Memorial Day Weekend is all about remembering and honoring those who have died serving in the armed services. These men and women lay down their lives to protect us. But, over the years, it's come to be a time where we honor all military personnel.
To do that, several restaurants and businesses throughout the country are offering huge military discounts this weekend. Here's some places you can find in the Quad Cities, according to Refinery29:
Outback Steakhouse: From now until May 27, veterans and military members can get 20% off with a valid state or federal ID.
Hooters: On Memorial Day, current and former U.S. military members can get a free entrée with a valid military ID at participating locations.
Applebee's: From now until May 31, active and retired members of the military and their families can get 10% off their meal at participating restaurants.
7-Eleven: This weekend, veterans can get a free medium coffee or Big Gulp
Home Depot: 10% off for members of the military year-round.
Lowe's: Active military personnel and veterans can get 10% off purchases.
Old Navy: Active, retired and reserve US Military Personnel and family members get 10% in-store purchases.
You can find more local discounts on Military.com's list, here