Friday, November 6, 2009
Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11. Here's a sampling of discounts offered to veterans at some local and national establishments. Hats off to these organizations, and to all current and former members of the military, thank you for your service.
-Sport Clips offers veterans and active-duty service men and women a 20 percent discount. On Veterans Day, all stores in Arizona will be donating $1 from every haircut to the VFW's Operation Uplink, "the premiere calling program for deployed service members that provides free phone time to active-duty military personnel and hospitalized veterans." (7625 N. Oracle Road and 1880 E. Tangerine Road)
Now through Wednesday, Nov. 11:
-The Home Depot offers a 10 percent military discount for in-store, single-receipt purchases.
-Lowe's offers a 10 percent discount for active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military and their immediate families on in-store purchases.
Mondays: Nov. 9, 16, 23 and 30
The Salsa Soulseros team invites veterans from Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom to a free, introductory salsa class. (512 E. Sixth St. 396-4864)
Wednesday, Nov. 11:
-Applebee's: Veterans and active-duty military will be able to choose a free entree from six menu favorites.
-Simoniz Car Wash: Veterans and active military will receive a free full-service car wash.
-Chick-fil-a (3605 E. Broadway Blvd.): Veterans will receive a free eight-count order of chicken nuggets.
-Participating locations of Outback Steakhouse will offer veterans and active-duty military a free bloomin' onion and beverage.
-Dollar General (155 W. Valencia Road): Veterans, active-duty military, National Guard and Reserve and their immediate families will receive a 10 percent discount with a Veterans Day coupon (available at the store).
Monday, Nov. 16 (5 to 9 p.m.):
Golden Corral offers a free thank-you dinner for veterans, retired, currently serving, National Guard and Reserve personnel.