Businesses Nationwide to Thank Veterans for their Service

Veterans are encouraged to take advantage of big discounts this Veterans Day

Veterans Day provides businesses across the country a great opportunity to thank all veterans for their service and sacrifice. The list below depicts some of the most popular national discounts to be offered on or around this November 11. Please remember, valid proof of service is required to take advantage of the following offers: 

Applebee’s – veterans and active duty personnel can receive a free meal on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010. Last year, Applebee’s served more than one million military men and women and expects that number to be even higher this year. 

Uno Chicago Grill – invites all veterans and active duty military to stop in for a free entrée or individual pizza on Veteran’s Day.  

Golden Corral – “Thank You” Dinner, Monday, November 15, 2010. Any person who has ever served the U.S. Military is invited to enjoy a free meal. 

McCormick & Schmick’s – on Sunday, November 7, 2010 veterans and active duty service members can choose a complimentary entrée from a special menu. Reservations strongly encouraged. 

Outback Steakhouse – veterans and active duty receive a free Bloomin’ Onion and Beverage (one non-alcoholic drink), November 11, 2010. 

Subway – many subway locations offer a free six inch sub to military veterans on Veteran’s Day. However, Subway restaurants are franchises, so this offer may only be available in select locations. Please contact your local Subway for more information regarding Veteran’s day specials. 

The Home Depot - all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veteran’s Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000 for a maximum of $200. 

Lowe’s – will offer a special 10 percent discount up to a maximum of $5,000 to military personnel and retirees over the Veterans Day holiday. 

Sam’s Club - AMG Medical Inc (at your local Sam's Club), will be giving away 36,000 Hugo® Folding Canes free of charge to U.S. military veterans in need of mobility assistance November 10th, 11th and 12th.   

Fee Free Day at National Parks - to honor America’s service men and women, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that areas managed by the department would not charge entrance fees on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Over 100 national Parks will be participating in this event. 

Krispy Kreme - is offering one free doughnut of any variety to all veterans on November 11th. 

Hy-Vee supermarkets - The mid-western supermarket chain is offering a free breakfast to all Veterans this November 11th. 

Price Chopper/QT - This year, in honor of veterans, Price Chopper is offering all Veterans a 25¢ per gallon discount on gas at your next fill-up at QuikTrip. Just stop into your local Price Chopper on Thursday, November 11th and we’ll load your Chopper Shopper REWARDS card with the 25¢ per gallon discount.  To take advantage of this discount, you must come into Price Chopper on November 11th and present your VA card, VFW card, DD214 or other Veteran’s ID.  Then, just use your Chopper Shopper REWARDS card at the QuikTrip pump the next time you need gas and the discount will be applied. We thank you for your service and look forward to meeting you and rewarding you on Veterans Day!