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Businesses offering freebies to veterans today

Published On: Dec 24 2013 02:28:26 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 11 2013 07:41:54 AM CST
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U.S. flag (Photo courtesy of Brittany Hogan,

Local military veterans will be honored in a special way on Monday, which is Veterans Day.

Many local businesses will be offering free meals and services to people who have served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. 

Here is a list of places extending freebies to our veterans (Veterans need to bring proof of military service):

Applebee's - Free entree
Bar Louie - Free entree
Bob Evans - Free all you can eat hotcakes
Carrabba's Italian Grill - Free appetizer
Chili's - Free entree
Drive & Shine (All Michiana area locations) - Free Diamond Car Wash
Famous Dave's (Mishawaka location) - Free two-meat lunch combo
Golden Corral - Free dinner buffet from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Great Clips - Free haircuts
Krispy Kreme - Free doughnut and small coffee
Little Caesar's - Free crazy bread
Martin's Super Markets - Free two-piece Chicken Meal from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mancino's on Lincolnway in Mishawaka – Free 8-inch grinder
McDonald's in N. Ind and SW Mich. - Free Extra Value Meal
Mike's Carwash (All locations) - Free car wash
Olive Garden - Free entree
Outback Steakhouse - Free bloomin' onion and beverage
Starbucks (participating stores) - Free tall brewed coffee
TGI Friday's - Free lunch entree from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Texas Roadhouse - Free lunch from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.