Veteran’s Day Activities

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EVENTS

Magnolia American Legion Veterans Day Service

Wed Nov 11th in front of the Post Office on McGraw in Magnolia

First Part

9-945am Service Project lead by the Cub Scouts Pack 80 but all welcome to help–clean up side walk and put US flags in Magnolia village

Bring or make thank you cards for veterans at VA hospital. I will bring supplies to make homemade cards.

Bring your extra halloween candy for veterans at VA hospital

Those who can please bring gloves and or rake/brooms and or bags for leaves/street clean up

 Second Part

10-1015am Hoist the US flag at the post office and have a quick speaker about Veterans Day.

All events for today will take place on the sidewalks NOT on the street.  Use cross walks when you cross the street!

Afterwards the Servey’s will give any collected cards and candy to veterans at VA hospital.

Elizabeth Servey, cell 206-909-6853, email elizabeth.servey@gmail.com

 

50th Annual Veterans Day Parade & Observance

E. Main St.
Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 931-3000
www.auburnwa.gov

Date: Sat Nov. 7 at 11 a.m.

The city of Auburn has been hosting a Veterans Day Parade since 1965 and since that time, it has grown into one of the largest parades in the U. S. This year’s parade is expected to feature over 5,500 participants, 200 units, 25 high school marching bands and, of course, a lot of military vehicles. The parade will be traveling west along Main Street to A Street NW. Other events happening in the city include a Veterans Day Breakfast, displays and exhibits including a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, a remembrance ceremony and a “curb competition” for organizations that don’t fit the requirements to enter the parade.

66th Annual Veterans Day Service

Nov 11, 2015
Wednesday, November 11th 2015 at 11:00 AM
Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, WA

Veterans, their families and the public will gather for a special band concert and Service of Remembrance at the 66th Annual Veterans Day service in Veterans Memorial Cemetery located on the grounds of Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park.

7:00 am Wednesday, November 11th. Flag placement at the Lower Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Each of the white marble upright markers in the Lower Veterans Section will receive a flag. Volunteers are needed.

At 10:30 AM music will be provided by the Eagles and Letter-Carriers Band. At 11:00 AM, the Service of Remembrance begins.

The program will conclude with Taps and a Rifle Salute.

For additional information, contact Brenda Spicer, Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park 206-362-5200.

UW Veterans Day Ceremony

Wed. Nov. 11, 2015      11 a.m.

Join us in honoring the men and women throughout our region for their dedication and service in our U.S. Armed Forces. The ceremony includes recognition of the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award, speakers, presentation of the colors and a performance by the Husky Band.

Cake and coffee will be offered afterward in Kane Hall at 11:30 a.m.

There is also many activies Nov 1-12 see http://www.washington.edu/alumni/veterans/Medal of Honor Memorial, UW

Museum of Flight

9404 E. Marginal Way S.
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 764-5720
www.museumofflight.org

Date: Nov. 11, at 11 a.m.

The Museum recognizes the contributions of America’s veterans at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Events begin at 11 a.m. The Boeing Employees’ Concert Band performs patriotic music from 11 a.m. to noon. The 12:00 noon Veterans Day ceremony begins, featuring honored guests, a keynote speaker, and a color guard. Our speaker this year is Bill Bradfield, Chairman of the Distinguished Flying Cross Society, and himself a recipient of three DFC’s from his service in Vietnam.

On Veterans Day all U.S. veterans and current U.S. military personnel will be admitted to the Museum free of charge.

 

DISCOUNTS

The following discounts have been confirmed by military.com for 2015, through either a press release or direct communication with the company.

Keep in mind that most businesses require proof of military service, which can include a VA Universal Access Card, military ID, DD-214, VSO card (groups like the VFW, DAV, AmVets, MOAA, FRA and The American Legion); some businesses will accept a picture of the veteran in uniform.

Note: Not all franchise locations participate in their national chain’s Veterans Day programs – be sure to contact your nearest establishment, via phone or Web, to make sure they are participating.

2015 Veterans Day Restaurant Offerings

Applebee’s — Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu on Nov. 11.
Cheeseburger in Paradise — Active and retired military personnel receive a complimentary burger with fries on Nov. 11.
Chili’s — Veterans and active military servicemembers get a free entrée from a limited menu on Nov. 11.
Denny’s — Active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own Grand Slam on Nov. 11 from 5 a.m. to noon at participating locations.
Golden Corral — Golden Corral Restaurants’ Military Appreciation Night free dinner will be available on Nov. 11 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Military retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and reserves are all welcome.
IHOP— On Nov. 11, participating IHOP restaurants offer veterans and active-duty military free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Little Caesars — Veterans and active military members receive a free $5 Lunch Combo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 11.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants — On Nov. 8, participating McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants will offer a complimentary entrée to veterans from a special menu.
Menchie’s —  All active and retired military personnel will receive a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt on Nov. 11.
Shoney’s — Shoney’s will offer a free All-American Burger to veterans and active-duty servicemembers on Nov. 11.

2015 Veterans Day Travel and Recreation Discounts

9/11 Memorial and Museum — Veterans will receive free museum admission from Nov. 7 to Nov. 11.
Army Corp of Engineers Recreation Areas — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day-use fees for veterans, active and reserve-component servicemembers, and their families at USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Nov. 11.
Colonial Williamsburg – Active-duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their direct dependents receive free Colonial Williamsburg admission for Veterans Day weekend (Nov. 6–11).
Harley-Davidson Museum — The Harley-Davidson Museum is offering free admission to active military, veterans and their families on Nov. 7, 8 and 11 in honor of Veterans Day.
Killington Resort – Active-duty, retired and honorably discharged members of the military receive a complimentary lift ticket on Nov. 11.
Knott’s Berry Farm — Knott’s Berry Farm is offering free admission for veterans and active-duty military personnel and one guest, as well as six additional tickets for a discounted price, from Nov. 1 to Dec. 20.
Mariners’ Museum — Military members receive a special $5 admission price on Nov. 11.
Meineke Car Care Centers —  On Nov. 11, veterans are encouraged to visit participating Meineke locations for a free basic oil change.
National Parks — On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, veterans will have access to over 100 national parks requiring entrance fees for free.
National Veterans Day Run — The National Veterans Day Run on Nov. 11 offers veterans and active-duty military a reduced-rate entry into the race, as well as discounted rates to their spouses and children between 13 and 18.
Westgate Resorts — Starting Nov. 11, the first 2,500 eligible servicemembers who complete an online military appreciation form will receive a complimentary three-day, two-night vacation. Veterans who don’t qualify are eligible for a 25 percent discount. Visit westgateresorts.com for the survey.
UFC GYM — Veterans and active-duty military, as well as their families, get free total gym access from Nov. 11-15 at participating UFC GYMs. UFC GYM is also offering a special basic training-themed Daily Ultimate Training class on Nov. 14.
World of Coca-Cola – Active-duty, reserves and retirees get free admission year-round, and Nov. 5 through Nov. 15, members of the armed forces may also purchase up to four half-price general admission tickets for their friends and family.

2015 Veterans Day Retailer Offerings

Alfred Angelo – Military brides get a free wedding gown on Veterans Day. An appointment to the store must be made for Nov. 11 to qualify.
Alimond Studio – Veterans and active-duty servicemembers get a free headshot at Alimond Studio on Saturday, Nov. 7. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Leesburg, Va.
Bellhops — the moving company is offering free moving labor for veterans from Nov. 13 to Dec. 15. Veterans must call on Veterans Day to schedule an appointment.
Brides Across America – Brides Across America holds a wedding gown giveaway in partnership with bridal salons across the country in November to honor Veterans Day. Qualifying brides register to attend the event at a participating bridal salon by completing the registration form and paying a $20 fee. Once verified, you will be assisted in finding a gown from the selection.
Cardiac Life — For the month of November, Cardiac Life is offering veterans $15 CPR courses.
Carhartt’s — active-duty and retired military servicemembers who present a military ID at one of Carhartt’s 21 company-owned stores will receive a complimentary exclusive hat, while supplies last.
Enterprise Car Sales — Active U.S. military members, veterans and their dependents get a Firestone Prepaid Maintenance Package with the purchase of any Enterprise vehicle during the month of November.
Firestone Complete Auto Care — Nov. 8-15, veterans and active-duty personnel receive an additional 10 percent off the lowest advertised price of any automotive service.
Grace for Vets — Car washes from around the world who join this program offer free car washes to veterans and servicemembers on Nov. 11.
Great Clips – On Nov. 11, customers who come in for a service can get a free haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans can also receive a free haircut or get the free haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until Dec. 31.
Home Depot — Home Depot offers a 10 percent discount to all veterans on Nov. 11. Home Depot offers the 10 percent discount year-round to active-duty and retirees.
Little Bra Company — Save 15 percent during the month of November on all regular-priced merchandise at the Little Bra Company when you shop online.
Lowe’s — All veterans receive a 10 percent discount on Nov. 11. The offer is available in stores only.
Rack Room Shoes — Military personnel and their dependents get a 10 percent discount off entire purchase on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Sleep Number — From Oct. 19 through Nov. 15, active and veteran military members will receive exclusive discounts on Sleep Number products. Save up to $700 on select Sleep Number mattress sets.
Steve Madden — Steve Madden offers everyone 20 percent off the entire purchase, and servicemembers receive an additional 10 percent off on Nov. 11.
Tires Plus — Between Nov. 8-15, veterans and active-duty personnel receive an additional 10 percent off the lowest advertised price of any automotive service.
Wheel Works — Between Nov. 8-15, veterans and active-duty personnel receive an additional 10 percent off the lowest advertised price of any automotive service.

See more at

http://www.legion.org/dispatch/230346/veterans-day-discounts#sthash.NDwbZMuH.dpuf

 

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