Businesses celebrate Veteran’s Day by offering services to veterans, military members

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – Businesses across Siouxland are giving thanks to veterans and active-military for Veterans Day.

Most businesses are offering certain discounts or released statements in regard to Veterans Day.

SIOUX CITY: On Wednesday night at 6:00 p.m., there will be a free drive-thru grocery distribution at the Long Lines Rec Center. They will be distributing 13,000 pounds of groceries and 200 frozen turkeys to veteran and military families.

BAR LOUIE: Offering a free craft burger or flatbread of your choice to all active or retired military. Dine-in only.

BOMGAARS: While not happening Wednesday, stores are giving veterans 17% off regular price items. The discount isn’t happening until Nov. 15 and 16.

BUFFALO WILDWINGS is offering a free order of 10 boneless wings + fries. Dine-in and carryout only.  

CASEY’S: While not offering any discounts, Casey’s stores are asking customers to round up their purchases. The money will benefit Hope For The Warriors and Children of Fallen Patriots. It is happening for the whole month of November.

FAREWAY: On Wednesday, Fareway is offering a 15% discount to any retired, active duty, reserve, or guard military members. To use the discount, customers must show some sort of military ID.

“We’re thankful for our veterans and active service members for protecting the freedoms we cherish. This special offer is the least we can do to express our gratitude for their sacrifices,” said Fareway President and CEO Reynolds W. Cramer.

GOODWILL OF THE GREAT PLAINS: Goodwill of the Great Plains is holding their annual Boots to Suits Program this week. The program gives $40 towards clothing and accessories to help prepare for employment to those with a military ID. This event ends on November 14.

HY-VEE: From 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Hy-Vee is hosting a Veterans Day Breakfast, which is a complimentary meal for veterans and active-duty military members. The breakfast will be individually packaged and available for curbside pick up this year due to the pandemic. Visit this website for more information.

PIZZA RANCH: The restaurant is offering a free adult buffet to all veterans and active-duty military at participating locations.

At SCOOTER’S COFFEE, veterans can receive a free drink of any size today with Military Identification.

STARBUCKS: is offering free cup of hot brewed coffee, visit your neighborhood Starbucks at participating locations. Offer must be redeemed in person (not available using Order Ahead or Delivery). The company is also donating 25 cents for every cup of hot brewed coffee on Veteran’s Day to support the mental health and the wellbeing of military communities.

TACO JOHN’S: On Wednesday, Taco John’s is giving away a free small Beef #1 Combo Meal to all active, reserve, retired, and honorably discharged members of the U.S. military. The offer can be redeemed on the Taco John’s App by entering the code ‘VETERAN’ under the more tab.

WENDY’S: Sioux City-area Wendy’s are offering a free small breakfast combo with a valid military ID on Wednesday.

If you know of any more, let KCAU 9 know.


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