Businesses To Honor Veterans & Active Duty Members For Veterans Day

11:24 AM, Nov 11, 2012   |    comments
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(Triad) -- Sunday is officially the observance of Veterans Day in America. It's a day to say thank you and to honor all those military men and women who have served our great country.

Veterans Day is a time to honor those who have sacrificed so that we can all have the liberties and freedom in America that we enjoy daily.

Here is a list of events from around the Triad:

Sunday, November 11
2pm -
Pleasant Garden is holding Veterans Appreciation Day at the Pleasant Garden Fire Dept.

2pm - Mebane VFW Post is holding Veterans Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Garden. Location: US 70 and Third St in Mebane.

2pm - Jamestown Veterans Day Ceremony at 301 E. Main Street. Community members are invited to bring photos of their friends & families that served or are serving in the military and share stories and memories.

9am-5pm - Natural Science Center is offering discounts to veterans and active duty servicemen and women.

3pm - Veterans Day Concert in Reidsville, featuring the USAF Concert Band. Event location: Reidsville High School Auditorium.

4:30pm - City of King - Veterans Day Ceremony and Tile Dedication Service. Location: King Central Park. Guest speaker: USAF Brigadier General Hoyal B. Kye (ret).

Monday, November 12
11:30am - Wake Forest Univ. Veterans Day Ceremony. Event is scheduled to be in Perritt Plaza beside Reynolda Hall.

11am-2pm - Free lunch for veterans at Texas Roadhouse in Burlington and Winston-Salem.  

Free Oil changes: Meineke at 4434 W. Wendover & 4513 W. Market St. are giving free oil changes to veterans and active duty members.

For other Veterans Day discounts click on this link for the website Military Benefit. They have compiled a list of national businesses who are offering special discounts for Veterans.

If you know of an event that's not listed please email it to

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