Local Businesses Saluting our Veterans with Freebies

Local Businesses Saluting our Veterans with Freebies

November 10, 2017 07:28 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- As we salute our military heroes this weekend for Veterans Day, there are many local businesses offering free services and giveaways as a thank you.

     - Great Clips is offering any veteran, active or retired, a free haircut or a certificate to use at a later time
     - Texas Roadhouse will give free lunch including a beverage and sides
     - Starbucks is offering a free tall brewed coffee 
     - Dunkin Donuts will give each veteran a free donut
     - Red Lobster offering a free appetizer or dessert to veterans
     - AppleBee's has a special veterans day menu with free meals
     - HyVee stores offering free breakfast to veterans from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.


Also on Saturday our nation's service men and women will be recognized for their sacrifice to our country with help from the Austin Bruins.  ABC 6 News and the Austin Bruins are teaming up to honor our veterans November 11, 2017, during the Bruins Military Appreciation Night.  Veterans and current military members get into the game for free.  Then after the game, the Bruins will auction off the player's red, white and blue camouflage jerseys with money going to local military charities.

There will also be a Veterans Day Presentation at St. Mark's Living in Austin. The Color Guard and music with students from the Austin High School Band will honor veterans during a presentation with pins and certificates. Cake and refreshments will also be provided.


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