In the photo at above, Gary Walderman, who served in Desert Storm, hugs Verdant Community Wellness Center’s Robin Fenn after presenting her and other staff members with challenge coins during The Hero’s Cafe in Lynnwood. At right is Jennifer Piplic. (Photo by Andy Bronson / The Herald)
The Hero’s Cafe is a monthly gathering for all veterans to focus on fostering positive outreach, interaction, and welfare within the neighboring community. Vets are welcome to drop in any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month. The next Hero’s Cafe takes place on August 28. There will be food and coffee at each gathering. For questions or more information, contact Gary Walderman at firstname.lastname@example.org.