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Veterans Notes

To show their appreciation for our Veterans the following Veterans Day discounts are being offered this year by these organizations:

Applebee's restaurants will again provide a meal at no cost for all military active, retired and veterans on Friday, Nov. 11. This year, Applebee's is offering a new Veterans Day menu, which includes some of its signature and favorite items. All U.S. veterans and active duty personnel with proof of current or former military service are eligible. Proof of service is required in the form of a Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organization Card, photograph in uniform or wearing uniform, DD214, or Citation or Commendation. Applebee's initiated this program nationwide for the first time last year and provided over a million meals to members of the military.

Here are the close locations:


15240 Dellwood

Baxter, MN 56425

(218) 833-1400


605 Kennedy Park Road

Fergus Falls, MN 56537

(218) 998-4745


1909 Paul Bunyan Dr NW

Bemidji, MN 56601

(218) 444-2038


4190 West Division Street

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

(320) 251-8686

Golden Corral Military

Appreciation Night

Golden Corral restaurants will host their Military Appreciation Night on Monday 14 NOV 2011 from 5-9 PM with a meal at no cost for all military active, retired and veterans. No proof is required to enjoy this buffet meal. Guests of veterans will have to pay the regular meal price. No take outs. This is their 11th year with this program. For more information refer to 2010 Golden Corral Military Appreciation Monday raised over $1 million in single night for the Disabled American veterans.

Here is the close location:

Golden Corral

4491 23rd Ave South

Fargo ND 58103

(701) 364-3646

Permit to Carry Class will offer a special in honor of Veteran's Day, is that with one paying person, a vet can take the MN class for free (a $125 value), at the Menahga Senior Citizens Center (19 Cedar Ave. NW) on Nov. 17, 2011 with registration starting at 2:30 p.m. They are offering the Minnesota, Utah and Florida permit to carry training. The class includes a great book on the Minnesota permit to carry, evening of training and they bring pizza!

This is a small way to say thank you for those that have sacrificed so much in the protection of democracy worldwide as well as the freedoms we often take for granted.

Please see your local county veterans service officer if you have any questions. You can contact your local VSO at (218) 631-7617 or by e-mail at As always, have a great week.