Sunday, November 11, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round, as well as on Veterans Day.
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a guide to specials in the Washtenaw County area. Two important notes: Free food: Store discounts: Free admission The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will waive vehicle entry fees and boat launch fees on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and on Thanksgiving, Nov. 22. All parks are open on Veterans Day and Thanksgiving. Interpretive centers are open on Veterans Day.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Here's a look at Veteran's Day events in Washtenaw County over the weekend.
This weekend, many Americans will pause to reflect on the sacrifices of our armed forces as we celebrate Veteran's Day Sunday. If you're looking for a way to celebrate your loved one this year, here is a roundup of Veteran's Day events in Washtenaw County, ranging from a tribute concert in Saline to a flag raising event at Concordia University. Veterans tribute concert Saline New Horizons Band will perform on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Saline Middle School located at 7190 N. Maple Rd. in Saline. For this program, the Saline New Horizon’s Band and Measure for Measure Choral Society will perform patriotic arrangements that are both classic and inspirational. For more information go to www.salinenewhorizonsband.org or email …
"They deserve every honor," Post Commander Tim Driscoll said.
On Sunday, people all over the U.S will honor military veterans on Veterans Day. “Veterans Day is a way to honor our own and fly our country's flag,” said Tim Driscoll, post commander of American Legion Post 322 in Saline. But Driscoll and others at the Legion know veterans remember their time in battle every day of the year. "It’s an experience never forgotten,” Driscoll said. “War takes its toll on your body and mind, and the horrors of war are endless.” While many soldiers never come home, many return wounded both physically and mentally. Those returning home injured, are forced to rebuild a life much different than the life they once knew. That's why groups like the American Legion are committed to supporting veterans all year round…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Get a free donut at Tim Hortons Cafe and Bake Shop all day Nov. 6.
After you fill in the tiny circles of freedom on the ballots today, stop by Tim Hortons for a free large circle of deliciousness. Tim Hortons is offering a coupon for a free donut, with the purchase of a beverage, all day Nov. 6 in honor of election day. Simply print the coupon available in the photo section of this article or go to the Tim Hortons Cafe and Bake Shop website and present it at any Tim Hortons including the Saline location, 524 E. Michigan Ave. On Nov. 11, Veterans Day, Tim Hortons is giving all active and inactive U.S. military veterans a free donut in an effort to thank them for their service and dedication to their country, according to a Tim Hortons release. No purchase is necessary. Veterans need to either be in uniform…
Monday, November 14, 2011
Michigan scenes combine with special moments to make memorable pictures.
Andrew Rogers submitted this photo of the Veterans Day sunrise over Lake St. Clair that he took from the Crescent Sail Club in Grosse Pointe Farms. How did you mark Veterans Day this year? To email this photo, just look for the EMAIL button above the headline. To print this photo, see PRINT above. To add a photo, click on "add your photos" under the photo. Do you have a nominee for Michigan Postcard? Nominate it here or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the following details: > More Michigan Postcards