|Oct. 23, 2009|
|When I saw this post. I cut and pasted it to the message board at sf.com. Someone responded with more deals for our vets and active duty military. Here is the reponse:|
For those who know Veterans or are even a Veteran yourself, here is a compiled list of some of the appreciation that people are showing in our community:
The 2008 Military Appreciation Monday dinner will be held on Monday, November 17, 2008 from 5 PM to 9 PM in all Golden Corral Restaurants.
The free “thank you” dinner is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a Veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Monday dinner.
To date, Golden Corral restaurants have provided over 1.8 million free meals and contributed over $2.53 million to the Disabled American Veterans organization.
McCormick & Schmick’s
Free Meal for Veterans
On Sunday, November 9, 2008, McCormick and Schmick’s restaurants nationwide will be serving a free entree from a special menu for all Veterans. Proper ID required - VFW card, American Legion card, DD Form 214, discharge papers, VA card or other veterans identification.
Includes McCormick & Schmick’s, Harborside, McCormick & Kuleto’s, Sprenger’s, and McCormick’s Fish House, but not M & S Grill. Suggest making early reservations.
Free entree (5 to choose from) at participating stores during business hours on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 with active/reserve/retired ID card. Since this is our first year with this promotion, we are only testing it in a few regions. We would be happy to verify if the Applebee’s restaurants in your area are participating. Please call us toll free at 888-592-7753.
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. will offer all active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store U.S. purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday. The discount is available Nov. 6 – Nov. 11. The discount is available on in-stock and special order purchases up to $5,000. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military ID or other proof of service. Excluded from the discount are sales via Lowes.com, previous sales, and purchases of services or gift cards.
The Home Depot(R) is offering all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veterans’ Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000 for a maximum of $200 between November 6 and November 12, 2008, at The Home Depot stores, The Home Depot Design Center locations, Yardbirds and EXPO Design Center(R) locations.
Colonial Williamsburg honors the sacrifices and dedication of United States Veterans, active military personnel and their families during special Veterans Day programs on Tuesday, Nov. 11. As part of the tribute, Colonial Williamsburg offers special complimentary admission passes to active duty military, reservists, retirees, Veterans and their families from Nov. 7-11, 2008. The Honoring Service to America pass includes admission to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area and museums, including the Capitol, Governor’s Palace and Bassett Hall, the Williamsburg home of Foundation benefactor John D. Rockefeller Jr. and his wife, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. The service member need not be present, and free passes will be provided to immediate family members of currently deployed troops, with appropriate identification. Military Veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service. These tickets are available only at Colonial Williamsburg on-site ticket sales windows.
In addition to providing complimentary admission tickets to these honored guests, Colonial Williamsburg offers special rates to military personnel and their families at any of its five on site hotels, the closest lodging to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area, museums, dining, shopping, golf, children’s activities and more.
Veterans Day at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens
South end of the GW Parkway
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
In honor of our nation’s veterans, Mount Vernon admits FREE all active duty or retired military. Special activities include a free patriotic community concert by the all-Veteran barbershop chorus The Harmony Heritage Singers and a special wreath-laying by the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution. Veterans are also invited to place a flower at Washington’s Tomb. All Veterans receive free flags.
KNOTTS BERRY FARM:
FREE for veteran + 1 free guest from Nov. 1 thru thanksgiving.