Memorial Day is a federal holiday in May that honors people who have died while serving the United States military.
While several state and local offices are closed for the holiday, several business and restaurants will remain open and will offer several deals for veterans and active duty personnel in the region.
Look at the list we’ve compiled so far.
STORES IN THE REGION
* Lowe’s stores will operate under regular business hours today. Stores will offer deals on several items in the store, including household products and gardening supplies.
* Home Depot stores will operate under regular business hours today. The store will offer a 10% discount on purchases for active duty personnel and veterans.
* Academy Sports + Outdoors will operate under regular business hours today. Military members and first responders will receive 10% off their purchases today.
Many stores across the region will be operating under regular business hours.
You can contact the store of your choice for details on any holiday sales.
RESTAURANTS IN THE REGION
* On Monday, May 27, Logan’s Roadhouse customers with a military ID will be able to eat for free from 3 to 6 p.m. Veterans and active-duty military members will be able to get one complimentary meal from the $9.49 American Roadhouse menu.
* On Monday, May 27, customers at Hooters that show a military ID and make a drink purchase will be able to choose a free entree. Selections range from a 10-piece wings meal, a Hooters burger, and a buffalo chicken salad.
Several restaurants across the region will also operate under normal business hours.
Franchised fast restaurants vary depending on the owner.
People are encouraged to call their selected restaurant before heading over to learn whether they are closed or not.