For the third consecutive year nationwide, Applebee's expects to serve more than one million free Thank You meals to Veterans and Active Duty Military. Applebee's is doing even more to thank veterans and troops this year through the recently launched Thank You Movement, an ongoing initiative to collect millions of thanks for U.S. Veterans and Active Duty Military.
Following a rousing declaration ceremony in Times Square featuring country music star Rodney Atkins, military leaders from Pinnacle Five and Disabled American Veterans, hundreds of thousands of people have already joined the Thank You Movement.
Nearly all 1800+ domestic Applebee's restaurants.
Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, 11 a.m. - midnight; guests should inquire with their local Applebee's restaurant about extended hours.
Downloadable b-roll/bites available for Declaration Ceremony in Times Square (email request firstname.lastname@example.org)
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