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Free meals, treats for military members on Veterans Day

Free meals, treats for military members on Veterans Day

- Olive Garden: Free meal from a special menu.

Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) and the Veterans Assistance Commission (VAC) are promoting "Pets for Vets" throughout the month of November.

Shoney's - All veterans and active duty military with valid ID will receive a free all-your-care-to-eat breakfast bar from 6-11 a.m. on Veterans Day.

Applebee's: Free meal from a special menu Saturday at any of the almost 1,800 locations. Military ID or proof of service required. Must have military or VA card, or discharge papers with you.

Applebee's: Get a free entree at participating locations.

Great Clips: Free haircuts for veterans Saturday, Nov. 11.

- Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of traditional or boneless wings with a side of fries. Different Starbucks locations may be offering different promotions. The menu items being offered will include the following: Chicken Crispers, Chicken Bacon Rach Quesadillas, Oldtimer with Cheese, Classic Bacon Burger and Chili or Soup & Salad.

Veterans can get a free piece of double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola cake at any Cracker Barrel location.

Cracker Barrell - Complimentary slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake on November 11.

All veterans and active duty military personnel can choose a complimentary meal from a select menu on Veterans Day 2017. If they don't want a haircut that day, they can get a haircut card that they can redeem before the end of the year.

Tractor Supply Co.: Active duty and former military get 15 percent off purchases made Saturday, Nov. 11.

The national parks free days include free entrance into the park, free commercial tours, and free transportation entrance for everyone.

Zoe's Kitchen - Zoës Kitchen is offering a free entree to all veterans and active members of the military.

Lunch hours are from 11am to 2pm. A Veterans Day event will be held at the Biergarten on Saturday, Nov. 11, and a dollar of every beer sold will be donated to The New England Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Sleep Number is offering a military discount up to $700 during Veterans Day weekend.

Topgolf offers the "Heroes Discount" for military (veterans and active duty) with valid I.D.

California State Parks: Free admission at participating state parks on November 11 for veterans, active and reserve military. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general, the DMVA offers numerous programs and services and operates six veterans homes to help improve the lives of veterans and their families.

Golden Corral: The Golden Corral restaurant chain hosts a "military appreciation dinner" on November 13 from 5 to 9 p.m., providing free sit-down dinners to anyone who has ever served in the US military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserve). You'll need to verify with Olive Garden that you now are or used to be in the military. It's first come, first service and you'll need military ID.

- Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin' Onion and non-alcoholic beverage. Must have valid identification. Other guests at the same table will receive 20% off.

From 4pm-close on Veterans Day, all former and current military service men and women enjoy a free buffet (beverage not included) from participating Ponderosa locations. Contact your local Bonanza for more details.

On Nov. 11, Dunkin' Donuts will be offering a free doughnut to all veterans and active duty military. Make sure to bring your military ID card.

Complimentary order of wings and a side of fries to veterans and active-duty military.

Dunkin' Donuts gives free doughnuts on November 11 to veterans.

"Texas Roadhouse appreciates the sacrifices made by these courageous men and women and each year recognizes their commitment to protecting our nation by hosting a free lunch in their honor", according to the release.

Hooters: Free meal from special menu.


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