Veterans & Military Personnel

Discounts, Freebies, and Promotions for Veterans and Service Members

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In honor of your service, the following merchants/agencies are offering special programs or discounts. In order to receive the following promotions you must show a valid military I.D. card or proof of service. Offers may not be valid at all locations - please contact your desired location to determine participation and additional details.

All Month Long

Captured Moments by Stacie Kwacala - Stacie offers a year-round discount of 10% for veterans. For the month of November, she will increase this discount to 20%.

Magnolia’s - Receive 20% off meals from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. every Thursday through Saturday.

New Copperfield’s Bookstore - Receive 15% discount on book orders, all November until December 10.

Red Ox - Receive10% off food purchases all month.

Ultimate Image - Receive $5 off cuts, $10 off chemical (with Rose or Stephanie) for the month of November.

Monday – Friday, November 4 – 8, 2013

Digger’s College City Bowl - Receive a free shoe rental with the purchase of a game.

Harry Mussatto Golf Course - From 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., present your military ID and receive a 25% discount on merchandise or free green fees with the rental of a golf cart.

Hickory Pit Barbecue - Receive 10% off meals all week.

Hangover’s Bar and Grill - Receive 10% off meals all week.

Tuesday, November 5 - 16, 2013

Blades Hair Salon - Receive $4 off all services.

Saturday – Monday, November 9 – 11, 2013

National Parks Free Days - In honor of Veterans Day, everyone can share in the national parks free days, which include free entrance into the park, free commercial tours, and free transportation entrance. In addition, anytime throughout the year, active duty military members and their families can take advantage of a free annual pass to more than 2,000 national parks all over the country.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks - Enjoy a complimentary meal from 10 meal selections. Check out the menu at

Free Night Lodging at B&B’s - Vets can stay the night at over 200 participating B&B’s and inns around the country on Sunday, November 10, and Monday, November 11, 2013. Reservations for your free stay can be made now and are only available while supplies last. There are also many Canadian B&Bs participating this year.

Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2013

7-Eleven – Veterans and service members can receive a free small Slurpee from 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar and Grill - Every Veterans Day, participating Applebee's invites vets and active duty military to enjoy a free signature entrée. For more information, visit the Applebee’s website at

California Pizza Kitchen - Stop by for a free pizza and non-alcoholic beverage when you dine-in.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill - Free appetizer of your choice, no purchase necessary.

Chili’s - Veterans and service members can receive a free meal; choose between more than eight items.

Famous Dave’s – Receive a complimentary Two-Meat Salute which will include a choice of two meats, one side, and a muffin. Offer available at Chicago-land locations.

Golden Corral - Free meal available to veterans and service members from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Harry Mussatto Golf Course - From 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., present your military ID and receive a 25% discount on merchandise or free green fees with the rental of a golf cart.

Hy-Vee Stores - Free breakfast available to veterans and service members from 6:00 11:00 a.m. The Macomb Hy-Vee is located at 1600 East Jackson Street.

Larry A’s Pizza - Currently half-price family-size pizza is available every Monday night. Larry will honor the half-price family-size pizza all day on Veterans Day for veterans and service members.

Krispy Kreme - Veterans can start their morning off with a free breakfast that includes a doughnut and a small coffee. No purchase is necessary.

Max & Erma’s - In celebration of veterans and active service members, receive a free Best Cheeseburger in America combo which includes choice of tortilla soup or side House Salad, a cheeseburger and French fries, and a fresh baked chocolate chip cookie for dessert, at participating locations.

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt - Veterans and active duty personnel can receive a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt.

Michael's Hair Designers - Receive 10% off any service on Veterans Day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

O’Charley’s Restaurant and Bar - Stop in and get a free meal from the new $9.99 menu.

Outback Steakhouse - Stop in to get a free Bloomin' Onion and beverage. This offer is for veterans as well as active duty and retired military. Outback is also giving out a military discount of 10% off the total check from November 12 to December 31, 2013.

Pizza Hut - Receive 10% off purchase, all day.

Ponderosa - Receive a free meal from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Subway - Receive 10% off purchase. Good at all Macomb, Hamilton, Carthage, Abingdon, Galva and Farmington locations.

University Union Bookstore - Present your military ID and receive 20% off all clothing and gift items.

Uno Chicago Grill - Get a free entree or individual pizza with the purchase of an entree or pizza of equal or greater value.

Village Inn Quincy & all QC locations - Choose between a free stack of buttermilk pancakes, French toast, or a Belgian waffle.

Monday – Thursday, November 11 – 14, 2013

Longhorn Steakhouse - Receive a free Texas Tonions appetizer and non-alcoholic beverage.

Red Lobster - Stop by and receive a free appetizer, choose from several different items.

Monday – Friday, November 11 – 15, 2013

International Sandwich Shop (ISS) - Receive 10% off meals all week.

Monday – Saturday, November 11 – 16, 2015

Rock N Records - Receive 10% off purchases.

Ongoing Discounts for veterans and service members!

Arby’s Macomb - Receive 30% discount, all year long.

Arby’s QC - All QC area Arby's offer a 10% discount, all the time.

AutoZone - Receive 10% off purchases all year long.

Buffalo Wild Wings - Receive a 10% discount off all regularly priced food and non-alcoholic beverages, all the time. If you wear your uniform, the discount is 20%!

Chicks on the Square - Receive 15% off meals, all the time.

Famous Dave’s in Bettendorf - Receive 25% off meals. Discount is only available at this location.

Famous Dave’s in Davenport - Receive 30% off meals. Discount is only available at this location.

Home Depot - Receive 10% discount every day.

Lowes - Receive 10% off purchases every day.

Kristi’s Hair Design - Basic haircut for $12. This special runs all the time.

Pizza Hut Quad Cities - Receive 10% off purchase, year round.

R & R Spa - Basic haircut for $8. This special runs all the time.