Outback Steakhouse is offering all veterans and active military a Free Bloomin’ Onion® and a Coca-Cola® with valid military ID, from November 7 – 11, 2011 at participating Outback Steakhouse locations. Outback is also still operating the Operation Feeding Freedom program, which they started in 2002. Through this program they send a team of volunteer employees to Afghanistan to feed American troops. Since then, Outback has made a total of 9 trips to the Middle East and served over 215,000 troops, bringing them a much needed taste of home. And in the past two years Outback has donated $2 Million to Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization providing everyday and emergency support for active troops, wounded warriors and their families.
B&Bs for Vets
Innkeepers want to say thank you to those who have served their country by inviting veterans to wake up on Veterans’ Day (November 11, 2011) in a Bed and Breakfast. Throughout the U.S. and Canada, B&Bs will honor active military and veterans by offering complimentary stays on November 10, 2011, in observance of Veteran’s Day. To date nearly 500 inns and B&Bs have signed up to participate in the B&Bs for Vets program in the U.S. For a complete list of participating inns and B&Bs, visit www.bnbsforvets.org for participating inns in the U.S. and http://www.bbcanada.com/bbforvets for participating Canadian B&Bs. For more discounts for military Families and veterans, visit the Military.com Discount Center,http://www.military.com/military-report/bbs-for-vets?ESRC=mr.nl
Hotels Offer Vet Day Discounts
Red Roof Inn is saluting our nation’s service members and veterans with a special 15 percent discount for the entire month of November, as well as an additional 11 percent off when you stay on Veterans Day, November 11. Veterans and active or retired military can take advantage of these deals. This offer is only available at select properties. Proof of present or past military service must be provided. To book the month long Veterans Day special reference VP+(R) code 604287; to receive the special 26 percent discount for staying with Red Roof on Veterans Day, November 11, reference VP+ code 611404. Call 800.RED.ROOF (800.733.7663) or book online at the Red Roof Inn website at redroof.com. For more discounts for military Families and veterans, visit the Military.com Discount Center,http://www.military.com/military-report/hotels-offer-vet-day-discounts?ESRC=mr.nl
Regional Veteran’s Day Discounts
America’s Incredible Pizza Company (St. Louis and St. Peters, MO). Free meal Nov. 11th. Call ahead to verify hours and locations.
Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach, CA). Free admission for veterans, military personnel, police officers, and firefighters who show valid service ID on November 11, 2011. More info.
Brevard Zoo (Melbourne, FL), Nov. 11-13. Free Admission to military veterans with proof of service. More info.
Des Moines Botanical Center. Free admission November 11, 2011 for Veterans and their families. More info.
San Antonio Symphony and the United States Air Force Band of the West. Free Veterans Day Concert November 13, 2011. More info.