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Military Brides to Receive Dress Discount

Military Brides to Receive Dress Discount

One of the largest chains of bridal stores in the country is offering a discount for members of the military or their brides-to-be.

David's Bridal is offering 20 percent off a gown for brides-to-be that bring in a valid military ID for themselves or for a family member or significant other.

The discount applies to the purchase of any wedding gown in the store, including designer gowns.

The deal is honor of Veterans Day and will end Friday. To find a store, go to davidsbridal.com.

 

Restaurant Offering Free Meal to Veterans, Active Duty on Veterans Day

Restaurant Offering Free Meal to Veterans, Active Duty on Veterans Day

A Mexican restaurant is offering a free meal for veterans and active-duty members of the military for Veterans Day.

On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, 5630 Centennial Center Blvd., is offering veterans and active duty a free dinner from its Create Your Own Combo menu, which features more than 150 possible dinner combinations.

The offer is available Monday. To get the free meal, guests must provide a proof of military service, which include U.S. Uniform Services Identification card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, current leave and earnings statement, Veterans Organization Card, DD214, citation or commendation.

The restaurant chain will also donate a portion of some of its sales to a veterans organization for guests who bring in a give-back flyer.  

Military Appreciation Night at the Ballpark Saturday

Military Appreciation Night at the Ballpark Saturday

The Las Vegas 51s, along with a local nonprofit dedicated to military families, are honoring the men and women who have fought for our county with Military Appreciation Night Saturday.

For just $10 per person, active-duty military, veterans, wounded warriors and gold star families get tickets to the 51s game, tailgating before the game, and access to a kids indoor carnival.

Children of military families will also get to run the bases prior to the game and between innings. Children and siblings of wounded warriors and gold star families will also be allowed to take to the field with 51s players and stay with them during the national anthem.

The 51s will be playing the Colorado Sky Sox. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. Activities for military appreciation are from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at douglasjgreenmemorialfoundation.org.

Children with Cancer Visit Nellis Air Force Base

Children with Cancer Visit Nellis Air Force Base

Children in the fight of their lives got a chance to visit the men and women who fight for this country.

Children battling cancer visited the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base Saturday, thanks to the efforts by the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada and the 64th and 65th Aggressor Squadrons.

The kids got to try on pilots' gear, had lunch at the squadron's heritage room and went to the flightline.

They were allowed an up-close view of a Humvee, F-15 Eagle and a F-16 Fighting Falcon. They also toured the Thunderbirds hangar and aircraft.

Lt. Col. Kevin Gordon, the director of operations for the 64th Agressor Squadron, planned the trip after attending a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization in April.

"It was actually rather easy to put together," Gordon said. "As soon as I would call an organization on base and explain to them what we were doing and for what cause, the response was always positive."  

Military Appreciation Night at Midnight Mayhem

Military Appreciation Night at Midnight Mayhem

 

The Strip at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is showing its appreciation to the men and women serving in the armed forces with a Military Appreciation Night.

Military personnel can show their ID to get discounts for Friday’s Mopar Midnight Mayhem from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The event is a legal alternative to illegal street racing.

Anyone with street-legal vehicle and a valid license can race in the safer confines of the quarter-mile drag strip at the speedway.

This Friday, anyone with a military ID can get free admission to the grandstand and $5 off racer or rider passes, which normally cost $15.

The gates for the races opens at 8 p.m. The races start at 9 p.m. For more information on who can race and who can ride along, go to lvms.com.

Trampoline Park Offering Free Admission for Military Families

Trampoline Park Offering Free Admission for Military Families

A Las Vegas business is offering an interesting experience for active military members and their families.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, which is at 4915 Steptoe Street in Las Vegas, is partnering with Thanks 4 Serving to host a free night for military families.

From 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, members of the military can come to the trampoline park present a military ID for themselves and their families and get in for free.

Sky Zone is the world's first all-trampoline park. It allows people to bounce off the walls covered in trampolines and participate in several activities like dodgeball, basketball and open jump.