Tuesday (November 11) is Veterans Day. In recognition of those who have served our country, different Grand Junction businesses are offering deals, discounts and promotions to veterans and active members of the U.S. military as a way to say thank you.

Below is a list of businesses who are offering deals to our military for Veterans Day 2014:

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    7 - Eleven: Veterans, active members of the US military and their immediate families can stop by 7-Eleven on Veterans Day and get a free small Slurpee drink. Just bring proof of current or former US military service to participating 7-11 stores on 11/11/14 between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

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    711 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction

    (970) 256-0022

    Applebee Restaurants will again provide a meal at no cost for all military active, retired and veterans on November 11. Proof of service is required in the form of a Service Retired I.D. card or other such proof. For a restaurant near you go to www.applebees.com

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    584 24 1/2 Road, Grand Junction

    (970) 257-1800

    Chilis -- Free entree to Veterans and active duty military from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.

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    710 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction

    (970) 243-5030

    Denny’s: Get free all you can eat pancakes at Denny’s. Call your local Denny’s.

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    Dollar General

    1803 J 2/10 Rd in Fruita and 607 Elberta Ave in Palisade

    (970) 639-0074 (Fruita store) and (970) 549-0472 (Palisade store)

    Dollar General. 10% discount on entire purchase on Veterans Day. Offer good for all active-duty military, retirees, veterans, Guard/Reserve, & immediate family members. The coupon can be found in the store circular, or by asking an employe. Also good online from November 11 through 13, use Coupon Code VETERANSDAY.

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    Famous Dave's

    2440 Highway 6&50, Grand Junction

    (970) 245-8227

    Famous Dave’s. Participating locations, are offering different meal deals for current or retired military on Veterans Day.

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    Golden Corral

    1100 Independent Avenue, Grand Junction

    (970) 241-7004

    Golden Corral: Military Appreciation - Golden Corral restaurants will host their Military Appreciation on November 11 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. If you have questions, contact their Corporate Headquarters at Golden Corral Corporation, 5151 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27612 919-781-9310. Headquarters says “You will need to contact the location you are planning to attend to find out their specific hours as some of the locations are making adjustments to accommodate the veterans.”

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    2525 Rimrock Avenue, Grand Junction

    (970) 683-4760

    Lowe’s Military Discount: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. will offer all active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store U.S. purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday. The discount is available Nov. 7 – Nov. 11. The discount is available on in-stock and special order purchases up to $5,000. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military ID or other proof of service. Excluded from the discount are sales via Lowes.com, previous sales, and purchases of services or gift cards. Like Home Depot, Lowes offers this discount daily to active duty military members, but not to veterans. However, they extend the offer to military veterans on military holidays. You can also find exclusive discounts at Lowe’s.com.

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    Home Depot

    F Road behind Mesa Mall in Grand Junction

    (970) 244-8577

    The Home Depot(R) is offering all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veteran’s Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000 for a maximum of $200 and is available at The Home Depot stores, The Home Depot Design Center locations, Yardbirds and EXPO Design Center(R) locations. The 10% military discount is available everyday for active duty and retirees, but not all veterans. Home Depot makes this offer available to all veterans on most military holidays. You can also find Home Depot discounts online.

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    2880 North Avenue in Grand Junction

    (970) 242-2143

    Hooters: Free Meal, Nov. 11. Hooter's is serving 10 Free Hot wings to military veterans all day on Veterans Day. Offer good for all veterans and active duty military personnel. Offer valid at participating Hooters only; open to all active duty and military veterans with valid military ID or proof of military service. Drink purchase required.

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    Little Caesars

    Little Caesars Pizza. US Military and vets get a free order of Crazy Bread , November 11, with proof of military status/service. Call your local Little Caesars to make sure they are participating in this deal.

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    National Parks

    (970) 858-3617

    National Parks will offer fee-free days to ALL visitors at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees. Visit one of your national parks on Veterans Day, 10-12 November 2014, and you won't be charged an entrance fee. And making the fun even more affordable, many national park concessioners are joining the National Park Service in welcoming visitors with their own special offers.

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    Netflix: One Month Free Trial, coupon code.

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    Olive Garden

    2416 Highway 6&50, Grand Junction

    (970) 243-7355

    Olive Garden, Free entrée, Nov. 11,. Offer good for veterans and active duty military, on 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.

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    Outback Steakhouse

    2432 Highway 6&50, Grand Junction

    (970) 257-7550

    As an expression of Outback Steakhouse's appreciation to our Country's veterans and active duty military*, a free Bloomin' Onion and Coca Cola will be available to them at every Outback in the country November 7-11.

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    Red Lobster

    575 24 1/2 Road, Grand Junction

    (970) 242-2050

    Red Lobster – Free Appetizer on Veterans Day with military ID or proof of service. Vets may choose from a select list of appetizers.

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    Red Robin

    2530 Rimrock Avenue, Grand Junction

    (970) 242-4101

    At Red Robin on Tuesday, 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.

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    Sports Authority

    2424 Highway 6&50 (Mesa Mall), Grand Junction

    (970) 241-7977

    Sports Authority – 15% off all purchases. All Veterans and Military personnel please stop by your local Sports Authority store to receive 15% OFF YOUR ENTIRE PURCHASE on 11/11/14 ONLY! Please show proper identification or proof of service at check-out to receive this special offer.

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    Check http://www.subway.com/storelocator/default.aspx for store locations

    Subway: Free Six Inch Sub. Select Subway locations offer a FREE six inch sub to military veterans on Veteran's Day. However, Subway restaurants are franchises, so this offer may not be available everywhere. Please call ahead.

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    Texas Roadhouse

    2870 North Avenue, Grand Junction

    (970) 243-5700

    Texas Roadhouse: Free lunch, , Nov. 11. Offer varies by location; our local Texas Roadhouse is offering a free meal from opening until 4:00 p.m. Other locations may vary in offer, hours, or availability. Call ahead to your local restaurant for more information.