Five Things: Veterans Day

Everything you need to know about today's holiday.

Happy Veterans Day. We are proud to salute all those that have worn the uniform of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard and all our citizen soldiers that serve in the National Guard.

Wentzville Patch salutes the sacrifices made by you and your families and we thank you for your service to our country.

Here are five things to know about Veterans Day.

  1. , the , and other government offices will be closed for the day.
  2. All local banks, including , , , , and others will be closed today.
  3. O'Fallon is hosting a at its Veterans Memorial Walk.
  4. St. Peters will hold its at its Veterans Memorial in front of .
  5. Several businesses are offering deals for veterans. Check out our list below.

Giving Back to Those Who Served

Several restaurants and businesses are offering discounts and special deals for veterans today. They include:

  • — All veterans and active-duty military eat free from a limited menu on Friday.
  • — The Home Depot is offering all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families a 10 percent discount off their purchases in honor of Veterans Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000.
  • — Lowe's Companies, Inc. will offer all active, reserve, honorably discharged, retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store U.S. purchases made during the Veterans Day holiday. The discount is available on in-stock and special order purchases up to $5,000. To qualify, individuals must present a valid military ID or other proof of service.
  • – Select Subway Restaurants will offer a free six inch sub or flatbread to military veterans on Veteran’s Day. This offer is valid only on Nov.  11, at participating local Subway restaurants


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