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November 7, 2013
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Services, online app and complementary food for veterans

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — On Veteran’s Day, Squeeze In restaurants show their gratitude to the United States’ brave military men and women by buying them breakfast or lunch. Each year Squeeze In serves more and more veterans and active duty military, and it has become one of their favorite days, giving back to the community to those who deserve thanks the most. Last year they gave away 342 meals, equaling more than $5,000 worth of free food during seven hours of operation.

This year Squeeze In hopes to at least match, if not exceed, last year.

If you are a veteran or active duty military, or have one in your family or circle of friends, go to any of the four Squeeze In locations on Monday, Nov. 11 for a free meal. Valid on Monday, Nov. 11 only, participants must have military identification.

Free entree and beverage up to $15.

Squeeze In thanks veterans and active duty military for your service and dedication.

Visit squeezein.com to find locations, or drop by Squeeze In’s downtown Truckee location for a bite.

Honoring service and sacrifice of California veterans

Many individuals have a veteran in their life who could benefit from California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) information.

When veterans get connected to the state and federal benefits earned through military service, everyone wins.

Veteran benefits help veterans and families successfully move forward in civilian life; reduce the local cost of veteran health care by millions of dollars; help reduce veteran unemployment; help reduce veteran homelessness; increase enrollment in California colleges and universities

Visit www.calvet.ca.gov or mynevadacounty.com for information.

Free World War II memorial app up and running

The Trust for the National Mall, official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service dedicated to restoring and improving the National Mall, announced a smartphone app release for the World War II memorial. The free app, WWII Memorial, will be available for iOS and Android, and is available for download on iTunes and Google Play. The WWII Memorial App is a part of the Trust’s 21st Century Learning Initiative to help today’s digitally sophisticated visitors and veterans connect with and get educational value from the National Mall. “Each year the National Mall draws millions of visitors from across the country and around the world to come learn about and experience the history and values of this country,” said Caroline Cunningham, president, Trust for the National Mall. “We strive to reach visitors in many ways, including digitally, as we work to preserve the living history of the National Mall.”

Port of Subs Inc. to offer veterans free small sandwich

As a thank you to those who serve and have served, Port of Subs restaurants across the West Coast will offer veterans a free small cold sandwich, No. 1-18, of their choice on Nov. 11. Veterans will need to provide proof of service to receive the offer.

The offer is only available at participating locations — contact your local restaurant for details. Port of Subs has been in business for more than 40 years and offers guests a variety of sliced fresh, made-to-order sandwiches. To find the location nearest you, visit www.portofsubs.com, or like Port of Subs at www.facebook.com/portofsubs.

WAIT, THERE’S MORE!

For additional offers at a variety of businesses, visit http://militarybenefits.info and www.military.com, search freebies.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Nov 7, 2013 04:19PM Published Nov 7, 2013 04:05PM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.