Veteran's Day Deals, etc.

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Veteran's Day Deals, etc.

Postby Jim Sheppard » Mon Nov 08, 2010 10:45 am

The following was sent in by Tom McGovern:

FYI:

DISCOUNTS FOR VETERANS/MILITARY RETIREES (UNCLASSIFIED)

Restaurant Freebies

Applebee's Restaurant - Free dinners to veterans throughout Veterans Day
November 11th; selections will be from a new Veterans Day menu.

Outback Steakhouse - Free Blooming Onion and beverage.

Golden Corral- Free buffet dinner from 5-9 p.m. on Nov. 15 to anyone who has
ever served in the U.S. military Staff.

Subway- In celebration of Veterans Day 11 Nov 2010, is showing its thanks
with free six inch subs to all Veterans or Active Duty members.

McCormick & Schmick's restaurants, on Nov 7, will offer free entree to
military veterans for its 12th annual Veteran's Appreciation Event. Menu
picks include such seafood items as parmesan crusted tilapia, roasted cedar
plank salmon and almond crusted rainbow trout. "Our Veterans Appreciation
Event has become a tradition that our restaurants look forward to each year,"
said Bill Freeman, CEO of McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, in a
statement. For more information: http://www.mccormic kandschmicks.com
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Krispy Kreme - One free doughnut of any variety.

UNO Chicago Grill- Free entree or individual pizza with an entree or pizza
purchase of equal or greater value.

Coushatta Casino Resort - The Louisiana casino and resort is offering a free
seven-clans lunch or dinner buffet to veterans or active military.

MarketPlace Grill & Express - Veterans and active-duty military receive free
entrees.

Masala Wok - The Northern Virginian restaurant is offering a free entree to
veterans.

Hy-Vee supermarkets - The mid-western supermarket chain is offering a free
breakfast to veterans.

Abuelo's Mexican Food Restaurants - All veterans and active-duty military
receive a free entree.

Carolina Burgers & BBQ - In Matthews, NC is offering a free meal to all
service members and veterans.

Brides Across America - Provides free wedding gowns to qualified military
brides.

Lowe's & Home Depot - Extra 10% off to active-duty military members, National
Guard and reserve members, retirees, honorably discharged veterans and
immediate family members.

Sam's Club - Over 25,000 Hugo canes will be given away to U.S. veterans in
need of mobility assistance. Membership is not required, but supplies are
limited, so check with your local store.

Amazon.com <blockedhttp://amazon.com/>Â - Free "Veterans Day Honor" MP3
album
download. The album includes 12 songs by The Bands and Ensembles of the U.S.
Armed Forces.

Cabela's Outdoor Store - Offers their employee discount to all veterans,
active-duty military and reserves, law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel
Nov. 11-12. Discounts vary from 5% to 50%, depending on the item.

Build-a-Bear Workshop - Members of the armed services including the Army,
Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Reserve Officer Training
Corps, will receive a 20% discount Nov. 11-15 on any one transaction at
Build-A-Bear Workshop.

Dollar General - 10% discount for all veterans, active-duty military,
National Guard and reserve and their immediate families.

Fashion Bug - 20% off all plus-size and misses clothing purchases with a copy
of military ID or spouse's military ID.

Entertainment Freebies

National parks, forests and monuments - Admission is free to everyone on
Veterans Day.

Knott's Berry Farm - Free park admission to U.S. armed forces personnel and a
guest during Veteran's Month, November 1-26.

Colonial Williamsburg - Free admission Nov. 6-11 for active-duty military,
guard and reservists, retirees, veterans and their dependents.

San Jacinto Museum of History - Free visits to the Observation Deck, theatre,
and special exhibit for veterans, active duty military personnel, and their
families.

Historic Jamestown - Free admission to veterans, current Armed Forces members
and their family members.

Battleship Cove - Free admission and a special ceremony for veterans, active,
duty and reservists.

Vicksburg National Military Park - Free admission for all.

Birmingham Museum of Art - Free admission to the ticketed event "Life and
Liberty" on Nov. 10-11 for veterans and active military.

Vulcan Park and Museum- In Birmingham, Alabama is offering discounted
admission through November to the park and museum.

Greenbay (WI) New Zoo - Free admission to veterans and their families.

Central Florida Zoo - Free admission to the Sanford, Florida zoo with proper
ID.

Strategic Air & Space Museum- Free admission for veterans Nov. 11-14 to the
Ashland, Neb. museum.

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum - in Oklahoma City offers free
admission to veterans and five guests from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Veterans Day.

Natural Elements Spa & Salon - In Chesapeake, Virginia, will provide free
services from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to both active duty and retired military

Anytime Offers:

MILITARY DISCOUNTS UPDATE 02: All these businesses offer military discounts;
all you have to do is ask:

Restaurants
Arby's
Back Yard Burgers
Burger King
Captain D's
Chick-Fil-A
Cotton Patch
Denny's
Dunkin' Donuts
Farmers Boy
IHOP (20 percent discount with military identification) Java Café KFC Long
John Silver Pancho's Mexican Buffet Pizza Hut Quizno's Sizzler Sonic Taco
Bell Whataburger

Services
AT&T
California Cryobank
Geico
Jiffy Lube
Meineke
Sears Portrait Studio

Travel and Leisure
Blockbuster

Movie theaters
Ripley's attractions and museums
Professional Sports teams

Products
• Apple Computers • AutoZone • Barnhill's • Bass Pro Shop • Bath and Body
Works

• Big 10 Tires • The Buckle • Champs Sports • Copeland's Sports • Dell

• The Discovery Channel Store • Dress Barn • The Finish Line • Foot Action •
Footlocker

• Gadzooks • GNC • Goody's • Great Party• Happy Harry's •Home Depot • Hot
Topic

• Jockey • Lerner •Lowes€™s • Michael's • NAPA Auto Parts • New York &
Company • Pac Sun

• Payless Shoes • Play It Again Sports • Pure Beauty • Sally Beauty Supply •
Spencer's Gifts

• Suncoast • Timberland Outlets • Wilson's Leather

Cell Phone Service Discount - All Federal employees are able to get a 15%
discount on their personal cell phones by calling their carrier and
mentioning the "Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 - Discount to Federal
Employees Past and Present." You will need to know the military member's
supervisor's name, phone number, and full address, so that his/her military
status can be verified. Use the following contact numbers:

Cingular - 800-319-6393
Sprint - 877-812-1223
T-Mobile - 866-646-4688
Nextel - 800-639-6111
Verizon - 800-865-1825
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