Veterans Opportunities & Programs

Don Timmons,

Community Engagement Manager

[email protected]

Direct:  336 403-1964

September 18, 2023

 EMERGENCY Veteran Crisis line:  988  Press 1

If you, or a Veteran you know needs support of any kind, leave our Care Coordination Team a message at 855-425-8838 and you will receive a return call within 48-72 hours. Veterans Bridge Home is a proud member of the NCServes network of providers serving Veterans, service members, and their families with tailored, coordinated care across the Carolinas.

Veteran Crisis line:  988  Press 1


Thanks to all who support our mission to serve Veterans & their families!

See information below about upcoming Veteran support events.  Please share this information with other Veterans and Veteran support organizations.

Join us if you can and bring another Veteran and/or family member with you.

Don Timmons


UPCOMING EVENTS at Richard Childress Racing

  • June 12, National Women Veterans Day.  Inviting women Veterans to join us at our morning Veterans Coffee to be recognized for their service to our country.  ALL VETERANS ARE INVITED TO JOIN US FOR OUR MORNING EVENT.

There is no need to register for the morning Veterans Coffee event, but please register below if you will be attending the afternoon Women Veterans Summit.


  • June 12 Following the morning Veterans Coffee eventthere will be a “Women Veterans Summit”, including lunch (sponsored by the Gary Sinise Foundation).  Women Veterans, Veteran Spouses and Caregivers of Veterans, plan to spend the day with us.  The Summit will begin with an important program about self-defense presented by .  There will be Support Resource Organizations for you to visit, and presentations related to physical, mental & financial wellness.  There will also be time to visit with other Women Veterans.  Featured speaker, US Army, Brigadier General (Ret.) Twanda “Tia” Young. 

Please Register on this link for the Women Veterans Summit


  • July, No RCR Veterans Coffee in July
  • August 14 – Program TBD
  • September 11 – Post 9/11 Veterans recognition event. This event will be a collaboration with organizations that serve younger Veterans.  (FULL BREAKFAST) 
  • October 9 – Program TBD.
  • November 13 – Program TBD.
  • December 11 – Holiday event


Winston-Salem, Monday, May 13, 2024, beginning at 9:00 am. Women Veterans Coffee & Conversation.  Join the Veteran Veterans Bridge Home team for information and conversation with other women Veterans.  These Women Veteran events are held on the 2nd Monday of each month.  Presented by Veterans Bridge Home, Goodwill, 2701 University Pkwy. A “Women Veterans “only” Coffee & Conversation”  Alia Schenck will be speaking on available mental health support. You do not have to register to attend. Bring a Female Veteran with you.  Information:  Katie Walker, [email protected] or Merideth Porter [email protected]


Salisbury, Saturday, May 25.  Special Flag postings at both the Active National Cemetery and the Historic National Cemetery.  Join Boy Scouts and other volunteers to place American Flags at the headstones of those buried in both of these cemeteries.  This special morning of Veteran recognition begins at 8:00 am.

Kernersville, NC, Monday, May 27, Memorial Day Recognition Ceremony, beginning at 10:30 am with music by the US Navy Band.  “Carolina Field of Honor”  Triad Park, 9652 W. Market St.  This event is hosted by the War Memorial Foundation to Honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country…..  BRING LAWN CHAIRS. This special event is open to the public.

Greensboro, NC:  Veterans Coffee event.  Thursday morning, June 20, beginning at 8:30 am.  Presented by Veterans Bridge Home and Guilford County.  Golden Corral, 4404 Landview Dr., sponsored by Guilford County. These Veteran Coffees will be held on the 3rd Thursday of every other month. June 20, August 15 and October 17. We would take December off, because of the holidays.

Thanks to the Golden Corral, our sponsors and other supporters.  [email protected]     Bring another Veteran or family member with you. You do not have to register to attend this event.


Cabarrus County Veterans Coffee, Because of the Coca Cola 600, there will be

NO Veterans Coffee in Cabarrus County in May at either Hendrick Motorsports or Stewart Haas Racing.

Concord NC.  Wednesday, June 26.  Hendrick Motorsports – Team Center Building, 4433 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd. Charlotte (just off of Bruton Smith Blvd in Concord) Veteran Coffee events at Hendrick Motorsports will be held on WEDNESDAYs  

2024 Cabarrus County Schedule

Race Month in Charlotte   May, NO MEETING

Hendrick Motorsports      Wednesday, June 26

Stewart Haas Racing       Thursday, July 25

Hendrick Motorsports      Wednesday, August 28

Stewart Haas Racing       Thursday, September 26

Hendrick Motorsports      Wednesday, October 23

Thanksgiving Holiday       November, NO MEETING

Christmas Holiday          December, NO MEETING


High Point, NC.  Friday, May 10, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Veterans Stand Down, American Legion Post 87, 409 W. High Ave.  Veteran benefits and quality of life issues will be addressed.  Attendees. Breakfast and Lunch will be served.  Veterans, bring your DD-214 or other Veteran ID and any paperwork related to active claims. Hosted by Veteran Services of the Carolinas.  Information:    or  855-962-8387

Sanford, NC, Veterans Coffee meeting to bring local Veterans together, Tuesday, May 14, 9:00–10:30 AM, hosted by Starbucks on Spring Lane and the Sanford Lions Club.  Please share this information with other Veterans, family members and Veteran supporters. Where: Sanford Lions Club, Fairgrounds.  Veterans, join us if you can.

High Point, NC.  Saturday, May 16.  “Ride For Heroes” Jeep Rally & Military Appreciation Event,

1:30 – 4:30 PM.  This free event is sponsored by the City of High Point and the Heroes Center. The event will be hosted at the Stock & Grain, downtown High Point. Activities for every age.

Questions and registration:  

Cary, NC.  Veteran Appreciation Breakfast, Saturday, May 18, 8:00 – 10:00 am.  Hosted by Cary American Legion, Post 67, 8523 Chapel Hill Rd.  RSVP by May 3rd at [email protected]  FREE admission for all Military Veterans.

High Point, NC: Veterans Coffee, May 20, 9:00 – 10:30 am, The event is held at the Showplace Furniture Showroom foyer, 211 E Commerce Ave. All Veterans are invited to join the Heroes Center team for a morning of refreshments, camaraderie and information about benefits you earned while serving our country.  Join us and bring another Veteran or family member with you. You do not have to RSVP for this event, but it is very helpful.

To RSVP or for information:    Patrick Davis:  [email protected]

Thomasville, NC:  Veterans Coffee, Wednesday morning, May 22, beginning at 10:00 am

Hosted by the Heroes Center, at the Thomasville Public Library, 14 Randolph St., Thomasville, NC 27360.  The program will be presented by Davidson County Veteran Services.  There will be Veteran relevant information, networking, coffee and donuts.  This event will be held on the 4th Wednesday of each month.   Information:  [email protected]

Lexington NC. 38th Annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony. Weekend Activities and Monday Parade.  The largest Memorial Day Parade in North Carolina.  Ceremonies begin on Saturday morning, May 25, concluding with the Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony and Special Forces Parachute Team jump after the parade at Cushwa Stadium.   Facebook:  “NC Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony”.  Information, Curtis Connor:  (336) 848-1535

Winston-Salem:  Monday, May 27, Fourth Annual Memorial Day Commemoration beginning at Noon.   presented by “Harry Veterans’ Community Outreach Services”.  Happy Hill Cemetery, 888 Willow Street, W-S.  Followed by a neighborhood gathering at the shelter, 1231 Alder St., W-S.  Rain Date:  Saturday, June 1.

Saturday, June 1st, join the Marine Corps League for their 14th Annual Percy John Fulton MUD RUN at the Jomeokee Campground and Park.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit numerous charities, including Semper Fi & America’s Fund, with specific support to Wounded Warrior Bn. East, Camp Lejeune, and Eastern North Carolina.  For more information or to register, visit:   POLLYWOG (children) race will start at 10:00 am (or sooner).

Dobson, NC, June 15, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Veterans Benefits Town Hall.  Presented by the VA Winston-Salem Regional Office and Surry County Veterans Services.  Surry County Center, 915 E. Atkins St.  Open to Veterans and Veteran family members.  Attendees, please bring proof of service and documents related to open claims or claims to be filed, etc.  This mission of this event is to spread awareness of and increase VA benefits utilization.

Welcome, NC.  Saturday, June 22.  Gulf War Era Military Ball, Ceremony and Dinner, beginning at 5:00 pm.    Gulf War era Veterans will be recognized for their service to our country from

August 1990 – August 2021.    Richard Childress Racing Banquet Room.  Information, contact USMC Veteran Jesse Almanza, email:  [email protected].     

Charlotte, NC.  Veterans Coffee event, every 3rd Thursday of the month, 7:30 – 8:30 am at Veterans Bridge Home HQ, 5260 Parkway Plaza Blvd., Suite 110.  The monthly Veteran Coffee event is sponsored by AT&T First Net. The coffee is free and the carbs don’t count!  information: [email protected]

Granite Quarry. Veterans Social and Lunch every Tuesday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Christiana Lutheran Church, 6190 US-52, Granite Quarry, NC 28146. There will be speakers and resource information. No need to register.  Lunch $7.00 donation.  Information – [email protected]