Those who have served our country will be honored by Bossier Parish schools and served special offers and meal deals by Bossier businesses on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.
Bossier Parish schools will be hosting numerous Veterans Day events, including:
Apollo Elementary School, Veteran’s Day Breakfast, 9:00 a.m. Veterans will be served breakfast while students present a brief introduction, share thank you letters, and recognize each branch with the Armed Forces Medley.
Bellaire Elementary School, Veterans Day Service Project. Students will take part in a service project making a holiday card for young men and women at Air Force Basic Training in San Antonio, TX in order to lift their spirits.
Benton Elementary School, Veterans Day Breakfast and Hero Walk, 8:30 a.m. Veterans will enjoy a breakfast with their student in the gym. After breakfast they will be celebrated by all Benton Elementary Staff and Students with a Hero Walk through the school.
Benton Middle School, Veterans Day Assembly, 9:00 AM. Benton Middle will host its annual assembly honoring our veterans.
Bossier High School, Veterans Day Performance at The Bloom Assisted Living Center, 4828 Medical Drive in Bossier City, 10:00 a.m. Bossier High School’s JROTC will be part of a Veterans Day celebration at The Bloom, including Color Guard performances and slideshow presentation.
Cope Middle School, Veterans Day Celebration, 9:00 a.m. Cope Middle will celebrate and honor military service members this Veterans Day. Students will read Letters to the Front and there will be band/choir performances.
Sun City Elementary School, Veterans Day Celebration. 1:15 p.m. Third graders will perform Patriotic Songs. Military parents and grandparents will be introduced by the students.
Curtis Elementary School, Hallmark for Heroes, all day. Curtis Elementary students will be creating their own “Hallmark” for Heroes cards to express gratitude to Veterans. These cards will be delivered to the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Home. Curtis Cheerleaders are also creating school “yard” signs to thank our veterans and our current military for their service.
Elm Grove Elementary School, Veterans Day Observance, all day. Students will be bringing photos to school of veterans who have impacted their lives. These photos will be displayed in the hallways of the school on Veterans Day.
Kerr Elementary School, Veteran’s Day Observance, all day. In honor of Veterans Day, R.V. Kerr will be dressing up in camo and collecting supplies and money. The proceeds will be donated to the Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home. In addition, students will be writing thank you notes to honor our veterans’ service.
Elm Grove Middle School, Veterans Day Observance, 1:45 p.m. EGMS students will honor those who have and are serving our country through music and inspirational readings.
Benton High, Veterans Day Assembly, 1:00 p.m.
Kingston Elementary, Honoring All Who Served, 9:00 a.m. Kingston Elementary will hold an assembly to honor all members of its school family that are active military or veterans. The guest speaker will be veterans and KES teacher Tammy Reyna.
And Tuesday, Nov. 12, Haughton Elementary School will host a Veterans Breakfast at 8:00 AM. Students are invited to bring their veterans for breakfast and recognition in the HES commons area. Student groups will be performing.
Business offers and meal deals
Availability may vary among chain locations. Many retailers offer everyday military discounts in addition to the special discounts shown below. A military ID or other verifying identification is usually required.
Academy Sports: All active military, military veterans and first responders will receive 10% off their entire purchase.
Amazon Prime: Active-duty troops and Guard and Reserve members can get an Amazon Prime membership for $79. That’s $40 off the regular price. For those already with an Amazon Prime membership they can renew at the lower rate.
Applebee’s: Free meal from a special menu Monday.
Bed Bath & Beyond: 25% off entire purchase through Monday, in-store only.
Boomtown Casino: Complimentary breakfast for veterans at the Cattleman’s Buffet on November 11 from 7:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free small order of boneless wings and fries Monday.
Chili’s: Free meal from special menu Monday.
Chuck E. Cheese: Free personal one-topping pizza Monday.
Cracker Barrel: Free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake or Pumpkin Pie Latte.
Denny’s: Free “Build Your Own Grand Slam” from 5 a.m. to noon Monday. Dine-in only.
Dollar General: 11% off purchase in-store or online Monday with promo code MILITARY11.
Dunkin’: Free doughnut Monday.
Goodyear Auto Service: Free “Checks for Vets” through Nov. 16 but appointments must be scheduled by Monday. Car care checks include free inspections on alignment, battery, brakes, shocks, struts, tires and wiper blades. Vets also get free tire installation with tire purchase.
Hooters: Free meal from a special menu Monday.
IHOP: Free red, white and blueberry pancake combo from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.
Joe’s Crab Shack: 20% discount Monday. Applies to tables of four or less and does not include alcoholic beverages.
Horseshoe Casino: All Veterans and active-duty military personnel with a valid Military I.D. can enjoy a complimentary meal at The Spread Buffet on Monday, November 11th, between 11am-3pm.
Kohl’s: 30% off to active and former military personnel, veterans and their families through Monday, double the regular Military Monday discount.
Logan’s Roadhouse: Free meal from a special menu from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday.
Marco’s Pizza: 50% off all menu price pizzas Monday with promo code HONOR50 for veterans.
Margaritaville: A free lunch buffet for all veterans at the World Tour Buffet, Monday, November 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Olive Garden: Free entree from a select menu Monday.
Outback Steakhouse: Outback has a 20% heroes discount for military members, police officers, firefighters and first responders. There’s also a 10% everyday Heroes Discount for servicemen and women, police officers and firefighters.
Planet Fitness: Free workouts through Nov. 15 for active military and veterans who can bring a friend at no charge. Also relax after with a free HydroMassage and chair massages.
Red Lobster: Free appetizer or dessert Monday for dining in and takeout orders picked up in-restaurant Monday.
Smoothie King: Free 20-ounce smoothie with proof of military ID when using the Healthy Rewards app Monday.
Sports Clips: Free haircut Monday
Starbucks: Veterans, active service members and their spouses receive a free cup of coffee Monday.
Target: Through Monday, all military personnel, veterans and their families get a 10% discount on one purchase in store and online
Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch from special menu 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.
Walgreens: Through Monday, vets, active duty and their families get 20% off regular price items with a free store loyalty card and valid military ID or proof of service.
Zaxby’s: Free Southern TLC Fillet Sandwich Monday.