EVENTS AND DISCOUNTS: SWLA celebrates Veterans Day
SWLA, LA (KPLC) - We’re joining the community in thanking and honoring all active duty, veterans, and reservists for their service!
If you have a Veterans Day event or are offering discounts to veterans feel free to send the information to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it to our list.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11
- Avenue of Flags at Orange Grove-Graceland Cemetery: Drive-thru the Avenue of Flags. Flags raised at 6 a.m. and retired at 4 p.m.
- Lake Charles Veterans Day Celebration: 10 a.m. at Veteran Memorial Park, Lakeshore Drive. Guest speaker Col. Kevin Melton, USAF (ret.). Family picnic to follow ceremony.
- Veterans Day program in DeRidder: 10 a.m. at Walmart in DeRidder, 1125 N. Pine Street.
- VFW Post 7321 Veterans Day Celebration: 9 a.m. at Combre Veterans Memorial Park, 2701 Opelousas Street.
- Fenton Elementary Veterans Day program: Gym at 9 a.m.
- Hathaway Veterans Day program: Gym at 9 a.m.
- Lake Arthur elementary/high school Veterans Day program. Program at gym at 10 a.m., followed by a luncheon at Arthur High at 11 a.m.
- Welsh-Roanoke Junior High Veterans Day Program: Gym at 9 a.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15
- Jennings elementary/high school Veterans Day program: Program 9-10:30 a.m. at Jennings Elementary. Luncheon at Jennings High following program.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedication: 10 a.m. at the Jennings Oil & Gas Park 100 Rue de I’Acadie
Deals may vary by location. Call ahead to confirm. Most also require a valid military ID. Deals are on Veterans Day unless otherwise noted.
- Bayou Rum Distillery & Event Center: 20909 S. Frontage Rd. Military saves 10%. INFO
- SWLA Center for Health Services invites veterans to work out for free from 6 a.m. to noon on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12.
- Once Was Inc. giving away 100 free turkeys (while supplies last) from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Rouses Market on Nelson Road.
- Academy: 10 percent off for military and first responders through Nov. 13. INFO
- Chili’s: Free meal. INFO
- Claim Jumper: Free meal from select menu. INFO
- Circle K: Free medium coffee.
- Denny’s: Free Grand Slam from 5 a.m. to noon. INFO
- Dickey’s BBQ: Free pulled pork sandwich. INFO
- Dunkin’ Donuts: Free donut. INFO
- Golden Corral: Free meal from 5 p.m. until close ON MONDAY, NOV. 14. INFO
- IHOP: Free Red, White, and Blueberry pancakes from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. INFO
- Krispy Kreme: Free donut and coffee. INFO
- Little Caesars: Free lunch combo. INFO
- Logan’s Roadhouse: Free meal from 3-6 p.m. INFO
- O’Charley’s: Free entree. INFO
- Outback: Free Bloomin’ Onion and Coke. INFO
- Shoney’s: Free breakfast bar. INFO
- Torchy’s Tacos: Free taco and fountain drink. INFO
- Wendy’s: Free breakfast combo from 6:30-10:13 a.m. Friday. INFO
THURSDAY, NOV. 10
- Fort Polk Veterans Day Ceremony: 10 a.m. in 1st Battalion, 5th Aviation Regiment hangar.
- Elton High School Veterans Day program: 9:30 a.m.
- Lacassine High School Veterans Day program: Gym at 9 a.m.
- Welsh elementary/high school Veterans Day program: Gym at 9 a.m.
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