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Veteran’s Day discounts announced

This Veteran’s Day, businesses are looking to honor veterans by offering discounts.

Locally, Ponderosa in Wabash is offering a free buffet and ice tea. If you’re in the mood for pizza, Pizza King is offering a 20 percent discount, while Goodfellas is offering a 10 percent discount. Veterans can visit Famous Dave’s, North Manchester, to get a special meal deal. At Subway, veterans can get a free six-inch sub or flatbread. McDonald’s will also be offering free meals. Houtman’s Friendly Computer Service is will cover half the cost of labor.

Amazon.com will be offering a free downloadable MP3 album, which includes 12 songs performed by military bands and ensembles from now through Veteran’s Day. Dollar General will be offering veterans, service members, and their immediate families a 10 percent discount with a Veteran’s Day coupon. Great Clips will offer a free haircut to veterans. If you do not need a haircut on Veteran’s Day, you can receive a voucher that is good for a free cut anytime before the end of the year. Non-veterans can also go into any Great Clips salon on Nov. 11, and with the purchase of any service, receive a free haircut card to give to a veteran of their choice.

Veterans traveling out of town on Veteran’s Day can be honored with a free meal at Applebee’s, Chili’s, Golden Corral, Hooters and Texas Roadhouse. Also there is a buy-one-get-one-free deal at TGI Friday’s and free treats available at Outback Steakhouse and Krispy Kreme. Mike’s Car Wash will offer free washes as well.

Be sure to bring a military ID if possible, as some businesses require proof of veteran status for their offers to be valid. Restaurants chains advise veterans to call ahead to specific locations, as not all franchises honor the specials.

Posted on 2013 Nov 05