •  November 8 at Stewart Haas Racing.  A special Vets Coffee about Veterans benefits.  The VA will be presenting the program that morning to provide information and answer questions about benefits.


Guilford County, Greensboro @ the Outback Steakhouse, Four Seasons Mall: 2nd Thursdays, 

October 12, November 9


Iredell County, Statesville @ the Outback Steakhouse: 3rd Wednesdays, October 18,

Bring new Toys and Children’s Clothes for Toys for Tots on November 15


Winston-Salem @ the PDQ Restaurant on Stratford Rd.  3rd, October 19, November 16


(NEW) Kernersville Veterans Coffee, Fourth Mondays, October 23, 11/27, 8:30 – 10:30 am in Kernersville at Linville Forest Church of Christ, 450 Linville Rd.


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

October 26, No November coffee because of Thanksgiving


Surry County, Mt Airy @ the Sagebrush Steakhouse:  Mondays – (4 times per year) November 20


There will be no Veterans Coffees in December and January at the locations noted above

except for the December 6 event at Richard Childress Racing in Welcome.


The Queen City HONOR FLIGHT will be facilitating another flight to Washington DC in the Spring.  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.   or email    If you are interested in the spring flight (date TBD) submit your application now to get on the list early.



To view pictures from the July 30 Korean War Veteran event,

(PLEASE FORWARD THESE LINKS TO OTHER VETERANS)  go to:  – (copy and paste in your browser)




————————New Vets Coffees and Special events————————-


High Point- Veterans Coffee, First Thursdays, October 5, 11/2, 8:30 – 10:00 am, at the

Heal Our Heroes Vet Center, 1500 Bridges Rd.  High Point.


CharlotteThird Tuesdays, October 17, 9:00 – 10:30 am, the Billy Graham Library, 4330 Westmont Dr.  Charlotte will be hosting another Veterans Coffee on November 21.  STOP BY AND CHECK IT OUT!



Salisbury- Thelma’s Frontier Coffee Shop.  Every Tuesday morning from 9:00 – 11:00 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.


Cabarrus Veterans Coalition Get 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



Don Timmons

Regional Community Partnership Coordinator

Hospice & Palliative CareCenter

Direct:  336 331-1309