Hickory – Veterans Coffee Connection, a coffee group for veterans of all ages and branches of military service, will meet Wednesday, August 10, at 8:30 a.m. at Outback Steakhouse on Lenoir-Rhyne Blvd. in Hickory.Veterans Coffee Group

The group, sponsored by Carolina Caring, is designed to be a welcoming place for veterans to meet other veterans in the area. This free gathering, which meets on the second Wednesday of every month, is a great place to share a cup of coffee, enjoy tasty doughnuts provided by Krispy Kreme and swap stories.

Carolina Caring for Veterans is proud to be a Level IV partner of the We Honor Veterans program, an awareness initiative spearheaded by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

For more information, please contact Cindy Stamey, Carolina Caring’s Director of Community and Veteran Relations at cstamey@carolinacaring.org or call 828.466.0466.

Carolina Caring, founded in 1979, is an independent, community-based, nonprofit health care provider. It specializes in programs that offer relief from chronic conditions, serious illnesses, and the challenges they bring, including palliative medicine and hospice care for all ages, primary care and grief counseling. Currently, Carolina Caring serves 12 counties across western North Carolina and the Charlotte Region. For more information about Carolina Caring, please call 828.466.0466 or visit www.CarolinaCaring.org