A number of businesses in the region are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering discounts, specials and promotions.
Here are some of the ones of which we are aware:
- UNO Chicago Grill: Free entrée or individual pizza with an entrée or pizza purchase of equal or greater value.
- Applebee's: Free dinners to active duty military and veterans throughout the day.
- Big Lots: Veterans, active-duty and military families get 10 percent off on Saturday, Nov. 10. Must show valid military ID.
- Chili's: Free Veterans Day Meal. Qualifying participants have their choice of one of six entrees.
- Denny's: All you can eat pancakes for all active duty military and veterans with a valid ID.
- Home Depot: 10 percent discount on Veterans Day. Must present a valid military ID.
- Lowe's: 10 pecent discount on Veterans Day; must present a valid military ID.
- Olive Garden: All veterans and military active duty will receive a choice of one of five entrees plus unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks on Sunday, Nov. 11.
- Texas Roadhouse: Select from a special veterans lunch menu on Monday, Nov. 12.
- T.G.I. Friday's: Get a free Veterans Day lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12.
- Friendly's: Get a free Big Two Do Breakfast and coffee until 11 a.m.
- Outback Steakhouse: Free "blooming onion" appetizer on menu, and beverage.
- Jo-Ann Fabrics: Get 20 pecent off fom Thursday Nov. 8 thru Monday, Nov. 12. Present proof of military service, past or present, or Military Dependent ID.
- For Everyone to enjoy:
- All national parks, forests and monuments offer free addmission to all on Veterans Day. Go and Enjoy the scenery!
Know any local veterans specials that we missed? Add them in the comments below.
Remember, the whole point of Veterans Day to thank and remember our troops and November is Military Family Month.