Local Veterans Day Events
The Brunswick County Veteran Service Office would like to wish you all a very safe and happy Veterans Day on Sunday! This Veteran’s Day is also the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the ending of World War I. Thank you for your service and sacrifice to our country; you are valued and appreciated more than you will ever know. Below is a list of information on LOCAL VETERANS DAY EVENTS: Saturday, November 10, 2018 Events: Annual Veterans Day Breakfast – North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce When: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Where: Leland Cultural Arts Center, 1212 Magnolia Village Way, Leland Purple Heart Run Race starts at 9:00 a.m. (9:05 for the 1 mile walk). Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. or you can pre-register online at: https://its-go-time.com/runrollstroll/ . Where: Hotel Ballast, 301 Water Street, Wilmington. Veterans Day Parade Date: 11/10/18 Time: 11:00 a.m. Location: Downtown Historic Wilmington on Front Street between Hanover & Orange Streets Website: https://www.sencveteransparade.com/ US Navy Band - Free Concert and open to the public Where: UNCW Kenan Auditorium Time: 3:00 p.m. For more info: http://www.whatsonwilmington.com/event.php?id=34210 Sunday, November 11th - Veterans Day Ceremonies (Note the times for each): American Legion Post 503, 10277 Beach Dr. SW, Calabash – at 11:00 a.m. VFW Post 10400, 3161 George II Hwy SE, Boiling Spring Lakes – 10:00 a.m. VFW Post 7288, 900 Carter Drive, Calabash – at 11:00 a.m. VFW Post 10226, 103 SE 50th St, Oak Island – at 11:00 a.m. The Committee to Honor America’s Veterans, annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Sunset Beach Town Park, 2006 Sunset Blvd. N., Sunset Beach – 1:00 p.m. Dedication ceremony of the Brunswick County World War I Monument will be held at Fort Caswell Rifle Range, 5 Foxfire Trace Oak Island, at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 12th - Veterans Day Ceremonies: American Legion Post 543, St. James Community Center, 4136 Southport Supply Rd, Southport – at 11:00 a.m. VFW Post 8866, 573 Sabbath Home Rd SW, Holden Beach –at 11:00 a.m. Free Lunch or Dinner Applebee’s Restaurant – Sunday, November 11th, at participating locations, veterans and active duty U.S. military will receive one free meal, dine-in-only. Veterans and active duty military must show proof of military service. Here is a link to their site: https://www.applebees.com/en/veterans-day-free-meals Texas Roadhouse Restaurant – Sunday, November 11th, veterans and active duty members will receive a free lunch from their special veterans menu. Dine-in-only. Must show proof of military service. Here is a link to their website:https://www.thespruce.com/texas-roadhouse-free-veterans-day-lunch-1357335 Golden Corral Military Appreciation Monday (Nov. 12th) – Free dinner for active duty military and veterans on Monday, November 12th from 5pm to 9pm. Dine-in-only. Must provide proof of military service. Here is a link to their website:https://www.thespruce.com/golden-corral-s-veterans-day-free-meal-1356880 Additional Veterans Day Offers Free haircut Visit a Great Clips salon on Sunday, November 11th to receive either a free haircut that day or the free haircut card to use at a later date. Here is a link to their website about this offer: https://www.greatclips.com/promotions/veterans-day For a listing of restaurant deals and discounts being offered to veterans on Veterans Day, click on this link: https://www.military.com/veterans-day/restaurants-veterans-day-military-discounts.html For a listing of retail deals and discounts being offered, click here: https://themilitarywallet.com/veterans-day-retail-discounts/ For a listing of travel and recreation discounts, click here:https://www.military.com/veterans-day/travel-veterans-day-military-discounts.html As always, if you have a question about Veterans benefits, please don't hesitate to contact our office, 910-253-2233. Thank you for your service!
Join me in thanking
Anita L. Hartsell
Senior Veterans Service Officer
Brunswick County Veterans Services Office