Symposium on Homelessness 2012

-Please join us-

Thurs., Nov. 29th

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

-at-

Weiss Memorial Hospital

4646 N Marine Dr., Chicago, IL (773) 878-8700 // (800) 503-1234

-Presenters include-

Veterans Affairs Homeless Department

City of Chicago Department of Human Services

Warrior to Warrior Soldiers Project Heartland Alliance

 

CVO Meeting Saturday November 17th

The Coalition of Veterans Organizations (CVO) will meet this Saturday, November 17th, from 10 AM to 12:30 PM at Montford Point Marine Association at 7011 S Vincennes in Chicago.

 

The main agenda point will be a presentation by Norman Gonsoulin, Community Relations Liaison with the Illinois Attorney General’s office.

 

We will also discuss the Welcome Home Iraq Veterans Parade on December 15th, upcoming CVO nominations and elections, and more!

 

Coffee and Donuts as always!!

 

See you there.

 

Bruce Parry

CVO Chair

Good Deals For Veterans Day 2012

Applebees Veterans Day AppreciationApplebee’s – free meal, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012: Last year, Applebee’s served over one million free meals to military veterans and active servicemembers. Applebee’s is again offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. There will be 7 entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required. More.

Bar Louie America - Veterans DayBar Louie, Free meal on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. 2012. Active duty military members and veterans can receive a free meal, up to $10 in value, and a free non-alcoholic beverage. Available at all locations, military ID or proof of service is required (source). Find a location near you.

Champps Americana Veterans Day MealChampps Americana, Nov. 11, 2012. We’re celebrating our Veterans with an All American Meal! All Veterans and Active Military will receive a free burger. Proof of service required. Offer not valid for the Pepperjack Bacon Stack Burger or Kobe Burger. Dine in only, valid at participating locations. More info, Find a location near you.

Chilis Restaurant Free Veterans Day DinnerChili’s – free meal, Sunday, Nov. 11 2012. Chili’s is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of one of 7 meals. This offer is available from 11am – 5pm on November 11, 2012 at participating Chili’s in the U.S. only. Dine-in from limited menu only; beverages and gratuity not included. Veterans and active duty military simply show proof of military service. Visit their website to find locations.

Denny's Veterans Day DinnerDenny’s Veterans Day Appreciation Event, Nov. 12 2012. Free all you can eat pancakes from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12 for all active, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service. Offer available in every Denny’s nationwide.

Famous Daves Veterans Day CelebrationFamous Dave’s – Sunday Nov. 11 2012. Free or discounted meals on Veterans Day. Offer varies by location, please check the Famous Dave’s Veterans Day page or call your local restaurant for more information.

golden corral free veterans day mealGolden Corral – Free meal, Monday Nov. 12: The 12th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation Monday dinner will is available to any person who has ever served in the United States Military. If you are a veteran, retired, currently serving, in the National Guard or Reserves, you are invited to participate in Golden Corral’s Military Appreciation Monday dinner. For more information visit http://www.goldencorral.com/military/.

Special thanks to Golden Corral: To date, Golden Corral restaurants have provided over 3.2 million free meals and contributed over $6.1 million to the Disabled American Veterans organization. Amazing!

See more Military Discounts and Veterans Day Deals.

Hooters Veterans Day - Free MealHooters – Free Meal, Sunday, Nov. 11 2012. Hooter’s is serving up a free meal to military veterans all day on Veterans Day. Offer good for all veterans and active duty military personnel. Get 10 Free Wings – Boneless or Regular, drink purchase required. Offer valid at participating Hooters only; open to all active duty and military veterans with valid military ID or proof of military service. For more information, visit, www.HootersVeteransDay.com.

Hy-Vee Celebrates Veterans Day with Free BreakfastHy-Vee, Free Breakfast, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Free Veterans Day breakfast from 7am – 11am at all Hy-Vee supermarkets with in-store dining. Please call ahead to verify participation, and bring proof of service.

Krispy Kreme free doughnut for Veterans DayKrispy Kreme – Free doughnut, Nov. 11, 2012. Available only at participating Krispy Kreme stores. Offer available to all active-duty, retirees & veterans. Be sure to call ahead to verify your local Krispy Kreme is participating.

Little Caesars Pizza Crazy BreadLittle Caesars® Pizza, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Little Caesars is honoring the men and women of the United States armed forces this Veterans Day by providing veterans and active military members with a free Crazy Bread® with proof of military status or proof of service at participating stores nationwide. Call ahead to verify participation. Find a location near you.

Lone Star Steakhouse Veterans DayLone Star Steakhouse, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Free Appetizer for military members and veterans. Taste of Texas Sampler not included. ID required, please call ahead for verification.

Max & Erma's free Veterans Day MealMax & Erma’s, Sunday, November 11, 2012. Participating Max & Erma’s locations are offering military members and veterans a free Best Cheeseburger in America Combo, which includes tortilla soup or side Caesar salad, seasoned fries, and chocolate chip cookies. Locations.

McCormick and Schmicks Veterans Appreciation DayMcCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants – free lunch or dinner, Sunday Nov 11, 2012: McCormick & Schmick’s is celebrating their 14th annual Veteran’s Appreciation Event on Sunday, November 11th. Veterans will be able to choose a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée. Veterans must provide proof of military service. Be sure to contact your local McCormick & Schmick’s as this is valid at participating restaurants only. Also, space is limited and reservations are highly recommended. For more information visit: M&S Veterans Appreciation Event.

Outback Steakhouse Veterans DayOutback Steakhouse – A week of Free Bloomin’ Onions and Cokes Nov. 7 – Nov. 11 2012. Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a free Bloomin’ Onion and a Coca-Cola product during the week leading up to Veteran’s Day. This offer is available to Military Personnel with ID. More information.

The Outback understands commitment. For the past two years, The Outback, with the help of their patrons, has donated $2 Million to Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization providing everyday and emergency support for active troops, wounded warriors and their families.

Red Lobster Veterans DayRed Lobster – Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Free Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers. Find a location near you.

Red Ronbin Veterans DayRed Robin, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Free Red’s Tavern Double and Bottomless Steak Fries for all Red Robin guests with a military ID or proof of service. Red Robin is also partnering with Heinz for Veterans Day to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Red Robin will also donate $10,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project. Find a location near you.

The Spaghetti Warehouse Veterans DaySpaghetti Warehouse, Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Buy one entrée, get one free, coupon required. Choose any of 11 Original Recipe Spaghetti entrées and receive a second entrée free. This offer is open to everyone, not just veterans. Download the coupon at their website (available starting Nov. 5th).

Sizzler Restaurant logoSizzler Restaurants, Nov. 12, 2012. Free lunch served until 4pm. Choice of 3 entrees. Valid with proof of military service. More info and locations.

Subway Veterans Day Free SandwichSubway – Free Six Inch Sub, November 11, 2012. Select SUBWAY® Restaurants will offer a FREE six inch sub or flatbread to military veterans on Veterans Day. This offer is valid only on November 11, 2012 at participating local SUBWAY® restaurants, Military ID or proof of service required. Note: SUBWAY® Restaurants are franchises, so this offer may not be available everywhere. Please call ahead for participation and times.

Texas Roadhouse Veterans Day MealTexas Roadhouse – free lunch, Monday Nov. 12, 2012. Every Texas Roadhouse location across the country will participate in the free lunch event to honor the men and women of our armed forces. Choose from one of 10 free meals, plus sides and a drink. Offer good for All veterans – including all active, retired or former U.S. military. ID Required. Find locations.

T.G.I.-Fridays Veterans Day Free MealT.G.I. Friday’s – Free Lunch, Monday Nov. 12, 2012. Valid for all US Military personnel and veterans. Must wear uniform (if permitted by your service) or present military ID or other proof of service. Only valid at participating locations for anyone with an old or current military ID. More details on TGIFridays.com.

The Olive Garden Veterans Day entreeThe Olive Garden, Free entrée, Nov. 11, 2012. Offer good for veterans and active duty military, on Sunday, November 11th during regular business hours. Chose from a special menu; all entrées inlcude freshly baked garlic sticks and choice of soup or salad. Off er good in US and Canada, proof of service required. More info.

Tim Hortons – all US locations are offering a free donut to all veterans (check out the Star Spangled donut!).

7-Eleven – Free small Slurpee on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Offer good to all current and former military members. ID or proof of service required.

resource: http://themilitarywallet.com/veterans-day-free-meals-and-discounts/

TURTLE WAX:

Free car wash, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. If you have never had one of their car washes, you will be extremely surprised, as it will be the best car wash you ever had. Their head man is a Korean War Vet.

Bloomingdale, IL

252 S. Gary Ave.,

at Gary and Army Trail Rd.

630-924-0200

Hours:

Mon – Thu: 8am-7pm

Fri – Sat: 7am-7pm

Sun: 8am-6pm

Holidays – Please call location

Weather Permitting

 

Country Side, IL

6350 S. LaGrange Rd.,

just south of Joliet Rd.

708-354-8525

Hours:

Mon – Thu: 8am-7pm

Fri – Sat: 7am-7pm

Sun: 8am-6pm

Holidays – Please call location

Weather Permitting

 

Crystal Lake, IL

161 Liberty Rd., on Main St.

just south of Rte. 14

815-455-1652

Hours:

Mon–Thu: 8am-7pm

Fri – Sat: 7am – 7pm

Sun: 8am – 6pm

 

 

 

Skokie, IL

 

9340 Skokie Blvd.,

just south of Golf Rd. and Old Orchard Shopping Center

847-676-0467

Hours:

Mon – Sat: 8am-6pm

Sun: 9am-5pm

Holidays – Please call location

Weather Permitting