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Businesses and Organizations are recognizing veterans in honor of Veterans Day. See below for a list of different events.

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Squeeze In is having two days of free meals for Veterans both November 10th and 11th.

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The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa will be holding a complimentary champagne brunch for Club Paradise members that are also veterans Saturday, November 11.

The Reno High School JROTC will open the buffet at 8 a.m. with a special presentation of the colors, and the brunch buffet closes at 3 p.m.

 Veterans must be a Club Paradise member and show retired military ID, DD-214, or military spouse ID in order to receive a complimentary buffet.

More information may be found on Atlantis’ website at https://www.atlantiscasino.com/reno-events/special-event/2017/11/11/calendar/veterans-day-2017

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The University of Reno, Nevada is also doing several things throughout the week to honor veterans.

Discounts at the Joe, with a valid military ID, all week

U-Swirl - 10% Off
Starbucks - 10% Off
Blind Onion - Free Soda with purchase and no taxes

Monday 11/6 from 10:00 - 12:00 -- Flag planting in front of the Joe. Hosted by Veteran Services

Monday 11/6 from 11:00 – 1:00 Crochet-a-thon in KC main hall, hosted by the Yarn Refuge to support Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra.

Wednesday 11/8 at 7pm Planetarium showing and telescope, weather permitting. RSVP to chaicook@unr.edu. Children welcome. Hosted by Fleischmann Planetarium

Thursday 11/9 from 10:45 Flag Retirement ceremony in Gateway Plaza in front of Joe. Hosted by Veteran Services

Thursday 11/9 from 11:00 - 2:00 Pizza lunch in the BLIND ONION in the Joe. FREE LUNCH. Hosted by ASUN.

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To honor veterans, Famous Dave's will be holding their Free Barbeque Salute and Tip-A-Vet event on November 11, 11 am - 10 pm.

They released the following statement:

On November 11th, in honor of Veterans Day, Famous Dave’s would like to thank
former and current military personnel for their dedication and commitment to our
country by offering a FREE “Two-Meat Salute”. Veterans must have a valid military
ID present to claim this offer.


Tip-A-Vet will be held on Veteran’s Day at the Reno location of Famous Dave’s.
The Veterans Guest House will be on-site collecting tips and donations, which will
provide temporary housing to our U.S. Military Veterans and their families when
they are undergoing medical treatment in the Reno/Sparks area.

If you are not able to attend, you can still donate by going to
www.veteransguesthouse.org. They accept all credit cards. Checks should be
made payable to Veterans Guest House and mailed to 880 Locust Street, Reno,
NV 89502-0948.
 

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The Eldorado, Silver Legacy and Circus Circus Reno are offering veterans a free breakfast or lunch buffet at The Buffet at Eldorado or Flavors, the Buffet at Silver Legacy. A valid military ID will be required to receive the free buffet. 

Also, the exterior of Circus Circus will be lit in red, white and blue to commemorate Veterans Day.

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The RTC is honoring Veterans with free rides on all RTC transit services for everyone on Veterans Day, November 11, 2017. 

“The RTC holds Veterans and their families in the highest regard,” said RTC Executive Director Lee Gibson. “Offering free transit services on Veterans Day is our way of thanking and honoring those who have served and made sacrifices for our freedom.”

RTC RIDE and SIERRA SPIRIT will operate on a regular schedule on Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11, 2017. RTC INTERCITY will also operate on a regular schedule on Friday. To plan your trip, visit rtcwashoe.com/public-transportation

RTC administrative offices will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day. 

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Steak 'n Shake is offering veterans a free, home-style breakfast for dine-in veterans, on Saturday, November 11 at either one of their Reno locations:

1140 North Hills Blvd, Reno : from 7:00am – 11:00am

470 South Meadows Pkwy: from 6:00am – 11:00am

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The Northern Nevada Children's Museum will be free for the day on November 11th after Carson City Toyota purchased all the tickets to honor veterans.

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On Friday, November 10, Denny’s will honor veterans with a special Veterans Day promotion. Servicemen and women are invited into Denny’s to enjoy a FREE Build Your Own Grand Slam® from 5 a.m. to noon

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Peppermill Reno will be offer one free breakfast or lunch buffet at Island Buffet from 8am-2pm.

Western Village will be offer one free pizza slice and one free soda at Primo from 11am-11pm.

Guests must show valid Military or Veterans Affairs ID Card to redeem the offers.

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The Veterans Guest House is hosting several events on Saturday in honor of Veterans Day.

8:30-9:10 a.m.: A special service in honor of all veterans affected by Agent Orange will begin at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Guest House. Participants all over the country will release orange balloons simultaneously at 9 a.m. to raise awareness of the devastating health effects of Agent Orange, a powerful herbicide and defoliant used during the Vietnam War.

11:11 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: The Guest House will participate in the City of Reno Veterans Day Parade in downtown Reno. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the parade. 

Noon-3:00 p.m.: Open House and a free barbeque at the Guest House. Also, tour the house and take a  look at the progress of expansion, now underway. Also, flu shots will be provided by Walgreens Pharmacy.

Other Veterans Day events benefitting Veterans Guest House:

8:00-11:00 a.m.: Veterans Pancake Fundraiser takes place at the Ice House, 95 Toll Road in Virginia  City, a $5.00 donation and veterans eat free. Proceeds will benefit the Guest House.

4:00-8:00 p.m.: MOD Pizza at 4945 S. Virginia St. will donate 20% of your entire dining check to the Veterans Guest House. Download the flyer to participate at www.veteransguesthouse.org.

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