Conover, NC – Veterans Coffee Connection, a monthly coffee group for veterans of all ages and branches of military service sponsored by Carolina Caring, recently took a break from its regular location to meet at Shining Hope Farms in Conover, N.C. Tours of the facility were provided and information was shared about the farm’s Saddles and Salutes program, which serves veterans as part of its support for veteran wellness. Through this program, veterans are taught riding and horsemanship skills, which have physical and emotional benefits, while getting an opportunity to bond with other veterans.

The Veterans Coffee Connection meets on the second Wednesday of each month and will return to Outback Steakhouse in Hickory, N.C., for future meetings, starting at 8:30 a.m. The group is designed to be a welcoming place for veterans to meet other veterans in the area. This free gathering is a great place to share a cup of coffee, enjoy tasty doughnuts provided by Krispy Kreme and swap stories.

The Carolina Caring for Veterans program 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 [email protected] or by calling 828.466.0466.

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Veterans Coffee Connection Meeting