Veteran’s Day deals, events, office closures

Veteran’s Day deals, events, office closures
Several businesses across the Lowcountry are offering special deals and freebies to active military service members and veterans. (Source: Pixabay)

PERMIAN BASIN, TX (KWES) - Veteran’s Day is a time to thank those who serve, and what better way to say thank you then free food and discounts.


  • Take a Veteran to School Day at Cavazos Elementary Nov. 9 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. This is an annual, national program developed by HISTORY channel. Veterans are invited to campus to talk with students, linking the kids to our nation’s history through this special commemoration.
  • Laser Smile Center offering free dental services for veterans Nov. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information click here or call (432) 333-6169.
  • Pilot Flying J is giving a free breakfast from November 10–12 for active-duty and retired military veterans. Using the Pilot Flying J app, Veterans receive a free Pilot Coffee of any size and their choice of breakfast sandwich, packaged pastry item or a Cinnabon Center of the Roll.
  • Flag Raising Ceremony and free breakfast Nov. 11 at 208 E VFW Lane, Odessa. The event is open to the public and starts at 7 A.M.
  • Students from across Midland ISD are joining to celebrate Veterans Day on Nov. 12. Nearly 200 students will perform in honor of those who have served our country.
MISD salute to Veterans
  • Wilson & Young Medal of Honor Middles School will celebrate being designated a Medal of Honor School and a Purple Heart School with a banquet Nov. 12 at 9:30 a.m. . There will be a short ceremony in front of the school.
  • Midland College will celebrate Veteran’s Day with a special tribute to those who have served our country Monday, November 12 at 11 a.m. in the Scharbauer Student Center Carrasco Room.
  • UT Permian Basin to Honor Veterans in Special Ceremony with performances from the University Choir and Band. The event will be Monday at 9 a.m. in the UTPB gym.
UTPB celebrates Veteran's Day
  • Scenic Mountain Medical Center buying meals for vets at the Yellow Rose Cafe, Nov. 12. Breakfast 7:30 - 9 a.m. and lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


  • Ector County Sheriff’s Office will be closed Monday, November 12. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m.
  • The City of Big Spring will close all offices including Sanitation and Landfill for Veterans Day, Monday, November 12, 2018. There will be no sanitation pickup on Monday, November 12.

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