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Happy Veterans Day

Posted on November 11, 2020 by mmeadows


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This year, The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affair’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held in conjunction with the ceremony held annually at the Middletown State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown at 2p.m. on November 11, 2020.

This ceremony will stream live via Zoom Meeting. Zoom platform information is:

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Meeting ID: 986 7749 7482
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Veterans Day Restaurant Specials

Applebee’s – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu at participating Applebee’s on November 11. Dine-in only. Visit the Applebee’s website for details.

Bakers Square – November 11, 2020 will offer a free Rise & Shine breakfast to veterans on Veterans Day; this meal includes two eggs with seasoned hash browns or fresh fruit, plus your choice of toast, buttermilk pancakes, English muffin, bakery muffin or biscuit. Veterans will also receive a 20% off coupon for a future dining experience between November 12 and November 30.

Bar Louie – November 11, 2020
Active and retired military receive a free craft burger or flatbread of choice, with valid ID, at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty service members receive a free entry up to $14.95 and a free Dr. Pepper beverage. Please visit their website for details.

Bob Evans – November 11, 2020 
Veterans and active-duty military receive a special menu of seven (7) homestyle favorites for FREE at local restaurants. Dine-in only. Visit the Bob Evans website for more details.

Brick House Tavern + Tap – November 11, 2020
Veterans’ parties of up to four receive 20% off their meal (not including alcoholic beverages), with a valid ID. Please visit their website for details.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co – November 11, 2020
Military personnel and their families receive 20% off, with a valid ID at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

California Dreaming – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details

California Pizza Kitchen – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty service members receive a free entry on Veterans Day. Please visit their website for details.

Carolina Roadhouse – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details.

Cattlemens Steakhouse – November 11, 2020
Active, inactive, and retired military personal receive a complimentary 8 oz. Sirloin Steak dinner at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

Chili’s Grill & Bar  November 11, 2020
All Veterans and active duty military personnel can get a free meal from a special menu on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at all participating Chili’s Grill and Bar restaurants. Available for in restaurant only. Please call ahead to your local Chili’s restaurant if you have any questions about your Veterans Day meals. Visit the Chili’s website for details.

The Chop House  November 11, 2020
Veterans and active military receive a 50% discount off any entrée, with a valid military ID on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Chop House if you have any questions about your Veterans Day Discount. Please visit the Chop House website for additional details.

Chophouse ‘47 – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details.

Cotton Patch Cafe  November 11, 2020
All Veterans and active military members are being offered a free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken FREE on November 11. Please call ahead to your local Cotton Patch Café if you have any questions about your Veterans Day Discount.

Country Kitchen – November 11, 2020
Active and retired military receive a free country scramble with a valid ID. Please visit their website for details.

Cracker Barrel – November 2020
Cracker Barrel will donate a $10 Cracker Barrel gift card to Operation Homefront for each Country Fried Turkey Family Meal Basket sold in the month of November (up to $50,000)*, and the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation will make an additional $50,000 donation to Operation Homefront – totaling up to $100,000 to support military families this holiday season. Additionally, on Veterans Day – Wednesday, Nov. 11, Cracker Barrel will offer all U.S. military veterans a complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake when dining at any Cracker Barrel location nationwide.

Crooked Pint Ale House – Every Day
Veterans and active duty military personnel save 10% every day at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

Denny’s – November 12, 2020
All Veterans and active duty service members with a valid military ID or DD 214 receive a free Build Your Own Grand Slam at participating Denny’s locations on November 12, 2020, from 5 am to noon. Visit the Denny’s website for details.

Eat’n Park – November 1-30, 2020
Veterans and their families receive 10% off all November (dine-in only). Please visit their website for details.

Famous Dave’s  November 11, 2020
Military personnel and Veterans are being offered a free meal on November 11th at participating locations only. Valid for dine-in, to go and online ordering. Use code VETERAN for online orders. Not valid for call-in orders. Proof of military service is required. Please call ahead to your local Famous Dave’s for details.

54th Street Grill – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military personnel eat free on Veterans day (up to $12.00, dine-in only). Please visit their website for details.

Golden Corral – November 1, 2020 – November 30, 2020
Active and former military members who have served in the US Military can pick up a promotional card during the month of November, redeemable for a FREE thank you meal. Promotional cards can be redeemed through May 31, 2020. Please visit their website for details.

Green Mill – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military personnel receive a free menu item, with proof of service, at participating locations. Some restrictions apply. Please visit their website for details. Veterans also save 10% every day!

Gulfstream Cafe – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details

Hamburger Stand – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military receive a free hamburger, regular fries and small Pepsi with a valid ID or by dining in uniform. Please visit their website for details.

Houlihan’s – November 11, 2020
Veterans, active duty military and military families get $10 off a $30 food purchase at participating locations on November 11. This offer is valid for in restaurant dining or for carryout. Orders made via houlihans.com or a third-party delivery service are not eligible. Contact your nearest location for details.

IHOP – November 11, 2002
Free Red, White and Blue pancakes. Veterans and Active/Reserve service members are invited with family and friends to make to-order breakfast at IHOP on Wednesday, November 11, which includes a free pancake offer till 7 p.m.

Joey D’s Oak Room – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details.

Kolache Factory – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military receive a free kolache and cup of coffee. Please visit their website for details.

LaMar’s Donuts – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military get a free donut and 12 oz. coffee (in store) at participating locations. Please contact your nearest location for details.

Logan’s Roadhouse – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal Veterans Day at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

Lucille’s BBQ  – November 11, 2020
Veterans and Active Duty Military receive a Free Lucille’s Original Pulled Pork Sandwich on 11/11/20. Must show proof of service. During the month of November, dine at any Lucille’s location to round up your bill to the nearest dollar where your generous donations will support Operation Homefront’s Holiday Meals for Military.

Luna Grill – November 11-13
Luna Grill (California and Texas) offers a free meal with the purchase of a meal November 11 through 13.

Max and Erma’s – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active military receive a free Best Cheeseburger in America with endless fries, fountain drink and a chocolate chip cookie, at participating locations with a valid ID. Please visit their website for details.

McCormick & Schmicks – November 8, 2020
Veterans, National Guard, Gold Star parents and Gold Star spouses can enjoy a half-priced entrée from a special menu on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants. Please contact your nearest location for details.

Mission BBQ – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military personnel receive a free sandwich on Veterans day. Please visit their website for details

New York Prime – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active military receive 50% off an entrée. Please visit their website for details.

O’Charley’s – November 11, 2020
Offering a a free meal from the Veterans Thank You Menu, or $10 off any meal on the regular menu, on Wednesday, November 11. Additionally, O’Charley’s provides a 10% military discount all year long.

Red Lobster – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military can receive a free appetizer or dessert from a select menu on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, with a valid military ID or proof of service. The offer will be available for dine-in only. Please contact your nearest Red Lobster for details.

Red Robin – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military who are Red Robin Royalty members are being offered a free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries anytime between Nov. 11-30 for dine-in or to-go. Visit the Red Robin website for details.

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal Veterans Day at participating locations. Military ID or dining in uniform. Other restrictions may apply. Please visit their website for details.

The Rustic – November 11, 2020
Free Rustic Burger for servicemen and women. Please visit their website for details.

Shari’s/Coco’s (Pacific NW) – November 11, 2020
2020 Veterans Day Free Pie Slice and “Buy One, Get One” offer on Wednesday, November 11 at locations throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Tap House Grill – November 11, 2020
Free meal for Veterans & active military on Veterans Day. Please visit their website for details.

TravelCenters of America – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty service members receive a free meal Veterans Day at participating locations, with proof of military service. Please visit their website for details.

Village Inn – November 11, 2020
Offering a free Village Inn Breakfast (V.I.B.) on Veterans Day. Additionally, Veterans will receive a coupon to receive 20% off their next meal with Village Inn when dining between November 12 and November 30.

Yard House – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active duty military guests get a complimentary appetizer on November 11. Please visit the Yard House website or contact your nearest location for details.

Veterans Day Haircut Discounts

Great Clips  November 11, 2020
Veterans and current military members can visit a U.S. Great Clips salon on November 11 to receive either a free haircut that day or the free haircut card to use at a later date. Visit the Great Clips website for details.

Hair Cuttery/Bubbles/CIBU – November 8-15, 2020 
10% off of any haircut or salon service. Select salons also offer Curbside Cuts which will allow Veterans to have the opportunity to get a haircut at the hair salon, in an outdoor environment at a discounted price. To book, Veterans can visit haircuttery.com, or call their local salon and present a military id at checkout. Same day appointments and walk-ins will also be welcomed at select locations.

Sport Clips  November 11, 2020
Some locations will be offering free haircuts to active duty service members and Veterans on November 11. Visit the Sports Clips website for details and participating locations.

SmartStyle Hair Salons – Every Day
Current or former military members, and Veterans are being offered a 10% discount off any services and professional products. Please show proof of service to receive this discount at participating salons. Walk-ins welcome. No double discounts. Discount may vary per location. Visit the SmartStyle website for details.

Veterans Day Retail Discounts

Academy Sports – October 25, 2020 – November 11, 2020
Military and first responders receive 10% off. Please visit their website for details.

Allen Edmonds – Every Day
Veterans and active duty service members receive 15% off. Please visit their website for details.

B&Bs for Vets – November 10, 2020
Veterans and active-duty service members receive one free room night on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, so they can enjoy the local Veterans Day celebrations.  Please visit the B&B for Vets website for additional information.

Bed Bath and Beyond  November  11, 2020
Active Duty U.S. military, Veterans and military spouses will receive 25% off your entire in-store shopping cart on November 11, 2020. Call or visit your nearest location for details.

Bonobos – Every Day
Veterans, reservists, national guard and active duty service members and receive 20% off. Please visit their website for details.

Brown Bear Car Wash (Washington State) – November 11, 2020
Free Beary Clean car wash for all current or former members of the military on Veterans Day, from 8:00am – 6:00pm local time, at participating locations. Please contact your nearest location for details.

Carhartt – Every Day
Verified members of the military receive 25% off. Please visit their website for details.

Duane Reade – November 11-15, 2020
20% off in store purchases, offer valid for Veterans, military and their families from 11/11 thru 11/15/20, with Balance® Rewards card or myWalgreens™ and proof of service. In-store offer only valid in Walgreens or Duane Reade stores.

GoodTrust – November 6- December 31, 2020
GoodTrust is offering all Veterans their Premium Plan for FREE for the next 10 years (value $500) starting on 11/11/2020. The GoodTrust digital legacy platform gives you control over what happens to your digital assets and reputation when you pass away. Think of it like a digital safety deposit box for your digital accounts and information. Be sure to check the “Veteran” box to claim the offer. Offer expires on 12/31/2020.

Hyundai – thru January 4, 2021
Active Duty, Reservist/National Guard, Veteran and Retired US Military Personnel could receive $500 bonus towards a new Hyundai vehicle. Please visit their website for details.

Hy-Vee – November 11, 2020
Free curbside breakfast for Veterans and active-duty military members as well as a 10% discount on purchases made in-store.

La Quinta by Windham – November 2020 – December 8, 2020
Eligible military members get 12% off the Best Available Rate at participating La Quinta by Wyndham hotels. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020.Please visit their website for details.

Lovesac – October 19, 2020 – November 15, 2020
Veterans and active duty military receive 30% off. Please visit their website for details.

Office Depot Office Max – November 11-13, 2020
Veterans, active duty service members, retirees, reservists and their dependents receive 25% off qualifying purchases in store, with a valid military ID. Please visit their website for details.

Outdoor Research – November 4-11, 2020 
Outdoor Research is offering 30% off to Veterans. Active duty military are eligible for their Pro program. See website for details.

Publix – November 11, 2020
10% discount for Veterans, military and their families.

Rack Room Shoes – November 11, 2020
20% off all purchases for Veterans and military on Veterans Day, 10% off purchases year round. Visit the Rack Room Shoes website for details.

Samsung – November 6-11, 2020
Active-duty service members and Veterans who sign up for Samsung’s Military Discount Program can receive an additional 10% on smartphones, tablets, wearables, accessories and PCs; additional $50 eCertificate and free phone case when you purchase a smartphone; 10% off select home appliances. Please visit their website for details.

Sanderling Resort – November 11, 2020 – March 19, 2021
Current and former military receive discounted rates of $129 per night from November 11, 2020 through March 19, 2021 with an additional 20% off all food, spa and retail. Please visit their website for details.

7-Eleven – November 11, 2020
Active-duty, retired, Veteran, guard reservists and family members who are Veterans Advantage and 7Rewards members, can receive a free coffee of Big Gulp on Veterans Day. Please contact your nearest location or visit their website for details.

ShopVCS.com  November 6th – 13th
Up to 55% off sitewide on everything over $20 from November 6th -13th – including military pride gear, apparel, footwear, watches, jewelry, gifts and more for Veterans enrolled in VA and their family members. PLUS, save 25% entire stock of RX Eyewear prescription glasses from November 6th -13th, including frames from top brands like Ray-Ban, Coach and more. Create your free account now at www.ShopVCS.com.

Sleep Number – Valid until November 16, 2020
Military and Veteran families receive an extra $100 off select smart beds and adjustable bases with promo code until November 16. Please visit their website for details.

Sun Viking Lodge (Daytona Beach, FL) – November 11, 2020
Sun Viking Lodge offers 25% of 1 and 2 night stays and 30% off 3 or more nights for veterans. Use the promo code HERO. Receive 25% off all future stays. Please visit their website for details.

Super 8 by Windham – November 2020 – December 8, 2020
Active and retired military members, veterans and their families can enjoy 15% off the Best Available Rate at participating Super 8 by Wyndham hotels. Plus, Wyndham Rewards members receive 500 bonus points for qualified stays booked by December 7 and completed by December 8, 2020. Please visit their website for details.

Target – November 1-11, 2020
Target is offering all U.S. active-duty military personnel, Veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off the guest’s full basket.To receive the offer, guests must first demonstrate eligibility by registering at www.target.com/circle/military. After eligibility has been verified, an exclusive, one-time use 10% Target Circle offer will be available for the guest to use in-store or online.

TOPS Market – November 11, 2020
11% off total order on Veterans Day.

Walgreens – November 11-15, 2020
20% off in store purchases, offer valid for Veterans, military and their families from 11/11 thru 11/15/20, with Balance® Rewards card or myWalgreens™ and proof of service. In-store offer only valid in Walgreens or Duane Reade stores

Wyndham –Through December 6
Military member, veterans and their families can save up to 20% off, plus receive 500 Wyndham Rewards bonus points on stays through December 6, 2020.  Please visit the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts website for additional information.

Year-round Veterans Discounts

Amtrak – Every Day
Active-duty service members, their spouses and dependents are eligible to receive 10% off the lowest available rail fair on most Amtrak trains with a valid ID. Please visit Amtrak’s website for details.

Bark Social – Every Day
All active duty members and Veterans receive an additional $45 off their Founding Membership. Please visit their website for details.

Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s – Every Day
Veterans and active-duty service members get 5% off with a valid ID. Please contact your nearest location for details.

Bonobos – Every Day
Veterans, reservists, national guard and active duty service members and receive 20% off. Please visit their website for details.

Carhartt – Every Day
Verified members of the military receive 25% off. Please visit their website for details.

Crooked Pint Ale House – Every Day
Veterans and active duty military personnel save 10% every day at participating locations. Please visit their website for details.

Green Mill – Every Day
Veterans also save 10% every day on meals.

Home Depot – Every Day 
All military personnel and Veterans are eligible for a 10% discount at all The Home Depot’s store locations.

Hometown Buffet  Every Monday
Active duty, reserve, or retired military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID receive 15% discount on Military Mondays (Every Monday including Memorial Day) at Hometown Buffet. Be sure to ask your server for more details.

Jiffy Lube – Every Day
Veterans and active-duty service members get 25% off with a valid ID (excludes batteries, brakes, alignment and diagnostic services). Please contact your nearest Jiffy Lube for details.

LinkedIn – Every Day
Eligible members of the military community can receive one year of free access to LinkedIn Premium and LinkedIn Learning.  Please visit the LinkedIn website for more information.

Lowes – Every day
Lowe’s is proud to offer 10% off eligible purchases every day to active military personnel and Veterans.

Luna Grill  Every Day

All active and retired military service members and their spouses receive 10% off purchase, excluding alcohol. Valid ID or uniform required. Call your nearest location or visit the Luna Grill website for details.

Mattress Firm – Every Day
Veterans and active duty military receive 10% off purchases with valid ID at participating locations. Please contact your nearest location for details.

Nissan – Every Day
Active Duty, Reservist/National Guard, Veteran and Retired US Military Personnel save $500 on a new Hyundai vehicle and can be combined with all current national and regional incentives. Please visit their website for details.

O’Reilly Auto Parts – Every Day
Active-duty service members, Veterans with an honorable, under honorable or general discharge and immediate family members get 10% off with a valid ID. Some restrictions may apply. Please contact your nearest location for details.

Old Country Buffett  Every Monday
Active duty, reserve, or retired military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID receive 15% discount on Military Mondays (Every Monday including Memorial Day) with up to four members of the family at Old Country Buffett. Be sure to ask your server for more details.

Outback  Every Day
All servicemen and women receive 10% off their check all day, every day, with valid ID. Call or visit your nearest location for details.

Qalo – Every Day
Veterans, active members of the US armed forces and military spouses receive 15% off all QALO products. Please visit their website for details.

World of Coca-Cola (Atlanta, GA) – Every Day
Active duty, reserve and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces may visit World of Coca-Cola free of charge every day. Tickets may be purchased at the attraction’s ticketing windows when members present their valid Armed Forces ID. Please visit their website for details.