LENEXA, KS (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Applebee's is saying thank you to the nation's veterans and active duty military by inviting them to enjoy a free entree on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.
"We know this is a special day for our military," said Mike Archer, president, Applebee's Services Inc. "We look forward to serving our troops, past and present, as they connect with family and friends, and to express how much we appreciate their service, their sacrifice and their patriotism."
The special Applebee's Veterans Day menu includes an entree for veterans and active duty military:
Guests will be asked to show proof of service, which includes: 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, photograph in uniform or wearing uniform.
Applebee's Services Inc., and its affiliates, franchise and operate restaurants under Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and is a DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN) brand. As of June 30, 2009, there were 1,994 Applebee's restaurants operating system-wide in 49 states, 16 international countries and one U.S. territory, of which 400 were company-owned.
SOURCE: DineEquity, Inc.