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Seed's of Hope 5K Walk/Run - November 9, 2013
Seeds of Hope will be hosting it's 2nd Annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at Kiwanis Park in Shaler Township! The race will begin promptly at 9am. All proceeds benefit our efforts in helping spread awareness about Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or homelessness.
National Remembrance Day Roll Call 2013 - November 11, 10am - noon.
Join the University of Pittsburgh at Heinz Memorial Chapel as they honor those who paid the ulimate price for this country. Speakers include:
The Checkpoint, a new online resource for Veterans and their families celebrates it's launch by offering FREE tours of Pittsburgh with Just Ducky Tours.
Tour Time Slots:
1:30pm - 2:30pm
3:00pm - 4:00pm
4:00pm - 5:00pm
All tours start inside the Freight House Shops at Stations Square. Reserve your spot by calling (412) 402-3825 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference "CHECKPOINT" to claim your FREE tour *. Refreshments will be served outside the Just Ducky Tours office. Please arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to your tour.
* - Reservations will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Join the Community College of Beaver County at 9am on November 16th for a special FREE breakfast to honor veterans from all conflicts. For more information and to reserve your spot contact Amy McKissic at email@example.com or (724) 480 - 3557.
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 who have one of the following forms of identifications: ID Card, Retired ID Card, Current LES, DD form 214 Veterans Organization Card (i.e., American Legion and VFW), Photograph in Uniform, Wearing Uniform
IKEA Cafe will be honoring Veterans by giving a free meal to Veterans from November 9 - 11. Proof of service is required. Only valid at participating locations.
There will be 7 entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required.
Free lunch at the Grand View Buffet with military or Veteran ID card from 11am - 3pm
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.
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.
Active duty military members and veterans can receive a free meal, up to $12 in value, and a free non-alcoholic beverage. Available at all locations, military ID or proof of service is required.
Chili's is offering all military veterans past and present their choice of one of 7 meals. This offer is available from 11am – 5pm 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.
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.
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.
Offer good for veterans and active duty military, on Friday, 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.
Max & Erma's will be honoring veterans and active military personnel by giving out a free Best Cheeseburger in America combo which includes choice of Tortilla Soup or side Caesar Salad, a Cheeseburger and french fries, and fresh baked chocolate chip cookies for dessert.
California Pizza Kitchen would like to invite all veterans and active duty to have a meal on them on Sunday, November 10 or Monday, November 11. Enjoy any pizza from their menu, along with a non-alcholic beverage, dine-in only. Must be present in uniform or have proof of service.
Veterans and Military Personnel can receive a free You-Pick-Two at all 29 Pittsburgh area Panera Bread café locations by wearing his or her uniform or by showing Military I.D.- November 11, 2013
Free all you can eat pancakes from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. for all active, retirees, and veterans with a valid military ID or proof of military service.
The 12th annual Golden Corral Military Appreciation Monday dinner will be held on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 4 pm to 9 pm in all Golden Corral Restaurants nationwide.
T.G.I.Friday's will be giving a free lunch to 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.
Keep checking back as we add more events to this page!
To provide support and guidance to Post 9/11 era veterans within the Greater Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania Area, throughout their transition and maintain continual support thereafter.
We are a home grown Post-9/11 Veteran support group designed and ran by Post-9/11 Veterans! We work with many nationally based groups to help provide veterans returning home with the support they need. 501C(3) Non-profit status pending.
Through our many partnerships, SCV is able to provide Veterans of the Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania areas with some great assistance including help with VA filing as well as many other services to make sure all Veterans returning to this area are not forgotten.
If you know a Veteran or if you are Veteran in need, you can call the Veterans Crisis Line or click on this button to be taken to their website for more information.
Steel City Vets was proud to welcome Capt "Wild Bill" Wichrowski from the multi-Emmy award winning series Deadliest Catch back to his city. Bill, who grew up in Irwin, PA came back to Pittsburgh and took time out of schedule to spend time with us. Check out some of the pictures as seen on WPXI's "Seen and Be Seen here.
LinkedIn, a professional networking site is over FREE account upgrades to Veterans in order to help the Veteran make meaningful connections with those looking to hire new people. For more information, click here.
A growing trend among Veterans returning from service is a want to continuing doing more for the American public. Through organizations such as The Mission Continues and Team Rubicon; more and more Veterans are continuing their tradition of service for others by volunteering to do more. Check out this article from The Stars and Stripes for more information.
Veterans of the War in Iraq, take a few minutes to read this article found on the VA's website. The article discusses burn pits, sandstorms, and other things you might have been exposed to everyday and how that can affect your VA claim.
Bill Simon, CEO of WalMart's US Business is set to announce a project to hire 100,000 Veterans to work in their stores and distribution centers over the next 5 years. These jobs will be open to Veterans who received an honorable discharge within their first year of separation from Active Duty. Click here to read the article on USAToday.